BECOME ELASTIC! STRETCHING TIPS

Here are four key themes to integrate into your daily stretches to help your tissues stay open, springy and elasticated  – just as they love and deserve! KEY POINTS 1) Keep stretches dynamic and not static  Moving gently in and out of a stretch helps to keep the nervous system attentive to what changes areContinue reading “BECOME ELASTIC! STRETCHING TIPS”

PRE AND POST RUN TIPS & EXERCISES

  There are a lot of contradicting views regarding stretching out there, especially stretches associated with running. In my opinion, what will assist you most seriously, as always, is enjoying and connecting with what you’re trying to achieve. There is no point in making yourself run if you hate running and there is no pointContinue reading “PRE AND POST RUN TIPS & EXERCISES”

TUNE IN TO WHAT EXERCISE SUITS YOU

On my previous blog I illustrated the importance of cultivating a way of living that best connects you with your own individual needs. In this post I will outline three ways that help you choose what form of movement best serves you. The ultimate aim is that every day you can instantly tune in to yourself and hear what it isContinue reading “TUNE IN TO WHAT EXERCISE SUITS YOU”

THE BENEFITS OF BOUNCING

Ever since I can remember I have loved jumping on trampolines – I’d spend hours flying up and down and trying my best to ‘double-bounce’ siblings. Little did I know at the time that this fun, dynamic movement was also super physically beneficial. As I’ll outline below, jumping / bouncing flushes stagnant liquid out of theContinue reading “THE BENEFITS OF BOUNCING”

ROUTINE REMINDER!

The past few months have been a little crazy for me – buying and moving house, planning and executing various collaborations, studying, all on top of seeing my clients, has really threatened to impede on my daily routine. As expounded in this previous post, my routine centres around enabling my three most important daily habits – meditation, exercise and healthy eating – all ofContinue reading “ROUTINE REMINDER!”

PRIMAL MOVEMENT 3: LUNGE

Push, squat, pull, lunge, bend, twist and gait are all movements intrinsically encoded into our bodies and contribute to our overall health and well-being. They demand strength and control and we MUST keep performing them despite the many modern conveniences that have us avoiding them. Unfortunately most of us can no longer execute these movements in a healthyContinue reading “PRIMAL MOVEMENT 3: LUNGE”

GET YOUR SLEEP ON

This post has been a long time coming, as put simply, I really loved staying up late. Like most of us, I knew about the importance of a “good night’s sleep” but it never stopped my habit of coming alive at night, or my desire to squeeze a few more hours out of the day.Continue reading “GET YOUR SLEEP ON”

TUNE YOUR TRAINING: MOVE WITH MOTHER NATURE

When I am feeling a little lost or out of tune with things I always trust in wise old mother nature to pave the way to better health, happiness, vitality, strength and well-being. She is of course the reigning force which embraces and connects all life cycles – humans, plants, animals, water, the sun, the moon,Continue reading “TUNE YOUR TRAINING: MOVE WITH MOTHER NATURE”

LOVE YOUR FEET!

How often do you consider, or even notice your feet? Maybe when they protest after being squashed into uncomfy shoes, or when you’ve been standing at a concert for a long time? Aside from these blaring incidents, most people totally neglect their feet, even though they are there for you always – feeling your wayContinue reading “LOVE YOUR FEET!”