Why do We Lose Muscle Mass during Pregnancy even When We are Working Out ?

When building muscles we need certain variables in training such as time under tension, progressive overload, and volume which means more sets and sometimes reps.

Time under tension means – the amount of time a muscle is held under tension or strain during an exericse set. For example; having to hold a weight or your body weight while in a squat position or press position at every rep which sometimes requires mama to hold your breath a little longer than usual.

Progressive overload means: Increasing the resistance of the weight overtime safely but in a challenging way. And sometimes pregnant mamas cannot do that without causing more pressure on the bump or the baby.

Lastly, to gain muscles, we don’t just need more weights, but we also need volume. More days in training, more sets of deadlifts and bent over rows etc. Having 2-3 more training days to target a certain body part which so Continue reading Why do We Lose Muscle Mass during Pregnancy even When We are Working Out ?

Over 100 grams protein meal prep!

if u have been following me for a while. U know I prep my meals A LOT. I love meal prepping! But ever since I’ve gotten pregnant, my meal preps have gotten boring, and truth is some weeks I don’t prep because with pregnancy and breastfeeding… some days I just don’t feel….. inspired anymore. Now that I’m back on my nutrition health kick. I’m going to try to make 1 meal with u every week.  You should though pop your chicken in the air fryer for 20 mins and have eggs made or if you prefer make it along with the rice. It is all up to you.  So, this week is going to be my 113 grams Protein Kimchi FriedRice. U don’t … Continue reading Over 100 grams protein meal prep!

How to know if you’re real.

  Now that the New Year has officially kicked in. It’s time to talk about something more real. So I came up with 5 ways to be real in this real life. Are you ready? Let’s go! Make sarcastic remarks. After making sarcastic remarks, make sure the other party takes offends to what you just said so that you know that they are upset and you have been a complete troll. Continue to look for recognition or instant gratification. Like how many likes do you have on your instagram and how many likes you have on facebook. Then go about … Continue reading How to know if you’re real.