Podcast: Changing How You Breathe Could Change Your Life

Outdoor athlete James Nestor shows that with minor adjustments in how we inhale and exhale, we can dramatically improve on everything from the quality of our sleep to our athletic performance to our posture… https://www.outsideonline.com/2417210/james-nestor-breath-podcast

Video: Dopamine Fasting 2.0

Got food cravings? Try “dopamine fasting!” It is the idea that if you avoid dopamine stimulating activities for extended periods of time, you will be able to ‘reset your brain’ and let go of addictive behaviors that negatively impact your life. It’s commonly misunderstood as reducing dopamine, but that’s not true. Dopamine is necessary to

Video: Melissa and Pure Body Burn

Melissa Fisher of Mpire Fitness shares valuable insights on how to approach fitness and talks about her signature workout program and how it can benefit anyone at any age – whether you are a dancer, an endurance athlete, or a complete beginner to fitness. Melissa has been a professional dancer and her work included the

Event: Anantara + Avani Fitness Retreat

Thank you to everyone who made it to our fitness retreat at Anatara and Avani last weekend! Special thanks to our instructors Melissa Fisher for conducting an amazing Pure Body Burn signature workout session, and to Master Mahesh Pathirana for conducting a fascinating introductory Qigong movement meditation session. We were warmly welcomed by the two

Video: When Running Was for Weirdos

Today, it seems like everybody’s a runner. But it wasn’t always that way. Vox’s Phil Edwards looked into running’s history in this interesting video. Like to know where you can join the healthy bandwagon? Contact Workout.lk via 077 733 7430.

More Colour on Your Plate = More Nutrients!

It is found that when food is laid before them, people eat first with their eyes, eagerly searching for colour and variation on the plate, secondly with the nose searching for familiar smells and also the wonderful aromas that come from the addition of spices and herbs, and lastly taste with the mouth. So what

Video: Is Gluten that bad for your health?

Wheat flour products have infiltrated our food system and is seen pretty much at every food store or restaurant in Sri Lanka. Are there any benefits from cutting wheat out of the diet? This excellent video from What I’ve Learned channel provides good answers to demystify the topic. Books like Wheat Belly have enhanced the

Healthy Journey: to Soul Resorts

What a relaxing retreat, and a lovely bunch of participants we had last weekend! Thank you to everyone who made it, and special thanks to the warm and welcoming hosts at Soul Resorts who made our stay a uniquely memorable experience! We extend our gratitude to our instructors Rekha Krishnamoorthy for conducting a very relaxing

Going Back to Our Roots: Our Grandparents’ Diet and Lifestyle

This fascinating topic takes us to a timeline 40 to 50 years ago and before. The extended family was intact. So there were plenty of hands to share household chores and quality time to prepare food together from age-old recipes, to eat and to feed children. A number of curries, sambols, chutneys, pickles and short

Matcha for Immunity and Health

Matcha tea is gaining popularity throughout the world in recent years and is frequently referred to as a mood-and-brain food. Various research has demonstrated that three constituents present in matcha tea, l-theanine, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), and caffeine, affect mood and cognitive performance positively. Matcha and regular green tea both come from the Camellia Sinensis plant,