I’m baaack… – Lazy Girl Fitness – Fitness Article

So it turns out that trying to write my first blog post after having a baby is quite an intimidating proposition. So much has happened in the past eight months… where do I start? How much do people want to hear? How much am I even comfortable sharing? It’s strange, I’ve never had any issue with sharing my life relatively openly, but that changed quite a bit once I fell pregnant. It felt like something I wanted to keep quieter…

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Benefits to a Gallon of Water a Day – Workout Fitness Article

Are you drinking enough water every day, ever considered drinking a gallon of water every day? We all could probably drink more water throughout our day, especially when living in a warmer climate. So many people are dehydrated and don’t even realize how much their bodies need more water. The average human being is made up of 60% water. All of our major organs and internal systems rely on water to function properly and maintain our human survival. The more…

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It’s Been a Great Summer for Calisthenics in Leeds. Thank you! – Calisthenics Classes – Calisthenics Fitness Article

It’s Been a Great Summer for Calisthenics in Leeds. Thank you! – Calisthenics Classes I would like to express my sincere GRATITUDE to nature and the universe for bringing sunshine over Meanwood Park and giving me, my students and class members a nice, warm and fairly dry summer weather here in Leeds, UK. In particular, I’m extremely thankful it has never rained in any of my weekly outdoor calisthenics classes. Can you believe it? Well, the sky was thick grey on…

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Pilates and Scoliosis – Absolute Pilates – Pilates Fitness Article

Pilates and Scoliosis – Absolute Pilates Scoliosis is a sideways curve in the spine that comes in many different varieties. You might have scoliosis and it has no effect on your daily life or it could be a major issue for your quality of life. According to the National Scoliosis Foundation, Scoliosis affects an estimated 6 – 9 million people in the United States. Scoliosis can develop in early childhood. However, most often occurs between 10-15 years old, occurring equally among…

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Why I Walk Every Day – Running Fitness Article

Why I Walk Every Day Written by: Katherine Dreyer, Co-founder of ChiRunning, ChiWalking & ChiLiving The number one reason I walk every day is simple: because many years of experience have taught me how much better I feel when I walk.  A day without walking is truly like a day without sunshine.  Since walking is low impact (with high benefits) it is safe to walk every day and by doing so, you establish a healthy habit that becomes part of…

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Benefits of a Low Carb Diet – Workout Fitness Article

When it comes to food, many of us naturally shy away from a low carb diet because we love our carbs, such as, cookies, cupcakes, pasta and pretty much anything that taste yummy. We sometimes don’t even realize how many carbs we consume on a daily. The average person consumes around 225-325 carbs per day. Carbs might be tasty and satisfy our unhealthy cravings, however, have you ever stopped to think about what carbs are? Carbs are essentially sugar when…

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The True Pilates Sydney Community — True Pilates Sydney Studio – Pilates Fitness Article

The True Pilates Sydney Community — True Pilates Sydney Studio On top of the celebrations and demonstrations on the night, ‘we’ as the True Pilates Sydney Community also raised money for Charity to help the homeless by raffling off prizes donated by the studio and local businesses. We are so proud to be part of a community with a social conscience and regard in helping those who are less fortunate.With the night being such a success, it has renewed our sense and resolve…

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The First 2 Hours of Your Morning – Calisthenics Fitness Article

The First 2 Hours of Your Morning The fate of your day rests on how you spend the first two hours of your morning.We pride ourselves on being able to work hard, sacrifice when needed and “life hack” our way into a productive existence. We embark on ventures such as starting a business, losing weight (to sculpt that elusive dream body) or even learning a new skill to add to our repertoire.Poorly setting up your morning will inhibit the effective realizations of the above objectives.Does…

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3 Fun Summer Workouts | HiDow International News Channel – Workout Fitness Article

Summertime is here, which means getting your summer workouts on! The warmer weather means you are going to be showing a lot more skin. From summer pool parties to family beach trips, it’s officially swimsuit season. This means it’s time to pull out your swim trunks or bikinis out of storage and give yourself the summer look over…….., yes that lookover we all dread, viewing ourselves in the mirror to examine how our summer physique looks. When less than ideal,…

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How Taking a Yoga Class Can Help With Anxiety | Yoga – Fitness Article

Flow, posture, controlled breathing, focused attention, and balance are all signs that you’re in a good yoga class (and hopefully one at Youfit *wink*). Some of you might be saying “I’d never be caught in a yoga class. No, thanks. Namaste at home!” But the truth is, the benefits of yoga are extensive. Looking to increase your flexibility? Take a yoga class. Do you want to increase muscle strength? Take a yoga class. Trying to increase your energy level? Take…

