Prevention Archive

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

COVID-19: What You Need to Know + Useful Links

At times of crisis and we need everyone to be armed with the right tools of information to fight together as it’s the best defense we have. We’ve compiled a list of local and global content so we can collectively support the health of our communities. According to WHO, “the most common symptoms of COVID-19

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,

Video: HOW to quit Sugar & Unhealthy Habits

It’s a new year and many of us are planning to cut off sugar as a part of healthy resolutions. Here’s some great tips on What I’ve Learned channel: Wondering why sugar is so bad, and how eliminating sugar could be the best dietary change you can do this year? Read our blog post here.

Video: Food Fight (Food Industry Documentary)

This documentary talks about the fascinating history of how food as we know it today came into power and how the good food movement is fighting back: “When we walk into a supermarket, we assume that we have the widest possible choice of healthy foods. But in fact, over the course of the 20th century,

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,

Meet Emma – Your Work Colleague of the Future

An interesting yet scary video of what could possibly be an accurate portrayal of us in the near future: “Say hello to Emma, a life-sized representation of how we could look in 20 years’ time if we continue working with poor posture and inadequately set-up workstations. We have worked with a Behavioural Futurist and a

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