How the Reformer Can Open and Tighten Your Hips

To many people today the dream of firm, perfectly toned and supple hips remains just that: a dream. Firming up the muscles of the hips is a never ending battle, and sadly, a losing battle, especially for most women. I have seen women with good upper bodies and good legs but with hips that are […]

How to Gain Body Mass on Women’s Legs

In the era when we spend hour after hour sitting in front of the computer working, chatting or simply browsing, staying fit and healthy has become one of the major concerns. Therefore, one of the biggest dilemmas nowadays is which fitness program to enrol, or more precisely how to pick one from a wide offer. […]

How to Suck in Your Upper Diaphragm in Yoga

Proper diaphragm usage is the key Resting on the base of your rib cage is the diaphragm, a huge oval shaped muscle resembling a dinner plate turned upside down. It’s connected from the back, alongside your lower ribs and up to the front. As you inhale, the diaphragm muscle is pulled downwards as it contracts, […]

How to Drop Excess Fat Utilizing Zumba Weight Loss Rules

What is Zumba? Zumba is exercising regime that created in mid 90’s and consists of aerobics and different kinds of dances. In the beginning people danced to samba, rumba and salsa. Nowadays, other genres such as jazz or hip hop for example are used in classes too. It also contains elements of martial arts and […]

Pilates Ball Exercises

Exercise got you down? Want to shake up your routine? Well, have a ball! An exercise ball, that is! The use of an exercise ball (also known as pilates ball or Swiss ball) can provide much-needed variety in your regular workout regimen. Exercise balls are user-friendly enough that novices can use them right away, to […]

How to Lose Belly Fat Holistically After Age 49

After we have turned 40, we have all noticed that getting rid of that belly fat is getting harder and harder every year. Saying no to deserts is no longer helping. Not even asking for smaller portions. Those jeans just seem to keep getting smaller every year. No wonder. After we have turned 40 our […]

Deep Relaxation Sequence

1. Lie down on the floor or on a firm bed and have pillows for support if desired one under your head and another under your knees which will support your lower back. 2. Close your eyes, take a few deep breaths through your nose, then breathe out through your mouth with a sigh … […]

At-A-Glance Guide To Healthy Eating

• Buy organically grown food if you can. But don’t fret if you can’t. Worrying too much about your diet will only lead to stress, which can be much more harmful than a few additives. • Eat whole meal bread and other complex carbohydrates such as dried beans, lentils, nuts, seeds (e.g. sunflower, sesame), whole meal […]

The Heart And The Circulatory System

To the romantic novelist, the heart is moody and fragile. While it is true that heartbeat is influenced by emotion speeding up when we are afraid or excited, and slowing down when we feel calm ‘fragile’ it certainly is not. In fact, the heart is incredibly hard working, pumping blood around the body continuously. Indeed, […]

Choosing Oils For Therapy

Having created an aromatherapy starter kit, the next stage in your apprenticeship is to learn the basics of choosing the right essences for therapy. Oils need to be chosen to suit your physical and emotional needs, or those of the person you wish to help. It is fine to use aromatherapy as a symptomatic treatment […]