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Fitness, Healthy lifestyle, Nutrition, Sport

How to use the calorie calculator for muscle building

If you want to build up muscles, you need plenty of calories. Because carbohydrates, fats and proteins provide energy and support regeneration. But how much is plenty? How many calories does your body actually need to build muscle? We will now take a closer look at these very questions and also clarify what the ideal diet for sport looks like and how the calorie calculator can help you.

Fitness, Nutrition, Sport, Weight loss

Staying fit through the cold season – how to maintain your weight

While spring and summer entice us to engage in outdoor activities, tennis, volleyball and co. lose their appeal as soon as the temperatures drop. Instead, we snuggle up on the couch and give our bodies the break they deserve. It’s the perfect time to relax and get back to yourself. But for all those who can’t sit still in autumn and winter, we have a few tips in this article on how to stay fit and maintain your weight during the cold season. 

Muscle building, Nutrition, Sport

This is why almonds help build muscle

Almonds are the frontrunners when it comes to plant-based and vegan protein sources. Packed with protein and amino acids, they provide almost half of your daily needs in just a handful. How can almonds help you build muscle and how do you incorporate almonds into your diet?

Fitness, Muscle building, Nutrition, Sport

These are the most important nutrients for athletes

If you want to be physically fit, you should pay attention to a healthy diet in addition to a suitable training plan. You should take into account the increased need for nutrients in order to meet the requirements of the respective sport. In this article, you will find out what the ideal diet for sports looks like and what you should pay special attention to.

Muscle building, Nutrition, Sport

These are the most important protein sources for endurance athletes

Proteins are indispensable for our body. While the protein requirement of the general population is usually already covered unconsciously, athletes should pay closer attention to it due to their increased need. Endurance athletes in particular often underestimate their protein needs. In order to supply your body with sufficient protein, you should know the most important protein sources.

Breakfast, Fitness, Muscle building, Nutrition, Sport

Which long-lasting energy sources for breakfast are ideal for athletes?

A healthy breakfast can influence the rest of your day in a positive way, especially for athletes who consume a lot of energy. Therefore, it is important that your breakfast is healthy and balanced. Read here how the perfect sport breakfast looks like!

Fitness, Muscle building, Nutrition, Sport

These are the benefits of a hot breakfast for athletes

You shouldn’t miss out on a hot breakfast, even in summer! We know that sounds contradictory at first glance. However, there are some advantages that you don’t want to miss.

Find out more and what our warm breakfast recommendation is for female athletes!

Fitness, Healthy lifestyle, Nutrition, Sport

What vitamins and minerals do I need as an athlete?

Vitamins and minerals fulfil important functions in the body. Whether essential for the immune system or as a stimulant – a balanced diet ensures that your body can fulfil all its functions. In this article you will learn what you should pay special attention to as an athlete!

Fitness, Healthy lifestyle, Sport

Strengthen your immune system – sport & exercise for your defences

Our immune system, i.e. everything that is part of our body’s defence system, performs amazingly every day. This is how we stay healthy and fit. It also fends off invaders (e.g. the coronavirus) that we don’t like to see in our bodies. Sport and exercise really boost our defences. So let’s take a closer look at how this works.

Breakfast, Fitness, Muscle building, Sport

BMI (Body Mass Index) for male & female athletes

The result of the BMI value is used to assess whether you are classified as normal weight, overweight or underweight. Why this value is critical for athletes, you can find out here!