If you think yoga isn’t a man’s game, it’s time to get off the bench. Serious lifters have finally caught on to the numerous ways yoga can increase performance at the rack. More mobility and flexibility, a stronger core, better balance and increased endurance – what other reasons do you need? Here are five essential […]

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We all know there are many benefits to exercising. It gives us more energy, it’s great for our health, and it’s key in maintaining a healthy weight. When we think of exercise we often think of all-out, high intensity running, cycling or sports and aerobics. But it might surprise you to learn that one of […]

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Do you experience back pain when sitting or standing? Bending or lifting? Or maybe walking or running? There are many causes, but thankfully most types of back pain can be relieved and treated with the right advice, the right treatment and these essential stretches. While stretching is important, sometimes it can only provide temporary relief […]

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I just love AcroYoga. It opens the door to curiosity, trust and play – combining the whimsical elements of acrobatics and the grounded aspects of yoga asana (posture). I liken it learning how to fly with friends. Exploring gravity and body weight to play with shapes and movement. PLAY LIKE KIDS Find your inner child! […]

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Good mobility means better, more efficient movement. Having a good range of motion through your joints will not only improve your performance in the gym, but help you function better day to day and minimise the risk of injury. Try this simple test: starting in a standing position, can you sit on the ground and […]

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