FITNESS MYTHS DEBUNKED

Have you ever been in the gym and seen someone doing the exact opposite of what you’ve been taught to be right? Chances are, one of you is doing things wrong.   But how do you know who’s right and who’s wrong? The fitness industry is full of myths and BS, but luckily some of[…]

RISE AND SHINE

One of the best ways to start your day is to take a moment and stretch it out. Just take a cue from animals, they don’t just wake up and immediately get going, but instead, they take the time to stretch themselves out first. It’s the best way to shake off morning laziness. You will[…]

BARE YOUR SOLE

Remember running around barefoot all day long when you were a kid?   You did it right back then and it’s time to consider going back to a barefoot life again. In our modern society, we wear socks and shoes all day long – well, most people do, as yogis, we are lucky to actually[…]

WORKOUT FACT OR FICTION?

Should you eat before you work out?   This is one of the most controversial topics in the health and fitness industries and we’ve heard many opinions on this. Some swear that you burn more fat when you work out on an empty stomach and it is common practice for many athletes and body builders[…]

PRACTICE SELF-CARE

When was the last time you took an hour for yourself?   Can you even remember? Between long hours at work, time for family, weekend chores and social calendar your schedule is overflowing. It may be time to take a step back and reevaluate your priorities. It may seem honorable to put everyone and everything[…]

PLANK IT

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, planks should be part of everyone’s workout routine.   Although planks look easy, they are anything but and can seriously boost your fitness levels. Planks are one of the most effective exercises you can do that will never go out of fashion. The beauty of this powerful bodyweight exercise is[…]

HANDSTANDS EVERY DAY

Handstands are extremely underrated as an exercise and the main reason for that is that most people think they just can’t do them.   Just because you aren’t a gymnast or an advanced yogi, yet, doesn’t mean you can’t start doing handstands today. Have you tried doing a handstand? We admit, it is pretty challenging,[…]

FOAM ROLLING

From the gym to Target, nowadays you can see foam rollers everywhere. While they have become more mainstream, to some, foam rollers still remain a mystery, even to fitness trainers.   Foam rolling is essentially a form of self-massage called self-myofascial release (SMR) to release muscle tightness or trigger points. If you don’t have a[…]