It can be quite challenging to train with young kids at home. While I am writing this, we have a 3 year old son and we have a new born daughter of just one week old. There are a few ways to adjust your training. … More Train with Young Kids at Home
During these times of the Covid-19 pandemic many people have the only option for exercise at home. Nevertheless there are some clear benefits of training at home. These benefits are just as applicable once the Covid-19 pandemic is over and gyms are re-opening. … More 5 Benefits of Training at Home
There is an easy way to improve your diet. Most people just miss the opportunity to easily improve their diet. Really so simple, that you can do this as well as of right now. … More Easily Improve Your Diet
You might have seen it as well: when scanning through articles or posts on social media, you can get to see a new form of training, diet or a new program every week. Some weeks you can even see something new every day. Nevertheless it is important that you finish what you have started. Hardly … More Finish What You Have Started
There are some training goals that are relatively common when you ask around: gain muscles, lose fat, lift X weight, run this fast on that distance. All are achievable goals when you have a good starting point, decent training program and do the work. But what about longevity? … More Longevity as a Training Goal
You do not see many people performing loaded carries, or hear them on their performance doing them. Unlike the main lifts, they are not a lift or a skill that is shared or compared often. Mainly because it is not very easy to compare. Nevertheless, they are very beneficial. … More Loaded Carries are Important
Many people have goals or certain ideas what they want to achieve. The way to reach these goals can be compared to a route you have to take. There are many options with this route. But if you have any knowledge on navigation, it is of the utmost importance to start with understanding your current location … More Start Where You Are to Get Where You Want to Be
You might have heard it being said or written several times already: “If you want to improve your diet, stay away from processed foods.” Why is this processed food such a thing? First of all it is wise to make sure you consume food that is as natural as it can be, without chemical additions, … More Processed Foods – Why to Stay Away
You might have (had) the experience, or you are even still in that situation. You have set yourself a goal: “I want to weigh that much at that time…” and you just cannot reach it.
There are a few elements that can be obstacles and can get you off track. Some may be applicable to you, some may not. As with many things related to fitness: “it depends…”.
Anyway, here are some common causes for stalling progress. … More What keeps you from your ideal weight
Coffee is one of those drinks which a lot of people swear by and others are cautious about the amount of coffee they drink. As a personal trainer I wanted to shed some light on the advantages, risks and specifics about coffee and cafeine. … More Coffee: Yea or Nea