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HOW YOU BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

Fall is really the season where everyone gets sick. It’s freezing cold but because the sun is out, we assume it is somewhat warm and don’t wear enough. Or too much. It is the most confusing season ever and that is why we need to boost our immune system to keep colds, flu and other bugs at bay. Strengthening immunity is a consistent and integrated …

6 TIPS FOR PEOPLE WHO HATE TO WORK OUT

There are people who love sports since their childhood. I am definitely not one of them. When my parents took us to the mountains, I pretty much only liked the pic-nic part of the adventure. I had nightmares before every swimming lesson because I was scared of the water and was ashamed of my retro swimsuit (which with after sight was very cool by the …

START SPORTS AS A TODDLER!

Last Sunday, I went to V3 Fitness with Zoe and Noah. They had their gymnastic lesson with Necmiye and I did some cardio downstairs at the club. When I went to pick them up, they didn’t want to go back home. Noah pointed at the Pilates room next door: „Mummy, can we play there for a bit?“ We had a blast! I didn’t want to show …

GAIN MUSCLE WHILE BURNING FAT

To me the ultimate definition of a sexy body is a well toned physique, noticeable muscle definition and shape, but not bulk. That’s probably the reason I like tigers so much – they are agile, strong and powerful. The challenge of gaining lean muscle mass while cutting down on fat, is of primary importance to many athletes and most people who are into aesthetics and …

DO SQUATS MAKE YOUR LEGS BIGGER?

Let’s clean up with the rumours… When you perform squats, you can potentially add more muscle in your thighs and butt. The main muscles targeted are the quadriceps, hamstrings and glutes. The quads run down the front of the thighs, the hamstrings sit on the back of the thighs and the glutes make up the butt. The muscles of your spine and abdominals will be …