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How to Stay Calm in the Holiday Season

How to Stay Calm in the Holiday Season

by Suzy Stichbury December 12, 2016

They holiday season is upon us, and as much as it is “the most wonderful time of the year”, stress during this time is pretty much inevitable. Staying calm during this time of the year is never easy, but before you decide to call off the holiday season altogether, there are some ways to make it through this time without completely losing your mind.

Read on for some of the best ways to stay calm and keep your composure even when it seems you are coming undone.

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Yoga Holidays: Some of the Best Yoga Escapes

Yoga Holidays: Some of the Best Yoga Escapes

by Suzy Stichbury December 09, 2016

Are you looking for a holiday that lets you escape, experience a new environment, and  get your yoga on? There are hundreds of different yoga retreats worldwide and with the endless variety each offer you’re bound to find the perfect place to find your Zen. Whether you are looking for a spot to explore hidden beaches, surround yourself amongst towering trees and dense forests, or something in a bit more of an urban area, there is more than likely the right yoga escape that is eagerly anticipating your arrival.

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Healthy Choices at Christmas Parties

Healthy Choices at Christmas Parties

by Suzy Stichbury December 05, 2016

It is easy to fall off the track during the holidays and indulge a bit more than you normally would. Making healthy choices at Christmas parties can be tricky, but with a little planning and willpower, it is easy to stick to your healthy eating habits and not feel guilty when you overindulge.

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Superfoods

Superfoods

by Suzy Stichbury December 02, 2016

Superfoods have made quite an impression on the palate in the last few years. As more and more people become conscious of what they put in their bodies, information on the best foods to eat becomes steadily more available. Superfoods are often described as nutrient-rich foods that are considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being.

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Using Aromatherapy to Enhance your Mood

Using Aromatherapy to Enhance your Mood

by Suzy Stichbury November 28, 2016

Used for hundreds of years, essential oils are still one of nature's best-kept secrets. Essential oils are an intricate part of nature, and happen to be the plant’s own medicine against bacteria, microbes, and viruses that attack the cell. Within each drop of essential oil are hundreds of complex compounds that help fight disease.

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Too busy to train? Try Tabata

Too busy to train? Try Tabata

by Suzy Stichbury November 25, 2016

Our lives are packed with endless to-do lists and in the midst of our busy schedules, it’s often tough to find time for a workout. If you’re short on time but still want the benefits training has to offer, look no further than Tabata.

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iPhone Apps for Exercise

iPhone Apps for Exercise

by Suzy Stichbury November 21, 2016

Getting fit and sticking to an exercise routine has never been easier. With all our modern technology, apps make it super simple to find a way to motivate to workout and be accountable for getting fit.

The following 4 iPhone apps will help you along the way to your fitness goals, and are almost like having a personal trainer with you all the time.

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Vitamin D: The Facts

Vitamin D: The Facts

by Suzy Stichbury November 18, 2016

Vitamin D is known as the “sunshine vitamin” and is the only vitamin we can produce by exposure to the sun. New research has shown this essential vitamin is good for a host of different health benefits from your bones to your brain. When you know the facts about Vitamin D, it will help you understand why your body needs it, and just how much of this vitamin is needed for optimal health.

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The Horary Cycle and the bodys natural rhythm

The Horary Cycle and the bodys natural rhythm

by Suzy Stichbury November 14, 2016

The Horary Cycle is based on ancient Chinese medicine and divided the day into 12 different periods based on the sun’s motion through the sky. Each period is 2 hours in length and can do wonders for excellent health based on tuning in with each rhythmic cycle. Each period parallels one of the 5 zang/6 fu energies within the body.

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7 Tips for Relaxation

7 Tips for Relaxation

by Suzy Stichbury November 11, 2016

In today’s fast-paced world, our lives are often on fast forward and relaxing usually doesn’t fit into our already crammed schedules. In order to live a balanced life where we are healthy and happy it is vital that we find ways to relax. The following tips will help you slow down, reduce stress, and bring balance back to your life when you need it most.

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iPhone Apps for Health and Wellness

iPhone Apps for Health and Wellness

by Suzy Stichbury November 07, 2016

There are thousands of apps available at our fingertips, and for those concerned about their health and well-being, there are countless ways to make sure you're meeting your wellness goals.

The following 5 iPhone apps for health and wellness will help keep you living the best life you can possibly live.

