Metabolism in a nutshell.
As I already told you in my last post about macros, no matter if you are eating low carb, low fat or low-whatever, if you are in a calorie surplus, the body starts to store fat. Why? Let’s have a closer look at the picture below and follow the way of the macros:
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For overweight people, and sadly a lot of us are overweight, losing weight in form of body fat is probably the best thing to improve health. Some of us already lost a lot of body fat and keeping it off is a very good idea and already difficult enough. Nevertheless, even if you never had problems with excess bodyweight, not gaining fat mass is one of the most relevant factors for a healthy lifestyle which can be traced even to the molecular level. Now this may be quite easy for you: you have good genetics and/or a lifestyle that helps maintaining your physique. But as life goes on, things can become more challenging…
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So, you decided to invest some money into getting a coach to help you with your fitness journey. Thats a great idea, but many people think that this is everything they need to do. But even the best trainer cannot force you to go to the gym. Or watch everything you put into your mouth. Or do your cardio for you. So it’s all about you!
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Nutrition biochemistry in a nutshell.
Bodybuilder and biochemists are both somehow geeks, but you do not have to be one to understand the basics. The major building blocks of food, called the macronutrients (“macros” for the cool kids), are just three. Here is an overview of what they are, their energy content and where you can find them.
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What online coaching can do for you and where it’s limitations are.
This article is for anybody, who is still uncertain, if online coaching is a good choice for him. If this is the case, please read this carefully and consider all the pros and cons before making a decision. Online coaching isn’t for everybody and I don’t want to talk you into it, if it isn’t the best solution for you!
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The three ingredient gluten-free cheesecake.
No matter if I am cutting or bulking, I have this cheesecake every single day for breakfast, adding some milk kefir, skyr or fruits depending on the needs. Isn’t that awesome? If it fits my macros (I am 160cm petite), it should also fit in yours 😉
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