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Your diet won’t work. Here’s why.

We know by now that diets don’t work. I mean…we do know that, right? We’ve tried, they’ve failed, and we’ve tried again. There is a new ‘best way of eating’ every time we turn around, so we can keep trying forever… you’d think we’d be dieting pros by now. Some may last a little longer
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How to Design the Perfect Training Session

One of the biggest hurdles in getting motivated to work out, no matter where you do it, is figuring out which exercises to take on once you get there. Luckily, though, with the right information, it’s actually pretty easy to put together an effective, full-body training program. Top priority should be given to functional movements;
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Eating should be effortless, and it’s not your fault that it isn’t.

You’ve probably tried playing by the rules: external cues of what to eat and when to eat it, learning what is ‘good’ and what is ‘bad’, clean eating, Keto and cleanses. The rulebook is broad and ever-changing because moving targets keep us at once confused and coming back to the (verrry profitable) diet industry for
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Personal Trainer and Clients in Haarlem

Periodization: What It Is and Why You Need It

Picture this: You were doing super well setting up and sticking to a workout routine, and that initially gave you great results. But now, the results have kind of… fizzled – the same workouts that once seemed to work wonders now seem ineffective. What changed? Well, it’s probably a lack of periodization. Let’s dig into
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Nutrition Coaching

What A Good Nutrition Coach Can Do For You

Have you ever received diet advice you knew was sort of…off? Or perhaps got wrangled into trying an only-air-and-bacon summer body meal plan with promises of big change with only a few weeks buy-in? Watch out, there are all kinds of extreme eating plans and celery juice gurus who will sell you a way-too-shiny promise
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Personal Trainer Haarlem

Who is Lou, Anyway?

Hi! My name is Louise – or Lou for short – and I am a huge fitness and nutrition nerd. I live in Haarlem, Netherlands, with my two doggos, Eleanor and Lola Bean. I moved to the Netherlands from Canada just over 5 years ago, where I left a budding career in law behind to do
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