Fitness Category Archives

NO EXCUSES!

Many women ask me how I manage to spend time with my kids, work at the office, write my blog and train every day. The answer is simple: I set priorities and plan my day. While other girls go to the hairdresser, I am at the gym. For some reason, people think that I am working out for hours and hours, but I don’t: 45-60 …

GOTTA LOVE MY NEW YEAR WORKOUT!

New Year’s eve is the day for saying good bye to your old habits and celebrating the new fit and healthy person you are going to become. Download this poster on your phone or print it out and stick it to the fridge. It may help you to stay motivated all through the month of January. You do these exercises once a day and add …

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR BODY TYPE

There are three different body type categories: the endomorph, the mesomorph and the ectomorph. Your genetics, nutrition and fitness lifestyle play a large role in how you look, but without any doubt EVERYBODY can become fit. Let’s determine which body type you are… ENDOMORPH TYPE Ehe endomorph Person tends to put on weight and struggle to lose it. The build is wider than an ectomorph …

EXERCISING DURING YOUR PERIOD

It’s that time of the month when your mood is funny (Kerem always knows when the time has come!), you crave dessert and have a bloated tummy. Personally I have pain on the first day only, but the menstruation can be quite heavy on the second day. For me, the following measures help me to feel better about myself. PAINKILLER It is totally okay to …

MENOPAUSE A NIGHTMARE?

Most women enter menopause when they are 48-55 years old. I remember my mom when she had hot flashes out of nowhere. She was wearing t-shirts in winter and we were regularly finding her running to the window to gasp some fresh air. Flashes and weight gain are the most common symptoms caused by the hormone change in the body. What happens is that oestrogen …