Exercises and Stretches for Better Posture

It is no secret that a lot of us suffer from bad posture. We are spending a lot of time sitting slouched in front of a computer, at a desk, on the sofa, in the car. We also spend a lot of time these days looking down at our smartphones. As a personal trainer, when…

Fit and Strong with Hiking

As you may already know, I live in the desert. But with temperatures well over 50C in summer and a long school holiday, I spend the summer break in the Swiss Alps. And as you also may know, I am a big gym junkie and I love my spin and weight sessions and Muay Thai…

The Importance of Balance

Balance is an essential component for a healthy life. You need it for activities in your daily life, such as carrying heavy loads, picking something up from the floor, getting out of a chair and going up and down stairs. Balance is not only important for elderly people to reduce the risk of injuries from…

Exercise and Lower Back Pain

Why You Should Exercise Back pain is one of the most common complaints people have. Probably the last thing you want to do when you have lower back pain, is exercise. But the best thing for your back to do, as any doctor, therapist, or personal trainer would tell you, is exercise. It will help…