Lifestyle

It has happened to most of us – we hit the gym right after school, work, or a meeting with friends and the last thing we think about before starting our intense sweat session is taking off our make-up. ...
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Fitness Fashion, Lifestyle

When I was growing up, the idea of buying gym clothes was considered absurd. What was the point to buy new clothes just so you can sweat in them? I didn't know much about functional clothes, nor about the...
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Training and Workouts

The article contains an affiliate link.The squat is easily the king of all functional exercises (in my modest opinion) and the first movement to work on (along with the deadlift, of course) .  I remember when I first started...
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Lifestyle, Nutrition

You’ve probably already watched it, and if not, at least heard of it – the latest screamingly pro-vegan documentary, called What the Health. It’s all over the place and, honestly, I was getting sick of seeing comments like: “The...
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Training and Workouts

If I haven’t made it clear so far, here’s a confession: I have a thing for crossfit. In fact, I have a thing for crossfit the same way Ross had a thing for Rachel (any “Friends” fans here?). I’ve...
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Training and Workouts

5 CrossFit Essentials That You Need Right Now

The article contains affiliate links.Woop woop, welcome to my very very overdue first 2018 post. I GOTTA do better than that, I know.So anyways, here it is.If you are here and reading this, chances are you have either decided to take up on CrossFit, or you are already on the wagon and are no stranger to chalk stains on your shorts.Either way, the following Crossfit essentials are a must, if you are hitting the...
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Fitness Fashion

Nike Metcon DSX Flyknit 2 Review

The article contains affiliate links. All opinions are mine.And here it is – the newest member of Nike’s Metcon line – The Nike Metcon DSX Flyknit 2! While everyone is still holding their breath waiting for the Metcon 4 that’s coming up January 2018, the new generation of the new Nike Metcon DSX Flyknit's  is already standing up to the hype.Nike Metcon Flyknit 2 DesignThere are some changes that Nike introduced in their new...
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Training and Workouts

20 EMOM workouts to test your strength and conditioning

In case you are unfamiliar with the term – EMOM stands for “Every minute on the minute” and, along with the AMRAP’s, is a staple type of workout you will see in the programming of every CrossFit box. The EMOM conceptThe concept is pretty simple and straightforward – EMOM’s can have different durations, usually ranging anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes. For every scheduled minute of it, you perform the same given set of...
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Training and Workouts

Compound movement: The Deadlift

Here we are with another compound exercise featured in my “Compound movement series”. The first post was all about Its Majesty The Squat, and today the focus is on another royal movement – the deadlift. Much like the squat, the functionality of the deadlift is transferrable to everyday life, and learning the proper technique for it is one of the best things you will ever do for your body – not only if you...
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Training and Workouts

“Murph” Hero WOD: How to approach it?

This article contains affiliate links. "Murph"For time: 1 mile Run 100 Pull-ups 200 Push-ups 300 Squats 1 mile RunAll with a Weight Vest (20/14 lb) Okay, it’s been a while since I posted the start of the Hero Workout Series, and yes, it feels like it’s about time I share the next one. Honestly, “Murph” is such a staple workout, and it was probably more appropriate to start this series with it, but oh well, here...
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Healthy Recipes

Delicious, healthy and quick to make pumpkin spice cookies

Ah, does anyone else feel like they just turned around for a second, and the next thing you know, summer was gone, autumn wind is slapping colourful leaves in your face and all of the sudden it’s so cold outside that your cat is much less interested in escaping through the window? Yep, it’s a sad, sad thing. But since I strive to be a cup-half-full kind of person, I like to look at...
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Lifestyle

Simple skincare routine for the training girl: end the sweat breakouts

Just recently a friend of mine started training again in the pursuit of a better posture and improved overall heath. That’s great, of course, but the one complaint she got was that the frequent sweat sessions at the gym caused her to break out more than usual. That gave me the idea to share my modest skincare routine and the products that help me to keep my skin healthy and pimple free.In general, I...
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