Slow, Beginners Yoga Routine

Slow, Beginners Yoga Routine

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWk_gtNRC2M?start=3&w=560&h=315] music in the background courtesy of www.bensound.com Above is a short practice of slow, gentle Yoga/stretch sequence. Most of the routine takes place on the floor apart from one optional...

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TGU = Time Saver & Core Love

Today’s #wednesdayworkout involved my old favourite - The Turkish Get Up TGU. I agreed to meet up with Brad, a trainer who had just finished his own exercise workout. Brad has a good foundation of strength and knowledge of weights but has not used Kettlebells...

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Who said your exercise routine must be an hour?

Who said your exercise routine must be an hour?

Who told you that your exercise routine must be an hour? Could it have been the first time you went to a gym and had an exercise program? Firstly, there's nothing wrong with physical activity for that length of time or even longer. From personal experience the feeling...

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The Om Yoga Show ’17 & How to sort an Iffy Back

The Om Yoga Show ’17 & How to sort an Iffy Back

Alexandra Palace & The Om Yoga Show 2017 – I’m quite a fan of these events which focus on sharing all things Yoga from woollen yoga mats through to raw, cold-pressed, organic, sustainable, environmentally friendly and of course vegan paraphernalia

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Yoga for Runners

Yoga for Runners

Over the last few weeks I’ve managed to restart the habit of regular short runs. So after completing my session I followed an intuitive sequence of stretches with all the elements of a Yoga Routine  – minus a yoga mat, philosophy & sanskrit….

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Mind, Body, on Trend!

Mind, Body, on Trend!

An online session with the focus on chunk-sizing or deconstructing a routine into manageable and achievable parts. Nothing fancy or acrobatically-super-functional!

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August ABs

August ABs

There are plenty of exercises out there that on the surface look as if they’re solely targeting the ‘ABs’ when in reality the whole body is working or contributing to some extent…

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Sleep, Weight-loss & Productivity

Sleep, Weight-loss & Productivity

More of a note to self really – if you want to get up earlier and not fall back to sleep while trying to meditate then its ‘Early to bed’.. like the rhyme says!

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Yoga 4 Men

Yoga 4 Men

I’m hoping to persuade the male species of mammal found hunched over a laptop or staring into a small blue screen that there is a style or sequence of stretches and movements for them. For want of a better name I’ve called it Yoga 4 Men

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Outdoor Gym Lesson

Outdoor Gym Lesson

I grew up with the phrase ‘practice makes perfect’ but I think a more modern spin is to ‘Turn Up (daily), Do The Work and Achieve Success’
Applicable to much much more than outdoor gym workouts

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Elevate 2017 – a mini review

Elevate 2017 – a mini review

….the Elevate 2017, 2 day conference – a 3 hours snapshot. There was great value, a positive ethos and expertise deserving of more attention when compared to other overpriced, fitness industry events.

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Fat and Fit

Fat and Fit

Can you be Fat & Fit? …… a ‘full-figured’ personal trainer and obesity exercise specialist highlighted the emotional and sometimes physical barriers of the gym culture within the fitness industry.

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