Participate in IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo

Pro-Am, the official licensee of the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC, USA) and the owner of the prestigious global IRONMAN triathlon brand, is gearing up to hold the second IRONMAN 70.3 international sporting event in Sri Lanka. The first edition of the Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo event for 2018 was held successfully

Talk: Iron Men & Women of Sri Lanka

  What a way to start 2019 with our panel talk featuring the true iron men and women of Sri Lanka and the most inspiring one to-date! We were truly honored and privileged to feature the most renowned and iconic endurance athletes our nation has produced, to hear their vision for the country, and how

Workshop: New Year Workout at Likuid

An active start for the new year it was! Our first workshop for the year was at Likuid Spaces (Colombo 03) where we learned about the unique benefits of MMA and Yoga and how both can be great complementary workouts for anyone new to fitness. Thanks to Sean Pepper Robinson and Ajmal Yakoob for conducting

Need to Improve Productivity? Go Take a Hike!

American Psychological Association (APA) finds the workplace is the second most common source of stress for the majority of people, after concerns over money. And our dependency on electronics for work and everyday communication is not going anywhere. This means that making a conscious effort to take time off in nature to undo the damage from electronic radiation

Want to Boost Your Brain Power? Try These Proven Workouts…

Time to ditch the Sudoku, crosswords and those brain game apps! Countless research showing the link between brain health and exercise have been popping up over the last few years – more reasons to consider an active lifestyle and to get your kids active from a young age. Exercise not only makes you smarter, but

Why Working Out with Friends is a Good Idea

We all know there’s something quite fun about working out in a group. Now science is backing up that it indeed benefits us in more ways than just socializing. Here’s a summary of an ScienceDaily article by Popular Science: “A new study found that working out in groups (taking classes, exercising with friends, anything) is

The Fitness Mindset

Many us us do not realize how exercise affects the mind in more ways than one. Did you know that the very act of moving is said to decrease depression and make you happy? A recent clinical review by Penedo & Dahn (2005) found that physical activity is associated with a higher quality of life

Video: A Brief History of Fat, and Why We Hate It

Why have we come to hate something that’s essential for us? Here’s an interesting documentary by SLATE that explores the topic:

Wellness at Mövenpick

Health is a state of mind and wellness is a state of being. With plenty of wellness retreats to visit, guests don’t necessarily have to sign up for a week or two of detoxing to find their Zen. The Mövenpick Hotel Colombo, taking measures to expand their fitness offerings and paying more attention to meditative,

Video: Vitamins and Supplements: Magic Pills – The Fifth Estate

From herbal remedies to minerals, vitamins and other supplements, it’s a billion dollar industry that includes everyone from Big Pharma to Mom and Pop operations. They’re products packed with promises, but what’s actually in the bottle? Could we be taking too much? And could they actually be harmful to your health? CBC News Fifth Estate