Compression Clothing for Greater Performance without Compromise

Imagine the perfect fitness clothing that will help you push your limits. More energy for muscles, lower risk of injury, faster recovery. Plus, it’s comfortable, even though it’s close-fitting. That’s what the new compression clothing from the INTENSE collection is. Thanks to its innovative technical features, it provides endless comfort during training. It will boost your performance and recovery of tired muscles and the added elastane will ensure natural elasticity.Even our ambassador, Maureen Blanquisco, can’t get enough of it. This is confirmed by her own words: “I trained a lot in the INTENSE collection models. I am sure that I would not choose anything else now.” What makes compression clothing special?Sports...

12.05.2023 4 minutes

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From the Philippines to Hollywood: Maureen Blanquisco’s Incredible Path to Victory at the Bikini Fitness Olympia

Health and fitness have become a way of life for many women. However, there are also women who do fitness full time. One of them is Maureen Blanquisco, winner of the 2022 Bikini Fitness Olympia competition. She is one of the most successful fitness icons in the world and is an example for many fitness women who work hard and accomplish their goals without compromise. She became the face of our upcoming NEBBIA INTENSE collection, which we designed to improve women’s performance and motivation. This collaboration supports the most important values in the fitness world.Maureen is not only successful and talented, but also very single-minded, hardworking and consistent. She is a woman who is not afraid of hard work. Yet she is very kind, human and professional....

28.04.2023 8 minutes

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15-minute workout that will get you into shape. Burn more calories and save time

Short but intensive trainings are becoming increasingly popular. It is also a consequence of the fast times we live in, when we don’t have time for regular exercise.Our work, family, friends and other commitments don’t allow us to spend hours in the gym or get prepared for a marathon. Fortunately, we know that even 15 minutes a day can help us shape beautiful curves. There are several reasons why it is worth investing your time in a 15-minute workout. Here are some of them.Intensity, fitness and well-beingThe 15-minute intense workout is a great option for people who have little time to exercise. But it is also very effective for those who want to improve their fitness and shape but are bored with traditional long workouts. Nowadays, you can...

05.04.2023 3 minutes

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Yoga For a Sore Back. Six Benefits That Will Improve Your Health

  Nowadays, when most of our work is done in front of a computer, a sedentary lifestyle is becoming our everyday reality. But the more time we spend sitting, the more we damage our health. According to the World Health Organization, more than 60% of the world’s adult population suffers from the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle. According to the official definition, the average individual engages in less than 90 minutes of physical activity per week. We should look for ways to improve and protect our health. One of the options is yoga for a sore back.   ...

24.03.2023 4 minutes

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We Are Busting the Myths About Eco-friendly Clothing. Your Choice Can Help to Save the World

Sustainable fashion is becoming an important topic for many Slovak brands. At the same time, buying eco-friendly fitness clothing is trendy. This is confirmed by the data. Imagine that, since 2015, up to 93% of consumers have either increased their purchases of sustainable products or maintained consistent purchasing habits over the past year. According to a survey conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit, up to 75% of millennial respondents consider sustainability when shopping. When it comes to Generation Z, 32% choose retailers that offer sustainable products and 20% choose retailers...

18.03.2023 3 minutes

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Prejudices of women in fitness. Interview with our ambassadors about their beginnings and motivation.

There are different views on whether men are better at fitness than women, and whether they should have a different approach to working out. Want to learn more about whether there are still prejudices in fitness and how to overcome them and achieve your goals regardless of your sex? We took a peek into the lives of our ambassadors to give us a glimpse into their experiences and perspective on women in the fitness world. We interviewed Lucia Mikušová, Valerie Slapnik and Martina Takáčová.   What motivated you to fitness and what were your beginnings in the gym? Did you feel sad? Lucia Mikušová: Before...

