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…

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.