Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Make Abs Your Goal

Let me tell you a little something about having abs and why you should never make that your goal, okay? HOW I GOT THEM?  Very unglamorous, Iā€™m afraid.  I was in quite a BIG caloric deficit and FORCING MYSELF to do ab session 3 TIMES A WEEK.  At the same time, I was working 60-70…

How I Stopped Counting Macros Part V: Intuitive Eating Guidelines

Eating intuitively. So you mean eating doughnuts every day and half of a jar of peanut butter before bed? Nah. It’s completely different to that. It is a practise that you’ll need to rediscover. Because we all used to be intuitive eaters.  My favourite example are little kids who haven’t been damaged by the society’s diet…

How I Stopped Counting Macros Part IV: I Failed A Few Times First

Remember the first post? I said “I got my phone out to log it all in. And then thought: Nah. And haven’t opened MyFitnessPal since.” Very dramatic. Punchy. Also true though. But there’s one thing I haven’t said there. That wasn’t the first time I tried to stop. I tried and failed a few times…

How I Stopped Counting Macros Part III: Dirty MyFitnessPal Confessions

Hey, don’t get me wrong. If a person wants to understand nutrition and its impact on their life. I’d still 100% recommend them to start counting macros. Because you learn a lot of stuff while doing that. You learn that those 5-pack supermarket bakery cookies are 400kcal each. So it’s probably not the best idea…

How I Stopped Counting Macros Part II.: Why

In the first post I told you that I didn’t find tracking restrictive. I wasn’t obsessive. I was fine. So why? Because it’s not like I was tracking for twelve weeks in order to lose weight and then got tired of it or anything. And I’m sure fellow IIFYM-ers will relate. I wasn’t counting because…

12 Things I’ve Learned From Carb-cycling

First of all, I want to make clear that I wasn’t doing carb cycling for the reasons that it is usually promoted for. I didn’t want to ‘restart my metabolism’ or miraculously get leaner extremely quickly or anything like that. If you’re reading my Instagram captions, you may have noticed that I somehow lost my balance…

Are you afraid of carbs?

CARBS. One of the most controversial topics in the fitness industry these days. It seems to be becoming a kind of a myth where carbs are evil and are only meant for cheat days. šŸ˜ˆ And I feel like it is almost vulgar and daring to say that you have potatoes for dinner or that…

Food FAQs II. The Ultimate Guide To Balanced Meals

Whether I am making a breakfast, dinner or a snack, all of my meals follow a similar pattern that aims for similar macros which enable me to have a balanced nutrition throughout the whole day and thanks to that I don’t have to fear any unexpected hunger or cravings. This is something that I learned…