Posts Tagged ‘exercise’

Chocolate. Vanilla. Choose.

Have you done that exercise where someone holds out their curled-up hands in front of you and tells you that in one hand they have a vanilla sweet and in the other hand a chocolate sweet. “Choose”, they say.

And you choose chocolate.

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Find a Way to Fit in Self-Care: Anna Guest-Jelley

Do you wonder if you look ‘right’ enough in yoga pants, or promise yourself that one day you’ll be ‘thin enough’ to wear them out in public, or at a yoga class – until you’re denying yourself all the delightful benefits of yoga? Today’s guest is the founder of Curvy Yoga, Anna Guest-Jelley, who will…

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Shaking as Exercise Anyone Can Do

What’s exercise that anyone can do, anywhere, any time, that is completely free and requires no equipment but your own body? I bet you said ‘walking’ and you’re nearly right, walking does meet nearly all those criteria. But you can’t do it your desk while you’re working. But there is one exercise you can do,…

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Carolyn’s Facial Fitness Review Part 1

Carolyn’s Facial Fitness Review Part 1 I’m very anti-botox and I know there are plenty of botox alternatives, but I’m more about support-your-body so I decided to give this program a try and do a Carolyn’s Facial Fitness review while I’m about it. First the backstory: I had to get a new drivers licence a…

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Is Negative Body Image Normal?

Is Negative Body Image Normal? What is something that almost every woman deals with every day, and almost every man is completely puzzled by: it’s negative body image. And it’s become so “normal” now, that we barely recognise it’s a problem. I’d like to propose that negative body image is ‘usual’ but it’s not normal.…

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Meera Patricia Kerr from Big Yoga

Our guest today is Meera Patricia Kerr, and she’s a Yogini, which means that she’s a teacher of yoga and she has been doing that for over 30 years. She started studying yoga in the early 1970’s and after she had her children she realised that she needed to adapt her yoga practice for the…

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Tai Chi, Depression, Diabetes and Negative Body Image

Dr Liu Xin of the University of Queensland in Australia has just released the results of a preliminary study into how eastern-style exercise impacts on health and wellbeing. And it’s very interesting for those of us with negative body image issues, because what often goes along with negative self-talk and beliefs about our bodies, is…

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