Qigong is a form of exercise, relaxation and meditation connecting your mind, body and spirit. I am fortunate enough to have a group that practises close by, that is not only in the perfect beachside location, it's completely free of cost. I practise Qi gong at the beach early in the morning Benefits of Qi… Continue reading Qi What for Fitness and Health?
When you live in a hot climate, exercising is hard. The will to jog or pump iron in the blistering heat of a steamy summer's day, is almost impossible to find. Adder Rock Entering my fifth decade, I discovered that if I didn’t exercise regularly and followed my ever increasing sedentary lifestyle, my body and… Continue reading Exercise – I hate it, so I found a solution.
A while back I attended two classes in Bikram Yoga. This is yoga performed in a hot room. Source: https://www.wetravel.com/ You see, I love a good sauna, and I like yoga.... perfect combination? Right? WRONG! Classically trained on and off for the past 30 or so years in Iyengar/ Hatha yoga as a recreational pursuit… Continue reading Booted Out of Bikram
I find getting older, our bodies begin to show signs of wear and tear. One way to combat the ageing process is to maintain a regular stretching regime. Our bodies love to stretch and it is the best and most natural activity to do when we first get up in the mornings.
Therapeutic Hunger: Necessary for good health
I want to coin this term “Therapeutic Hunger” (TH), to differentiate it from the hunger that is associated with problem issues like famine, poverty and eating disorders.
“Therapeutic Hunger” (TH) is residual hunger that is still left when we don’t eat stomach full. When we finish meals, and have eaten just the right quantity of food, that we don’t feel full. This sweet hunger is very therapeutic, as it helps optimise digestion, proper absorption of nutrients, and enough space for elimination of waste.