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
The Happy Pacer Series – Episode 01: Introduction to Running Everyone can be a runner. Humans are one of the few species that don’t have in-born endurance to run for long distances, but are able to train for it and become remarkably good at it. Our cooling system, upright position (which minimizes sun exposure) and
Time to ditch the Sudoku, crosswords and those brain game apps! Countless research showing the link between brain health and exercise have been popping up over the last few years – more reasons to consider an active lifestyle and to get your kids active from a young age. Exercise not only makes you smarter, but
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:
Here’s a great MovNat restorative workout routine you can tryout at home…
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
There are much more compelling reasons to exercise other than preventing heart disease or looking good. Here’s an excellent video you shouldn’t miss!
We all know that along with good nutrition, and good mental well-being, being active are vital components of being healthy throughout your lifetime. But if you’re too time pressed or too lazy, what is the minimum amount of exercise you can get away with? The below article by Alexandra Duron from The Greatist summarizes some
Competitive ballroom dancer Tarja De Silva talks about she got inspired, and her DanceFit class – a fun high-intensity cardio workout mixed with hip-hop and Latin moves. You can try out her beginner workshop with Workout.lk on the 18th of November.
We know that balance helps us with everyday movements from standing up to jumping. It becomes especially important as we grow older to improve stability and prevent falls. However, you don’t need to wait till then; the benefits of balance training will be felt by you immediately in your regular workout routine. It’s perfect for