Sculpture Your Body


Define, tone and sculpt your body into shape, just in time for summer! Lose any extra pounds you gained during those winter months, and get toned so you can both feel lighter and build self- confidence. Practicing any type of yoga will build up strength, but you need to ensure you raise your heart rate enough (over a prolonged period of time) to make yoga a form of exercise that will help you to lose weight. It all depends on what type of yoga you choose to participate in, and how frequently you practice it. In order to lose weight, you must eat a healthy selection of fresh food, and burn calories by doing exercises that raise your heart rate on a regular basis (two-to-three times per week).

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Yoga, Zen, Spirituality, Breathe, Health, Wellness, Meditation, Mind, Spirit, Body

The Calming Benefits Of Walking


One of the great things I've learned during my summer break is how soothing and therapeutic walking can be! Growing up I was never a girl who really enjoyed contact sports like basketball or soccer. Even now, I will usually forgo a trip to the gym in favor of a Hot Flow class at our town's local yoga house. With the weather getting warmer however, I craved to do something that would bring me into more exposure with the outdoors. That was when I began taking my afternoon walks. I would usually walk down the streets of my neighborhood while listening to soothing tracks on my iPhone. While I didn't realize it at the time; these walks were providing amazing therapeutic benefits to me!

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Mindfulness, Zen, Exercise, Health, Wellness, Meditation, Positivity, Inspire

Yoga: Why You Don't Need To Be Strong And Flexible


I didn’t try yoga for the longest time because I told myself that I would wait till I was stronger and much more flexible. Those yogis always seemed to be tying themselves in knots with the strength to keep it in place. I couldn’t even touch my toes.

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Yoga, Fitness, Wellness, Health, Exercise, Positivity, Meditation, Body, Mind

Yoga And The Great Outdoors


For those of us who enjoy the combination of fitness and outdoor activities, how can we stay in shape while simultaneously keeping our internal body systems warm and fully-functional as the winter season approaches?

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Yoga, Zen, Positivity, Wellness, Meditation, Philosophy, Gratitude, Psychology

Running 42kms From Procrastination


"If you want something you've never had you must be willing to do something you've never done." Thomas Jefferson

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Exercise, Health, Wellness, Positivity, Inspire, Fitness, Move

Moving Your Body Outdoors During Winter


If you happen to live in a part of the world where winter brings colder temperatures, snow and ice, it’s most likely that you take your walking/jogging/running indoors for the season. But just because the weather outside is frightful doesn't mean you have to totally give up your outdoor exercise regime.

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Exercise, Health, Overcoming depression

Body Transformation


As a nation, we are getting bigger each year. The health and fitness industry is pushing people more and more to get into “shape”, be “healthy” and lose “weight”.
But is this really the right message to be pushing?

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Health, Exercise, Weight-loss

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