I have a very holistic approach to my nutrition, meaning I don’t go overboard, I don’t follow any niche diets, and I don’t try to be pretentious. Thank God, I have a healthy body, so I don’t have allergies or intolerances of any kind, which is why I consume a variety of foods in moderation: dairy, wheat, seeds, nuts, eggs,
How many calories you burn during the workouts is not a marker that should obsess you as fat loss is a physiological problem, much more complex than the simple math of calories in versus calories out. Training does help, obviously, but whether you burn 400 calories in a workout or 1000 is almost irrelevant in the long run. The more
In this article, I want to show a quick after workout meal, easy to prepare and cook at home. A dish that is very sustainable because it provides good calories and a well-balanced macro ratio but also other essential nutrients for proper function and recovery. The dish is Spaghetti Bolognese, and it’s my recipe. It’s my first time cooking this
I’ve been through several body transformations so far, and I got most of my results only when I followed a proper diet that sustained the tremendous physical effort and provided the other essential nutrients, not just fuel. Now I am a lot more consistent, stay very lean all-year-round, and my physical performance skyrocketed too consequently. Many within my community asked
The reason why many avoid fruits when they pursue a fat loss diet is that fruits usually contain high amounts of calories and an effective weight loss strategy is done by reducing the calorific intake. But there are many types of calories and if people would know which ones are good, then the confusion regarding fruits consumption wouldn’t exist. I’ve
Sugar is the generic name for sweet, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. Sucrose is common table sugar. It is a refined manufactured product. For human consumption, sucrose is extracted and refined from either sugarcane or sugar beet. The crystals thus obtained are clear, odorless, and have a sweet taste. It is found easily in cookies, cakes,
There are ways to lose weight fast without finding it back again and without the consumption of magic pills or any other supplements. It’s how I came up with these ten commandments so that you can burn fat rapidly and sustainably. It’s not going to be easy because the fastest you want these results, the more rigorous your plan has
For the last two years, I have been following the Intermittent Fasting (IF) diet protocol, which means that I have been eating my meals mostly in the evening (around 90% of the time). Therefore I have a fasting window of 20-22 hours and a feeding window of 2-4 hours. Why I chose to follow this diet protocol can be found
What should we eat in the early mornings before undertaking the day’s activities and who doesn’t need to skip the breakfast are a few of the topics I will discuss within my article. My friend Horea already made reference to breakfast in a previous article stating that its obsession comes from the idea that during sleep our body is depleted
Each food containing carbohydrates is assigned a Glycemic Index (GI) value. The glycemic index (or GI) is a ranking of carbohydrates on a scale from 0 to 100 according to the extent to which they raise blood sugar (glucose) levels after eating.
Mainstream fitness is full of misconceptions. You can find information about nutrition everywhere online, but still, so many people don’t have the results that they want or they can’t stick to their diet plan. That’s mainly because much of the information that you can find online is false. It sets you up to follow these extreme diets that are not
I’m Horea Gentea and with this article, I want to reveal some of my own experiences with Intermittent Fasting.
Right in the beginning, I would like to make it clear that the need to watch your required calorie intake exists even if you are sedentary and is not reserved only for individuals who are working out, being sedentary necessitates watching calories to an even bigger degree as the risk of getting overweight is way higher. And, as working out