As we age, our body loses muscle mass (this process is called ‘sarcopenia’), which means that not only our muscle become smaller and weaker, but all our connective tissues lose their strength as well. Since everything is connected in our body, then changes in muscle lead to changes in bone structures, our hormone health, insulin… Continue reading Old = weak and forgetful?
September is my favorite time to travel. There’s an autumn feel in the air. If you travel to Northern countries – it’s a little windy, it’s not too hot and not too crowded anymore. If you travel to South, you get to prolong your summer and again – no crowds. So, you might see why… Continue reading Talk tae me in Scots
Couple of years back, my friend and I decided to go on a long weekend to Oslo. I had never been, she had never been, and the flight from Riga was short. So it seemed like a great idea. It still remains one of my favorite trips to this day... And let me tell you… Continue reading Oslo
Weight training! Music to my ears. I have grown up in a society, where aerobics was a huge thing. In the 90’s every woman was going to at least 1 aerobics’ class a week. My mom was not an exception and she took me along. I don’t remember much, but I do remember that sometimes… Continue reading You should be weight training!
As you have seen, I have been running. How else would I have been able to run that 21K. But that doesn’t mean I am a big cardio lover... How can that be? Reason No. 1, why running shouldn’t be a daily activity: Well, I don’t think running is for everyone and myself included. If… Continue reading Should you be doing cardio?
I am the lucky one. I don’t have to sit at a desk for 8 hours every day. And, in my opinion, it doesn’t matter if you love your job or hate it (in which case you should quit it), inactivity at workplace is a curse of the 21st century. Not that long ago, people… Continue reading N.E.A.T. and why does it matter?