sweatandkale

Camille, Paris

Blog : Sweat and Kale dans Forme

Hello there! Sweatandkale.com is my "new" blog that presents my fitness journey through BBG and healthy nutrition tips. When I started BBG, the Kayla Itsines training program, I had no idea what I was doing. Since then, I have memorized a ton of useful information and beginner-friendly tools that I now want to share with you, to make the most of your fitness journey as well! Welcome to this Hellocoton page and on my blog!

Good and bad fats

Last week, I attended a workshop regarding good fat and bad fat. As I love nutrition topics, I found it very interesting and I wanted to share what I learned. First, let’s talk about calories: 1 gram of protein = 4 calories1 gram of carbs = 4... Lire la suite ›

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Mistakes to avoid when going back to the gym

May is just around the corner, meaning the countdown is launch until summer vacation (finally!). Therefore, after hibernating under layers of clothes, eating food that keeps your body warm, you might want to head back to the gym for a few months to... Lire la suite ›

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Homemade granola receipe

It’s been a while since I wanted to try to make my own granola jar but I am way too attached to my peanut butter-banana toasts in the morning that I was wondering if I would actually eat it instead. I talked about it with a colleague who, by... Lire la suite ›

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How to find the right place to workout

Getting motivated to workout is one thing, finding the right place to do so is another whole thing.There are basically 4 places you can workout: at home, to the gym, outdoors and in a fitness trail (kinda outdoors but still different). The right... Lire la suite ›

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What I eat in a day on lazy days

I had so much fun taking picture and showing you what I eat in a regular day that I decided to do the same thing on a lazy day, during the weekend when I do not go to the gym. I took pictures for the whole weekend so I will split everything between... Lire la suite ›

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My first half marathon experience

On March, 4th, 2018 I ran my first half marathon in Paris. Here is my review from the sign-up website, up to the finish line! I always hated running. I remember the running sessions back in middle and high school in January, when we had to do this... Lire la suite ›

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Body Shaming

My definition of body shaming is when anyone makes unpleasant comment or criticism regarding someone else’s body. Yesterday, I was looking at Instagram posts regarding body shaming and self-love and I understood something: no matter what your size... Lire la suite ›

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What I eat in a day

I love reading “What I ate today Wednesday” or “Monday in meals” post on blogs so I decided to write mine! Before I start, I am not a nutritionist, I do eat according to what I feel like having and I do not encourage anybody... Lire la suite ›

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Octorexia nevrosa

I recently found out I have an eating disorder called ‘orthorexia nevrosa” (or octorexia to be short). It is when healthy food cumsumption turns out toxic since people with this condition will delete from their diet every food they... Lire la suite ›

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5 worst diet tips from Pinterest

I often browse Pinterest to see how I can enhance my gym and nutritional habits. I also like to read and watch documentaries about this topic, and therefore, I have acquired some knowledge about what to do and what to avoid. So I wanted to share the... Lire la suite ›

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The FODMAP diet

Today, I wanted to speak about something I suffered for years and that many human beings also suffer without even knowing about it. If you often have stomachaches, you might want to try this! I was having stomachaches for years and it was just... Lire la suite ›

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Emotional eating

Today, I wanted to talk about emotional eating. I think it is something we all experience as we all are humans, with mood fluctuations, good and bad days. Researchers agree to say that it is the results of cravings we can have throughout the day,... Lire la suite ›

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Why I became a vegetarian | My story

Today, I read a post about yogis who become vegetarian/vegan by conviction. The post told that it really depends on the person. She is a yoga teacher and she was eating with other yoga teachers at a restaurant. Some ordered tofu while some others... Lire la suite ›

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5 health myths you need to stop believing in 2018

It is still January so I can use 2018 as an excuse! Here are 5 healthy and fitness myths I used to believe but are wrong and can decrease your results. Fruits are full of nutrients, vitamins, and fiber, YES. And this is why we should all eat fruits.... Lire la suite ›

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My DXA Scan Experience

On December 18th, 2017, I (finally) completed BBG 2 (click here to read my review about the program). After watching a video from Anna Victoria testing her body fat and explaining that our home scales does not tell us the truth, I decided to get a... Lire la suite ›

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Ready to slay 2018

Every year, we, as human being, draw the same pattern: the year finishes, we do a mental summary of what we achieved, whether good or bad things happened to us, and we make “good resolutions” for the year to come, such as for the most... Lire la suite ›

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Best treadmill for your workout

The New Year is around the corner and you definitely don’t want to miss it to make fitness your new goal and priority! That’s all good, me neither. Over the past years, I found out that the best cardio workout to get back in shape... Lire la suite ›

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BBG 2

If you landed on this page, you are probably done (or about to complete) BBG 1. If that’s the case, congratulations! After completing the BBG 1, I was not sure whether I should continue with #2 or redo the first one. If you’re in the... Lire la suite ›

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BBG 1 – My review

A few months ago, I decided to get my life back in hands and started BBG 1 again. I did it 2 years ago and I had amazing results, felt good in my body and it was time to drop these college « freshman 15 ». I didn’t know what I was getting into!... Lire la suite ›

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Holiday foodie

Today, I wanted to share with you a very beautiful text that I read from the French app « My Little Beauty ». It’s a french (Paris-based) app that deals with various subjects such as lifestyle, fitness, nutrition, beauty, and tips. This text is... Lire la suite ›

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