15 Aug 2018

The role of cholesterol

The role of cholesterol

Cholesterol is like ear wax. It sticks and stays on the walls of a cavity, however not in the ear but in the blood vessels. But while ear wax lubricates the ears, cholesterol is different.

25 Apr 2018

How do I quickly check my pulse rate?

How do I quickly check my pulse rate?

After a short exercise session, or at the Doctor’s, it is easy to do a quick check of your heart rate. But are you doing it correctly? Tsuru Expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld has tips for you.

05 Mar 2018

How much do I need to drink per day?

How much do I need to drink per day?

When you don't drink for a few days, you will literally die of thirst. Water fulfils an essential task as a solvent for proteins, sugars, and fats. Tsuru expert and cardiologist Drs. Ruud van Langeveld explains how much water your body needs.

19 Feb 2018

Eight secrets for a 'happy brain'

8 secrets for a 'happy brain'

We all want a healthy and happy brain. Your brain changes with your age, which means that your mental functions change accordingly. Time to give your brain an extra push.

16 Feb 2018

The danger of too much belly fat

The danger of too much belly fat

Too much belly fat can cause problems for your health, like diabetes and hearth failures. In order to prevent this it is important to be active and stick to a healthy and varied diet.

06 Dec 2017

7 tips to get rid of your cold quickly

7 tips to get rid of your cold quickly

Do you have a bad cold? It is important to take good care of yourself and have a little patience. Read our tips to get better quickly.

20 Sep 2017

Get to the finish with a maximum of mental strength

Get to the finish with a maximum of mental strength

Many top athletes and sports psychologists will agree that mental strength is vital to get to the finish line. It is necessary to overcome obstacles, to challenge yourself, and to persevere, so you will reach your ultimate goal.

19 Jun 2017

Different kinds of hunger

Different kinds of hunger

According to the book 'Recognize your Hunger' (or in Dutch: Herken je Honger) there are various kinds of ‘hunger’ with a deeper cause. Behaviour and emotion play an important role. Read, and recognize the differences!

12 Apr 2017

Improve your fitness with these steps

Improve your fitness with these steps

It often takes time to build up a good condition. You are already on the right track when you start adjusting your daily movement pattern and vary in tempo!

03 Apr 2017

Relax your body and mind

Relax your body and mind

Your breathing has a big influence on your stress level. You can help to relax your body and mind with exercises, which reduces the stress, increases the productivity, and you fall asleep more easily.

22 Mar 2017

Meet the sun greeting

Meet the Sun greeting

The Sun greeting is a yoga exercise that wakes up your body and mind. It can function to warm up in the morning or as a full yoga session in between.

20 Oct 2016

Tips to drink more water

Tips to drink more water

Drinking enough water is essential for a healthy mind and body. But not everyone likes to drink water. There are alternatives, of course, such as sodas and fruit juices, but they are chock-full of refined sugars and thus not healthy options.

21 Jul 2016

Sugar, the fuel in disguise

Sugar, the fuel in disguise

Sugar is a natural ingredient in many food products and belongs to the carbohydrates. A distinction can be made between refined and unrefined sugars.

15 Jul 2016

Change your behaviour: tips to persist in your sporting activities

Change your behaviour: tips to persist in your sporting activities

Everyone will have a lack of motivation at some time, but there is a difference between every now and then and structurally. This has everything to do with a change in behaviour.

30 Jun 2016

Rituals before going to sleep

Rituals before going to sleep

The process before you go to bed has a huge impact on your sleep. An average adult needs about 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night, but this differs per individual. You can do a lot yourself to influence your sleep as positively as possible.