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 …

Fitness Music: Top 10 Exercise Music and Ultimate Workout Playlist

By Marina Aagaard, MFE At home, at the gym or on the move: Music moves you. Music increases motivation. Music increases performance. On that note: Spotify, a digital music service, has investigated the top workout sounds globally and for Denmark, Scandinavia, and presents the Spotify Top 10 DK list, check it out for inspiration, and their Ultimate Workout Playlist with …

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 …

Habit Change: Fitness And Wellness: Start Now With These 3 Steps.

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Habit change is not all that easy, because your habits of the last 10-20 years do not just disappear in 1-2 weeks. With the right strategy, however, it is possible to: Build healthy habits that last Maximize wellness and life quality Perform and feel better Get fit (in and out of …

Stretching: Should You Stretch? Would You Like To Feel And Perform Better?!

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Is it really necessary to stretch? Yes. Over time your muscles will shorten due to muscle action during exercise and every day activities. That means, that the muscles become tighter and reduce your range of motion. American College of Sports Medicine recommends, that you stretch two to three times a week, …

No Time For Exercise? Microtraining Workout!

Jumping is healthy (after basic training) (Photo: Ski Fitness. Model: Kim Holmes) By Marina Aagaard, MFE "No time for exercise" is a   r e a l l y   p o o r   excuse. It is like this, "those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find …

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 …