PIlates and running are two excellent forms of exercise, although probably not two that you would think have much overlap in terms of benefits to your physical and mental health. You’d usually find runners and Pilates-goers to be two distinct groups, but they don’t need to be. If you’re a runner looking to enhance your […]
From Face Acupuncture to Fertility Acupuncture, Here’s Everything Acupuncture Can Do For You
Who knew a handful of tiny needle pricks could be so useful!? Acupuncture is a thousands-year-old practice that involves poking tiny filiform needles to different strategic points in the face and body. Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners believe that ailments are caused by the blockage of qi – or energy – in the body. Acupuncture works […]
Ice Baths And Why They Are Great For You
Ah, the ice bath. Just hearing those two words together can send a chill through your body – literally! An increasingly popular recovery method among athletes, an ice bath is exactly what it sounds like: sitting in a tub of cold water and ice. But why would anyone willingly subject themselves to such frigid temperatures? […]
What is Zumba and why is it so popular?
Originating in Colombia in the 1990s, Zumba is a high-energy, dance fitness program that has become incredibly popular all around the world. With millions of people taking Zumba classes each week, it’s a great way to get active, increase your energy levels, and just have some fun. You don’t need any special skills or experience […]
Should you take a martial arts class?
Martial arts may look super cool on the big screen but is it worth trying out at your local fitness studio? Martial art classes are not only great fun but they are an epic full body workout that will have you sweating! In this guide, we’ve broken down popular styles of martial arts that you […]
How to Start a Workout Routine
Exercise is one of the best things you can do for your physical and mental health. A planned workout routine can structure your workouts to keep you motivated and help you achieve your fitness goals. But how do you build one? Read on to find out how to start your new workout routine. How to […]