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Coffee before a workout
If there is one thing that I need before training, it's a black coffee. I've been doing it for years and honestly feel like it helps me go that little bit harder. There are varying views on coffee consumption, with many people cutting it out during detoxes. But as a pre workout tool, I find it beneficial. Before a workout As...
Clean protein bars - Real Food Healthy Body
It is hard to argue with the convenience of a protein bar for a post-workout hit of protein. However, so many commercial varieties sold in stores come with a host of undesirable ingredients. Cheap fillers, artificial sweeteners and poor quality protein blends tend to be the norm. Some brands are better than others, and if you check the ingredient list...
Eating healthy after training
There are times when eating out is for pure enjoyment and anything goes. There are also times when you need to eat something healthy on the run to fuel your body. I have previously written about how I eat to maximise health and wellbeing. Most of the time, it's easiest when you can cook for yourself. However, I often find...
Lilian Dikmans Muay Thai training
Recovery is an important part of any training regime. Ask any professional athlete and they will most likely agree. Even if you're not an athlete but train regularly and want to get the most out of your sessions, recovery cannot be neglected. Quality sleep, stretching and proper nutrition are all things that I try to maintain as best I can....
Lilian Dikmans
Earlier this year, I was introduced to a new Australian brand of magnesium oil called Salt Lab. I shot their launch campaign with fellow Australian model Elyse Knowles and in the process, also got to test out the product. I hadn't taken magnesium as a supplement before the shoot. However, I had eaten a lot of food made with magnesium-rich...
Lilian Dikmans, juice cleanse while training
There is a lot of hype around doing a juice cleanse as a way to 'detox' your body. But is it really necessary? Mention a juice cleanse and you will likely encounter a lot of opinions. Some people swear by them, others dismiss them as unnecessary because "that’s what your liver is for". Then there are are those who claim...
Lilian Dikmans, keeping model body ready with Muay Thai
There was a time when models simply didn’t eat to maintain their 'model body'. However, in recent times, a model body that is more athletic and toned has gained popularity. For me, this is a welcome change as I prefer to keep myself fit, healthy and well-fuelled through proper diet and exercise. It’s no surprise that modelling work requires a body...
Lilian Dikmans, real food for a healthy body
Fuelling myself for a healthy body A lot of people ask me what I eat. The truth is that it keeps evolving as I learn more about what works for my body and lifestyle. I have to make sure that I eat well to keep up with my modelling work and Muay Thai training. However, even if you have a...
Lilian Dikmans, Muay Thai life lessons
Why I do Muay Thai When I walked into Powerplay gym in Melbourne about 4 years ago, I was there to try Muay Thai classes for fitness. I never thought I’d end up in the ring, let alone fighting. I had done CrossFit for a couple of years prior but had taken a break and was looking to get fit again....

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