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How to motivate yourself for a post work workout

How to motivate yourself for a post work workout

by Suzy Stichbury November 04, 2016

Finding the motivation to go to work out or hit the gym after work can be tough. Our days usually stretch far beyond 8 hours and by the time we’re done with our work part of the day, the last thing we want to do is get our exercise on. Fortunately, with a few tips on how to motivate yourself for a post-work workout, you’ll be ready to get the exercise your body needs.

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Viva Fashion Plate

Viva Fashion Plate

by Suzy Stichbury October 31, 2016

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Healthy eating for busy people

Healthy eating for busy people

by Suzy Stichbury October 31, 2016

It is way more convenient to grab something quick and easy than finding the time and energy to put into preparing nutritious meals or thinking about health benefits. Fortunately, we are here to help, with just a little planning, healthy eating habits can be just as easy for busy people as they are for others who have time to spare.

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How to Find the Right Gym for You

How to Find the Right Gym for You

by Suzy Stichbury October 28, 2016

So you’ve made the decision to join the gym. Awesome! The gym has the potential to become a big part of your life so it’s really important to find the right one to fit your needs.

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5 ways to make your workday healthy

5 ways to make your workday healthy

by Suzy Stichbury October 24, 2016

With a little planning, there are definitely ways to make your workday healthy. Use the following 5 tips to make your workday healthy and feel your best all week long.

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Bamboo Fabrics: Benefits and Use as Performance Fabric

Bamboo Fabrics: Benefits and Use as Performance Fabric

by Suzy Stichbury October 21, 2016

As one of the world’s most sustainable resources, bamboo is also a fabric that is offering some exciting new developments in its use as a performance fabric.

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Sports Bras: Why you need a good one

Sports Bras: Why you need a good one

by Suzy Stichbury October 17, 2016

The ultimate sports bra is one that is going to do everything to help you lead an active lifestyle while helping to minimize injury and keep you comfortable.

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Best Health and Fitness Tools Online

Best Health and Fitness Tools Online

by Suzy Stichbury October 14, 2016

With a world of information at our fingertips, it’s easy to find anything you want to know about health and fitness online. Read on to see our picks for the best in health and fitness tools in the entire world of the web.

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What to Wear to Exercise when Pregnant

What to Wear to Exercise when Pregnant

by Suzy Stichbury October 07, 2016

You don’t want to give up your workout when pregnant, but you will, sooner or later, have to give up your regular workout wear. As your body grows so does your need for some workout wear that will keep you comfortable and make room for that growing bump. Maternity wear has come a long way since you were just a bun in the oven, and there are super trendy, flattering styles that are right for any expecting mama no matter what your taste.

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10 Ways to Recharge Your Batteries

10 Ways to Recharge Your Batteries

by Suzy Stichbury October 03, 2016

With the fast-pace of our modern lifestyles and a society that thrives of being busy, we’re often left feeling burned out and exhausted. While we all need a little pick me up from time to time, it’s vitally important to take the time to recharge your batteries. Doing so will give you the extra energy you need to keep up with your busy schedule. Take the time to do the following, even if you think you don’t have it. Five to ten minutes a few times a week is all you really need to feel refreshed and rejuvenated so you can take on your life with the energy your schedule demands. 

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Pilates for Pregnancy

Pilates for Pregnancy

by Suzy Stichbury September 30, 2016

Pilates and pregnancy go hand in hand and there are many mamas-to-be that find this to be one of the greatest forms of exercising and keeping fit while pregnant. Not only does it help with core strength, but is also super adaptable to conform to your body’s nine months of drastic changes. From the beginning of your pregnancy to the beautiful end, you can rely on a solid Pilates workout to strengthen your abs, back, and pelvic floor to ensure both a healthy pregnancy and delivery

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Natural Sportswear Fabrics

Natural Sportswear Fabrics

by Suzy Stichbury September 26, 2016

Sportswear fabrics are changing, and the newest fabrics in the business are far superior to fabrics of yesterday. New sportswear textiles are going green, and not only are they good for the environment, but are also excellent at keeping moisture away and keeping you dry. When looking for an eco-friendly option for your next sportswear purchase, look for the following fabrics and all the benefits they have to offer. You’ll find a huge variety of eco-friendly active wear made from the following fabrics that are both stylish and affordable

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Yoga for Fertility

Yoga for Fertility

by Suzy Stichbury September 23, 2016

Can yoga really help you get pregnant? If you’re a yogini trying to conceive, there is evidence that supports certain yoga poses may be able to help with just that. Not only is yoga good for stress (which hinders conception) but some professionals in the field report that there are specific poses that help stimulate blood flow to the pelvis, which in turn helps stimulate hormone producing glands. All good news for those trying to have a baby.

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