Prevention Archive

Recover From a Food Binge!

Everyone seems to have overindulged to at least some degree during the Avurudhu holiday weekend. There’s no need to feel guilty, and there’s always a way to get back on track! Here are some tips composed by Cathryne Keller from an article at Rodale Wellness:   “1. Cut yourself some slack Feel guilty about your

Can a Big Waist Be Unhealthy?

We don’t disagree with the body positivity movement, however, new research is giving out information that caution against a lifestyle that promotes excess weight around the mid-section. Our modern day diets and sedentary lifestyles can indeed be intervened to take control of our health. Here’s a summary of an article by Sara Chodosh on Popular

Documentary: Why Food is the Most Powerful Drug

Food is the most powerful drug — and is a simple way to biohack your health and restore balance in your body. In this talk from A-Fest Greece, Dr. Mark Hyman explains why need to take a holistic approach to health — instead of just looking for the next quick fix. [Video featured from MindValley]

Treating the Cause – Not just the Symptom!

The founder of Physio Medicare, Nilakshi Kasilingam, gives us some valuable advice on what not to do when we experience pain or injury, and on how you can relieve your symptoms for good! More about the new Physio Medicare outlet located in Dehiwala can be found at: http://workout.lk/places/401/Physio-Medicare

What Happens When You Don’t Sleep

Back to heavy work hours? Here’s a TechInsider video that well illustrates the importance of sleep, not just for recovery but for the prevention of serious long term cognitive impairments as well…

Documentary on Obesity

Interesting views on the global obesity epidemic…

Documentary: Super Juice Me!

Here’s a documentary about 8 participants who went through a dietary reformation process to heal various debilitating chronic conditions. The end result of the juice cleanse, coupled with exercise and a supportive environment, is quite awe inspiring! Interested in finding a healthy food vendor in Colombo that offers juice cleansing? Visit: http://workout.lk/all_places

Talk: Jump Start Your Healthy New Year

What a wonderful panel discussion that was! Thank you to all those who participated last Friday at our event and gave us fantastic comments and feedback. We convey our sincere gratitude to the panelists Bilal Yusuf, Tashiya Captain, Prasanna Hettiarachchi, Shawn Roche and Jessyca Canizales who shared an amazing array of unique insights, tips and

Workout MAG Out Now!

Our very first print issue is out at venues across Colombo! A digital version is available for download at: www.workout.lk

Prevent Muscle Imbalances from Heavy Tech Use

Physiotherapist Shawn Roche shares some exercises you can do to counteract heavy computer and mobile phone use, and mentions how Osteopathy may help get rid of your aches and pains for good! Specializing in pain management and Osteopathic techniques, Shawn Roche has had many successful client outcomes and feedback since he returned to practice at