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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 …

SQUAT ’TIL BIRTH!

If you are in good health and there are no complications with your pregnancy, your doctor will probably encourage you to remain active, especially if you were working out before. Exercising during pregnancy will not only make you feel better and fitter, it can also help prepare your body for labor and delivery. And guess what: One of the most beneficial exercises during pregnancy is …

WHY YOU MUST SQUAT

Many girls don’t like their butt. They want it to be firmer and rounder and they have somehow heard that they should squat. But before they start, they all have the same questions: Is squatting really the solution to my problem? How many squats a day should I make? And when will I see the results? First of all, the answer is Yes: Squat is …

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SQUAT

1 – Squat twice a Week Squatting two times a week allows you to go for two heavy sessions if you separate them by 48 hours at least so that your muscles have time to recover fully. You could for example squat on Monday and Thursday. Make sure you vary your squats in order to challenge your body. My leg days could look like this: …

KNEE PAIN AFTER SQUATTING

I have lots of followers who complain about knee pain after squatting. They swear they do the exercise correctly, but let me assure you: If you do your squat right, you won’t have pain. That is if you are a healthy individual who doesn’t have a history of knee pain or injury of course. Here are a couple of common mistakes that lead to knee …