BEFORE AND AFTER

When and what to eat before and after a workout? The answer is simple: carbs before, protein after. When? At least two hours before you hit the gym. Now choosing the right food which will give you a power  boost without making you feeling full can be a challenge. Go for complex carbs such as whole grain or oats and avoid white breads and pasta, …

WHICH SUPPLEMENTS?

Here is what I go for: caffeine, whey protein, amino acids and glutamine. I start my day with coffee. Coffee has kind of a bad reputation but if you don’t abuse, it’s the best pre-workout supplement: Caffeine leads to an increased performance and good feelings of energy as well as increased focus and alertness in quickness and reaction. In other words, drinking COFFEE increases short time/rapid …

FITNESS QUIZ: HOW FIT ARE YOU?

Let’s find out how healthy your lifestyle is. A well balanced diet and physical fitness is key to a high quality life and for being the best version of yourself. A    Which one most closely resembles your typical breakfast? Pogaçia or simit and a can of Coke. Tomatoes, cucumbers, white cheese, olives and bread with black tea. White omelette with red pepper and mushrooms, …

ANYONE CAN BE A RUNNER!

If you just had a knee operation or if you suffer from back aches, then don’t run. But if you are a healthy individual who thinks “I am not the runner type”, then you are the person I want to talk to. Believe me, literally anyone can become a runner. I used to admire runners, feeling sad that I wasn’t born to be one of …

LOSE WEIGHT BY DRINKING TEA?

A couple of girls asked me if they could slim down just by drinking “diet tea”. Well any unsweetened, natural tea or simply plain water can promote weight loss. Herbal tea or water does not have some magical property that burns fat, but it definitely helps to avoid overeating. Many people confuse thirst for hunger, so if you stay hydrated, that false cue won’t happen. …