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Here’s why to practise yoga at a studio

Here’s why to practise yoga at a studio

You might want to keep up a regular yoga class at your local studio, but you just don’t have the time. And with all the will in the world, you can’t put extra hours into the day. The next best thing seems to be to practise at home, in front of your laptop with the help of an online tutorial or perhaps a DVD. You can squeeze in your yoga between finishing the dishes and getting ready for bed, or first thing in the morning before you start your day.

Easy ways to workout for busy women

Easy ways to workout for busy women

Whether you’re a nine-to-five office employee or a working mom with a busy schedule, you probably find it hard to spare time for daily exercise. All your body really wants after a long, tiring day is to go straight home and get some rest. And this all-too-familiar routine goes on for weeks and months.

Why you should add coconut water to your diet

Why you should add coconut water to your diet

Coconut water is no new entrant to the arena of healthy drinks we should be consuming more of – in fact, most of us have heard plenty about the benefits of this tropical refreshment. But still those benefits are understated, with too few of us incorporating coconut water into our diets and getting a daily dose.

Tips to choose the right yoga mat

Tips to choose the right yoga mat

Yoga is one of a number of fitness activities that don’t require much equipment. In fact, for most general yoga classes, all you really need is a towel to wipe your sweat and a mat to cushion parts of your body. A yoga mat is the core piece of equipment every yoga enthusiast needs so, if you plan on taking up yoga, why not invest in the best yoga mat for you? After all, it’s your choice of exercise equipment that can make the difference between a healthy result and injury.

Womens’ cardio is about to get easier

Womens’ cardio is about to get easier

When you strap on your shoes to hit the treadmill, you may not be looking forward to the gruelling hour of perspiration and panting that awaits. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You have cardio options that you’ve never even considered. And you may not have to push yourself as hard as you think.

Why outdoor cycling is good for your health

Why outdoor cycling is good for your health

In today’s health-conscious society, people are increasingly turning their unhealthy habits around and sparing time for some exercise. However, things can get pretty boring when it comes to the usual gym workouts and repetitive weight lifting. There’s definitely a time and place for indoor exercise – perhaps in unfavorable weather conditions.

The health benefits of dark chocolate

The health benefits of dark chocolate

Chocolate has become one of the healthiest foods you can eat. Well, at least dark chocolate with a high percentage of cacao. Have you ever had a hard time trying to resist the temptation of those sweet snacks? The good news is that you can treat yourself without having to gain a few extra pounds by enjoying a bar of dark chocolate.

How to yoga yourself to a younger you

How to yoga yourself to a younger you

Most of us wish we could stop, reverse or simply slow down the body’s natural aging process. And while the first two options might be difficult or even downright impossible, reducing the speed at which those wrinkles begin to appear is within our reach – and one way to achieve it is through regular yoga practice.