Everything you need to know about the different types of carbs

    Carbohydrates are the nutrients that provide our body with energy. Energy is essential to keep our body working, we need them to stay healthy.

    Carbs don’t have the best connotation to them. They are often seen as the malefactor in gaining those extra kilos. A carb-free diet is often suggested to lose weight, but is that even a good idea?

    When our body does not get enough carbs, it will produce itself, however, that’s where it goes wrong. For our body to make carbohydrates, it uses muscle protein, which causes muscle breakdown.

    Interview with fight athlete Vincent Gloris

    Fight athlete Vincent Gloris has been fighting in the A-Class Thai boxing since 2013, the highest reachable level in the sport. Since then he earned the title of Benelux-champion -72,5kg. But that’s not all, with an elaborate track record and black belts in several fight sports, Vincent is a specialist when it comes to fight trainings and – competitions.

    We were curious about his training- and nutrition habits and got to ask him a couple of questions.

    The workout you can do at home

    Whether you are oh-so-busy, or not feeling like going to the gym today, no excuse is good enough to skip your daily exercise. We all have those days on which an extensive workout just can’t be the priority, but that doesn’t have to mean we should skip it all together.

    Therefore, we have selected some effective exercises you can do at home. Whether you make it a workout of 15 minutes, half an hour, or even longer is up to you… Here’s some inspiration!

    The right supplements at the right time

    To get the best out of your supplements, it is important to know when exactly you should use them. The moment of the intake determines the effectiveness in building your muscles and their recovery. It is essential to have the right product knowledge. For beginners this is not always self-evident.

    To help a little, we made an overview that will increase the efficiency of your training sessions significantly.

    Interview with IFBB athlete Kelly Van Looy

    IFBB Bikini Model Kelly Van Looy is what you call a Power Lady! Fitness and nutrition have central positions in her life, she gives it a lot of her time and effort. She’s 1.64m and weighs 52kg on season, 57kg off season. We were curious of her daily routines and how she prepares for bikini contests.