RAISING AWARENESS

RAISING AWARENESS

It can be tricky to bring it up, but if you’re worried about saying the wrong thing, don’t be. The best way to start is to just ask them if they’re okay. read more
Posted 26/10/2018 0 Comments
HOW DO YOU FEEL?

HOW DO YOU FEEL?

Keto, Atkins, South Beach, Raw diet...there are so many buzz diets but should we really be attaching the fuel we put into our body to whatever is in fashion? Nealy, an XYZ rider, and founder of The Flexible Chef shared with us some of her top tips and also a healthy twist on an Asian classic to bring balance into your kitchen. read more
Posted 31/03/2018 0 Comments
FESTIVE SPICE BALLS

FESTIVE SPICE BALLS

Keeping up your healthy habits over the holidays can be tough. So make sure you have some snacks on hand that fuel you, without the bloat and the sugar crash. They are super easy to whip up and should impress even the sweetest tooth without the guilt. MAKE IT... read more
Posted 08/12/2017 0 Comments
HOW TO BEAT THE OFFICE COLD…..YOU KNOW IT’S COMING

HOW TO BEAT THE OFFICE COLD…..YOU KNOW IT’S COMING

With the constant change in weather and close proximity to everyone, it’s normally a given that you’ll be getting a cold this winter season. So whether you are reaching for the chicken soup or the congee, the hot toddy or the ginger tea, find out some surprising ways to cure a cold! read more
Posted 18/11/2017 0 Comments
STRETCH SERIES 6

STRETCH SERIES 6

Rounding up and bringing our Stretch series to a close, we finish up with a part of the body often forgotten about but used daily. The wrist extensors on the top of the forearm are often overworked when typing, biking and playing any type of racquet sports. When the wrist is in a shortened position for long periods, it adaptively compresses the tendons and nerves that pass under the retinaculum, a connective tissue sheath that wraps around the wrist. This is where the carpal tunnel is located and can easily, when constricted and inflexible, cause impingement of the medial nerve associated with carpal tunnel syndrome. The wrist joint is a hinge joint and can also become compacted from lack of range of motion. Fingers and wrists should be stretched on a daily basis. Here’s how! read more
Posted 21/10/2017 0 Comments
STRETCH SERIES 5

STRETCH SERIES 5

Time to get a little looser. The Piroformis is one of the most powerful deep external rotators of the hip…..so a must after all you spin sessions. This stretch is a Game changer in optimising hip position and your general overalll performance. Let Rhiannon show you how it’s done. read more
Posted 05/10/2017 0 Comments
STRETCH SERIES 4

STRETCH SERIES 4

Hopefully you have managed to incorporate some of the previous stretches into your daily routine. Moving onto the lower body, we now turn our attention to one of the most important postural muscles and also the most in need of a stretch after a spin class. The Hip Flexor! read more
Posted 23/09/2017 0 Comments
STRETCH SERIES 3

STRETCH SERIES 3

Finishing of the upper body stretches with MOTION DYNAMICS), we show you a great way to do a lower lumbar stretch. Remember, daily stretching is as important as your daily workouts. It not only increase your range of motion but can also assist in fixing your posture by making tight muscles longer. On top of that stretching increases the amount of blood and nutrient supply that enters the muscles, which can also help reduce muscle soreness. Start stretching today... read more
Posted 25/08/2017 0 Comments

PULSE YOUR WAY TO A HEALTHIER YOU

We are referring to the kind you eat, not checking if you are still alive - though technically these pulses could possibly help keep you alive for longer. You are probably already consuming these protein and fibre packed superfoods, because pulse is just a fancy word for the edible seeds of legumes. Think chickpeas, beans and lentils. So why should you be eating them? read more
Posted 30/06/2017 0 Comments
HOW TO CURE A CRAMP

HOW TO CURE A CRAMP

You’ve found the groove and you are owning the beat, nailing every tap back the instructor throws at you and boom a cramp strikes without warning. No one is immune to cramps and it’s your calf muscles, hamstrings, quads and arms that are most likely to be affected. They can also occur 6 hours after a work out, that’s what we call a sneaky cramp. Luckily though, there are ways to prevent and stop muscle cramps in their tracks. Find out more. read more
Posted 17/03/2017 0 Comments
SNOOZE YOU LOSE

SNOOZE YOU LOSE

You’re in bed, sound asleep, you’re comfortable the pillow feels like a cloud, the blanket is hugging you so sweetly, why not enjoy a few moments more…………and hit snooze? Because they aren’t worth it, trust us. Here is why? read more
Posted 18/11/2016 0 Comments
RECOVERY

RECOVERY

Whether it’s your first time, you just doubled up or you pushed extra hard, we all experience a little muscle soreness. Here’s what you can do to ease the pain. read more
Posted 09/10/2016 0 Comments
3 Things you need to know if you’re trying to lose weight fast.

3 Things you need to know if you’re trying to lose weight fast.

3 Things you need to know if you’re trying to lose weight fast. First thing there is no quick fix! So many products and workouts promote instant gratification when it comes to transforming your body, but if you want to keep the weight off slow and steady is the way to go. Everyone has a different reason for clipping in, if yours is weight loss read on. read more
Posted 25/09/2016 0 Comments
THINK BEFORE YOU DRINK

THINK BEFORE YOU DRINK

When your body is dehydrated, you don’t have the proper muscular power, accuracy, and balance you need to complete a good workout. So hydrating before a workout is essential. But what should you or should not be drinking? read more
Posted 12/06/2016 0 Comments
ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH VITAMIN D?

ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH VITAMIN D?

We know it’s been a long grey winter but finally it seems like the sun may be starting to make an appearance. Sometimes those winter blues can be more than just a state of mind. Read on to find out more. read more
Posted 30/04/2016 0 Comments