8 COMMON SQUAT MISTAKES

Once you know how to properly squat, it seems like the easiest thing on earth. But until then, you may make a couple of mistakes. Here are the most common ones and how to avoid them in order to do the perfect squat! Mistake Number 1: The feet are too close together. The fix: Stand with your feet a little wider than shoulder-width apart. You …

SQUAT ‘TIL YOU DROP!

You wonder how to get a nice round butt and toned legs? The answer is one word: SQUATS. I swear, every personal trainer – including me – has his clients make supersets of squats two times a week and they show off their sexy booty and live happily ever after. Let me show you some pictures that are worth a thousand words: Do you understand …

FULL BODY BIKINI WORKOUT

This is the all included kind of deal. You don’t need any equipment except for a yoga mat or a soft carpet. I love this workout because you can do it wherever you are, home or on a holiday. Find a a little time once a day and you will feel so much better. Since we work all body parts but not to exhaustion, it …

DESIGN LOVERS TO DENMARK

Week-ends are always great but they pass so quickly you hardly feel you had a real break. That is why Kerem and I love to go somewhere close for a long week-end. We usually explore Turkey or go to Europe — our last destination was Copenhagen. I had always wanted to go there because I am crazy about nordic design: simple lines, lots of whites, …

FIT MOMMY

Playgrounds are lots of fun for our kids but they are also awesome for busy moms who want to multitask. While our little ones are running up the stairs and sliding down the slide, we can actually do a full body workout. Be creative, there is lots of other exercises you can do. These are only a couple to get you inspired. WARM-UP We do …

THE REWARDING BENEFITS OF FASTING

For Muslims Ramadan is a holy month, honouring the period when the first verses of the Quran were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad by the angel Gabriel. Allah says: “The month of Ramadan in which the Quran was revealed, a guidance for humanity, and clear (signs) for guidance and judgment…” During Ramadan, Muslims are supposed to read the Quran more often, abstain from eating, drinking, …

WHY CAN’T I LOSE WEIGHT?

You started your new healthy lifestyle a couple of weeks ago and in the beginning you lost quite some weight. But recently that scale wouldn’t budge a tiny bit. You want to know why? Here are some possible explanations. Do you skip breakfast? When you get up in the morning, you should be hungry. Maybe not immediately but if you are awake since two hours …