How and Why to Change Your Workout Routine

I think pretty much everyone who is regularly going to the gym has heard that it is necessary to change workout plans from time to time. Apparently your body (your muscles) gets used to a routine, so it loses its effectiveness. But is this actually true or just a rumour? Is this only applicable to…

What is the Best Exercise to Get Rid of Cellulite?

I would like to discuss today another popular question for Personal Trainers. It is about the dreaded cellulite. I am sure you know what I am talking about. Standing in that fitting room with those horrible unfavourable cold lights mercilessly exposing every little dent on your skin. The dimples and holes and squishy skin on…

Do My Boobs Grow or Shrink With Exercise?

Another week and another popular question: “Do my boobs grow or shrink with exercise?” This is a common concern, and the reason why a lot of health and fitness magazines and websites have written about it. It often also involves the recommendation to do exercise to lift those boobs. Well, despite all this information out…

How Often And For How Long Do I Have to Work Out?

As a personal trainer I get this asked a lot: “How many times a week should I work out and for how long?” I understand why this is such a common question. After all, we are all busy and want to spend our time as efficiently as possible. So unless you are a gym junkie,…

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…