Detox Your Workout

Detox Your Workout

How many toxins are we exposed to during a workout? You might be surprised. Fitness rituals are a possible source of hidden health-compromising toxins. Here’s how to avoid breathing, wearing, applying, and sipping toxins—before, during, and after workouts.

Stress soothers

Stress soothers

The hustle and bustle of the daily routine can frazzle our minds and tie our muscles up in knots. These do-it-yourself self-care techniques and soothing herbal remedies provide at-home relaxation—no massage therapist required. Valentine’s Day is a great time to pamper yourself with a little TLC.

Book Review: The Melt Method by Sue Hitzmann

Book Review: The Melt Method by Sue Hitzmann

Yes, at first glance I totally prejudged Melt Method to be the gimmickry of yet another 6-pack flaunting fitness guru with their own ‘method’ and set of DVDs to sell to wishful masses of quick-fix health seekers.

Boy was I wrong. I can honestly say now that this is the stuff that years of dedicated passion, intensive research, unique ‘energy’ gifts and thousands of hours of practical application produced.

Use your Skintelligence for better yoga, fitness and posture

Use your Skintelligence for better yoga, fitness and posture

The term Skintelligence was coined by movement specialist Mary Bond and it refers to our sense of touch and the brilliant connection between the skin of our hands and our posture and coordination of the whole body.

After reading Bond’s New Rules of Posture: How to Sit, Stand, and Move in the Modern World several months ago I developed a whole new respect for the palms of my hands and have been fascinated observing the powerful role of my skin in my strength workouts, yoga practice and posture in general.