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 …

10 Super Tips: Get Much More Out Of Your Fitness Training

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Fitness strength training is super training for every one regardless of sex and age. Unfortunately many fitness exercisers are wasting their time. And it takes so little to make fitness so much better. Good fitness 1) improves metabolism and increases energy expenditure during exercise and rest, 2) prevents injuries and 3) …

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 …

Personal Training? What Is It (Worth)?

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Fitness centres and trainers across the country offers 'personal training', but what exactly is it? In many fitness centres it looks just like ordinary fitness training with the usual fitness instructor ... but costs more? So is it worth it? Yes, mostly it is. Depending on the fitness centre, the exerciser …

TV and Fitness? Turn That TV Off!

http://youtu.be/vVg2GMyqGac By Marina Aagaard, MFE Is TV healthy or unhealthy? Some research suggests that too much TV viewing is connected with physical inactivity and poor health? Why is it then, that there are more and more TV's in health clubs? Is it really necessary with more news or more soap during your one hour of …

Alarms! Cure For Grandma Arms!

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Once again I was asked the question: Can I get rid of these grandma arms? The short answer: In part, you don't really want the other alternative, do you? A more elaborate answer and a super exercise follow below. One of the questions I have been asked the most – a top 3 …

WOD: Design A Super Workout Program

Fitness Workout of the Day Programming (Aagaard, 2012) By Marina Aagaard, MFE How to Design A Better Workout? Of course you can design your workout of the day without prior planning or periodization. However, if you really want to progress and make the most of your workout time, then it makes more sense to create …