Fitness Archive

How EQ Can Help Us Thrive as Athletes

Original article posted on www.colombocycles.wordpress.com by Ridmi Dewage on the 10th of September, 2020. Focus of mind is key to attuning many aspects in life; whether it is to channel profound values or perceive our surrounding, honing mental focus is an important skill to acquire to live life at its best form. For years mindfulness

Post-Pandemic: Changing the Way We View Fitness in Sri Lanka

(This article is contributed by Talavou Alalima – Founder and Chairman of Power World Gyms and creator of the Proxone app) We see quite a lot of people talking about various topics related to fitness. Despite the many technological responses and awareness, there are no sufficient innovative solutions that have an absolute impact on the

How Does Exercise Affect Immunity?

Low and moderate-intensity exercise naturally lowers cortisol levels and helps with immune function. Our immune system is designed to fight off infection and disease, and the most effective mechanisms of the innate response against viral infections are done by the activation of natural killer (NK) cells. These NK cells are known to be triggered during

5 Tips on How to Climb Mountainous Terrains on Your Bike

Riding is easy for some, until they see the steeps of the ride reigning in front of their eyes. It’s no reason to back down – might as well learn to be a killer mountain conqueror with these tips and hacks with loads of training time around hills! These techniques are not in particular for

Video: What Stretching Does to Your Body

Ever wondered what happens to your body when you do regular stretching? Here’s an interesting video to find out…

Power World Gyms Introduces Pay-As-You-Go

Covid-19 is changing the way we live, work and play. A new normal is descending upon all mankind.With today’s ever-changing lifestyles, people are increasingly looking out for relevance and flexibility in their lifestyle choices. Fitness needs are no different. Power World Gyms, the leading fitness chain in Sri Lanka and India with an undisputed reputation

Podcast: Changing How You Breathe Could Change Your Life

Outdoor athlete James Nestor shows that with minor adjustments in how we inhale and exhale, we can dramatically improve on everything from the quality of our sleep to our athletic performance to our posture… https://www.outsideonline.com/2417210/james-nestor-breath-podcast

Video: Melissa and Pure Body Burn

Melissa Fisher of Mpire Fitness shares valuable insights on how to approach fitness and talks about her signature workout program and how it can benefit anyone at any age – whether you are a dancer, an endurance athlete, or a complete beginner to fitness. Melissa has been a professional dancer and her work included the

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

TCC – Endurance Lab Virtual Challenge

Here’s a reason to get back into your favorite running attire… TCC (Triathlon Club of Colombo), together with Endurance Lab for the first time in Sri Lanka is organizing a virtual 4 stage challenge that spans over 4 weekends! Each weekend will have a different challenge to complete. You can run anywhere you want – be it