Author: Rike Aprea

Kaizen Up

Things you can do TODAY to improve your life by tomorrow “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”Mark Twain Many people have long-term goals or projects they want to address in their (near) future. However, many of these are never reached or worked on. For example, how many of...

The Health Benefits of Green Tea

“I like tea and yoga, but I don’t do yoga”.Moby Green tea is one of the healthiest beverages and most commonly consumed beverages. What are the components of this “wonder drink” and how can they support a healthy lifestyle? Green tea has its origins in China. Like Oolong or black tea, it...

7 Foods That Can Help You to Fight Inflammation

What is inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s immune system’s response to an infection or an injury and is part of the natural healing process. The immune cells release hormones such as bradykinin or histamine, which help to increase blood flow by widening the blood vessels and cause swelling. They also...

Bullet-proof Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

Poor sleep is linked to an increased risk of weight gain, impaired cognitive functions, depression, increase anxiety levels, and decreased motor control. Apart from that, a lack of sleep can weaken our immune system. Unfortunately, many of us seem to have a hard time, either falling or staying asleep. Stress or the...

How to Equip Your Home Gym for Less Than $100

All my clients know that I’ not a “machine girl”. I’m rather an “equipment minimalist” because that allows my to workout anywhere, even in the tiniest hotel room. Today I want to share my favorite fitness equipment that you can use when exercising in your living room, home gym, or...

The Health Benefits of Calcium

This week I planned to write a post on magnesium and its importance for athletes, but after talking to one of my clients about osteoporosis, I decided to dedicate this post to calcium: What is Calcium? Calcium is an essential nutrient that can’t be produced by the body and thus has to be...

10 Tips That Can Help You To Start Losing Weight Today

Restrictive diets don’t work for many people. They’re often not sustainable because they limit your favorite foods or cut them out altogether. But you don’t have to be on a “diet” to lose weight or get healthy. Small changes can already make a big difference. This post will provide you...

Intermittent Fasting For Newbies

A Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting “Fasting empties the stomach and the mind; freeing up space to refuel our bodies with the Bread of Life.”Allene van Oirschot Fasting has been used for centuries to treat or prevent health conditions. The word fast stems from the Old English expression fæsten, which refers to the...

Don’t Just Get Through a Crisis – Own It.

3 steps that will help you to turn any crisis into an opportunity 七転び八起き Fall seven and get up eight times Japanese Proverb Powerful change often starts with disturbing events. Maybe you think about quitting your job or ending a relationship? Maybe you failed at something you wanted to achieve?...