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Why I *Really* Took a Blog Hiatus – Running Fitness Article

Hi there! I’m excited to be officially back to blogging. The big news is that I won’t be blogging here, I’ll actually be blogging at KristinaPix.com. The first post is up, so definitely go check that out as soon as you’re done with this one! (Maybe open it in a new tab right now? haha) This blog has been my home base on the Internet for the last six years and I’m ready to move into a new home. It’s…

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Gymnastic Rings Training in Bedquilts Adel – Calisthenics Classes – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Gymnastic Rings Training in Bedquilts Adel – Calisthenics Classes I went to Bedquilts Recreation Ground on Good Friday afternoon to train on my rings. It was the first hot day of the Easter heatwave that lasted 4 blissful days (sorry for sounding ignorant of the negative consequences of global warming). I set the rings up on a thick branch at the north-west end of the park. There was a sense of tranquility in the air as the sun was slowly…

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Every Little Bit Counts | Sustainability Tips – Pilates Fitness Article

Every Little Bit Counts | Sustainability Tips I’m definitely not a sustainability expert or the best eco warrior out there but it’s hard not to ignore that we are heading towards an environmental crisis point. I am making changes and becoming a more conscious consumer and as cliche as it might sound we need to be the change we want to see in the world. If we can’t positively make change holding onto the hope that every little bit counts…

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What are You Comparing Yourself To? – Absolute Pilates – Pilates Fitness Article

What are You Comparing Yourself To? – Absolute Pilates Comparison is the robber of happiness. It keeps you from doing what you feel you were meant to do. It makes you feel like you are not good enough. What are you comparing yourself to? Is the client next to you on the reformer? Is your friend from college you see. Is the random person in front of you in line at the grocery store? All the people out there on the…

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Hot Yoga for the Body and Soul – Workout Fitness Article

In our daily lives, we all have some stress we deal with internally, whether its work, school, family or just being hard on ourselves. Finding the right balance to find inner peace can be a challenge. The question is, how can we eliminate the hindrance we call stress? One of the best solutions is hot yoga…… to improve clarity, mindfulness, and self-love. The hardest part of hot yoga is actually taking the time to incorporate it into our daily lives.…

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Why Active Rest Is Essential—And How to Get It – Gym Fitness Article

You’ll be happy to learn that rest days are an essential part of your fitness journey. That’s right! Get rid of the guilt you have for not hitting the gym seven days a week. But if you think rest days are for laying completely perpendicular on the couch, think again. Taking a recovery day doesn’t always mean doing absolutely nothing. It’s time to start incorporating active rest days into your workout plan! Why is rest important? When you don’t give…

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Simple Ways to Achieve 6-Pack Abs this Summer – Workout Fitness Article

The summer season has arrived which means, laying out at the beach, summer BBQs and a lot less clothing. As we are driving this summer, we may notice the shirtless runner jogging and his perfectly chiseled 6-pack or perhaps when laying out at the beach enjoying the tranquil sound of the waves, we notice the stunning woman in her bikini as she emerges from the ocean as the water and sun sparkles her perfectly defined flat stomach. We then think…

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Week 1: My saving Money & Plastic Free July challenge – Fitness Article

I love the start of a fresh week. And the start of a month? I get giddy on the new possibilities that lay ahead. And yes, I’m also a fan of Monday’s – sure that wasn’t always the case but as soon as I respected myself to only work in jobs I loved (which then turned into my own businesses I loved), Monday’s also become a good day. So with that in mind, you can only imagine that I was…

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Bored Teen? Bring Them to the Gym. – Fitness Article

Looking for a way to get your bored teen out of the house this summer? Look no further. Bring them with you to the gym with our new Guest Privilege policy.What changed?Now you can bring anyone over the age of 12 with you to the gym, with our Guest Privilege add-on. That’s right, bring your kids and get active together! Don’t forget these guidelines when bringing your guest to the gym:Must provide ID when checking into the gym. We no…

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All-Star Challenge | Aug. 5th – 24th – Fitness Article

Let’s continue summer with an All-Star Challenge!!!  BRAND NEW COMEBACK CAMP! The local-to-LA All-Star Challenge comprises: 9 team bootcamp workouts, 3 weeks of fresh lean Klean food delivery, plus 11+ cardio/indoor cycling classes, 3 rest days, 3 doubles (1 per week!), and 1 team spin ride. Start Dates: Meal delivery begins (and potential rest day OR spin/cardio class): Monday, August 5th Bootcamp starts: Tuesday, August 6th 3 bootcamps per week for 3 weeks   FIRST WEEK (Days & Times) Tuesday    …

