I remember this moment so vividly now looking back. It was just over 3 years ago now when I won my IFBB Pro card which was an absolute dream come true. Then soon after my whole world came crumbling down around me and as a consequence, i started putting on weight rapidly. I shut off from the world for months and started hearing rumours about why i had put on the weight that i had. Honestly so many things kept coming back to me from "she is on steroids, to "she looks pregnant". I was fighting a battle that no one had any idea about yet everyone was very quick to judge and make assumptions about.Read More
Breakfast is always a hard one for most people. We are surround by cereals and sugary breakfast options everywhere which load us with carbohydrates. Now I do follow flexible dieting so I have nothing against sugar and cereals, however, unless you are doing a workout in the morning, eating a high carbohydrate meal may leave you hungry and lethargic soon after your meal.Read More
What is Flexible Dieting?
Flexible dieting is a fairly new concept and has taken the health and fitness industry by storm over the last few years. You may have heard of it being referred to as IIFYM or “If it fits your macros”? And although it has been scientifically proven to be a successful form of “dieting” it initially received a bad rap from the old school dieters in heath and fitness and it still does.
I know that anytime I have ever been on a diet the foods that are typically listed has always been chicken, tuna, lean meats, broccoli, egg whites, sweet potato, and whole grains. Sound familiar? But really, let's be honest! Unless you are an A grade bodybuilder (and even then), who wants to eat these foods and these foods ONLY all of the time for the rest of our lives just to stay in shape?Read More