Weekend fitness workout: Outdoor, Over the hill and OOTD

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Variety is a good thing. During the weekend when you have time off, there is more time and opportunity to do something different and different training. Our small journey this weekend - mission dog walk and exercise - goes to a place where we have never been before to see some Danish  "mountains" …

Fitness and Physical Activity: How to burn the most calories (table)

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Which exercise burns the most calories? A typical question along with: Can you lose weight by cleaning your house? There are formulas and calculators online, that allow you to calculate your  own numbers. Alternatively, have a look at this table. In 2004, the Harvard Heart newsletter contained a table of energy consumption for three …

Danish stairs: Outdoor fitness in Danish nature

By Marina Aagaard, MFT. Photos: Henrik Elstrup and Marina Aagaard Outdoor stairs in Denmark. With 100, 200 or 300 steps or more?  For outdoor walking, running or exercising. For nature lovers, nature fitness fans and stair running (vertical running) enthusiasts here a list of the highest stairs in the Danish landscape ... fairly flat as it …

What’s New in Exercise: Top 20 Fitness Trends 2018

By Marina Aagaard, MFT HIIT, High-Intensity Interval Training, replaces wearables at the top of the international Top 20 Fitness trends list. ACSM, the American College of Sports Medicine, has just published the Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for the 12th time. Here are ACSM's Top 20 fitness trends for 2018. Only one new item on the …

Top 10 International Fitness Trends 2007 – 2018

By Marina Aagaard, MFT What's new in fitness? What is still popular in fitness? What fitness modality is on its way out? ACSM, American College of Sports Medicine, has been studying fitness trends since 2006: What professionals see as stable trends, trends, or fads, fitness phenomena that are popular for a short period after which they disappear. The …

Travel and holiday fitness and exercise: Is it worth it? Yes or no?

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Do you have to work out when on vacation? Perhaps. Does it pay off to work out when on vacation? Absolutely. Does working out take time away from your vacation time? Not necessarily. Do you have to work out on vacation? Yes. It is very often a good idea because an …

Travel fitness: 100 Workout Basic Step Raw circuit training

Af Marina Aagaard, MFT The 100 Workout of the day is based on the seven basic steps of Sports Aerobic plus three variations. A cardiovascular, and maybe stamina, workout. For fast and easy exercise in the gym, at the job, at home or when you travel. 100 workouts are popular time-efficient circuit training workouts with …