Breaking Myths – How Exercise can Benefit You during Pregnancy

Breaking Myths – How Exercise can Benefit You during Pregnancy

The Call for Motherhood I imagine it is different for every woman, but I wonder who has clear expectations from motherhood. Having your dreams and goals in life. Living abroad far away from inlaws in a country where you don’t quite master the language yet.  

The Art of Endurance Training: How To Set SMART Goals and Stay Motivated

The Art of Endurance Training: How To Set SMART Goals and Stay Motivated

The Art of Endurance Many of my friends admire my consistency when it comes to training. They think it’s funny when I do my resistance band exercises in the early morning before a race and get up half an hour earlier for this. For me 

Diastasis Recti: How to Diagnose and Heal Yourself?

Diastasis Recti: How to Diagnose and Heal Yourself?

What is Diastasis Recti? You might have heard of the term Diastasis Recti. But what is it and why is it so important? The easiest definition for Diastasis Recti is ab separation around the midline of your stomach. After childbirth, your body will try to 

Finding Post-natal Strength – A Mental and Physical Challenge

Finding Post-natal Strength – A Mental and Physical Challenge

Moms Post-Partum What does it feel like Your baby is born and you’ve spent the first months enjoying this new little creature that suddenly rules your life. What does it feel like to be a new mom? I can tell you from my own experience 

Post C-section Recovery

Post C-section Recovery

How to build strength again post-partum? When can you start exercising again after a C-section? Exercising and breastfeeding Post c-section-friendly core exercises to try at home How to Build Strength again Post-partum? When you are pregnant and soon-to-be-mommy, you probably focus on how to stay 

Strength for Endurance – HIIT and Strength Circuit (25min)

Strength for Endurance – HIIT and Strength Circuit (25min)

Goal: core stabilization, strength and muscular endurance For beginning athletes it’s super important to learn about the importance of a strong core. Strength training will help you with building muscular endurance and make you faster on your swims, rides and runs. Therefore, this HIIT and 

Strength for Endurance – 5min Warm-up

Strength for Endurance – 5min Warm-up

The importance of strength training for endurance athletes, it’s a topic that has been discussed more than once. However, as a triathlete and personal trainer, I learned that it’s hard for non-professional endurance athletes to incorporate regular strength work outs into their training schedules. This 

4 Exercises to Train Your Swim Strength Indoors

4 Exercises to Train Your Swim Strength Indoors

Watch the video below for some indoor training fun when you can’t go to the pool but still want to keep your muscles in shape… 4 simple exercises that train some of the muscles you use while swimming: Shoulders (rotator cuff) Deltoids Lats Biceps Abs 

15 Minutes Indoor Strength Circuit – Chest, legs, back and shoulders

15 Minutes Indoor Strength Circuit – Chest, legs, back and shoulders

This Circuit Training allows you to rest your muscle groups as we move quickly between upper and lower body parts. However, there is no rest in between the sets. The combination of cardio and strength maximizes your training output in short amount of time. Don’t