I’m not the only person that works out in Mannheim. We organize our training through Facebook and Whatsapp. Everybody is welcome to join. I met Matthias at one of those meetings back in 2014. He is one of the most dedicated people to sport and a well-balanced diet, in my proximity. This is Matthias’ story: [Read more…]
I was curious to see how hard it would be. Now I know. Eating 500 kcal or more in addition to my normal basal metabolic rate was not an easy task. Sometimes I really had to make myself eat. Especially in the mornings, when my stomach was still full from the day before, I found it exceptionally hard to get anything in. But I’d made a decision, so I had to. Normally I’m hungry every meal, but not for the last two months. It was not only hard to get anything in but bigger portions than usual, too. I would, under normal circumstances, call myself an ambitious cook and eater, but eating without an appetite is no fun at all. [Read more…]Over a period of about eight weeks, I gained around about seven kilograms of weight.