The week leading up to lockdown in the Netherlands, I was preparing to go on holiday to Mallorca for a training week with my triathlon club. During this week my husband had sent me an account of a doctor in a hospital in Italy dealing with COVID cases, which was quite shocking. While I […]
The human body is designed for hunting and gathering. So if you are training 3 times a week for an hour, are you really moving regularly?
The answer to this question is: no. I am going to explain why that is.
The next thing I would do after saying “no” is to ask you what you […]
As I write this we are just beyond the second week of the energy boost challenge. What have been the takeaways so far?
This is the first time I have held a fitness challenge and I have to say the uptake and enthusiasm for it has surpassed
my expectations! I wanted to take a few moments […]
In this video we will focus on the shoulders. Some of us develop rounded shoulders that may be related to inactivity and being stuck in the same position for a longer period of time.
If, for example, you are a runner with rounded shoulders, this can potentially have an impact on the movement of your […]
I created this video to help people with the movement of the lower back. Many of my clients, when moving move to the side as shown in the below picture, have very little movement in the spine:
Here is what you would really want your back to look like. Can you see the difference?
As you […]
You are consistent with your training, however are looking for something that can help you even further? Often when we are busy training hard the quality of movement can suffer, especially if we are also sitting a lot in the meantime. The IMoveFreely programme was created to help improve movement for people just like […]
Do you suffer from niggles and frequent injuries? When you are ready to go for a run do you just get up from behind the computer and start running, then wonder why you keep getting a sore knee/hip/lower back? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, this video series is for […]
Over the last months, a lot of us were going out less and therefore sitting more and moving less. This doesn’t necessarily mean exercising less. I am just talking about the lack of the commute to work, the walk to the shops, the cycle across town to meet friends. All these little things add […]
Due to lockdown, I threw myself into finding solutions to keeping both my business going as well as my clients fit. Because of the unusual nature of my working from home I was featured in the Het Parool newspaper last week. Here is the photo and if you want to read it you can […]
At the time of writing this article, we have been under an intelligent lockdown for 6 weeks. Social distancing is now our normal and this has had an impact on how I train my clients. Working online brings both challenges and opportunities, but it has definitely been a successful solution so far. Clients like […]