All posts tagged: yoga

8 helpful fitness motivation tips to work out

Finding motivation to work out is half the battle so if you’re struggling, here are 8 tried & tested fitness motivation tips which will get you back on track! These fitness motivation tips are the ones I find most useful and they usually help me to go back on track once I’ve fallen off the wagon and we all do! Fitness motivation tip 1: As I exercise first thing in the morning (I really can’t be bothered in the evening!), I usually find that checking my favourite fitness accounts on Instagram when I go to bed, motives me to work out in the morning the day after. My current favourite accounts are @kaylaitsines @barrebody (stunning) @selfmagazine @clean_eating_alice (for clean eating inspo) @amberdodzweit (for badass girls) and @biancamaycheah who I found uplifting and beautiful. Fitness motivation tip 2: The other thing I do is treating myself with new gear and when the sale is on, it is the perfect time to grab a few goodies for less money. Always style-conscious, I love wearing all black when I work out. It kind of limit the damages …

This is so funny!

This is so funny!

I’m off to Bikram yoga this weekend with a friend and read this hilarious post written by Daniel Sherman, a guy who had tried Bikram and was selling his yoga mat for $1. It is quite long but definitively worth reading! Enjoy! Yoga mat for sale. $1 Used once at lunch hour class in December 2009. Usage timeline as follows:  11:45a Register for hot yoga class. Infinite wisdom tells me to commit to 5 class package and purchase a yoga mat. I pay $89.74. Money well spent, I smugly confirm to myself.  11:55aOpen door to yoga room. A gush of hot dry air rushes through and past me. It smells of breath, sweat and hot. Take spot on floor in back of room next to cute blonde. We will date. 11:57aI feel the need to be as near to naked as possible. This is a problem because of the hot blonde to my left and our pending courtship. She will not be pleased to learn that I need to lose 30 pounds before I propose to her. 11:58aThe …

5 things I want right now! 12th December 2014

5 things I want right now!

It has been such a long week that I feel I haven’t done a “5 things I want right now” for ages when in fact I did one last Friday. To top it up, I don’t know about your part of the country (in Europe I mean..because I know that in Oz and kiwi land, you are all sporting denim shorts and bikinis right now!) but this week in London has been pretty cold and I just fancy wearing something super comfy and warm.