Reasons Pilates Won't Make You Lose Weight...and Why You Should Do It Anyway

  •  21/05/2024 04:26 PM

Pilates is often touted for its numerous health benefits, including improved flexibility, strength, and posture. However, there are several reasons why Pilates alone may not lead to significant weight loss or make you thin or lose any significant amount of weight. Pilates generally burns fewer calories compared to more intense cardiovascular exercises like running, cycling, or high-intensity interval training (HIIT). For example, an hour of moderate-intensity Pilates might burn around 200-300 calories, whereas an hour of running can burn twice that amount or more, depending on intensity and body weight. It emphasizes building core strength, muscle tone, and improving flexibility rather than high-calorie expenditure. While muscle mass can increase metabolic rate slightly, the primary focus of Pilates is not on significant muscle hypertrophy or fat loss.

A Healthy Guide to Good Nutrition

  •  12/05/2024 02:05 PM

There is a lot of conflicting information out there about food. Overall body health improvement as well as weight gain or loss must be factored into the equation, or you could be heading for problems. Correct nutrition can help to reduce the risk of a myriad of health-related problems, the most frightening of which are surely heart disease and cancer. Proper nutrition, however, entails eating many different foods, monitoring your consumption of some food and beverage items, and counting calories.

22 Reasons to Drink Mangosteen Juice

  •  1/04/2024 05:33 PM

The mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana) is a tropical evergreen tree, believed to have originated in the Sunda Islands and the Moluccas. The tree grows from 7 to 25 meters tall and produces an edible fruit that is deep reddish purple, that has amazing health benefits

The Gift of Self Awareness: Unravelling the Difference Between Perception and Perspective

  •  4/02/2024 11:09 AM

In essence, perception and perspective are integral components of our human experience, working in tandem to shape our understanding of the world. Perception acts as the gateway to sensation, while perspective serves as the lens through which we interpret and make sense of the information gathered.

Planning for 2024: Tips to make the most of the week between Christmas and New Year's Eve

  •  26/12/2023 03:26 PM

The week between Christmas and New Year is often a bit of a blur, unwinding from the year and enjoying some quiet time with friends and family. As we bid farewell to the old and welcome the new, the beginning of a year is an opportune time to reflect on the past, set goals for the future, and embrace the possibilities that lie ahead.

Breaking Free: A Journey to Escaping Toxic Relationships

  •  17/12/2023 05:18 PM

In the tapestry of our lives, relationships form the intricate threads that weave our stories. While many relationships contribute positively to our growth and well-being, others can become toxic, stifling our potential and draining our happiness.

Unlocking the Healing Potential: The Medicinal Marvels of CBD Oil

  •  13/12/2023 08:47 AM

Over the past year, Cannabidiol (CBD) oil has gained significant popularity and emerged as a promising and versatile natural remedy. It has gained widespread attention for its potential medicinal benefits. Extracted from the cannabis plant, CBD is a non-psychoactive compound, meaning it doesn't produce the "high" associated with its counterpart, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

Navigating the Festive Frenzy

  •  6/12/2023 08:55 AM

The holiday season is upon us, and while it brings joy and relaxation, it can also be a time of stress and chaos as we navigate the bustling work wind up and preparations for Christmas. In the midst of closing out projects, shopping, decorating, and organizing gatherings, it's essential to prioritize your well-being.

Celebrating Diwali: The Festival of Lights

  •  12/11/2023 09:25 PM

Diwali, also known as Deepavali, is one of the most vibrant and widely celebrated festivals in India and among the Indian diaspora around the world. This festival, often referred to as the "Festival of Lights," holds profound cultural and spiritual significance for millions of people.

The Weekend Reset: Why Self-Care is Essential

  •  5/11/2023 09:50 AM

In our fast-paced and often hectic lives, it's easy to forget about the importance of self-care. We often get caught up in our daily routines, juggling work, family, and various responsibilities, leaving little time for ourselves. That's where the weekends come in – they offer the perfect opportunity to hit the reset button and prioritize self-care.

The Power of Tryptophan: Why You Should Introduce It into Your Diet

  •  1/11/2023 08:38 PM

When it comes to maintaining a healthy and balanced diet, we often hear about the importance of protein, vitamins, and minerals. However, there's one essential nutrient that doesn't always get the attention it deserves: tryptophan. This amino acid plays a crucial role in various aspects of our health and well-being.

Self-Diagnosing: Why It's a Risky Practice

  •  27/10/2023 02:30 PM

In the age of the internet, access to information has never been easier. This has revolutionized the way we learn, communicate, and even make decisions about our health. However, it has also given rise to a concerning trend I have noticed amongst clients: self-diagnosing. While seeking health information online can be empowering and educational, relying solely on the internet or your own analysis to diagnose medical conditions can be risky.