LUNCH-BOX: LENTIL SALAD

The other day we had Zoe’s little friends over for a playdate. I hadn’t have time to check a training DVD at the office so I asked them if they wanted to watch it together with me. „My mommy is a trainer now!“ said Zoe proudly. „What is a trainer?“ asked Ela. „I show people how they can grow their muscle“, I said. „Let me …

SCARY MEDITATION EXPERIENCE

I can say that I am the master of my body, but my mind? Nooo, it drives me crazy quite regularly! I am thinking way too much, especially when I shouldn’t of course, like when I am dead tired and have got only four hours until the alarm clock starts ringing. So when my friend Gülçin told me about the OSHO Afroz Meditation Center on …

FAST TRACK BODY BUILDING?

I LOVE bodybuilding! There is absolutely no way you can get the desired results faster than with bodybuilding. I lost 1,3 kg fat in less than a month and my friend who trained with Bodybuilding World Champion Serdar Aktolga lost 3 kg of fat while building up 3 kg of muscle mass in only four weeks of time. Usually bodybuilding is associated with competitions where …

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 …

BREAK THE FAST THE HEALTHY WAY

In the month of Ramadan, muslims stay abstinent from food and liquids from the crack of dawn until sunset. While a 10 percent drop in our body’s water suply will land us in the hospital, a mere 2% decrease can trigger signs of dehydration, including trouble concentrating and severe headaches. That is why you should break the fast by drinking lots of liquids. WATER: Drink …