Video: When Running Was for Weirdos

Today, it seems like everybody’s a runner. But it wasn’t always that way. Vox’s Phil Edwards looked into running’s history in this interesting video. Like to know where you can join the healthy bandwagon? Contact Workout.lk via 077 733 7430.

More Colour on Your Plate = More Nutrients!

It is found that when food is laid before them, people eat first with their eyes, eagerly searching for colour and variation on the plate, secondly with the nose searching for familiar smells and also the wonderful aromas that come from the addition of spices and herbs, and lastly taste with the mouth. So what

Video: Is Gluten that bad for your health?

Wheat flour products have infiltrated our food system and is seen pretty much at every food store or restaurant in Sri Lanka. Are there any benefits from cutting wheat out of the diet? This excellent video from What I’ve Learned channel provides good answers to demystify the topic. Books like Wheat Belly have enhanced the

Healthy Journey: to Soul Resorts

What a relaxing retreat, and a lovely bunch of participants we had last weekend! Thank you to everyone who made it, and special thanks to the warm and welcoming hosts at Soul Resorts who made our stay a uniquely memorable experience! We extend our gratitude to our instructors Rekha Krishnamoorthy for conducting a very relaxing

Going Back to Our Roots: Our Grandparents’ Diet and Lifestyle

This fascinating topic takes us to a timeline 40 to 50 years ago and before. The extended family was intact. So there were plenty of hands to share household chores and quality time to prepare food together from age-old recipes, to eat and to feed children. A number of curries, sambols, chutneys, pickles and short

Matcha for Immunity and Health

Matcha tea is gaining popularity throughout the world in recent years and is frequently referred to as a mood-and-brain food. Various research has demonstrated that three constituents present in matcha tea, l-theanine, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), and caffeine, affect mood and cognitive performance positively. Matcha and regular green tea both come from the Camellia Sinensis plant,

Treadmill Workout Mistakes You Could be Making Every Day

A treadmill is a great home workout equipment to have. That way, you can squeeze a cardio workout into your day anytime you like. However, experts say that if you’re not careful, your daily treadmill workout could end up hurting you – rather than helping you. Here are five common treadmill mistakes that you should

Video: Food as Medicine – Dr. William Li

A great talk by Dr. William Li, a world-renowned physician and scientist, on new advances in our understanding of how food affects our health and chronic disease prevention:

Get Rid of Aches and Pains

Aches and pains in your shoulders, knees, back and neck can be a pretty common occurrence if you’ve been sedentary during the lock-down. Watch this video to find Esther Gokhale explain how we can heal ourselves via movement. The founder of Physio Medicare, Nilakshi Kasilingam, gives us some valuable advice on what not to do

Video: How America Is Causing Global Obesity

The global obesity rate is on the rise, having nearly tripled since the 1970s. Hasan examines how federal policy and corporations helped America export its unhealthy diet to the rest of the world…