Personal Trainer Blog

  • Do you need magnesium?

    Magnesium is an essential mineral, but when it comes to knowing if you should get some and how, things can get complicated.   Magnesium is one of the most present mineral in the body. It…

  • 5 Tips to Beat the Winter Blues

    Fall brings beautiful colours, crisp invigorating air, football games, hot chocolate, and bonfires. Winter brings cozy nights watching old movies, celebration and holiday parties, and the quiet…

  • The Ideal Weekend Workout to Get You Back on Track

    Has a hectic weekly schedule caused you to sideline your fitness goals? Are you procrastinating when it comes to exercise? If yes, we understand your struggle, and want to help you find a…

  • Exercise Tips For the (Almost) Incurably Unfit

    Less than half of Dutch adults exercise enough. Given how hard it can feel to exercise in the fall and winter months, it is especially important to find ways of swapping too much time spent on the…

  • 1 Simple Trick to Boost Productivity

    Evidence suggests that a few hours of intensive work a day is more efficient than two big blocks of four hours. However, you’re most likely stuck in a 9 to 5 office job and don’t have flexible…

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    8 Reasons You Should Try Crossfit

    Crossfit can be intimidating. However, it’s not restricted to professional athletes only. Here are 8 reasons why I think everyone should try it at least once. 1. Challenge yourself Crossfit is…

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    Why Dieting Doesn’t Work: A Neuroscience Approach

    Have you ever dieted and gained all the weight back? Do you blame yourself when you see the numbers on the scale going up again? These months of restrictions just end up being stressful and tiring…

  • I Stretched Every Day for a Month, Here’s What Happened.

    I’m 26 years old and someone you could consider relatively fit and healthy. I am not a gym junkie, but I have kickboxing classes twice a week and a 20-minute bike ride every day to go to work (one of…

  • The Damages of Sitting and How to Prevent Them

    Most of us have office jobs and end up spending a good deal of our day sitting down. Because of this, we can experience back pain, stiff shoulders, sore necks. If you’re like me, you’re most likely…

  • The DASH Diet: the Best Diet?

    What’s the DASH diet? The acronym ‘DASH’ stands for ‘Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension’. This dietary pattern is promoted by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute based in the…