Free n Fresh for (Skin) Fitness

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Health, fitness and performance is also about: Keeping your body - and skin - 'ventilated', fit and healthy. Give your skin freedom and fresh air and feel fitter (anti-aging). Top Tip  Your skin is the 'largest part' of you, set it free, let it breathe and feel brand new. Not much …

Hot n Cold Water for (Skin) Fitness

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Health, fitness and performance is also about: Keeping your body - and skin - vibrant, fit and healthy (anti-aging). Give yourself a treat: Invigorating baths for improved recovery and instant wellness Top Tip Hot-and-cold water in the tub or the shower* increases circulation and wellness for many an hour, removes wrinkles, fatigue …

Lunge Lunger Lungest

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Lunge, lunges; An Excellent Exercise: Strengthens and tones all of the lower body muscles and improves function, core stability and balance at the same time. A true Functional Exercise; improves everyday life and sports performance.  Top Tip  Want strong legs and knees, that 'last'? And to look like the Baywatch cast? …

Get Off Your Lazy Butt

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Hey you, don't just sit, your body is getting sick of it ... It is vital to keep moving during the everyday, not just during exercising. So this is for coach potatoes AND fitness fanatics: Top Tip Never ever completely stop ... walk, run, jump and hop. Never ever sit for …

Exercise Progress, Yes! No, no, no Regress.

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Far too many exercisers suffer overuse injuries a.o. in running and weightlifting because of too much too soon, eg. increasing volume more than 2,5 % per week. Tip  Remember: Small steps at first: That's how to progress, Give muscles, fascia AND bones a chance, yes, yes, yes: The road to top performance …

Small Steps Big Changes

"Even the longest journey (a journey of a thousand miles) begins with a single step" (Lao Tzu) By Marina Aagaard, MFE Tip Changing habits, it's easier said than done! Start with that first step, the very important one. Compliment yourself a lot for having now begun! With every step it gets easier; soon you're having fun …

Shop Till You Drop! It’s O.K.!

By Marina Aagaard, MFE To me shopping is a rare activity, as I aim for LEAN living and fast shopping: 1) Establish need, 2) Buy object, 3) Return to basecamp. In spite of this I was recently named as a source in the magazine I FORM in the article... believe it or not ... shopping can be healthy ... …