Stair climbing and vertical running? For you, for me and everyone!

By Marina Aagaard, MFE. Photo: Henrik Elstrup Stair climbing is an excellent workout. I knew that. Last week I found out that stair running, vertical running, is an extreme workout. The event was a cool running event, Zoo Tower Challenge, in Copenhagen, Denmark. As the event organizers put it: A race you won' forget right away! …

Holiday fitness: Get Fit, Keep Fit or Boost Your Fitness

By Marina Aagaard, MFEHoliday fitness? A hot topic right now. So here are five fab methods for fitness and exercise on your holiday; for the super exerciser, the recreational exerciser or the (almost) physically inactive ... Get fit on holiday Not fit or healthy at all? Then this is for you: You have to start somewhere …

How to Get Fit? Take Your Pick: Top 20 Fitness Trends 2014

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Every year newspapers, magazines and blogs forecast the fitness trends for the coming year. Almost all quote ACSM, American College of Sports Medicine, who conduct an international survey and publish a Fitness Trend Top 20. On the basis of their survey ACSM determines, what is trending right now, and also what …

Holiday Fitness Circuit Tips: I Know What I Did This Summer

By Marina Aagaard, MFE You should live in the present; not in the past or in the future. However, I do like looking at photos, a.o. holiday photos, that brings out happy memories from days of the past, e.g. of the summer holiday with my family. Right now autumn, read rain and storm, is starting to …

Express Fitness # 2: Circuit Training For Travel or Home

Marina Aagaard, MFE Get fit and healthy in no time; work out smarter, not harder. Whether you are staying at home or travelling, you can get a super workout with bodyweight, beams, bars or furniture or fitness equipment. The most timeefficient way of getting an all-round resistance and cardio workout is: Circuit training (complex or …

Express Fitness # 1: Interval Training For Travel or Home

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Stay fit and healthy without wasting time. Even if you are travelling, on holiday or have a busy life with little time for exercising, you need to take care of your health, the foundation of fitness, wellness and performance. The good news is, that you can have great results with minimal …

Cruise Ship Curious? Ahoy! Fitness Wellness At Sea Is A Joy

By Marina AagaardBaltic Cruise Day 3: At SeaOn this particular Baltic cruise there are two days at sea. One at the beginning of the cruise and one at the end. This cruise was chosen because of this: It is a nice break to 'just' be at sea for a full day – especially when the …