The productivity project

The productivity project

We all love being productive and to check things off the to do list without procrastinating. It just feels damn good to use the little time we have in our days to the fullest. I’ve had a little issue with my productivity since I’ve graduated from high...
One body

One body

I am an online personal trainer and fitness/strength training enthusiast. I want people to get stronger, be more confident, to improve their body image and for them to simply feel better every day. Today I want to shine a very different light on health in hopes to...
The secret value of unhappiness

The secret value of unhappiness

I always talk about taking action and changing your life, but in reality, it’s hard. Well, it’s probably easy, but we overcomplicate and overthink things and make up excuses so in the end, it’s hard. I put in all effort to practice what I preach, but...
From – to +

From – to +

I was super negative! I recently wrote caption on Instagram about why I changed from being negative and explosive to a more positive and energetic version of myself. Someone asked me how I changed. It was harder to find out than I thought, but my here’s my attempt:...
Strong are those who can be weak

Strong are those who can be weak

Think back to a time in which you felt completely shut down. Maybe you felt lost, maybe you felt overwhelmed? Everything was so dense, in retrospect you cannot even determine what made it all so intense. In these times, when your life is turning upside down, when...
#TakeAction Pt. 1

#TakeAction Pt. 1

The ups and downs of moving abroad  I took action, I said goodbye, and off I went on the plane. I had absolutely no clue what would await me in Groningen. I didn’t expect to bluntly be thrown into cold water. I think that even though Groningen doesn’t seem to be...
From a piece of paper to reality

From a piece of paper to reality

How I successfully started my fitness journey and what you can take away from it Out of the blue, I started exercising. I was not motivated by weightloss or building a huge amount of muscle. I think what I wanted was a goal, something to work for. And I guess I wanted...
My 2017 #strongertogether

My 2017 #strongertogether

I sit here and think about the endless things that I have learned this year. I think about the very high highs and the super low lows. I think about the “seasons” or “phases” of this year. I think about how I did my personal training certification course next to...
Being vs. Living – be scared and uncomfortable

Being vs. Living – be scared and uncomfortable

In this blogpost I will tell about the #1 thing I was able to learn in 2017 and that completely changed the trajectory of my life and how I view it. ________________________________________________________________________________________ How often do you hear phrases...
GIRL – WHY DON’T YOU (POWER)LIFT YET?

GIRL – WHY DON’T YOU (POWER)LIFT YET?

I have the goal to make more women and girls start (power)lifting. The sport needs it, but more importantly, women need the sport 😉 I don’t want any girl to be afraid of the weights room because of the buff dudes there (most of them don’t know what they’re doing...