Migrating to Namaste Adventures

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Hello all!

As previously mentioned, I will be migrating this blog as well as my fitness / yoga blog altogether into one blog, called “Namaste Adventures” over at WordPress.com. So go on over to http://namasteadventures.wordpress.com/ or click here to begin your journey there.

See you soon!


Consolidating my blogs

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It has been a phenomenal few years in fitness. This year has been all about consolidating my career and in line with that I would like to consolidate my writing, yoga and fitness blog into one. Stay tuned for more!

Happy birthday to the best Austrian ever! #arnoldschwarzenegger #arnie #birthday #happybirthday #movie #film #actor #bodybuilding #love #awesome #terminator #predator #theexpendables

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An inspiration to most

Originally posted on Healthier Gym Life:

Happy birthday to the best Austrian ever! #arnoldschwarzenegger #arnie #birthday #happybirthday #movie #film #actor #bodybuilding #love #awesome #terminator #predator #theexpendables

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Vietnam Vacation

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Oh God, not much exercise, lots of food and some mild walking. Am looking a little on the pregnant side…

Managed to do a little mat practice this morning though, as well as some on the beach yesterday.

It is funny, but the older I get, the less interested I am in how my body looks and more what it can do.






Power: Essential in Endurance Training

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Power As An Essential Element of an Endurance Training Program

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What Soda Companies Really Mean by “Sugar”

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Vajrasana & Virasana Poses & the practical difference between the two.

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For those who are confused…

Originally posted on Yoga Mala Cape Town:


  • Begin by placing yourself on the hands and knees with the knees & feet together
  • Move back and sit on the heels of the feet with the hands resting on thighs or by placing the back of the right hand inside the palm of the left hand
  • Be conscious of the position of the tailbone – tuck the tailbone down by pressing the sit bones onto the heels of the feet – this will release any overarch in the lower back and straighten the back from the tailbone through to the crown of the head
  • Close the eyes and be consciously aware of the breath
  • Stay for as long as is comfortable


Counterpose / Pratikryasana:

  • Release from sitting position and bring hands to mat
  • Stretch right leg out, toes on the floor for at least 5 breaths or longer then release
  • Repeat the same…

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