12.03.2023 6 minutes

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The pioneering women who have changed the fitness world

Fitness heroines who have influenced generationsToday, fitness and exercising for women is commonplace, but it wasn’t always so. According to historical sources, a woman with a dumbbell in her hand could still be seen in the 1940s only in a circus. In the 1970s and 1980s, strength training for women was a very controversial topic and was often accompanied by prejudices and misconceptions. Women who worked out with weights and engaged in strength training were often perceived as masculine, trying to gain male muscle mass and lose their femininity. Heroines appeared on the scene who fought against these prejudices and became pioneers of fitness. These women used exercise as a way to change social norms and to assert...

01.03.2023 6 minutes

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Myth or Fact? We Looked at Common Preconceptions About Sedentary Work

According to statistics, approximately 40.7% of people in Slovakia have sedentary work and half of them sit for an average of eight hours a day. Sedentary work and our lifestyle are often associated with a variety of health problems that affect the quality of our life.The most common problems reported by people working sedentary is lower and upper back pain, shoulder pain, elbows pain and wrists pain. We often tend to associate the aforementioned pains with sedentary work. However, if we take a closer look at people who don’t sit for eight hours behind the desk and have plenty of movement, we find that they also suffer from back pain. The question is: “Is our sedentary jobs really the...

28.02.2023 3 minutes

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Seven Highly Effective Tips on How to Start Working Out at the Gym

Are you constantly wondering how to overcome yourself and start working out at the gym? We know the feeling when you suddenly see a pile of exercise equipment in front of you, wondering which one to try first. How am I supposed to work out with all that stuff? Your current fitness or a few extra pounds are no reason to feel that bad. Quite the contrary. It’s admirable that you decided to make your dream come true and want to feel better. Seeing brawny counterparts in the gym doesn’t have to stop you from starting working out right away. We have good news for you – many of us have already experienced it. And it’s nowhere near as bad as you imagine.Indeed, if anything can stop you, it’s only you. Step out of your comfort zone and find out...

26.02.2023 4 minutes

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Our ambassadors also face feelings of inferiority. Read their tips on how to overcome it.

Inferiority complex is one of the problems that many women face. And the fitness community is no exception. Comparing oneself to others and a constant pursuit of perfection can lead to feelings of inferiority and low self-esteem. This is even more true in areas where performance and appearance are important. It is important to realise that we each have our own unique journey and value, and that we are never comparable to someone else. Our duty is to love ourselves and our bodies just as they are and to keep improving. Our ambassadors also face feelings of inferiority. We asked them if they were satisfied with themselves and if they felt the need to change anything about themselves, whether they were stressed about...

19.02.2023 9 minutes

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Manifestations of Low Self-esteem & How to Handle it

I look terrible. I’m not worth anything. No one likes me. Bad things keep happening to me. Why does this keep happening to me? Why can’t I be happy? I’ll never get it the way I want it. All my relationships are bad. Everyone always hurts me. Do you ever say these sentences to yourself? Do you recognise yourself in them? Do you feel like the whole world has turned against you? If so, read on, because you probably have a problem with low self-esteem. However, everything can be fixed. Where did those feelings come from? Probably in the first six years of your life. Mostly this was caused by statements like: Look at yourself, how you look. Go away and come back when you’re sane. Yes, they are doing great, they...

17.02.2023 3 minutes

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Self-love and healthy self-esteem

Valentine’s Day is here and we are surrounded on all sides by love. We therefore come with the topic of relationships. And our life makes them even more important. If we don’t have happy relationships, we don’t live a happy life. And so we are mostly struggling with how to improve our current relationships. This applies to all relationships – in partnership, family, friendship and work. But what few people realise is that you need to start with yourself. If you don’t have a good relationship with yourself, you can’t have good relationships with those around you.   Self-love is more than just a nice-sounding word A word we come across very often nowadays. But what...

14.02.2023 3 minutes

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Take care of yourself with the same love you give others - do these 11 things every day!

