Un lecteur m’a récemment adressé quelques questions à propos des dépenses énergétiques et de leur calcul. C’est vrai que le thème est vaste… et parfois un peu obscur ! Clarifions le sujet 🙂 Lorsque vous cherchez à perdre ou prendre du poids, il est nécessaire de connaitre VOS besoins énergétiques… Afin de mieux comprendre le fonctionnement de… Read More Metabolisme de base et dépenses énergétiques / Basal Metabolic Rate and Total Daily Energy Expenditure
Back in Belgium, back to “normal” after a crazy week end ! This contest was a ‘very first’ in a number of respects. This was my first IFBB contest, the first time I competed at this level, … and the first time I went to compete on my own. My boyfriend often comes with me,… Read More Crazy week end in Dublin – Nathalia Melo Classic / Week end de folie à Dublin pour le Nathalia Melo Classic
3 days out ! Time’s running ! Today I’ve done my last training before contest. I rarely say this… but this is kind of relieving ! Every 8 weeks, or so, I deload and allow for 4-5 days off. I should have taken these rest days around September. However, due to the salmonella I caught in August,… Read More Deadline is getting closer ! / L’échéance se rapproche !
You’re attending fitness classes and can’t see results ? After having been asked (many times) some questions such as “what do you mean by ‘bodyweight exercise’ ?” , “what is actually interval training” or “If I want to ‘tone’, shall I lift lighter weights ?”… I’ve been wondering for a while what was actually happening… Read More Why “attending” fitness classes is not enough / Pourquoi “assister” aux cours co n’est pas suffisant
Final week has arrived ! Peak week is there 🙂 This is my “favorite week” during a prep, this is the week where you bring the final touches to your hard work. Peak week… what is it really about ? I read lots and lots of different things about peak week… mainly because there’s no… Read More Relax, this is “just” peak week / Relax, c’est juste la peak week