16 marathons and 1 Ironman triathlon

Monika ran her first marathon for her 30th birthday – a “to do” she had long wanted to accomplish. 16 marathons and 8 years later, she is now preparing for her first IRONMAN triathlon. She chats with us about her current training sessions and looks back on her best experiences and the unique running tracks she has already been on all around the world, as she works as a flight attendant.

Expert Talk: energy bars the healthy way

In this Expert Talk, we will take a look at healthy sports snacks. We talked to Niki, an entrepreneur who runs her own business under the name of ‘Ni’s’. She told us about the perfect energy bar and all the ingredients that will keep you energized during and after exercise. Niki also shares her thoughts on developing a business in the health-food sector.

Expert Talk: How to reach your workout goals

Did you ever have difficulties committing to a workout routine? Do you wish to improve your performance and know which goals to set? Then this expert talk is for you. Eva’s not only a personal trainer, a passionate mountain biker, initiator of the “velochicks” (a cycling club for women) but a certified sport mental coach – which she became in order to overcome her very own fear of mountain bike-jumps. In this interview she not only explains to us how mental coaching works, but highlights three techniques to help you work on your goals.

“Fitness keeps me young.”

Her energy is amazing, just like her fitness levels. With over 20 years of experience as a dance and spinning instructor and several certificates in her pocket, Hüly talks about her approach to teaching classes and her responsibility as a trainer. She’s living proof that regular sport does not only keep you fit, balanced and happy, but young as well.

Expert Talk: Let’s dance!

Movement is not only a blessing for mind, body and soul. It’s also beneficial for nurturing relationships and communities. For the integrative project „Tanz die Toleranz“ („Dance for tolerance“), movement and dance is essential for bringing people together from different cultures and backgrounds. For our expert talk we asked Monica Delgadillo-Aguilar (director of „Tanz die Toleranz“) how she and her dedicated team are using dance to invite everyone to art and culture.

“Qi Gong changes my whole day for the better.”

Nine years ago Bianca just knew that she found her “thing”: Qi Gong – a way of exercising which is about re-connecting and balancing body, mind and soul. For Bianca it’s not about a sweaty workout, it’s more like re-energizing through becoming silent, awareness of the Qi and gentle moves. In this interview she explains the benefits of Qi Gong and provides three simple exercises that you can practice almost anywhere. Sounds interesting? Indeed!