6 Ways to Best Use a Foam Roller

Share This: Due to the constantly increasing popularity, most of us already know the tremendous benefits that foam rolling brings. It speeds up our recovery and releases muscle tightness by allowing normal blood flow within tissues. If practiced often – ideally daily – it leaves our muscles elastic, healthy and workout-ready. The best part is, we can do it any time: after training, while watching TV or before going to sleep.  All you need is a foam roller and a little space on the floor in your living room. Doable?…

A Guide to Meal Planning: 7 Essential Tips

Share This: We all know that we are what we eat. What we put into our bodies affects everything, from our appearance to our mood, health and strength. The healthy food revolution is happening at this very moment as more and more people are becoming aware of their diets. But even though we understand the importance of nutrition, we don’t always know how to change our eating habits. Many of us simply don’t know where to start or how to implement changes into their busy lives… Meal planning is the…

7 Days Workout Plan to Get you Back in Shape or Lose Weight

Share This: Whether you’re trying to lose weight or just get back in shape, it’s not enough to just get out there and get sweaty! You need a strategy that will keep you going when you’re not sure what to do or where to start. Variety is the spice of life… Workouts also should be varied, as in that way you can make sure you are engaging all the different muscles in your body. Nonetheless, randomly programmed workouts rarely bring success. What you need is a plan that will not…

10 Steps To A One-Legged Wheel, Namely Taking Your Back-bend Further.

Share This: I’m sure you have seen it all over the internet – the bridge yoga pose with a leg up. Every couple of photos on Instagram, we can see yogis doing one-legged wheel in the most extraordinary locations, like beautiful beaches or mountains. Most definitely, it is one of the most visually stunning back-bends! Why not try it yourself then?! Is it easy? Definitely not! You might not get it the first time you try, or you might need to practice the bridge pose first. Need some extra motivation?…

5 Ways to Change Your Lifestyle

Share This: An inspirational story shared by New Health: Yesterday, reading an article on one of my favorite wellness blogs, I found such a comment below: “I would like to start doing some exercises but I don’t know how/or how to start. My problems are: 1: my job! I am a team assistant and my boss is quite demanding! Usually I work from Monday to Friday from 8:30 – 18:30/19:00. After work I am usually very tired and just want to lay down and doing nothing! Just because of my…

Wondering if your cheap yoga mat is safe for you?

Share This: A yoga mat is so much more than just an accessory. For most yogis, their mats are their safe space, a trusted territory where they can fully relax and relief from stress. But should we really trust in our yoga mats so much? Here’s the deal: Not all yoga mats are created equal. Most yoga mats that we see on the market are manufactured in Taiwan and made of poly-vinyl chloride. PVC seems like a perfect yoga mat material as it is durable, inexpensive, flexible and non slippery.…

Alien yoga – a controversial yoga pose that is trending on Instagram

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Share This: We all love the inspiring fitness feed on Instagram. We spend hours looking at the videos of those free-spirited yoga practitioners who are exercising on beautiful beaches or in all the amazing places. Many of us willingly try to do the same poses not only for a great picture, but also in everyday life, when stretching after a workout. The warrior pose, the cobra pose and the bridge pose are one of the most photo-friendly and thus the most frequently photographed poses. Recently, however, it is the alien…

Jonah Hill Weight Loss Diet – The secret to Jonah Hill’s Weight Loss

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Share This: When people think of Jonah Hill, they generally don’t imagine a shredded, lean, and super sexy youngster. They generally think of Jonah as the lovable, funny, fat kid sidekick. To his credit, he plays this role very well, but deep down he was obviously unhappy with the way he looked, which was why he took action and decided to get himself into the best shape of his life. In the past he has struggled with YO-YO dieting, though to be fair to him, there were rumors of Hollywood…

4 Healthy Habits You Should Adopt Right Now

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Share This: With all of the advances in research, modern science, technology, and medicine, you’d think that life expectancies would be higher now than ever before. They aren’t. Unfortunately, the exact opposite is true as, for the first time ever, the average life expectancy now, is shorter than it would have been three decades ago. Obesity is on the rise, hospitals and GPs are overrun, and the human race is generally in a pretty bad way. The good news however, is that it is never too late to adopt new…

3 Amazing Yoga Ball Exercises

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Share This:     If you go to the gym and have never been able to make any sense out of those big coloured balls in the corner, it’s likely you’re still yet to realize the great benefits they could provide you with. The weights and fancy cardio equipment probably look more appealing. However, after you take a look at these three exercises you can do with a yoga ball, you may find it to be your new favourite thing – Not only because it’s fun, but because the results…