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60-Day Fitness Challenge: Week Four

How was it last week? Tough? I know.  Well, I don't because I wasn't at home in California eating boat loads of my mom's Yorkshire pudding and roast beef.  BUT I do know that it's never easy around the holidays. That said, we're halfway through? Have you started to notice differences in your body? I have! … Continue Reading

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Healthy Eating in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is full of amazing food, and no, it's not just the same as Indian food.  Given all of the influence from other countries and various … Continue Reading

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Healthy Eating in Thailand

As I come up on my fourth month in Thailand (not consecutive, but cumulative) I realize that I still don't exactly have a great handle on all of … Continue Reading

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Tuesday Top Five: Top Five Signs of Heat Stroke

Tuesday Top Five:  Top Five Signs of Heat Stroke This blog was inspired in part by the increase in popularity for hot yoga. Is it me or are the … Continue Reading

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60-Day Fitness Challenge: Week Four

How was it last week? Tough? I know.  Well, I don't because I wasn't at home in California eating boat loads of my mom's Yorkshire pudding and … Continue Reading

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Yoga Pose of the Week: Janu Sirsasana

Yoga Pose of the week: Head to Knee Forward Bend Sanskrit name: Janu Sirsasana (pronounced jah-noo shear sha sah nah) Repeat that five times fast! What is being strengthened: Back extensors as you try to keep … Continue Reading

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Yoga Pose of the Week: Reverse Warrior

Pose of the week: Reverse Warrior II Sanskrit name: Viparita Virabhadrasana (VIP-uh-REE-tuh veer-uh-buh-DRAHS-uh-nuh) Say that ten times fast! What is being strengthened: Obliques, glutes, quadricpes, and … Continue Reading

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Weekly Yoga Pose: Crow

Crow Pose Sanskrit name: Bakasana What is being strengthened: lats, serratus anterior, deltoids, wrist and finger flexors, triceps, and last but not least...abs! What is being stretched: mid back (or … Continue Reading