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How to Properly Recover from a Strained or Pulled Muscle – Workout Fitness Article

Also known as a pulled muscle, a strained muscle is caused by being exceedingly stretched beyond average and can be very discomforting. It’s common that people will strain their hamstrings, calf, and even the groin area. Depending on the level of injury, people will experience soreness, spasms, swelling, and the inability to move on day-to-day activities. Whether you’re an injured athlete or suffered from a particular incident, here are six easy tips that can help with an effective, speedy recovery.…

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Do Pets Help with Mental Health? – Workout Fitness Article

#ItsNotMyDog It was the beginning of March when my son asked me to go to the backyard to introduce me to the dog he and his dad had bought and flown from Kansas…..What? At that moment I started walking like Darth Vader in a hallway of the Devastator, breathing heavily, the vein on my forehead popping and my blood pressure rising. I could not believe they had gotten a dog without consulting me!  I had been postponing having a dog…

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Quality Time at Runtastic — How We Spend Time Together How Runtastics Enjoy Their Free Time Together – Fitness Article

When asking a Runtastic employee what they enjoy most about working at Runtastic, you are likely to hear things like the technology, nice apps, Austria, cool company events, and an amazing team. So, it’s not surprising that a lot of Runtastics also like to spend their free time with each other and organize – along with the events planned by Runtastic (link to other blog articles) – additional trips and get togethers. There have already been several events this year, including…

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Top 7 Yoga Poses for Fertility – Fitness Article

Yoga Poses for Fertility These days our lives are filled with stress and our schedules are quite erratic. This has given rise to several health issues. Meeting deadlines, working late at the night and having almost nil ‘me time’ has taken precedence in our world. One common problem due to stress and a hurried way of living is infertility. Many couples are not able to conceive and if you too have this issue, it is time to turn to yoga.…

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When Should You Avoid Ginger? – Fitness Article

Hello All!!!! Ginger is an answer to a lot of ailments like colds, cough, or digestive problems. However, it has cons also that are not known to many people. It may be hailed in Ayurveda but even this natural form of medication can be a health hazard for people who have certain health conditions. If you have any of the following conditions, you should stop eating ginger right away! Ginger is effective in weight loss and that is why many…

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Are you on a Diet? – Fitness Article

Who doesn’t love the idea of quick weight loss? Or rather put it this way; Who wants to spend long on a feat, which can be achieved in a week/month? For the record Weight loss is a 66 Billion Dollar Industry, which is 2/3rd the annual business of Microsoft, Amazon. No wonder it is the most advertised industry in several parts of the globe. Diet is the new modern-day food jargon. Majority populous doesn’t think of being on a Fitness…

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Meet your new bestie: Eimele – Fitness Article

As you may have seen I’ve recently moved back to Sydney (cue immediate hectic work / life / balance) and I’m not the only one. You see there’s a new kid on the block, and someone I think you’ll also love. Her name is Eimele and she’s everything you want in a friend. Someone who has you’re back in this modern world. Someone to take to yoga with, meet after a busy day at work. Who’s always there to help…

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Importance Of A Diet Plan – Fitness Article

The word diet simply means what you eat or scientifically your energy intake to be fit and healthy. Nowadays all are well known about healthy and unhealthy food items, but they don’t know about which is good for us. What should be the perfect time to eat, how much quantity to eat. We all are going to school from childhood to read ABC…, we can read the basics at home but what’s the purpose of going to school? Because a…

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How to stay healthy this party season – Fitness Article

Ahhh December. The month that binge drinking and 2am kebabs move beyond being socially acceptable and into the realms of ‘heavily encouraged’. The sad fact is though (and I promise this isn’t just the jealous pregnancy hormones talking) that such behaviour reallllllly isn’t good for you over a prolonged period of time. So… how to ensure you can have a good time AND stay healthy this party season? Well, I’m glad you asked… Drink more water. Then, drink more waterYour…

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2018 Christmas Gift Guide Giveaway – Fitness Article

As I write this, we are one month (minus one day!) out from Christmas. Yikes, right? And as if that wasn’t enough, between now and then I’ll be having a real life human baby of the male variety! I’m terrified and excited in equal parts, in case you were wondering. Now the good news for you is that the impending birth has made me more organised than usual. So much so, in fact, that I’ve got your one-stop 2018 Christmas…

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