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Yoga For Weight Loss

One issue that has arisen from this pandemic is definitely weight gain. It’s the most prominent and consistent complaint amongst my clients of late.

Stress has certainly taken its toll, activating a very strong fight-flight mode within us all with excessive amounts of stress hormones like cortisol being released. The result is an increased armour of defense against COVID – or simply added fat – to distance the virus from entering us.

Our bodies do what they are designed to do. Conserving energy for a possible famine whilst going through lockdowns is a protective mechanism that our primitive genetic makeup does very well.

Calming the stress response can actually have a profound effect on how weight is deposited in our bodies. One of the most accredited and sought-after ways to relax the body is the ancient practice of yoga.

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Some Apple Cider Vinegar Each Day … Keeps The Doctor Away

If there was one product I would always recommend you keep, it’s apple cider vinegar (ACV) no doubt.  It is probably the most useful liquid I know of after water and lemon juice. But, before you run down the street to get some, make sure its unpasteurized ACV with the ‘mother’.

The word ‘mother’ refers to strands of proteins, enzymes and friendly bacteria that can often give the vinegar a muddy-like appearance especially at the base of the bottle.

The mother segment is the culture that is usually used to begin the next batch of vinegar. A lot of vinegar manufacturers filter or pasteurize this out so that their products look nicer on the shelf. Do yourself a favour and leave those brands on the shelf.

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