Only 26% of Singaporeans are physically active three times in a week, according to a National Health Survey. One of the exercises these active people prefer is yoga as it has a lot of health benefits like weight loss and stress reduction.
In Singapore, 1.7 million people with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 23 or greater are vulnerable to developing obesity related diseases such as heart diseases and diabetes, according to a National Health Survey. In fact more than three quarters of these people are either already pre-diabetic or suffer at least one chronic condition.
The ketogenic diet gained popularity through the weight loss community. It’s a low-carb (often 25g per day), high-fat diet triggering the body to burn fat for energy instead of carbohydrates.
With increased popularity, there has also been an increase in keto-naysayers; they think it’s a dangerous fad fueled by the common desire to lose weight.
With every additional sun salutation, the average practicing yogi would normally find themselves acquiring a unique balance between strength, flexibility and power. But as we lay in a pool of our own sweat in savasana at the end of every class, do we really have it all?
I’ve never really been much of a sports person.
“New year, New me”
A familiar phrase to many of us. There is a hidden beauty in this phrase, laced with a desire to want to improve oneself or their lives, and brings about a sense of hope for the coming year. Of course, maintaining such resolutions for the new year is easier said than done. Rather than “Resolutions”, a better word would perhaps be “Intentions”.
What Are Essential Oils and What are They Used For?
Some yoga instructors diffuse essential oils during a yoga session to enhance the uplifting experience of the asanas. They might also apply these oils on students’ hands as they drift into Savasana.
Warming up, stretching and cooling down correctly are fundamental, yet often overlooked in parts of any fitness routine.
Yoga has always been known as a great health remedy for the body, and one of the latest yoga trends is hotting up the city and pushing yoga poses to the next level. Welcome to aerial yoga, as we take your practice to new heights!