Since I have been reading a little more about hormonal balances and did a post about the imbalance of hormones, I thought I should get into this a little more. Dopamine Our appreciation hormone can be made in differentparts of our brains. Dopamine takes part in motor control, but it is alsoresponsible for our behavior… Continue reading Know your hormones…
Our hormones are our everything. Without them doing their job, we can rarely do ours, because we are dependent on them. They are responsible for all the chemical messaging that goes on in our bodies. Not only are they responsible for your mood or motivation, but also for your metabolism and reproductive system work. If… Continue reading Hormones make us happy
Have you heard from your trainer that you should work on your mobility? Do you even know what mobility is and why the heck should you train it when you already have your butt and your abs, and maybe your arms or chest to think about already? Well, mobility, in my opinion, is one of… Continue reading Mobility buzz
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?
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?
Yesterday I ran my first half-marathon Boy, was that something. The most I've ran has been about 12K and I have always considered myself as anti-running. But about 1 and a half year ago I got my Polar A360. With Polar devices, you can also get training programs for running. I decided to try it… Continue reading 21K run
I wanted to share this a long time ago, because I have been using this for about 6 months and I just absolutely love it. The idea came from this blog and I'm just beyond happy that I found it. I have been using turmeric as an anti inflammation treatment for some time, but usually I… Continue reading Turmeric golden juice
Do you get your fiber in every day? It sometimes seems like fiber is one of the least appreciated things in our diets. What is fiber? Basically it’s a carbohydrate that our body can’t process. But don’t worry – it’s not bad, because, by not being processed, it can pass through our intestine system and… Continue reading Fiber