Warrior II

What it does: The constant pounding of running puts extreme stress on your knees. This pose can help prevent one of the most common injuries, called runner's knee, in which the kneecap doesn't track properly over the joint. Stand comfortably with your hands by your sides. Exhale and step your right leg forward about 3 [...]

2017-02-15T18:36:01+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Sweat Me Fit|0 Comments

Yoga for Runners

Inspite of the benfits of running, the impact that it has on your joints and muscles is real. I came across some yoga poses that are recommended for runners. I quite enjoyed doing them. Running tends to shorten the muscles in your legs, particularly your quads and hips. This pose helps lengthen those muscles and [...]

2017-02-15T18:37:29+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Sweat Me Fit|0 Comments

Dizzy Lizzy!

For many years now, I have battled with dizziness during exercise. It doesn’t happen during every workout, and I can’t seem to find one consistent reason for my dizziness. Some days, it is so bad, that I must stop exercising, call it and run to the bathroom to vomit. I did some checking online and [...]

2017-02-15T18:38:43+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Sweat Me Fit|0 Comments

An apple a day…

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away" is an old English proverb that basically means that eating nutritious food will make you healthier. Thus, you won't need to go to the doctor very often. ... Eating nutritious food helps keep you healthy. Or is there more to this? I decided to check it out for myself and found some [...]

2017-02-15T18:40:35+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Nutrition|0 Comments

Juicing!

My life is busy. Crazy busy! All. The. Time. So when I come across little packs of convenience like this one from Woolworths, I jump for joy! Who has time to stand peeling and chopping fruit and veggies just to get a reasonable number of nutrients into their diet? Not me! I am all about [...]

2017-02-15T18:41:37+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Nutrition|0 Comments

Burpees Intervals

You all know by now how much I think burpees suck; however, their conditioning benefits are amazing. To take advantage of these little magic fat fighters, I have been working burpee interval training. It’s intense and I hate my life while I am doing it, but alas, they work! I do my burpee interval drills [...]

2017-02-15T18:42:42+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Sweat Me Fit|0 Comments