A few words about McGregor’s weight cut for the fight with Mayweather

This weekend it finally happens, the fight everyone is speaking about for months now. Conor McGregor will take one Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match. For those who don’t know what I’m talking about McGregor is a UFC fighter and current Lightweight Champion (146-155lb or 66-70kg) who never competed professional boxing before. The 29 years […]

5 nutrition tips for female athletes for that time of that month

Every woman knows what I’m talking about: There is a competition coming up at the wrong date, and you know it is going to be more difficult than usual. All of a sudden your weight jumps, your body is swelling up and you can tell that you’re holding a lot of liquid by the marks […]

How tall are Olympic athletes?

When I was doing research for my book I came across the list if participants of the Olympics 2012. I wanted to check what the average height was of the athletes in every weight category.  After putting the results in a graph I discovered that there is a clear correlation between the discipline and the […]

5 common mistakes when cutting weight

Written by Amelie Rosseneu for JudoCrazy The World Championships is coming up, and soon we’ll start seeing athletes dieting and running around in sweat suits. According to a large scale research involving over 800 judo players from all levels, 82% percent of the athletes are engaged in regular weight loss practices. Most of them lose […]

4 supplements for competition

Today I share with you some supplements that might help you win a fight. These items can give you a push in the right direction, but can’t replace a good nutrition base. Supplements can only help if you’ve got your baseline right: Preparing your body for a competition starts already a few days before the […]

9 actions to take to lose weight without starving yourself

Losing weight requires you to take action. Don’t postpone it and start today! After the two previous posts about losing weight without a diet here are some more tips. One of the easiest ways to become aware of what it is exactly that you eat is starting a food diary. Write down everything you eat and drink. […]

How coffee can help you perform better

Did you know that caffeine can improve your performance? Caffeine is probably the most used supplement in the world, without people being aware of if benefits. Athlete can use caffeine in competition to increase alertness. The use of caffeine increases adrenaline, heart rate and blood pressure. It is found to improve endurance, high intensity and possibly […]

Get the best out your training

  Nutrition around the training has three important pillars: Timing: Timing is important to prevent stomach and intestinal complaints. Hydration: The failure to stay hydrated will have a negative effect on performance. Energy: To train one must have sufficient amounts energy. If you tank a car to drive 100km and you need to drive 200km […]

The truth about creatine

Creatine is one of the most studied supplements in the sports world. It is sometimes described as the strongest legal drug, it would be a shame to miss it out of fear. Creatine is a natural product commonly found in meat, but not in big enough amounts. In order to the consume 20 grams of creatine […]

8 food swaps that will make you lose weight without dieting

To lose weight you don’t necessarily need to eat less, sometimes it’s just a matter of making other choices. I’m not saying you should only eat light or fat free products, I’m actually not a big fan of all the light products. There are a lot of other different thinks you can do that can […]