Discover the Forgotten Power of Adaptogens

A secret pill to battle stress, increase performance and focus surely is too good to be true. Yet, adaptogens have been used for thousands of years in the Americas, and especially in eastern cultures. They “could be the most important class of plants that we are going to find in the 21st century,” according toContinue reading “Discover the Forgotten Power of Adaptogens”

How to stay sane during the COVID-19 crisis

Since a few days the buzzing city of Amsterdam is quiet. The world seems to be in chaos. Italy is in full quarantine and other countries are following the same approach. Borders are being shut and people are stuck in foreign countries. There is no doubt that many people are scared about their own healthContinue reading “How to stay sane during the COVID-19 crisis”

An Interview about Coaching, Powerlifting and Life Long Learning

I interviewed Thomas Powell on his experience as a power-lifter, 2X national champion in the UK and his experience as a coach of Olympic teams and some of the best athletes in the world. As well as insight into his motivation and key points he has learned on his journey which he shares with you.Continue reading “An Interview about Coaching, Powerlifting and Life Long Learning”

Have you heard about the Bungee workout?

I was on the lookout the other day, for a new type of workout I can add to my routine. I came across a unique type of workout that immediately caught my attention. Apparently it originated in a fitness studio in Bangkok, Thailand. At first glance, it seems more like something you would do inContinue reading “Have you heard about the Bungee workout?”

Stainless Steel vs. Plastic – Pros and Cons

If you look around today, there are many choices when it comes to reusable water bottles. Some well known brands include Camelbak, Nalgene or Dopper, here in the Netherlands. Sometimes it’s hard to make a decision with which bottle to go. Let’s take a look at some of the bottles that are out there, andContinue reading “Stainless Steel vs. Plastic – Pros and Cons”

My Journey from Germany to Kenya

Part 1 When I was 11 years old, an event was about to happen that changed the course of my life forever. The day was just another dull day in Germany. Sitting in the school bus on the way home I had already forgotten every single word that the teacher’s had spoken to me. IContinue reading “My Journey from Germany to Kenya”

7 Great Alternatives to Whey Protein

The global plant-based protein market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.1% from 2019 to reach $14.32 billion by 2025. [1] The demand for alternative protein sources is increasing all over the world. Companies are now responding, putting all kinds of plant based products on the market. Maybe you have heard about hempContinue reading “7 Great Alternatives to Whey Protein”

Animal Protein v.s Plant Protein

One of the hottest debates at the moment is about protein. Which one is ultimately better for us? It is understandable that with our current meat production and mass animal slaughter, a number of people have become vegan or vegetarian. I did too for a while, but now I eat meat again. Let’s take aContinue reading “Animal Protein v.s Plant Protein”

8 Reasons to add Brussels Sprouts to your meals forever

These weird looking little cabbages are an absolute winner when it comes to healthy meals. They are full of goodness and they taste absolutely delicious, especially when roasted with with some pancetta and olive oil, topped with some parmesan. Mine and my girlfriend’s absolute favorite. Brussels Sprouts were first cultivated in ancient Rome, but nowContinue reading “8 Reasons to add Brussels Sprouts to your meals forever”

Is Impossible Foods™ is making it possible?

The fourth fastest growing brand in the United States is not in the Silicon Valley, even though you might think it is. It is Impossible Foods™, a product that is changing the way we eat, even fast-food chain Burger King has had a trial with the Impossible Whopper in more than 7000 locations in theContinue reading “Is Impossible Foods™ is making it possible?”