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5 myths about diet

There are a lot of misconceptions in the food and fitness area. That is why I prepared an article that will have two parts and will be devoted to those myths. In this part, I will be talking mainly about diet, and in the next one, I will share some myths from the exercise point of view. Opinions about what to eat, how to eat, when to eat why to …

You can always do *something*.

It is not so long ago that I saw one quote on Instagram. It went something like “99% is the same as 0%. If you don’t give it 100%, don’t even bother showing up.” …well, it is not word for word, but the essence is the same. I like quotes, they can help you to find motivation, but this one must be the stupidest quote I have ever read. If …

Steps to a healthier life

A lot of people who want to “be healthier”, lose fat, and gain muscles would like to have it done in five working days. But we all know that is not how it works. If we don’t know where to start with improving our health at all, the best place to start is the foundation – the basic steps towards a healthier routine. Before we start work out every day …

Is weighing yourself good or bad?

I came across many opinions about how, when, and why to weigh or not weigh yourself. You should do it monthly, you should do it weekly, or you shouldn’t do it at all because it is just a stupid number and it doesn’t say anything about your worth. Soo… what is it? The answer to that question is once again not universal and I think it depends on the relationship …

Hydration and drinking water

It is very common on the internet, on social media, or in everyday life to come across phrases like: “How much water did you drink today?”, “It is important to be hydrated!”, “You should drink a lot of water!”. But why is it so important? And how much water should we drink in a day? Water is, of course, very significant for our body. Every cell and tissue needs water …

The Importance of Protein in Our Diet

Almost everyone knows that with building muscle it is important to enough protein to be able to do it. But what most people don’t know is the fact, that protein is important not only during the period of muscle gain, but it is just as important during losing weight and its maintenance as well! However, before I start to ramble about the reasons why, it is important to know what …

Weight fluctuations: How our weight changes from day to day

It doesn’t matter, what goals we have on our “fitness journey”. Whether we want to lose weight, gain weight, or maintain it, the reality is, that the weighing scale will probably change from day to day even if we do everything according to our plan. I know, it can be really demotivating, when you are crushing your nutrition, working out, maybe you just want to lose few pounds and then …

Calorie input and output

It is very helpful to know how our body works. Even though we can’t live in blissful ignorance any longer, we can actually use that information to our advantage. Just to be sure you won’t be disappointed in the middle of the article, today I will talk about the general description of how our metabolism works. You won’t find here and magical formula on how many calories you should eat …