In our fast-paced Western culture, it’s no surprise that so many Canadians have difficulty falling asleep. Since it is not often possible to change our culture and our environment, another way to find some peace within the chaos of the world is through yoga.
Whether you’re training for a competition or involved with recreational sports, you can expect to see a decrease in exercise performance if you are selling yourself short on sleep.
Believe it or not, the rewards of exercise extend far beyond adding muscle tone or slimming down. Exercise also helps improve the look, feel and age of your skin.
Using a high tech device or even a simple app on your phone can give you precise information about how you’re doing in your training and how you can improve over time.
Top athletes in-the-know practice yoga for its optimization and recovery benefits. It’s seen as an important part of a well-rounded competitive or recreational fitness program. If you haven’t yet incorporated a Yin yoga practice into your workout or sports training routine, now is the time to start.
Whether you’re participating in recreational sports or preparing for a competition, being active can be stressful on your body. Know your risks of sports injuries and how to prevent them before you get out onto the field, gym, or pathway.
We now understand that sitting for extended periods is associated with several negative health effects. In fact, prolonged sitting can increase the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and premature death.
Ever notice how 50 years later James Bond still looks like he’s at the top of his game?
You can, too, with new multi-functional fitness products.
Could swimming be the ultimate exercise? The following report card on swimming shows that unlike other cardiovascular exercises, swimming offers benefits beyond merely burning calories and building muscle groups.
There is no treatment that heals our body better than our own body itself.