Health 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

Post-Pandemic: Changing the Way We View Fitness in Sri Lanka

(This article is contributed by Talavou Alalima – Founder and Chairman of Power World Gyms and creator of the Proxone app) We see quite a lot of people talking about various topics related to fitness. Despite the many technological responses and awareness, there are no sufficient innovative solutions that have an absolute impact on the

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

Video: Health Experts Show You How to Protect Your Immune System

This special clip episode of Health Theory brings together some of the finest minds in functional medicine to discuss the immune system with host Tom Bilyeu. Naveen Jain, Steven Gundry, Rangan Chatterjee, Jillian Teta, Mark Hyman and Jolene Brighten explain what exactly the immune system is, how to level it up, and what we should

COVID-19: What You Need to Know + Useful Links

At times of crisis and we need everyone to be armed with the right tools of information to fight together as it’s the best defense we have. We’ve compiled a list of local and global content so we can collectively support the health of our communities. According to WHO, “the most common symptoms of COVID-19

Workshop: Celebrate Yoga Workshop with amanté & Workout.lk

A big thank you going out to amanté for sponsoring the fantastic Yoga program conducted by Rekha Krishanamoorthy at The Kingsbury Hotel. We thank Rekha for the very informative and practical session, introducing Angamardhana to some participants who tried out Yoga for the very first time as well! If you’d like us to organize a

Food That Loves Thy Heart

Sure, we’ve heard often enough that ischemic heart disease is the number one cause of mortality, contributing to a staggering 23.6% of deaths in Sri Lanka. (In contrast, road injury related deaths only contribute to 2%!) The good news is that we are blessed with an abundance of heart-healthy foods that can be added to

Looking for Healthy Gift Ideas?

Holiday season is here and you are wondering what to gift your friend, loved one or family. How about giving them a gift that they can add to their healthy lifestyle – or better yet, inspires them to get more active! Here are a few selected items from our shop that are gift ideas for

What is the Minimum Amount of Exercise I Need?

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

7 Habits of Highly Healthy People

A recent article by Bill Murphy Jr. for Inc.com summarizes research findings related to more than 600,000 patient histories which figured out via statistical inferences how much extra time good habits can add to your life. “The findings were published this month in an article entitled “Genome-wide meta-analysis associates HLA-DQA1/DRB1 and LPA and lifestyle factors