Self-love is a fundamental key to sustainable happiness and fulfilled life. Self-love is essential. When we take good care of ourselves, we improve our physical and emotional health and ability to form strong relationships. There are many small things we can do for ourselves every day to feel better and improve our lives. Self-love is about caring for your body and mind with love and attention. With these 11 small things, you can take a step towards a happier life. Find time for yourself and try these tips and see how they bring balance and clarity into your life.   1. Fix your water intake and set up a healthy diet. Regular water intake can help improve your metabolism, hydrate your skin and improve overall body...

13.02.2023 6 minutes

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What is a moodboard and how can it help you with motivation?

A great way to stay motivated and inspired to achieve your goals is to have your own mood board. Information processed using images is much more effective. They affect our psyche, evoke emotions and help us relate better to our ideas. If your dreams, goals and visions are still only in your head, now is the right time to get them out. We'll show you how to easily create your own moodboard.Moodboard is a visual presentation of your goals, desires and inspirations. It serves as a visual compass that points you in the right direction. It is created as a collage of photos, images, words, phrases and colors that represent what you want to achieve. It is important that everything used in the collage evokes in you the right atmosphere and feelings...

22.01.2023 4 minutes

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How Many Calories Should You Eat? Calculate Your Daily Calorie Intake + 2 sweet FIT recipes

Diet plays a key role in all processes in the body. With the help of metabolism, food is transformed into energy, which the body needs for its proper functioning. The quality and balance of the diet affect the condition of each organ in the body and how it functions. But you probably already know this, so let's move on to the more important facts.   What does the daily calorie intake include, why is it good to know and how to calculate it? The amount of food your body needs is related to how much energy you use each day. It is important to remember that this number includes not only the amount of energy directly related to physical activity but also energy for vital processes in the...

20.01.2023 4 minutes

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6 exercises for your new full-body training!

The beginnings of training can be difficult for many. You keep asking yourself: “Am I doing it correctly?”. Which is why we prepared training videos for you, showing you how to exercise your whole body and enjoy movement without injuries. The videos will be useful to more experienced men and women seeking inspiration for new exercises. Check if you are working out correctly and make progress quicker! Squat The king of exercises and one of the basic blueprints of motion that every fitness fan should know. Stand with legs a bit wider than your shoulders....

19.01.2023 4 minutes

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6 Most Underrated Leg Day Exercises and Tips for Strong Legs

Strong legs will support you during your performances. Most exercisers for men typically focus on shaping the chest, biceps, shoulders and back. But legs are often missing from the training plan. Muscle imbalance will occur if you load the upper body disproportionately to the lower body. And it's not just about aesthetics. Health problems, such as muscle shortening and disruption of movement stereotypes, can also occur, which can lead to injury. Unfortunately, muscle imbalance is behind many sports injuries. We will show you the most basic leg exercises which will contribute to your health, strength, aesthetic figure and muscle balance.   ...

19.01.2023 5 minutes

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Lack of minerals and vitamins A, C, D, E, K and their symptoms - find out if you suffer from a deficiency too

In the past, malnutrition and lack of vitamins or minerals was a common part of civilizations around the world, whether in poor African areas, among seafarers and explorers, or in remote areas with a lack of raw materials for their population. Today, we would say that similar problems with a lack of vitamins and minerals do not threaten. After all, every day we come across a number of nutritional supplements that are available to everyone, or the principles of a healthy lifestyle, which has become a modern phenomenon not only among young women, but across all age groups and genders. But the opposite is true. Even today, we meet people who suffer from a lack of vitamins or minerals precisely because of the insufficient nutritional composition of...

19.01.2023 4 minutes

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Popular Diet Trends: What Works and What Doesn't

Food is what unites us all, but also divides us. It's nothing new that even eating is subject to trends, according to which we follow, try different regimes and diets, test whether they suit us, and maybe even experiment a little with our bodies. Are you curious about which trends are currently dominant in nutrition and dieting? Let's take a look at it together with nutritionist Zuzka Líšková.   Limit carbohydrates to the maximum. This is what a low-carbohydrate diet is about: As the name implies, low-carbohydrate diets are based on low carbohydrate intake. During this "low-carb" diet, we replace them with proteins and fats, mostly meat, nuts, legumes, or dairy products, which reduces the...

