Fitness Category Archives

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 …

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 …

WRONG ASSUMPTION

“I don’t want to get big or bulky, that’s why I don’t lift heavy weights” is what I hear from so many women at the gym. They have pictures of female bodybuilders who resemble men in their mind and are absolutely terrified of adding some kilos to the weight stack. So they pick up a 2 kilo dumbbell and do endless reps or run for hours on …

ALL IN ONE EXERCISE

Let’s be frank, there are some exercises which simply look cool. Especially if a girl does it. Deadlift is one of them. Squat is the other. But let’s concentrate on this most ancient, fundamental alpha lift here. I cannot imagine a leg day without deadlifts because it’s an addiction and every time I do it, I get so much stronger. What’s more, against most girls’ …

MY AFTER BABY BODY

Heidi Klum hit the Victoria’s Secret runway five weeks after she had given birth. If she can do it, I will do it too, I thought being pregnant myself. I didn’t do any research about how she or any other celebrity had managed to get back in shape in no time. I just figured if I continued working out continuously and if I wouldn’t give …