The short answer is ‘no’. A towel will do just fine, or, if you are ok with being on the floor, the floor is fine too. At least to start with. Nobody needs to be buying fancy sporting equipment until they’ve decided they are really into the activity, right? I can’t think of anything sadder [...]
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Rich Roll is a two-time top finisher at the Ultraman World Championships. In 2010, he became the the first person (along with colleague Jason Lester) to complete EPIC5 – 5 ironman-distance triathlons on 5 Hawaiian Islands in under a week. He knows a bit about being an athlete, apparently. He recently wrote an article about why every athlete [...]
Have you heard of Asian squatting? It is, apparently, the RIGHT kind of squatting, just like squatting to go to the toilet is, ahhh, much healthier for you. This post phrases it nicely: Get this, when you squat, a bend between your rectum and anus elongates, allowing for a complete evacuation of the bowels. Normal [...]
Did you know that overtaxing your adrenals (hello modern life) can directly contribute to injuring yourself while exercising? Crappy thing that, given that exercise is one of the best ways to manage stress. Accordong to this article: Muscle-organ correlations were discovered by Dr. Goodhart in the 1960′s. He found that there are predictable muscle [...]
I wrote this article for MindBodyGreen last year, and I thought you’d enjoy it. A little mid-week lightness. I’ve learned lots of useful things about life from watching dogs. I often joke that I am rather like a dog: if I am unwalked, unstretched, unfed or unloved, I get grumpy, and start tugging on my leash. [...]
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Nadine started up a corporate yoga program at my organisation which has been running successfully since 2008. She is super organised, professional and great to deal with. Nadine has also conducted corporate wellness lunch time seminars which were very popular with our staff. Thus, Nadine’s contribution to our firm-wide health & well-being program has been substantial and beneficial.Joanne Haddock Human Resources Manager at Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick