Fitness

I am so excited to announce the release of my very first Yoga Tutorial video - a short guide on the sun salutations flow that we often practice at the start of all our classes to warm the body up, get in tune with breath, and prepare for the lesson ahead. The great thing about sun salutations( and yoga in general) is that you can practice virtually anywhere - no equipment or gym is needed really!  I often practice this sequence when

With the CrossFit Open 2020 starting today we thought we would put together a little guide on CrossFit Yoga poses and stretches you can do after each workout to help with recovery. The Open is a time where we often really push our bodies to the absolute max in our efforts to compete, obtain PB’s and reach our performance goals. However, we need to ensure that we help our bodies to recover properly in order to avoid injury, reduce aches and

So this week the CrossFit Open 2020 begins and I am so ready to compete Friday night in the first of 5 WODS (workout of the day)! I missed out on competing last year due to all the IVF stuff that we had going on, so, although it’s bittersweet, I am super excited to be involved this year (in case you couldn’t tell already)! My first time

Living sugar-free doesn't mean being restrictive when it comes to your food or shakes - you can still enjoy many treats, you just have to be a bit smarter about which ones! Lots of protein powders and pre-made drinks have a tone of sugar in them, so you definitely need to be careful.  Unfortunately, most pre-mixed protein shakes come high in sugar too - I guess it's just the best way to preserve things and make the use-by dates last

Practising yoga at home has lots of benefits and can complement your existing class routine as well as be a handy go-to in the holidays when you're all out of sync and it can be hard to get to the studio! One of the best things about yoga, apart from all the obvious health benefits, is that you can practise yoga anywhere - you can practice yoga at home, on holiday, or even in a spare meeting room on your lunchtime

If you suffer from tight legs (quads, glutes, hamstrings & hips) then these yoga poses are for you! Tight legs can often trigger pain in the lower back too as well as hinder mobility in strength training activities like squats, toes to bar and lunges. We use our legs all the time, so it's important that you look after these muscles and allow them to stretch and recover. Try to practice these movements regularly (after workouts/at the end of your day)

The shoulders are a common place of where many people hold a lot of tension, and struggle with mobility and strength. It is important that we look after our shoulders as issues here can cause pail in the back, arms and neck too. Here are a few easy yoga postures you can try at home to relieve your tight shoulders and arms, improve mobility and even increase strength. Hold each pose for 10 breaths. If you find you are tighter more

Headstand or Sirsasana is an inverted balancing yoga posture that can be both refreshing and energising. A headstand is simply the art of balancing on your head with your legs in the air.  However, if practiced badly it can cause injuries particularly in the neck region so it is important that you learn how to do a headstand properly.  Below we have written a quick guide to help you safely learn and practice headstand. Practicing headstands within your practice has many