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Yoga stretches health benefits!

April 17th, 2014

Yoga really stretches and challenges the muscles and, while it isn’t the only component of yoga practice, it is an important element that has a positive impact on the body and even the mind. Some people downgrade yoga as simply stretching, which is not accurate at all. However, even if it were, the benefits of […]

Health and fitness apps!

April 15th, 2014

Whether you want to keep track of your fitness, lose weight or follow a more nutritional diet, you can support your journey to a healthier you with the latest in personal technology. Health and fitness apps have come a long way and can be a great add-on to training with real life coaches and being […]

Know your swimming strokes!

April 10th, 2014

Swimming is a really effective exercise that gives you a total body workout that burns up to 500 calories per hour. The density of water also makes swimming an ideal exercise for strengthening core muscles. Aside from these plus points, swimming also jump starts the metabolism so you burn calories even when you’re out of […]

Post-exercise no-nos!

April 10th, 2014

You’re putting in the effort and showing determination and what you expect are great results and to feel good too. If you’re working out with a quality fitness routine then there’s no reason you cannot head straight toward your goals. However, as with every journey there are pitfalls along the way and one danger zone […]

Why the obesity blame game doesn’t work!

April 9th, 2014

As one of the biggest health problems in the Western world, obesity is not just a physical problem, but also a social one. Overweight people often find themselves stigmatized because of their weight, leading to negative feelings and emotions. But tackling weight issues takes a motivated and a proactive approach that is seated in embracing […]

Stop being an armchair athlete

April 3rd, 2014

Are you one of those people who follows your favorite sports team’s every game? Do you paint their insignia on your face every game and cheer along with the spectators at a stadium? Some avid sports fans are great armchair athletes. They cheer along but don’t physically play the game. But it is time to […]

Energize your whole being!

April 2nd, 2014

Yoga is known for its many benefits to the mind, body and whole being. When it comes to your body, one of the most commonly observed benefits yoga brings is boosting your energy levels. Yoga’s energy-increasing properties do not only affect the body, but even the mind as well, by lessening stress and improving the […]

Weak excuses not to strength train!

April 2nd, 2014

Exercise such as strength training has long been touted as one of the best forms of exercise we can do. The issue many people struggle with however is actually committing to doing the training. When you should be focusing on training are you busy coming up with excuses as to why you don’t need to […]

Dance fitness: Look after your feet!

March 27th, 2014

A dance class is one of the most invigorating workouts out there. Many people love it simply because you can really work up a sweat while dancing to a great beat. Dance classes are fun and good for the body. However, moving around can be painful on the feet. The heels and balls of the […]

The power of Pilates for abs

March 27th, 2014

A flat stomach is a dream for many, yet there are exercise routines that you can realistically do to help build sculpted six-pack abs. Pilates on the other hand focuses on the development of flexibility, strength, and posture. The focus of this form of exercise is on improving the whole body and boosting concentration. Pilates […]