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The Secret IngredientTo Turn Your Boring Workout Into Purposeful Training

The Secret Ingredient To Turn Your Boring Workout Into Purposeful Training Substance. That’s what is missing and so many Personal Trainers forget to educate their clients on. My knowledge comes not only from the gym, or from Karate, no, it comes from Daito Ryu, Ninjutsu, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Target Shooting, Swimming, Latin American Dancing, and […]


What Does The Warm Up Actually Do

What Does The Warm Up Actually Do A warm up simply brings your body into a state of readiness for the movements to come. A warm up raises your heart rate, your body temperature and sends blood flow to the muscles to be used later on as well to tendons and ligaments. It also lubricates […]


How To Structure Your Workout

How To Structure Your Workout You might think I’m just going to give you a routine. What I will actually do is make you think. I will give you the steps to create your routine but then you will do it by yourself. And then you can come to me with it and we can […]


What To Do When You Are Short On Time To Train

What To Do When You Are Short On Time To Train If you don’t feel amazing then you will not be able to make others around you feel amazing either. And to feel amazing you must look after your health. And part of that is movement. Not workout, not exercise but movement. What’s the difference […]


Why I Stand For 1h30m Training Sessions

Why I Stand For 1h30m Training Sessions Ever since I began practicing Karate, 20 years ago, I learnt that training is at least 1h30min long. Not 1h, not 45 min. And I kept it this way. Here I will explain WHY this is so important. Today we have all sorts of sessions. And they are all […]


What Day & Time Is The Best For Training Sessions

What Day & Time Is The Best For Training Sessions This is a common question so I’d better answer it. A straight forward answer would be: there is not BEST. Ok, now I’d better explain. With over 20 years of being coached in many different sports: Martial Arts, Target Shooting, Swimming, Skiing, Archery, Dance etc. […]


The First Step To Take As A Beginner In Fitness 2

The First Step To Take As A Beginner In Fitness I love to work with beginners or those coming back to exercising. I love to witness the huge changes from one session to the other and watch them learn and develop from scratch. The journey is amazing. Of course I like to work with you […]


3 Ways To Design Your Environment And Make Exercise Easier And Enjoyable

3 Ways To Design Your Environment And Make Exercise Easier And Enjoyable Developing the habit of exercising regularly can be difficult for some. For others it may be easier to start with but when they hit the plateau it gets really difficult to keep going. What’s your challenge? There’s a thing you can do to […]


Reclaim Your Nature

Reclaim Your Nature I was a lucky child. I was born and raised in a big city where I had almost everything a child wanted. But every summer holiday my parents would send me to the countryside to spend 3 months with my grandparents. The little poor village had 2 small shops. There was no cinema, not […]


3 Things That Happen Instantly When You Train With Nature’s Elements

3 Things That Happen Instantly When You Train With Nature’s Elements 1. Stepping out of your comfort zone You’ll never ever progress being comfortable. Nature will get your out of your comfort zone at every single training session, no exception. The thing is that your mind will be so busy being out of the comfort […]


3 Ways To Stay Healthy And Fit For Life 1

3 Ways To Stay Healthy And Fit For Life Easy for me to say right? Having 20 years of sports behind me it’s in my blood, I don’t even need to try. I’m sorry, I have to tell you that you are WRONG. Any habit can be undone if not practiced, practiced and practiced some […]


Beasting vs Smart Coaching

“Beasting” vs Smart Coaching Today I will touch on a topic which I believe makes the difference between leaving someone with the love for sport and exercise and making them hate it for the rest of their lives. Beasting or extreme coaching vs smart coaching or coaching with purpose and passion. In 20 years of sport […]

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Why your workouts are boring and 4 ways to make them exciting

Why your workouts are boring and 4 ways to make them exciting   I used to be a Personal Trainer in a gym. I loved it and I learnt a lot. However I could not help but noticing how many people would come to the gym and seem bored by what they were doing.   I […]


How much rest do you need for fitness gains

How much rest do you need for fitness gains What are rest and recovery   Rest is part of recovery. Recovery is what happens in your body after the end of a workout. So rest includes sleep, nutrition, time for stillness—both mental and physical, activities that provide active-recovery that provides mental/physical relaxation such as yoga and swimming, […]

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