Fitness Archive

Talk: Getting Fit in Colombo

Yet another fabulous panel session full of engagement, and great audience feedback! Thanks to all those who participated, and special thanks to Tashiya Captain and Tanuja Perera Raymond for sharing great industry insights, best practices, and fantastic overall advice on fitness, nutrition, and how to approach fitness as a beginner. We discussed many aspects related

Find a Fitness Center or Class Near You

Always wanted to start a new fitness routine but never found the time? The current situation in the country might turn out to be an opportunity to explore new avenues, stay focused and realign our health goals. From Pilates to calisthenics at the park, Colombo offers you a lot of ways to keep fit. For

Forgot Your New Year Resolutions?

You’re not alone. According to statistics, 88% of people will fail to achieve their New Year’s resolutions – that’s almost 9 out of every 10 people. Let’s change this and build healthy habits that will last forever with these 5 steps: 1. Set positive goals: Rather than making your New Year resolutions restrictive, focus on

Why Working Out with Friends is a Good Idea

We all know there’s something quite fun about working out in a group. Now science is backing up that it indeed benefits us in more ways than just socializing. Here’s a summary of an ScienceDaily article by Popular Science: “A new study found that working out in groups (taking classes, exercising with friends, anything) is

The Fitness Mindset

Many us us do not realize how exercise affects the mind in more ways than one. Did you know that the very act of moving is said to decrease depression and make you happy? A recent clinical review by Penedo & Dahn (2005) found that physical activity is associated with a higher quality of life

Rebounding Launched in Sri Lanka!

Rebounding (or trampolining) has taken the world by storm for its vast science-backed health benefits. Young entrepreneur Gayathri Gopal together with leading dancer Shamitha Hettige has recently introduced this super fun workout right here in Sri Lanka at Playmore Studios. Rebounding aims to improve cardio endurance, stability, strength, balance, coordination, while increasing lymph circulation unlike

Workshop: Body Doc Open Day

The Body Doc Open Day held on the 19th was a blast! Here are some highlights of the mega workout day out. Participants got a taste of different types of workouts including Spin (with Carlos), Grid (with Lahiru), TRX (with Duleepa), Yoga (with Miuru), Nunchaku (with Jagath), Booty Buster (with Duleepa), Rumba (with Carlos), Zumba

Video: Restorative Workout

Here’s a great MovNat restorative workout routine you can tryout at home…

Krav Maga: Efficient and Effective Defense

Krav Maga (‘contact combat’ in Hebrew), originally developed for the Israeli Military and has fast become the global standard for effective self defense techniques for people of all sizes and strengths. Watch Kunchana and Harisha talk about Krav Maga and its benefits, along with short video previews. The Director and Chief Instructor of Krav Maga

What is Angamardhana Yoga?

Angamardhana is an ancient yogic process for absolute fitness. Angamardhana is unique when compared to other exercise regimes since it requires no equipment — just a 6×6 foot space. It uses the momentum of the body to exercise every major muscle, and energizes the system in just 30 minutes. Taught exclusively as part of Isha