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 …

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 …

Time travelling for body and mind: Riga, Latvia.

By Marina Aagaard, MFE On a very recent four-day trip to Riga, the capital and largest city of Latvia (696,600 inhabitants), a birthday present from my husband, I kept fit mainly by walking the streets for hours and hours; when you are interested in architecture and design, there is a lot to see in Riga, …

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 …

Airport Fitness

An airport is an interesting place to be, though it is a time stealer. To me to travel is not just about the final destination, but very much the sensations of the journey itself; the hustle and bustle of airports, ports and stations, to watch people of many nationalities with very different looks and attitudes …