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…

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…

High-Protein is the key to weight loss – Short Tao

Are you looking to change your body composition and shed some body fat? If you do, chances are that you are on a low-carb diet. I read a study that checked why low-carb diets seem to be working well to manipulate your body composition. The result might surprise you. What they concluded after having researched on 132 participants, is that the key part is being on a high-protein diet. They compared high-protein diets with low carb and normal carbs, Continue Reading…

Don’t do cardio for weight loss and what to do instead

You read that right. Don’t do cardio for weight loss. It sounds atrocious to many people and trainers out there. And there’s a good reason for that. Doing cardio for weight loss initially seems to work, it’s simple and easy, doesn’t take much of an investment and as a trainer, it is stupidly easy to program. I want to share more on what I learned about the human physiology and weight loss in the course of this article.