How to Easily Improve Your Running Part 1: Simple Principles Of Speed Work For Endurance Running

May 11 2015 0 Comments May 2015 pinned

This is part 1 of a three part-series of articles from our Tuvizo sponsored athlete Andrew Tunstall.   We all know what speed work is – or at least we think we do - and we all agree it would add value to our training regimen. Anecdotal evidence has it, however, that most of us long distance runners don’t seem to “get around to it”. The purpose of this little article is to do away with a lot of the mystique around this dark art and show just how easy it is to incorporate, and extract value from, real speed work...

Mindfulness Improves Quality Of Life

Apr 27 2015 0 Comments April 2015 pinned

Where do you find mindfulness? WHAT IS MINDFULNESS? Mindfulness has been around for centuries but it is only in recent times that the Western world has taken note of it. Mindfulness is the art of being in the present, not letting thoughts of the past or the future cloud the joy of being in the now.  It helps you to rid yourself of negative thoughts before they take control of your life.  Through the art of meditation and deep breathing you are taught to be in control of your thoughts and your reactions to them.  You begin to take note of...

Yoga – History, Branches And Health Benefits

Apr 14 2015 0 Comments April 2015 pinned

  Yoga is an ancient practice which unifies mind, body and spirit. The word yoga literally means ‘yoke’ or ‘join’ and derives from the ancient Indian language, Sanskrit.   One of the joys of yoga is that everyone can start it, no matter what their age or their state of health or state of mind.  In this fast paced world, we are always in a rush and stressed to a certain degree and yoga allows us to centre ourselves, giving us a feeling of vitality, calm and well being. Long time yoga teacher and author, Shakta Kaur Khalsa, says “Yoga promises –...

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