Restricting caloric intake is the main driver of fat loss, no matter what the newest diet fad wants you to believe. This goal can be achieved with two very different approaches, so choose your weapons wisely! Continue reading “Do You Even Need To Track Your Macros?”
“Conan, what is most important in training?” I think Arnold would put his sword aside, take a deep look into your eyes and answer with: “Sustainability!” Not very exciting, right? Perhaps it helps if you play the Conan soundtrack while reading this. But still, the ability to work out week after week, month over month, every year without having to pause or suffering any set backs, is of great importance. It allows you to build constant forward momentum and this is where the magic happens. So, how do you achieve this?
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!
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!
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! As long as you don’t put in the work that you need to do, nobody can help you. You paid for this, so it is in your best interest to get everything out of this time period of coaching. Log your data, take your photos, do your workouts and commit to your meal plan. Optimize your regeneration: buy good food, cook, sleep and relax with as much dedication as you put into your workouts. Give the process some time and you will be amazed by the results.Continue reading “Getting The Best Bang For Your Buck”
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!Continue reading “Online Coaching – Pros and Cons”