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 on vacation? Yes. It is very often a good idea because an active …

Everyday excellent exercise: Stair walking – for fitness, fat loss and fun

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Take the stairs. It is excellent exercise. It is fun; it is an experience, you see the World (buildings) from different angles. Your legs and heart get stronger and stair walking burns lots of calories. Use the stairs in the everyday and when travelling. A 80 kg (~160 lb) person burns …

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 …

5 Tips for Smarter Workouts: Avoid Injuries Due To New Years Resolutions!

By Marina Aagaard, MFE On the 1st of January you are full of good intentions and New Years resolutions, which often revolve around getting into better shape … however a 0-100 mph start after a relaxed Christmas (season) often results in physical and mental overload and injury come February. There are smarter ways to do it. It …

Slimming sensation: 100 % guaranteed weight loss with the 7:0 diet!

Af Marina Aagaard, MFT Another one? Yes, I know, what I am thinking, but what do you think??? First there was the 5:2 diet and a multitude of 5:2-ripoffs, then cleverly came the 6:1 diet and just now the 4:3 diet. Oh no, what is left .... oh yes, my brand new 7:0 diet! What is …

Your exercise and health: MED – exactly what it takes!

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Long ago one of my mentors, Yvonne Lin, World Champion of Wushu karate and a tai chi and sports aerobic expert, opened my semi-shot fitness eyes; in dedicated sports training it is all about getting optimal results with minimal time investment in order to have more time for fun; more sports, …

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 …