I spend a lot of time lifting weights and working out. For a long time I wanted to spend every minute I had spare in the gym working out and I started to neglect all of the other things that contribute towards a good weightlifting session and good overall fitness. I got to a point… Continue reading Listen to your body.
The past few weeks I have been writing about how so far on my cut I have been feeling great, full of energy, the weight is dropping fast and no cravings at all. Going with a low carb diet and being in a caloric defect whilst still training to a high intensity & also walking… Continue reading Rest, recovery & re-feeds.
So I started my cut two weeks ago but haven’t really had a chance to blog anything about it yet I’ve been busy with starting my new job and training. Finally have a few spare hours today to get up to scratch with my blog and a few other things. When my bulk ended I… Continue reading 2 weeks in.
As most of you will know by now i recently handed my notice in at my job of 2.5 years. I've had a great time there but over this past year i've been feeling kind of stuck. I felt a long time ago that i had gotten everything i could from this job, there was… Continue reading New Beginnings.
I’m at that point in during my bulk where I feel like Kirsty the Blowfish. I started this bulk at the end of the summer and made a lot of progress and have put on 17lbs in total since then. Especially since the beginning of January when I started my new training regimen I have… Continue reading Blowfish Feels.
When I first started this bulk for a long time I found it very difficult to eat enough carbs during the day without feeling absolutely stuffed and bloated. I usually would eat quite a lot carb diet. Not intentionally, but I just tend to eat a lot of spinach, broccoli, berries that kind of thing… Continue reading Bulking – Food Diary & Bloating.
I said when I started blogging again that I was going to blog my bulk and then when it comes to it my cut. So here is my first bulk blog post. ** FYI – I’m sure a lot of people reading my blog will know this already but just for anyone who doesn’t already… Continue reading My Bulk So Far.
So after taking a 2 month hiatus from my blog, I finally re discovered my passion for writing and remembered why I started this thing in the first place. Last year was so tough for me. I found out that I’m not superwoman. I had to admit that i am only human (i know, shocker) and… Continue reading Eternal Optimist.
This past 2 months i've been cutting on a very low carb diet. My calories haven't been to low as i didn't have an awful lot to lose, i was aiming for 1lb a week. In order to burn 1lb a week you need to burn 3500 more calories than you consume. With intense workouts… Continue reading Food for Thought. Literally.
After trying a protein pancake mix for the first time last week i couldn't wait to try out a few home recipes at the weekend and try and make my own from scratch. I don't eat flour, butter or sugar so regular pancakes are out of the question. Oh and don't forget regular pancakes are… Continue reading Protein Pancakes