Junk food: Self Control vs Money

“I know my weak spot and thus I run away from it” – just me Crisp, fries, fried food. Those are my sinful addiction. I crave for it every few days and it is so hard to not eat it. Thus, every now and then, I will go to a supermarket to buy crisp. Literally,…

How do you want to live?

“Life well or life long? That’s the question” – just me When the lockdown eased down in London, I started to ask myself: what do I do now? My mom was very anxious, she didn’t (and still doesn’t) leave home. On the other hand, other people are on the other specturm: they party as if…

Training Journal: why, what, how

“Slow, steady progress is better than daily excuses.” Robin Sharma This is how my weightlifting training works: set a goal, set a time, then set a plan. It’s not complicated but we sometimes forget this simple recipes. A plan for my training translates to daily programming. I don’t create my own programming but I tailor…

Diet Ruins My Metabolism – Myth or Fact?

“You’d be surprise to see how our body can adapt in a relatively short of time” – unknown A while ago, I wrote about energy expenditure and how it influences our weight loss or weight gain journey. I don’t know if you have ever read anything about how doing a diet ruins our body metabolism…

Weight Loss 101: Burn More Calories

“It’s not only about your workout time, it’s about your total active time” – me on energy expenditure. Losing and gaining weight is not a complex matter. The equation is as simple as: Gain weight = calorie in > calorie out Lose weight = calories in < calories out This time, instead of focusing on…

Routine: in life and in training

“My life is boring. I have exact schedule and I do the same things over and over again.” – just me. There are times in my life where I have unscheduled days and unplanned activities. I ate whenever I wanted, slept whenever I felt like it, and did whatever my mind and heart told me….

Coaching Style

“Even a coach has a coach” – just me. As many of us, I started weightlifting from crossfit. After sometime, I fell in love in weightlifting and decided to be good at it. I realised how technical weightlifting is and thus I’ve decided to join a weightlifting club and have a coach (or coaches) who…

Training for Men and Woman

“Isometric strength performance peaked during the ovulation phase.” – The Influence of the Menstrual Cycle on Muscle Strength and Power Performance It might be a coincidence that I came across to talks or books about woman, nutrition, and performance recently and I still found at least one new thing every time people discuss this topic. After reading (and still…

Handling (My) Bad Mood

“Cause life is sh*t and what you want to do is to hide under the blanket” – just me As a human being, it is not possible to always be happy. I don’t even believe babies are always happy. They might be worry-free but obviously they are unhappy too sometimes (and thus they cry). For…