A gym bag is a valuable accessory for women who enjoy fitness, and with a high-quality product, you’ll get much more enjoyment out of every trip to the gym.
Branched-chain amino acids are great for women, and if you’ve ever seen people walking around your local gym carrying bright colored drinks, there is a good chance they were consuming BCAAs.
In the 11th century the Mahayana Buddhist school was founded by the Indian Buddhist Master Atisha and everyone who attends this welcoming meditation center follows his Tibetan Buddhist tradition of contemplation. Vajradhava meditation is partially guided but also introduces breathing techniques which encourage stillness. The building has been beautifully converted and the main meditation room has hand-painted sculptures of divine figures which seem to have glowing auras. The classes here are not just about developing a peaceful connection to oneself, they also encourage an opennes towards others. Twice a week, meditations on improving our relationships are held, making this a
The festive party season is edging closer, and with it comes the pressure to rock that little black dress. Feel confident with the help of Katie Bulmer-Cooke, GymCube.com and the Little Black Dress Club. The Little Black Dress (LBD) workout plan is a 6 week fitness journey which promises to target those troublesome areas that an LBD loves to highlight. It is a combination of mind-set, nutrition and exercise that is realistic for busy schedules. Featuring short workouts that never last more than 30 minutes, and meals that are quick and easy to make, this programme offers everything to help you achieve your fitness goals. For access
Celebrity trainer Don Saladino helps clients like Scarlett Johansson with his creative workouts. This quickie abs workout has absolutely zerocrunches involved. Don Saladino helps his A list client base with his go-to workout style of choice: split training. Instead of hitting every body part in one session, split training dedicates one full workout to each set, giving your muscles ample time to recover and getting you out of the gym faster than ever. The Don Saladino Workout: Day One: Chest + Biceps Day Two: Legs Day Three: Shoulders + Triceps Day Four: Back muscles Meanwhile, Don likes to throw in abs training but
The ‘Salt Sisters’ are a newly founded group of strong ambitious women who place value on connecting with the earth and with others for the benefit of their own well-being. Together they have founded a series of surf, yoga and wellness retreats to encourage their networks to co-habit in beautiful surrounds and switch off from their daily lives. They live and breath wellness and encourage others too through the different paths they travel in independently. The girls have a passion for adventure and the ocean has bought four inspiring women together to share what they love and encourage other women to
You’re fighting to get fit, applying Pilates like a Zen master and jogging like a professional athlete. Yet when you hit the gym, your workout is interrupted by a plethora of grubby guys trying to get your number. It’s a problem faced by tons of women, men prowling around and staring at women working out, not realising how irritating they’re being – otherwise, they realise they’re being irritating and simply don’t care. The problem is widespread enough that female-only gyms are opening around the country. Shapers in Surrey is one of the latest. Manager of Shapers Lynda Howarth said: "Most
Freeletics is an app in which allows you to have, at hand, an individualized training plan for working out, routines that are customized to whatever training routine and goals you have set, and a community that is global for support and inspiration. Rating: 2/5 The app allows you to track your own progress and share the results. Competing with others who share the same goals is another aspect of the app that may appeal to those looking to lose weight, stay motivated, or just have an outlet as far as dieting and exercising goes. Freeletics stands for freedom; basically you have
This long established institute is a welcoming place for anyone who is interested in practicing meditation and yoga. Upstairs is a wellness spa with six practice rooms, offering reflexology. Thai yoga massage and other relaxing, therapeutic treatments. The upper back relief for shoulder and neck tension workshop sounds particularly valuable for computer users. The Meaning of the Yantra “Truth is one, paths are many” The entire center stops just after midday for a half-hour meditation, providing a still moment in a busy day. Sitting in front of the interfaith altar in the Integral Yoga institute might be the perfect way
Sometimes, despite your best efforts to go for regular runs, gym sessions and eat healthily you still feel tired in the evenings and can’t easily spring out of bed in the morning. Here are some ways a healthy lifestyle can go wrong. 1 / Too Much Cardio If you do a lot of cardio, sometimes this can cause your muscles to get quite tight and eventually not build at all. Gaining muscle is a good goal for those looking to lose weight, because while your weight on the scales won’t change, your fat burning is most certainly a healthy step. Your