One of the most basic questions in training is: how much do I have to lift? There are training programs, that allow you to choose from a wide selection of exercises. For example you could find a program that calls for “4×10 repetitions of any quadriceps dominant leg exercise”. What exercise do you choose, and does it even matter?
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I love a nice loaf of bread, and I bet you do too. And my client Viola, who asked me for this recipe surely does so. But bread got a bad rep over the last decade, and sadly it is true that bread isn’t very good for your health. First of all it is easy to overconsume: good bread is really tasty, not very satieting and very calorie dense. But that’s not a problem if you are diligent with your tracking. Even worse are the effects of several anti-nutrients found in high dosage in bread. But there is a way to make your bread healthier: souring!
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Body positivity and self love are incredibly valuable to our society. Being different and not having to be ashamed of it are essential: acceptance and tolerance are more important than ever. And is definitely unhealthy to chase (fake) beauty images or to try to look like someone else. But I think there is a dark side to body positivity: being obese is unhealthy! And no, there isn’t such a thing as “healthy overweight”, stop kidding yourself, please!
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Hypertrophy training focuses on getting your muscles to grow. And who doesn’t want to grow? To ensure you spend your time at the gym the most efficient and productive, I compiled the biggest training mistakes for hypertrophy. Read this, think about it, hit the gym and get growing!
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Know the Whys to make better decisions.
Gaining fat is really simple: your energy intake is greater than your energy expenditure. You just eat too damn much! Gaining so much fat, that you are actually classified as overweight or even obese, however is a task that takes a lot of consistency and time (and avoiding to look into the mirror). As many drastic changes, this doesn’t happen overnight. But why do you do this to your body?
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I have compiled a few of my favourite kitchen tricks for you. Hopefully they make your life in the kitchen easier and more fun, while at the same time increasing your meal prep efficiency.
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Many peoply struggle with preparing enough food in order to have always something healthy in their fridge. If you just have to put some food on a plate and microwave it, you will be much less inclined to buy junk food after a long and strenous working day.
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