Whether you have been a keen runner for years or you are just getting started, there is one thing we all hope to avoid, and that is soft tissue injuries. But chances are, if you’ve been running for some time now, you will have experienced a niggle here or there. So how do you avoid getting injured? We think prevention is way cooler than a cure. Read on to find out how you can prevent niggles turning into injuries.
Ever wondered how to improve your performance? How you recover is the key to your success, and it’s the reason the biggest and best sporting clubs around the world spend the time, money and energy into getting it right.
If you watched the Rio Olympics in 2016, you would’ve remembered many athletes sporting round red marks. And you guessed right, it was from Cupping. A treatment that restores muscular function and can enhance performance. No wonder they were a predominant feature on many athletes! Let us break down for youwhat Cupping is and why it’s so good.
When you think about ‘wellness,’ good health comes to mind. Which, in a nutshell it is. But if we dive deeper, you could say that wellness is more than just ‘being healthy’. It’s the active process of becoming aware of ones self. Making smart and healthy choices helping you lead an actively healthy and fulfilling life. It’s a dynamic change of process and growth and can be applied, anywhere and in everything we do.
It has come to Jana’s attention that essential oils are becoming more and more popular in today’s society. Unfortunately there is a lot of misinformation out there and it is a little worrying to Jana, who is a fully qualified Aromatherapist. If you are interested in the health benefits of Essential Oils, please keep reading as Jana reveals the safety precautions one should take when using essential oils. Read More
Foam rolling is one of the most widely used techniques. Mainly used by fitness minded folk and athletes, the benefits of foam rolling now sees people from all walks of life enjoying the benefits from foam rolling. Now a common tool to help in loosening up sore muscles and to assist in muscle recovery form, Foam rolling exercises is a form of self-massage and can also be known as a type of self-myofascial release. These are exercises that can be done both before and after exercising. Read More
Ever wondered why there are so many rounds of Sun Salutations in your Yoga practice? Jana explains the history and theory behind Sun Salutations and more importantly how to master the movements to get the best out of your practice.
Wowee, can you believe it? It’s that time of year when people go shop crazy, work is on overload and a fat guy in a red suit decides whether you’ve been naughty or nice. Yep, it’s the silly season all right. The days are flying right before our eyes and stress levels are increasing by the second. So the question shouldn’t be ‘have you finished your Christmas shopping?’ but rather ‘Are you taking some time out for yourself?’
Jana has taken the time out to give you a few quick tips on how to stay active during this crazy time and shares what she and Jackie do to keep the balance throughout their days. Read More
“I love a good workout session. There’s nothing better than being challenged physically and mentally. The not so enjoyable part is the DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) that comes afterwards. But after discovering Mg Life, I’m certain those days of hobbling around are over!” – Jackie Tann