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6 At-Home Exercise Ball Workouts That Will Transform Your Body

Exercise balls are fun, easy-to-use and are loved by physiotherapists the world over for their extremely powerful benefits, including core strength, muscle development, flexibility, balance and posture. Using an exercise ball can increase overall health and stability, help prevent injury, and aid in physical recovery…   What Is An Exercise Ball? Exercise balls, also known […]

The Top 5 Health Benefits Of Pumpkin (+ Recipes That Aren’t Just For Halloween!)

Pumpkin has a rich history of varying uses and traditions, from the jack-o-lantern to pumpkin pie to pumpkin spice lattes. But beyond the sugary desserts and Halloween decorations, these vibrant orange autumn fruits (that’s right – fruit, not vegetable!) come with a range of incredible health benefits. Pumpkin has been labeled a ‘superfood’, and that […]

Want To Ditch Dairy? Here’s Your Vegan Milk Guide…

Most of us will remember the adverts on television, the major campaigns in school, and our parents at breakfast and sometimes even dinner telling us to drink our milk if we wanted strong bones and healthy teeth. The reality, however, is a little different, and with so many allergies to dairy in the world today, […]

Yoga For Runners (Don’t Risk An Injury)

Whether you are new to running or have decades under your belt, there’s no denying that a strong core, good posture and a healthy respiratory system will help you reach your potential and minimize the risk of an injury. It’s also no secret that running can cause soreness and stiffness, especially around the hips and […]

21 Best Foods To Eat Before A Workout (+ Bonus ‘Build-Your-Own’ Ideas!)

Everyone’s nutritional requirements are different, depending on their makeup, goals, activities and lifestyle. That’s why pre-workout nutrition is not a ‘one size fits all’ type of solution. That said, there are some fantastic snacks and meals that offer substantial and lasting energy, prevent sugar crashes, and provide the right balance of fats, carbs and protein, […]

8 Yoga Poses For Beginners That Anyone Can Do!

Yoga is not all headstands and extreme backbends. You don’t have to be naturally flexible to start practicing yoga. You don’t have to be strong. You don’t have to be skinny. You don’t even have to be mobile. Yoga is for anyone and everyone, and is extremely diverse. In fact, it’s not all about asanas […]

If you an autoimmune disease, you'll be amazed by how effective the autoimmune paleo diet is.

Pills or Autoimmune Paleo Diet – Which One Is More Effective?

‘Well, whatever you do, your kidneys’ health will deteriorate. In a few years, you’ll need to start dialysis.’ Two years later, the rheumatologist’s words still resonate painfully in my ears. And the extremely brief, yet intense, look of despair in my father’s eyes will forever break my heart and make me furious at the same […]

Barre Workout: What It Is & How You Can Benefit

Looking for a total body workout that will push your muscles to their limit? If so, it’s time to try a barre class. Barre is a ballet-inspired workout that features elements of yoga and pilates. Over the last few years, barre has become one of the hottest fitness trends, with studios popping up all across […]

The Top 5 Unexpected Health Benefits Of Beets (+ Creative Ways To Use Them)

These deep red-purple root vegetables have a particularly distinct sweet, earthy flavor. They stain everything they touch and are loved by some and hated by others. Despite the fact that beets contain the highest sugar content of any vegetable, they are absolutely brimming with powerful and essential nutrients…   A Brief History Of Beets Beets […]