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Missaka: Introducing Remedial Therapy to Sri Lanka

Remedial Massage is a hands-on approach, designed to work on a particular problem area that a patient may have. Not to be confused with relaxation massage, it is used to treat musculoskeletal problem areas including strains, sprains, broken bones, bruising and, together with deep tissue massage, it works on the removal of blockages, scar tissue

Who’s Afraid Of Vinegar?

There are not many foods so badly misunderstood or so essential in the kitchen. Its strong sour taste isn’t a mainstream favorite but vinegar is definitely scoring high on health charts and shopping lists around the world. What makes it so special? First of all, there seem to be as many kinds of vinegar as

What’s With Veganism?

All around the world, more and more people have chosen to adopt a vegan lifestyle, excluding all animal products from their diet, including some incredibly commonplace foods such as dairy, eggs, and honey. Although the transition from an omnivorous to a plant-based diet can be trying for many, the benefits of it are unparalleled. Veganism

Forgot Your New Year Resolutions?

You’re not alone. According to statistics, 88% of people will fail to achieve their New Year’s resolutions – that’s almost 9 out of every 10 people. Let’s change this and build healthy habits that will last forever with these 5 steps: 1. Set positive goals: Rather than making your New Year resolutions restrictive, focus on

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