Training Journal

“To do what you love is a bliss” – just me Thanks to staying longer at home these days, I finally finished my training journal book. It’s a paper book where I can write down my program and journal. This creation comes from obsession with weightlifting and journaling. I love the weightlifting as a sport….

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…

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…

My Happy Spot

“Sometimes life just sucks, and all we can do is go to our happy place where we plot our revenge.” – Antsy McClain It’s been 4 months since the UK Government announced the lock down. The restriction has been lifted slowly in the last few weeks and people are able to go to the pub…

Tips to Stop Eating

‘Someone has to be the villain so everyone else can stay alive.’ – Josephine Angelini I have a very weak control when it comes to food. It is not that I am over weight but I do realise I often binging and eat unhealthily. Therefore, I have been trying to rebuild my relationship with food…

Handling Low Motivation

‘It’s impossible to be motivated all the time and that’s why commitment matters’ – just me.   Today is one of those days. I felt extremely lazy, tired, and had no willingness to train.  As someone who trains in the morning, my morning usually looks like this: wake up – drink water – toilet time –…