Exercise of the week: Snatch-grip Deadlifts

This week we’ll start to look into the back exercises my coach Adrianna@Pinnacledxb incorporates in to my training programme. Here’s what she has to say about snatch-grip deadlifts: Deadlifts are one of the kind of exercise which can benefit the workout in many ways involving several groups of muscles. While mostly it’s been used on a legContinue reading “Exercise of the week: Snatch-grip Deadlifts”

Exercise of the week: Walking Lunges & Single Leg Deadlifts

Think leg exercises don’t get any harder than squats & deadlifts? Think again! Although these two exercises engage a lot of muscles and are downright exhausting, if you really want to feel the burn you should try walking lunges and deadlifts. Both exercises put more emphasis on one side than the other, as you alternate betweenContinue reading “Exercise of the week: Walking Lunges & Single Leg Deadlifts”

Exercise of the week: Romanian Deadlift

Now that I am 14 and a half weeks out from the competition, training and nutrition are really starting to take the spotlight in my daily routine. Of course, training is key in getting my body ready for the stage takes a lot of hard work in the gym. I always start my week withContinue reading “Exercise of the week: Romanian Deadlift”

Motivation Tuesdays: The darkest hour is just before the dawn

Good evening folks! Today marked an important milestone in my fitness journey – I completed my 100th workout since I started weight lifting! From 1 workout to 100! Of course I still have a long way to go but I couldn’t be happier to see the progress I have made so far. And of courseContinue reading “Motivation Tuesdays: The darkest hour is just before the dawn”

Inflammation-Fighting Green Goddess Smoothie Bowl

Originally posted on Books+Body:
With superfood ingredients like turmeric, ginger, apple, and kale, you’ll give your body what it needs to fight inflammation. You’ll feel like a goddess ready to tackle the world after enjoying a smoothie bowl powered by superfoods. You’ve probably heard that some foods cause inflammation in the body (think: sugar,…

Protein Pots Part 2: For the Sweet Tooth

Here we are again. It’s the weekend.. or should I say ‘it was‘? As always, days off vanish in a blur before we even know it. And of course for busy bees like us, what are we to do if we want to stay healthy but don’t really have the time? Fear not, there’s always aContinue reading “Protein Pots Part 2: For the Sweet Tooth”

Homemade Fast Food: Protein Pots

I like to experiment and come up with my own food solutions. So lately, when have been too busy (… ok and lazy!) to cook, I have been mushing together a bunch of high protein ingredients in to my very own “protein pots”. What does this involve, you may ask. Basically, I pick a “soft”Continue reading “Homemade Fast Food: Protein Pots”