Exercise & Nutrition - Explained

Level up your workouts with science!

There's a lot of utter nonsense in the fitness industry. More often than not, different influencers give dramatically different advice and contradict each other (or even themselves!). No wonder many of us are confused what to do with our training and diet!
That's where science comes to the rescue. In my articles, I explain how you get the most out of your workouts & nutrition, based on the latest scientific research.

What are you interested in?

You want to start your fitness journey but don't know where to start? In these articles, I'm talking about the most important points when getting started with weightlifting, what you have to look out for, and I'm debunking some common fitness myths.
What happens when you take a break from training for a week, a month, or even a year? What happens when you skip a workout session? Should you train when sick? After reading these articles, you will know! And hopefully, skipping a workout or two won't stress you out anymore :)
What is a healthy diet? How should you eat to build muscle and/or lose fat? In these posts, I'll explain exactly that, so you support your training most optimally.
Everything you need to know before buying or taking supplements can be found here! I break down which supplements I deem worth taking, and which are just a great scam.
How does muscle grow? How should you train to gain muscle mass most efficiently? In these articles, I explain the most important training variables leading to muscle hypertrophy.
How should you go about losing weight? What's the difference between fat loss and weight loss? How large should your deficit be? All these questions and many more are answered in here!
In order to train a certain muscle effectively, you need to know about its anatomy and which exercises are the best for targeting this muscle. This is what I do in the articles in this series.
Ever wanted to know how an effective abs workout looks like? Or how you can test your one-rep max? Find out in here!
Any other science-backed articles about exercising and weightlifting that didn't fit into any of the other categories can be found here!

Nina is a virologist, aspiring bodybuilder and science communicator.

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