Have you ever heard people complaining about how lucky some individuals are for being naturally thin/tall/tanned/you name it?
Nowadays, it has become quite normal having a part time job while studying.
Stage 1: Denial It is January 1st 2017. My phone’s Wi-Fi won’t work, but I choose to believe that it will get fixed, somehow.
To me, 2016 has been one of those years in which stupidity reaches its highest records, and nonsense is so popular that it is the new common sense.
I met Santosh Kunwar on a beautiful November day when the rain has taken a break for a few hours, and the sun is shining.
The festive season is here and it's a wonderful time to have family meals and attend Christmas gourmet dinners with a lot of senseless feasting, all in the name of saying that «I will lose weight or stay in shape in January».
Having moved from a country where fitness professionals are subjected to vigorous vetting and screenings, and must pay insurance every year to where nothing is controlled, I have learnt a lot. I have learned how the practice is not controlled, and that there is a lot of wannabe's who walk around with huge egos and less concern about the clients in general.
We are in an age where science fiction has become a reality. People are working offshore in the middle of the swelling deep oceans, and I recently heard a successful human head transplant has been done now in Russia. But we can't lose weight, keep fit and lead a healthy life. Why?
Despite all, I live in Norway, and I fall in love everyday with its little peculiarities. And because I am a words person, this love extends to the Norwegian language as well. Here are my favourite Norwegian expressions, words and sayings.
Saturday 29th of October 2016, a concert will be celebrated in Stavangeren. Among other artists, Mari Boine, Bohem, Samsaya, Bob Hansson, Vidar Schanche and Eva Bjerga Haugen will participate. But this is not any other concert, nor any other Saturday night. This is an event that will have an impact in the lives of real people who have lost pretty much everything.
I met Samuel Ope Olabode at the student houses at Ugleveien, where he lives. He’s in his second year of his master in biochemistry. He likes the learning system in Norway, and all the hiking opportunities.
Proper Nutrition plays an important role in enhancing fitness and health. As a science, the central focus of nutrition is the study of food requirements for the production of energy, and regulation of bodily processes. “You are what you eat” is a saying that captures the critical contribution of nutrition to our health and wellbeing.
A month vacation in my original country, Spain, has left me relaxed and, I must confess, with a little bit of jet lag. And I say this because, let’s face it, Spain is on the same time as Norway, but Spanish habits and Norwegian habits are far from synchronized.
Not too long ago, I moved to a new apartment, and while exploring the objects that the owner left behind for me and my roomie, I saw it: an almost old-fashioned machine, obsolete, but beautiful. A radio.
How we train our abdominal muscles vary based on what you need to achieve by the end of the day. Surprisingly enough is the number of exercises available, but the fact remains very simple especially in all those abdominal or core muscle, since it comes with bracing and holding of the muscles involved.
In this issue of «Meet the student» the writers of the column, Anne Marie Haws and Isabelle Kongshaug, have interviewed each other. You probably didn’t know that one of them is Swedish and the other one is American, did you?
What kind of beer shall you have to pair with food? There is no definite answer, but this is an attempt to give you some guidelines on what to think about.
Summer season brings out the best of us all and majority of us would like to engage in physical activities, but starting with a full marathon isn’t a wise choice for your summer fitness plan.