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Events: Webinars to Keep You Engaged…

Workout.lk invites you to a series of virtual events where we explore the power of cultivating inner strength – whether it is through strengthening our immune system, physical system or inner resilience to bounce back from difficult circumstances. Join the next informative online series this April featuring a inspiring set of panelists you wouldn’t want

Taking Care of Your Mental Health

During times of uncertainty, it’s natural to feel a sense of panic, frustration, sadness or anxiety, and different people express these feelings differently. We can, however, not let certain difficult situations or experiences consume us but guide us to our highest self. As mindfulness teacher Kaira Jewel mentions in this article, “the external situation may not

Boosting Your Immunity During an Outbreak

Practicing social distancing, good health and hygiene is the best care we can give our loved ones who may have compromised immunity towards the Novel Coronavirus at the moment. This also involves an active responsibility to take care of our own immune and defense systems towards such viruses – whether it means getting adequate rest,

Workshop: Intro to Qigong

Thank you to all those who participated and gave us great feedback at the Intro to Qigong workshop last week.Special thanks to instructor Mahesh Pathirana for conducting a fantastic beginner-friendly workshop packed with ancient movement wisdom and the theories behind the health benefits of Qigong. We also got an understanding of the concept of Qi,

Support Nishreen’s Run for Cancer

We are sharing a story of an inspiring lady who is participating at the Ultra X marathon this March to raise funds to support a Cancer hospital which is currently experiencing a shortage of critical medication. She is the only Sri Lankan female to be undertaking the mammoth challenge of running 250km over 5 days

Ultra X Sri Lanka: 21–29th March 2020

Registrations for Ultra X Sri Lanka 2020 are open at and are closing soon: https://ultra-x.co/ The course will take competitors through tea plantations and 10,000 year old rain-forests, down rushing rivers and onto white sandy beaches all the while enjoying a fun race with participants from all over the world. Here’s a recap of their

Unity in Diversity Team Achieves Great Wins at IRONMAN 70.3 GOA

14 athletes from Triathlon Club Colombo (TCC) went in India last weekend to take part to IRONMAN 70.3 GOA. The team was appropriately named “TCC Unity in Diversity Team” because there was representation from both women (3) and men (9), 3 Nations (Sri Lanka, Maldives and France), different age groups (22 to 47 year olds),

Talk: Physiotherapy in Colombo

Thank you to all those who dedicated time to learn how we can optimize physical health and well-being at our panel talk last week, and special thanks to our panelists Theruni Wijewardene, Nilakshi Kasilingam, and Dr. Mario Valcourt for sharing great industry insights, best practices, the importance of preventative and rehabilitative care, dispelling common myths,

Talk: Burnout: Let’s Talk Solutions

Thank you to all those who dedicated time to improve their well-being and for attending our special topic on corporate burnout last week. Our special gratitude to our panelists Dr. Tyrol Ferdinands, Mei Flynn, Mahesh Pathirana and Rekha Krishnamoorthy for sharing great industry insights, best practices on avoiding burnout while digging in to the mind-body

Learn About Health Qigong and it’s Benefits

What is Qigong? Qigong (pronounced “chee-goong”) originated in China over 4,000 years ago and is a powerful system of healing and energy medicine (yes, even before Tai Chi). It is a series of gentle exercise that involves breathing techniques, gentle movement and meditation, which acts to cleanse, strengthen and circulate the life energy (qi) allowing