A journey towards a healthy and happy You

Purple Sauerkraut

By: lifesum October 2nd, 2019

Peel and grate the cabbage, beetroot and the ginger. Add the ingredients in a bowl, add the salt and scrunch the mixture with your hands for a couple of minutes. Put the ingredients in a..

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Lifesum Becomes First Health App to Integrate Insects

By: lifesum October 22nd, 2018

This was once a reason to send your food back in outrage. Now it’s the latest culinary revolution, said to benefit your health and help the planet. And we’re getting involved. As of this month,..

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This is why you need to know your body type

By: lifesum February 14th, 2020

1. Endomorph Endomorphs are the curvier, fuller figured body type. They tend to store more fat and can have slower metabolisms. For this reason, it’s best for endomorphs to eat diets that help them maximize..

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What you need to know about accountability and working out

By: lifesum February 11th, 2020

1. It can take different forms For some of us, it can literally be going to the gym with someone else, so that if for any reason we don’t show up, there’s someone who notices…

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This is the key to creating a fitness regime

By: lifesum January 27th, 2020

I know it sounds like a circular argument (it kind of is), but it does make sense. I had to go to be able to say that I had gone. Here’s the thing about working..

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Make these easy breakfasts

By: lifesum January 27th, 2020

1. Egg + sausage muffins I love these, and the two below because they’re things you can make ahead of time, and freeze or store in Tupperware. They have just four ingredients, with optional extras..

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3 reasons why you can’t exercise your way out of a bad diet

By: lifesum January 16th, 2020

1. You won’t burn enough calories Have you ever eaten an entire pizza worth around 1000 calories and justified it by telling yourself you’ll go to the gym to work it off the next day?..

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6 pre/post workout recipes that will help you improve your performance

By: Emil Lim January 9th, 2020

Early morning: Have something small before training (i.e. a banana, rice cakes, or a smoothie). Make sure you fill up afterwards with a proper breakfast. There are plenty of delicious breakfast recipes in Lifesum’s recipe..

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Banana bread

By: lifesum January 9th, 2020

Set the oven to 350°F / 175°C. Mix the oats and flour with a blender or with a stick blender. Add 3 bananas and the eggs, mix until combined. Pour the mixture into a bowl, add..

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Everything you need to know about sports drinks and gels

By: lifesum January 8th, 2020

1. Why and when are they necessary? Fluid balance refers to the correlation between the fluids and electrolytes in the body. When sweating, fluid is lost along with electrolytes. If you replace this loss with..

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Turkey Patties

By: lifesum January 8th, 2020

Set the oven to 390°F/ 200°C Slice the potato into wedges, add to a sheet pan with half the amount of oil and bake in the oven for 20-30 minutes Slice the leek and mix..

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Importance of carbs when running

By: lifesum January 8th, 2020

1. You need carbs to perform During high-intensity workouts, the body uses carbs as its primary fuel. Carbs are stored in muscles and the liver in the form of glycogen. However, they need to be..

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4 Nutrition Hacks to improve your performance

By: lifesum January 8th, 2020

1. Boost performance with stored carbohydrates In addition to the energy we receive from eating carbohydrates, we can also derive energy from our stored carbohydrates. Your body can store about 80-120g of carbohydrates in the..

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How to stay hydrated for training and racing

By: lifesum January 7th, 2020

1. How much fluid should be consumed in a day? Muscles contain more water than fat does, and it’s natural for women to have a higher body fat percentage in comparison to men. As a..

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Plant-based nutrition for endurance training

By: lifesum January 7th, 2020

What is a plant-based diet? There are a variety of plant-based diets out there, all of which exclude animal products to different degrees. Depending on which foods you choose to exclude from your diet, there..

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How to create a nutrition strategy

By: lifesum January 7th, 2020

1. Know your training and eating schedule Taking the time to look over your schedule is one of the most important ways to guarantee success. When you eat is critical to your workouts and, conversely,..

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The 7 best diets of 2020 and why they work

By: lifesum January 7th, 2020

Best diets to maintain weight Maintaining a good diet is all about creating long-term habits. That means having a diet that is easy to adapt to in the beginning and relatively easy to maintain on..

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5 ways to maintain a healthy diet without getting bored

By: lifesum December 19th, 2019

1. Get inspired We often hear that people find it hard to keep things interesting when it comes to eating clean. It’s really easy to master only a few healthy recipes and continue to eat..

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How to boost your health with a sugar-free diet

By: lifesum December 16th, 2019

What’s the difference between added sugars and natural sugars? Sugar is often added to foods to get a sweeter taste, but can also be added for texture or color, as a food preservative or to..

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All you need to know about the Paleo diet

By: lifesum December 16th, 2019

Where does the Paleo Diet originate from? As previously stated, the origin of the Paleo diet derives from the Paleolithic era, or Stone Age, which is why it can sometimes be referred to as the..

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Your ultimate 2019 fitness friendly gift guide

By: lifesum December 10th, 2019

Under $10,000 Definitely indulgent, wonderfully luxurious, but also, pretty hardcore. Book the special person in your life a week long stay at The Ranch in Malibu. For $8,900, the recipient of this generous gift will..

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Why paleo is a great option for you

By: lifesum December 10th, 2019

What the heck is it? The paleo diet gets is name from the paleolithic era – a time period somewhere between 2.5 million and 10,000 years ago. It is believed that around this time people..

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