A Club Hop City Walk in Amsterdam: From Nord to West to Zuid to Ost

Af Marina Aagaard, MFT Can you see Amsterdam by foot? Yes, you can. The evidence is clear. Must you see Amsterdam by foot? No, you can take a tram, bus, taxi or bike. Should you see Amsterdam by foot? Yes, sights are super and walking is healthy. It is morning. Air is cooler than yesterday …

City Walk in 36.000 Steps: Amsterdam Sneaker Sightseeing

By Marina Aagaard, MFT As seen on film! The scene in the reception might as well have been choreographed. It is going to be a good day! 06:30. I am heading full speed for the breakfast restaurant with map and papers in hand. But. What. I have forgotten my pen. I walk towards the reception desk. …

Weekend walk: Nationalpark Mols Bjerge, Djursland, Denmark.

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Early weekend morning Djursland, Denmark. Off-season. Cool, moist, misty. In the car and a 20 minute drive by car to Nationalpark Mols Bjerge. Park. Walk.   Walking through the park on narrow paths. The landscape reveals its heritage: Ice age made. Nationalpark Mols Bjerge. Although Bjerge (Mountains) is an overstatement. Big, bleak, …

Fitness wellness super hike: Preikestolen, Norway.

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Took a trip to Norway this weekend to do a group exercise workshop in Sandnes near Stavanger. Hubby suggested a morning photo outing, which turned out to be a bucket item list, which I did not know I had to have ... Preikestolen or Prekestolen, or Preacher's Pulpit or Pulpit Rock, …

Weekend Wellness Walk: Get Up, Get Out, Get Well

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Easter time is holiday time for some. If time and money is tight, a day trip or two to a place near you, preferable one you have not visited before, is an o.k. holiday travel substitute. As always it is good to grab the chance of getting some free exercise; going …

Day Trip: Gone-Away Lake Walk

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Sometimes you do not need to travel very far to come a long way away from home... This weekend I went for a walk in three different areas of the neighbourhood; in the woods, at the beach and, especially interesting, a new walk by a hidden, spooky lake ... Suddenly, I …

Neighbourhood Nature Watch: A Fall Wellness Walk

Marina Aagaard, MFE In between working and travelling there is time for a little home time. Not home time on the couch, but daily dog walks for fresh air inhalation and basic movement. It is physical fitness activity with a low level of intensity, but a high level of wellness, mindfulness and mental benefits. Everyone should go …

Bitten By a Bad Bug? Walk Around the Block

By Marina Aagaard, MFE So it is that time of year ... summer holiday aka recovery period is long gone. It is getting cold and the cold is getting you (me). Or worse: You are bitten by a bad bug or caught by a feverish flu. A sorry scenario: Too sick to eat, sleep and …

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 …

A Mindbody Day Trip: Sculpture by the Sea

By Marina Aagaard, MFT A phenomena started on Bondi coastal walk, Sydney, and an annual event on Cottesloe beach in Perth, Australia, now for the third time an immensely popular june event in Aarhus, second city of Denmark, a population of 307.117, and named European Capital of Culture for 2017: Sculpture by the Sea; it's mindbody-blowing. Permanent …