FORGET ABOUT CARDIO!

There are lots of people out there, spending hours and hours on the treadmill. And the worse is: they don’t get in shape, they always look the same. Don’t get me wrong, I think that cardio is good, getting your heart rate up and burning calories. But too much of it is bad for you, especially if you don’t eat enough. Because what happens is when …

BREAK THE FAST THE HEALTHY WAY

In the month of Ramadan, muslims stay abstinent from food and liquids from the crack of dawn until sunset. While a 10 percent drop in our body’s water suply will land us in the hospital, a mere 2% decrease can trigger signs of dehydration, including trouble concentrating and severe headaches. That is why you should break the fast by drinking lots of liquids. WATER: Drink …

SWEET & SOUR SALAD!

It’s about time someone creates a HEALTHY sweet&sour salad dressing and that’s gonna be me. It cannot be that you whisk sugar, honey, raw onion and ketchup together like they suggest in most recipes! It will take you only five minutes to prepare this salad and it tastes absolutely fantastic. You can serve it as a starter when you have guests over or prepare it …

THE REWARDING BENEFITS OF FASTING

For Muslims Ramadan is a holy month, honouring the period when the first verses of the Quran were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad by the angel Gabriel. Allah says: “The month of Ramadan in which the Quran was revealed, a guidance for humanity, and clear (signs) for guidance and judgment…” During Ramadan, Muslims are supposed to read the Quran more often, abstain from eating, drinking, …

WANTED TRAINING BUDDY!

Right now, I train alone. But two times a week I have a kickbox lesson with Mikail so that really feels like having a buddy, especially when we end the lesson with our ABS workouts which he enjoys as much as I do because we show each other new exercises. So working out with a personal trainer can be an alternative for a training buddy. But …