Prevention Archive

Talk: “Health, Vitality, and Immunity for 2021”

Original article titled ‘Workout.lk to host webinar on ‘Health, Vitality, and Immunity for 2021’ published December 28, 2020 by Naveed Rozais at TheMorning.lk. A new year dawns, and with it, comes hope. Not hope that things will magically change at the stroke of midnight, but hope that we will be better able to handle what

Boost Immunity, Go Outdoors!

A walk in the woods might just be what the doctor of the future may prescribe to you! Yes, there’s now plenty of documented evidence on the mental and physiological benefits of going outdoors. According to a recent study, just one weekend in the woods will automatically reset your inner clock (or circadian rhythm) which

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

Talk: Immunity: Let’s Talk Solutions

Original article published November 08, 2020 by Naveed Rozais at TheMorning.lk. Independent health and fitness start-up Workout.lk hosted a webinar on 7 November to discuss natural ways to boost immunity in the times of a pandemic.  Workout.lk has been spearheading health advocacy events since 2018, looking to inspire active living and making it easy for

Natural vs Synthetic Vitamins

If a persons immune system is already weak, it can also be helpful to supplement with key vitamins and minerals that may have become depleted. There is evidence pointing to the fact that various micro-nutrient deficiencies (such as zinc, selenium, iron, copper, folic acid, and vitamins A, B6, C, D and E) can alter the immune

Video: Food as Medicine – Dr. William Li

A great talk by Dr. William Li, a world-renowned physician and scientist, on new advances in our understanding of how food affects our health and chronic disease prevention:

Get Rid of Aches and Pains

Aches and pains in your shoulders, knees, back and neck can be a pretty common occurrence if you’ve been sedentary during the lock-down. Watch this video to find Esther Gokhale explain how we can heal ourselves via movement. The founder of Physio Medicare, Nilakshi Kasilingam, gives us some valuable advice on what not to do

Talk: Good For You, Good For Planet

Workout.lk together with Hatch will be hosting a webinar on Sunday, 5 July, with an eminent panel of health professionals and health entrepreneurs coming together to share insights and trends from the growing health food industry, celebrate young startups spearheading good work in the organic food and beverages community, hear their success stories and pitfalls,

Talk: Truth About Immunity

Thank you to all those who dedicated time to improve their well-being and for attending our topic on immunity organized via Zoom last month. Our special gratitude to our panelists Dr. Tyrol Ferdinands and Shanez Gunatilaka for sharing valuable expert insights on factors that affect immunity, providing new perspectives on viruses and cytokine storms, the

Video: In Defense of Food

To escape the harmful health consequences of the Western diet, we can either wait centuries for evolution to adapt our bodies to junk food, or take a much more practical and economical path: change the way we’re eating. Something that’s a lot simpler than we may think. Pollan offers us a simple seven-word guide to