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When perfection becomes an excuse.

August 17, 2023

Exercise, Health, Motivation

I will give you some guidelines on how to know, when perfection becomes an excuse. Why is wanting to exercise and eat exactly the right way prevents you from being healthy, strong and resilient? Here is how you know perfection becomes an excuse. You are aiming for perfection or you aim for the right way […]

Health, Uncategorized

How we look will make us healthier.

August 3, 2023

I was thinking about a couple of things last week. Main thing was why so many are thinking how we look will make us healthier. Thinking how we look will make us feel healthier. How come when we think of health we focus so much on looks and so little on how we feel? How […]

Health goals

July 20, 2023

Health, Motivation

Can your health goals be to just feel good?​Of course it can.You can also have smaller goals like running more frequent, or a certain distance, lifting a certain weight or being better at a sport.​What drives me a lot is my anticipation of how I will feel from doing a certain activity.​I have also experienced […]

Health, Personal Training, Uncategorized

Best health indicator.

June 6, 2023

Why weight is not the best health indicator.​​ If weight loss is on your mind which is totally find by the way. And it can be a a big motivator for many. Here is the thing though, it is not guaranteed that you will feel better once you loose the weight. It can definitely be […]

Cardio or strength for weight loss

May 30, 2023

Exercise, Health, Personal Training

I will just come out of the gate and say that as a health professional, I don’t support pitching Cardio or Strength for weight loss against each other. You need both for health and both cardio and strength contributes with important benefits for weight loss. ​ Pitching cardio vs strength for weight loss is old […]

Exercise, Health, Injuries, Personal Training, Uncategorized

Ellen Dyverfeldt, Personal trainer and Health coach.

How important is strength work?

May 2, 2023

How important is strength work when you are starting out? It depends of course but the main thing when starting out is to increase your activity level. Strength work is highly important for your long term health. But what’s more important is to find a physical activity / movement that you like the experience of […]

Improving your health.

April 12, 2023

Health, Motivation, Personal Training, Uncategorized

With your best  intentions and your motivation is on top you embark on improving your health.  You make an effort to be physically active and exercise more in order to improve your health. The expectation is that it will be somewhat hard and you will work up a sweat. You’ve had a proper workout.  You […]

Health, Motivation, Personal Training

Are you exercising too much?

November 23, 2022

What is a sign your are exercising too much? There are many signs but this one in particular is an obvious one.  So what is it? Well if you are dreading the thought of exercising, working out being physically active, that is a sign you are exercising too much. The same goes if you are […]

You will get results.

August 25, 2022

Health, Motivation, Personal Training

You will get results, every person knows what to do to improve their health however your brain tells you that you don’t know what to do. Your brain will get you to think, I mustn’t know what to do since I haven’t been able to make a change so far. That’s why it’s so confusing […]

Health, Motivation

What to do to improve your health?

July 27, 2022

What should you do to improve your health? More importantly, do you enjoy what you are currently doing for your health?​One of the first questions I get asked from clients is, what should I do to improve my health and or fitness?​ Asking this makes of course sense. You are working with me to get […]