111 Excellent Reasons for Exercising: Choose Life and Fitness

By Marina Aagaard, MFE You already know, that fitness is good for you. But not just that. Fitness exercise is fun and it works: There are all kinds of fitness exercise for both sexes, all ages, all levels and in  many forms; one and one fitness, two and two fitness, group fitness, soft fitness, hard fitness, indoor fitness, …

10 Top Tips: Get The Most Out Of Your Training

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Don't waste your time! Check these 10 expert tips, based on motivation theory and advanced sports science, and get the most out of your training time.        1. Find your internal motivation, find out what's fun and meaningful in training: 1) It feels good working up a sweat and feeling …

Bio-psycho-social model: Better fitness periodization

Bio-psycho-social fitness planning, model for periodization (Aagaard, 2012) By Marina Aagaard, MFE Make a holistic plan; bio-psycho-social fitness periodization Inspired by the bio-psycho-social model, in which "the health of the individual is considered a product of dynamic interaction between its biological, psychological and social circumstances (Roessler, 2002)". Step 1: Holistic thinking Think - before preparing your fitness plan …