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Add an extra appetizing twist to salads!

Add an extra appetizing twist to salads!

Forget limp lettuce with a few slices of cucumber and a wedge or two of tomato, salads have gone through a food revolution in recent years. There is nothing stopping your salads from being healthy, exciting, and even innovative. However, they key ingredient is to make sure that in a quest to liven up a dull salad you don’t add in extra calories and fat too, which kind of defeats the whole point.

Open your hips with yoga!

Open your hips with yoga!

Do you ever feel a tightness in your hips and the need to really stretch out your pelvic area? Lack of flexibility in the hips joints and weak muscles in the pelvic and glutes is a common by-product of sedentary lives, as well as being a sign of aging with natural wear and tear.

Love yourself to change your body!

Love yourself to change your body!

The power of positive thought doesn’t just lie in feeling enthusiastic and adopting a can-do attitude, although of course that helps; for positivity to be really effective it has to run far deeper and not just be a face-value sentiment that pays lip service to the idea of feeling motivated about exercise.

Exercise success is also in the mind!

Exercise success is also in the mind!

Good, solid training is the key to getting fit, but the way you think, your approach and ultimately your mindset can also make a huge difference. Your thoughts are powerful and can influence your actions and your feelings; a strong tool that can be used to leverage a more dynamic lifestyle and to initiate fitness workouts that could change not just your body but your whole being.

Healthy alternatives for carb-lovers!

Healthy alternatives for carb-lovers!

Are you a real carb-lover? Do you crave carbs and find it difficult to imagine a diet without them? No fear. While there are diet trends that suggest cutting carbs out completely can help you slim down it may be a case of cutting down and finding some healthy alternatives instead.

5 More interesting yoga facts!

5 More interesting yoga facts!

One of the greatest barriers to practicing yoga successfully is the fact that there are so many myths and misconceptions about it. Because it has been around for so long as an exercise and fitness technique there is no doubt that it is massively popular, never more so than now.

World record women!

World record women!

Sisters are doing it for themselves…and the rest! When it comes to athletics there is way more interest in the sporting prowess of women than there perhaps used to be. You don’t need to look far to find inspirational women who have focused on practicing their athletic skills and really achieved their goals.

Power up with strength training apps!

Power up with strength training apps!

It’s one thing to keep fit and to lead a healthy lifestyle, but it’s quite another to train to with the aim of improving fitness in a specific way or to ensure a particular result. Take strength training for example, you may want to increase muscle power building any bulk; you might want to concentrate of bodybuilding as opposed to strengthening up your core muscles; or you may even want to build muscles so that you can burn fat more effectively and slim down.

FIT TIP

FIT TIP

F.I.T. Tip: Just move. You may be a little sore and tired this week, but be sure to make it to every workout! It’s not always about performing at 110%. The goal during Brik is to get in the habit of moving EVERY DAY. A double day can even mean taking a walk after dinner.