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WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM VIETNAMESE PEOPLE?

Before this year trip, I had tiny knowledge about food and dietary habits in Vietnam. I heard about spring rolls and I suspected that rice would be the main dish. I also heard rumours about eating dogs, pigeons and crocodiles. (It’s TRUE). That’s all I knew. Joanna’s barbequing a crocodile  The first thing which has struck […]

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TRAVELLING IN VIETNAM

In today’s entry, I will look at different forms of transport available for the backpackers in Vietnam, and I will explain why, in my opinion, overnight sleeper train is by far the best way to travel. Other options are plane, bus and motorbike. Let’s start with the smallest one; nippy motorbike seems like a great […]

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VIETNAM

I always fancied visiting Vietnam. I don’t know why. Maybe because of all Vietnam war movies I have watched… Or because it sounds very mystical and so oriental. I always wanted to feel the heat, wet air on my skin, witness hectic life in the major cities and calmness of villages. This year my dream […]

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EDINBURGH KETTLEBELL BOOTCAMP – FINAL THOUGHTS

Last day of the boot camp. As always, it was an emotional moment. It is the time when boot campers have their body composition checked again and we compare it to the data collected 4 weeks ago. Everyone worked so hard for this moment and everyone expect great results. In the ideal world the body […]

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BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

Today I’ve realised I am a very lucky person. As kettlebell coach and personal trainer, I have a rare chance to meet real people, with no masks, makeups, fake smiles. We train together, hard, often very early in the morning. Almost every day. We sweat a lot, we breath heavy, sometimes we are in pain. It’s when the […]

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HOW FLOWFIT HAS BECAME A PART OF MY DAILY ROUTINE?

I do Flowfit almost every day. It is a part of my warm-up before any sports activities, whether it is a squash, kettlebells sport, rings, clubbells or yoga. I am using it during my decompression days and for movement meditation when I perform it very slowly with a great focus on breathing and connection. When […]

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WHAT REALLY MAKES US FAT?

It is so easy, we should just: “Eat less, exercise more and stay away from fatty foods and you will drop weight and feel fantastic.”   So why we are so fat? And we are getting fatter each year? If the above message is right (but it isn’t!! as you will learn below) there must […]

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HOW TO BE HAPPY!?

Everyone can have a bad day, a time when you are feeling tired and sluggish, have no energy. You might feel that there is no sense in what you do and you are a waste of time and space, as you are not good enough, there are people better then you, you can never achieve that […]

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COMMON SENSE IN NOT COMMON ACTION!

We all know that we shouldn’t eat processed food, cut down sugars and grains intake, lower alcohol consumption, exercise daily, choose to walk instead of the bus, etc. It is common sense, isn’t it? To be excellent, you cannot simply think or feel excellent, you must act excellently” Aristotle So how it is possible that […]

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LIVE LOVE LIFE NOW

When your life seems to be very predictable, well planned and regular, enjoy every dullness moment of it. You never know what may wait for you around the corner and what new and unexpected situation you might have to deal with the next minute. When you feel you are on the top off the ball […]