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Kick smoking up the butt

It’s national no smoking day here in the UK (11th March) and with approximately 70% of British smokers wanting to quit! now is the time to seize that moment. 530 more words


Revving up the mind and body for 2015

As my yoga teacher training develops and my understanding of this ancient tradition deepens i find i’m drawn to trying to understand more about the mind body link. 398 more words


Yoga May Reduce Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease

What You Need to Know: Following a systematic review of 37 randomized controlled trials, investigators from the Netherlands and USA have found that yoga may provide the same benefits in risk factor reduction as such traditional physical activities as biking or brisk walking. 773 more words


Yoga may guard against heart disease

Doing yoga may be a good way to protect against heart disease, particularly if you cannot do more vigorous exercise, research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology… 273 more words

Fitness News

Getting to grips with winter

image credit www.sada.org.uk

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) or the Winter Blues are common during the winter as the days beocme shorter and our bodies have less exposure to natural daylight. 801 more words


Frankenfeet Yoga

I remember chuckling with classmates, during my first yoga training, at the segment on modifications for “the injured and the pregnant.”

Not because it is a funny joke to be injured (or pregnant), but just because of the oddball attitude our training manual took toward those poor unfortunates (including the gender-neutral “pregnant” class) who did not possess a standard-issue, fully functional (Fit? 575 more words

Just Life

Life is a Series of Adjustments

It would be wonderful if life were predictable. You may have behaviors that are predictable, but only within a given context. We don’t have any notion of what tomorrow will bring and I’m not saying that just to be cliché. 479 more words

Coping With Chronic Illness