Being fit is something I try to keep in my life as I love adventure, and challenges. Without it, I wouldn't be able to do half of the things I do. I was very lucky to be born in a family that supported our physical development as an investment for our future. And it is true, through sports i've learned the most basic skills; coordination, awareness, the value of team work, leadership, frustration tolerance, the importance of making the extra effort, the rewards for hard work
When you’re planning a healthy vegetarian diet, you’re only limited by your imagination. It’s important to incorporate a wide variety of whole grains, legumes, vegetables and fruits in different meals, including seeds and nuts. Variety is the spice of life, and it will help ensure your vegetarian diet is nutrient-dense, interesting, and fun! Aim for variety, even when you serve favorite entrees over and over again, by serving different side dishes, snacks and desserts. Be cre
Meet Dom, founder of #RUNKINGDOM and YOHIIT. The BookIn team were so inspired by his story, we just had to share it. Read on to discover what’s possible. What made you want to run a marathon? It all began in 2012. I had a major medical crisis and needed to transform my health. I was about 50 pounds heavier than I am today. Very much overweight. So I made major changes to my nutrition and started running. In the first month I could barely clear 3km. After that, I found that I
Riding a bike is one of those forms of exercise that doesn't always feel like exercise. As you are out enjoying the scenery and fresh air, it can seem more like a joy ride than a fitness venture! But the fact is, bicycling is a great form of exercise.
If you want to get in shape with bike riding, it's a good idea to make sure you have the basics down. Maybe you want to get your family involved, too. Here are some tips on how to get in shape with bike riding.
Yoga has been touted to be a relaxation technique which is able to tone the mind, body and spirit into working harmoniously. Many yoga teachers and fitness experts claim that yoga can lead to successful and lasting weight loss. Any weight loss program is comprised of a healthy diet and regular exercise. However, you have to stick to your program. This is difficult for most people as their often hectic schedules make it hard to find enough exercise time. This is where yoga can
Today in the fitness industry one of the swiftest growing movements is the great art and practice of yoga. In case you have been out of touch with what has been happening for the past couple of years, yoga is sweeping through aerobics studios and health clubs all across the United States and if finding acceptance as a fitness activity as well as a means to balance the energy of the body and reduce stress and thereby restore a feeling of calmness. There are a variety of types
After a surge of interest during the consciousness-conscious '60s, yoga began to fall out of favor. Exercisers apparently lost patience with the activity, which offers slow but steady results, and turned to the fast pace and quick shape-up of aerobics. Now yoga is back-less mystical than in the past, less reminiscent of gurus in pretzel positions, and more attractive than ever to people who are interested in working out rather than working toward some spiritual goal. Once you
As the annual ritual of composing the new years resolution gets underway, I find myself saying "whats the point?”. The truth of the matter is this - much of what we say in the days running up to the year end and in the first few weeks of the new year will probably never be remembered, let alone transpire. We can all agree that resolutions are great nuggets for conversation and do make us feel good about ourselves, but the reality is that most of us will fail to make it past m