26 poses done in a heated room in hopes of both cleansing and strengthening the body. The practice of bikram yoga originating from Asia soon found its way across the world and has quickly been adopted as a meditation tool for mind, body and soul. This past Saturday, I was
Research is increasingly demonstrating the power of social interaction in influencing human behaviour. This is because the way we act is strongly affected by our colleagues, friends and family. “Behavioural research shows that we’re all heavily influenced by the behaviours and characteristics of the company we keep – for example,
You’re a regular gym goer with a toned body. Yet taking the stairs and standing up leaves you in pain. This means you are most likely not practicing functional fitness. These type of exercises trains your muscles to help you do everyday activities safely and efficiently. Functional fitness focuses on
Alien Yoga, otherwise known as “Nauli Kriya,” is a viral phenomenon that is very real within the health and wellness world. Fitness influencers flood our Instagram feeds with videos of their alien-like abdominal muscles. You’re bound to come across one of these videos soon if you haven’t seen one yet.
Dressed in black yoga pants and a matching top, along with sleek runners and wearing black headphones around her neck, Briana Chandler fits in seamlessly with the Camps Bay crowd – until you hear her Minnesota accent. Her sculpted shoulders are framed with shiny ebony locks hanging loose down her
Budokon is a fusion of yoga, mixed martial arts, mobility, calisthenics and animal locomotion. The movements included in Budakon yoga, all work together to create a strong, toned and agile body. It is the only workout that helped American actress, Jennifer Aniston overcome her split with Brad Pitt. In addition,
Working out – whether it is at the gym or outside – brings about a host of positive feelings. Besides making you stronger and fitter, exercising also releases endorphins into your bloodstream, making you happier. However, be it the commute, the ever-expanding crowd or the lack of personalised attention: for
Selena Gomez is the ultimate inspiration for any daring women out there. Unlike many other celebrities her age, she manages to continue defying society by cutting its noise out entirely. Puma celebrates its 70th anniversary by collaborating with Gomez to revive their brand through the popstar’s message rather than her fame.
With Women’s month coming to an end – and on the heels of Women’s Equality Day in the US – we thought it appropriate to honor ten exceptional women who continuously strive to ensure the health and wellness of South Africans in their respective spheres. For years, the following women
Beware of exercising to the point of it being unhealthy. I know, it sounds weird because society lets us believe that more exercise is always better. And yes, there’s no denying it. Exercise is great for you, but it’s also very possible to overdo it. Sometimes too much exercise gets