Prevention Archive

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

Video: The WIM HOF “Iceman” Method

Wim Hof is nicknamed “The Iceman” for his ability to withstand extreme cold which he assigns to exposure to cold, meditation and breathing techniques. Hof has set out to spread the potential health benefits of his breathing techniques, working closely with scientists around the world to prove that the Wim Hof Method works. It is

Video: Shoespiracy

This feet-first short documentary, made in collaboration with Fable Films, is set to challenge you to think differently about your shoes, the negative effects your footwear is having on your feet, the way you move and ultimately your health…

Video: The Barefoot Professor by Nature

Harvard professor Daniel Lieberman has ditched his trainers and started running barefoot. Find out why…

Workshop: Health Hacks for Entrepreneurs

Thank you to everyone who participated and gave us great feedback for the Health Hacks workshop at Likuid Spaces! We also thank our co-organizer Bandwagon for the support extended in facilitating value addition to the entrepreneurial startup eco-system. Missed this workshop? Contact Workout.lk on 077 733 7430 and learn how we can curate a unique

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

Video: How Gut Bacteria Affect the Brain

Did you know that imbalances in our gut flora can even affect our thoughts? The gut-brain connection has some very significant implications for health and nutrition…

Video: Probiotics Benefits + Myths

So what really are “probiotics” and why do you need them to maintain good health?  

Video: True to Form

Having regular back pain, knee pain and so on? Read up the book True to Form by Eric Goodman if you’ve got the time. If not, watch this preview by Brian Johnson:

Workshop: Too Much Sitting: The Problems & Solutions

A big thank you going out to all the participants, and for Shawn Roche for conducting an extremely informative session on the problems and solutions related to a topic relevant to all of us today! We discussed how our movement philosophy has changed, the myths and realities of claims, how to optimize joint and spinal