How to approach active recovery – Sauna & Hand-Lettering

If you’re anything like me then you love going to the gym. If I would have the time, I would go there twice a day. That being said, it’s not a possibility just yet. Besides that, you can’t work out hard every day and expect optimal results in strength and muscle growth. Both are my goals and that’s why you need to program recovery as much into your life as lifting weights. YouTube Video In the video, I let Continue Reading…

How to be confident in the gym

Gyms are crowed in January. New Year’s resolutions often emphasize an increased physical activity. For many this means going back to the gym after a longer break, for others it might be the first time they visit one ever. This can be very daunting and even scary at first. This article will show you how to be confident in the gym. For starters, you might not know how to use the equipment properly or what to actually do in Continue Reading…

The Crash Diet – How To Create A Successful Weight Loss Protocol – Part 4

In the previous parts of this series we went on a crash diet weight loss journey, during which we lost 5kg of body weight and had a closer look how and why crash diets are bad for your health. Then I showed you how to lose weight in a healthy way. In the last part of this series, I want to give you a few ingredients to create your own successful weight loss protocol. What you’ll learn at a Continue Reading…

The Crash Diet – How To Lose Weight The Right Way – Part 3

In part 1 and 2 of this series, we went on a crash diet weight loss journey, during which we lost 5kg of body weight and had a closer look how and why crash diets are bad for your health and possibly could ruin your metabolism.

If you haven’t read them yet, you can find it here: 1 and 2. Part 3 will show you how to lose weight the right way. Continue Reading…

The Crash Diet – Your Metabolism – Part 2

In part 1 of this series we went on a crash diet weight losss journey, during which we lost 5kg of body weight. If you haven’t read it yet, you can find it here.

Part 2 will focus on your metabolism, how and why your rebound with the yo-yo effect and show you why crash dieting is bad for your overall. health. Continue Reading…

The Crash Diet – How it works – Part 1

There are many reasons why people go on a diet. Maybe for the upcoming holiday, general beach body season, a wedding or because they know that they could shed a few kilos.

There is absolutely nothing wrong with that. It is rather the contrary case, losing excess fat will be beneficial for your health (1, 2).  The means to get there, on the other hand, aren’t always healthy nor are they sustainable. That what we will discuss in this article series: the crash diet. Continue Reading…

VLCD Resistance Training Benefits – Short Tao

In a recent study published in the Clinical Nutrition Journal this has been the conclusion of a 12-week loong protein supplemented treatment on obese patients. The patients undergoing the resistance training (3 days a week) showed positive effects on the resting metabolism (RM) and the overall muscular funtion compared to the control groups. Continue Reading…