16.01.2023 4 minutes

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7 Super Effective Butt Exercises Worth Trying

Women have always strived to achieve their dream body. Unlike men, who aim for a well-developed chest, we women desire a slim waist, toned legs, but mainly a firm and round butt. So let's take a look at a few unusual exercises that you probably don't know, but which will definitely help you get the butt you dream of. And why unusual? Everyone knows exercises like squats or pelvic lifts, but it never hurts to liven up your workout with something new. ● Good to know: Don't forget to focus on exercising all your gluteal muscles. The gluteal muscles are made up of three muscles: the large gluteus maximus, the gluteus medius and the small gluteus minimus. 1. BULGARIAN SPLIT...

14.01.2023 2 minutes

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Benefits of strength training: Build muscles efficiently and speed up your metabolism

If you thought strength training was only for chubby gym-goers, you were wrong. Strength training is for everyone who wants to have a quality and healthy life. This type of exercise represents an important pillar for our organism, whether it is on the physical side (development of the body) or on the psychological side (development of the mind). It brings you several benefits: strengthens the skeleton and increases bone density, strengthens joints and tendons, improves motor and stabilization abilities. Perhaps the biggest benefit for many people is its effect on speeding up the overall metabolism, burning fat even long after the training itself and gaining muscle. Thanks to strength training, a person becomes not only stronger, but also healthier and more...

13.01.2023 7 minutes

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The original recipe for the popular caesar salad will not take you more than a few minutes

When you switch to a healthier diet, you often worry about whether preparing healthy meals takes too much time, or whether your cooking skills are sufficient. See how simply and really in just a few minutes you can prepare an original caesar salad - a very popular tasty dish. A few ingredients, ultra-fast preparation and a nutritionally balanced lunch or dinner are ready.   INGREDIENTS: Romaine lettuce2 egg yolks1 tbsp Dijon mustardOlive oil1 tsp vinegar2 anchovies4-5 pieces of capersParmesanStale bread/baguette for croutons1 clove of garlicSalt  ...

13.01.2023 1 minute

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How to build a sculpted chest? Remember these 5 exercises. (PS: Bench press alone won't cut it)

Is a sculpted chest one of your New Year's goals? Bench press should definitely not be missing in your training plan. Having a strong chest shows how seriously you take your training. But this proverbial exercise is definitely not enough to shape your pectoral muscles aesthetically from every point of view. It is important to exercise the chest at different angles. That is why we have prepared an ideal combination of strength and isolated exercises for you. In the same way, you train other body parts, start with a smaller weight load and learn the correct technique first. You will prevent possible injury. Don't forget to warm up your muscles. Let's work together to achieve your goal.    ...

12.01.2023 3 minutes

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Healthy salmon with rice noodles and avocado

Treat your body well and provide it with much needed omega 3 fatty acids. This recipe makes the job easy for you because 150 grams of salmon contains about 6 grams of omega 3 which is a bit more than the daily recommended dose of 2 – 4 grams. Why is it so important to get enough of them? Our bodies cannot synthesise them therefore omega 3 must be obtained from diet. They have amazing health benefits for your heart, arteries, brain, bones. You also get less inflammation, and skin glow. Now you now. Prepare this healthy lunch or dinner at least once a week.   Ingredients (1 portion) 150 g of salmon without the...

09.01.2023 1 minute

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10 Rules Of a Healthy Lifestyle

Lenka Havlíček, nutritional coach, yoga instructor and fitness trainer in one, will explain how the most effective observance of ten simple rules, which are naturally the best lifestyle for our body, can manifest in practice.Our ancient ancestors naturally followed the rules of a healthy lifestyle that were in accordance with the "programming" of the human body. These rules worked perfectly for people tens of thousands of years ago, and they still work just as well today, with some adaptations for modern times. You will most likely plan your running training yourself, unlike our ancestors who had to run to escape a predator or catch dinner. Even today, you have to avoid poisonous things, but while our ancestors had to be...

06.01.2023 12 minutes

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