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 …

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 …

Fitness Trend Nummer 1: Wearables og quantified self

Af Marina Aagaard, MFT Wearable technology, wearables, er den nye nummer et på årets Top 20 fitness trendliste. Det er ikke en ny fitness aktivitet. Det handler om fitness måling og løbende selvmåling. Tiltag som kan anvendes sammen med de øvrige 19 trends. Wearable technology, på dansk bærbar eller kropsbåren teknologi, kaldes internationalt og i …

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 …