Posts by Kyrin Hall

Nutrient dense foods

Wouldn’t it be great, if you can eat your favourite foods and get all the nutrients your body need? To optimize your nutrient intake, the rule of thumb is to eat a varied diet, eat a rainbow of colours and eat foods that are in season. Doing this you will get more bang for your nutrient…

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Why is Yoga important for Runners

Running has become increasingly popular as a sport of choice. Often described as the world’s most accessible sport. People run to lose weight, stay in shape or simply to get an energy boost. With several million people engaged in the sport, often with no formal training, it comes as no surprise that runners can be challenged…

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3 lessons learned after cooking for the homeless

I recently coordinated a group of friends to volunteer as chefs and together we prepared a 3-course meal for 100 homeless people in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. There are over 100 million homeless people worldwide. Our contribution was in synch with Earth Hour a global effort to unite people to protect the planet & the residents of…

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Yoga before or after Running..? Women Health Magazine

QUESTION:  For runners, when is it best to do yoga – before or after running. ANSWER:  Before Running, it’s best to improve your range of motion and elongate your muscles with dynamic movement / yoga.   After Running, more static yoga postures (holding for 30 seconds) will help with recovery and relaxation of tight muscles; as well, …

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Foam Roll to keep Injury Free

Foam rolling helps release lactic acid and other metabolic wastes built up in the connective tissues. By applying pressure to specific points on your body you are able to aid in the recovery of muscles and assist in returning them to normal function. Foam Rolling has the same effect as a deep tissue massage to…

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Energy Smoothie

Drink your greens!   Having a smoothie in the mornings helps me to start the day with a Bang. I feel I start with a win. Vegetable intake. Check! When you blend fruits & vegetables, it makes the nutrients more digestible and bio-available. So we tend to consume on average more of the good stuff. Commercially bought smoothies tend…

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Detox: my Yoga Magazine article

Spring is the perfect time of year to do a detox. During the winter months, you exercise less, crave carbohydrate rich foods and due to hibernating tendencies have lower overall energy. As the days get longer, it’s the perfect time to kick start your health regime. In a featured article in the Spring 2014 issue…

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Strengthen your immune system

For the past many years I have not had a cold nor had any illnesses.  Touch Wood! Although I am often around large groups of people – in classes, international flights, as well young children, my immune system seems to remain resilient. I would chalk this up to making conscious choices around how I eat.Move.Breathe. Choosing an…

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Are you having a 'Burn out'

Burn-out, a term used to describe a set of symptoms consisting of difficulty sleeping, low energy, fatigue, headache, anxiety, depression, lack of concentration, impaired immunity, frequent colds/flu, low libido. If you experience some of these listed symptoms, you may have over-worked adrenal glands. Your adrenal glands help your body cope with stress by secreting hormones,…

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Recover and Detoxify with Foam Rolling

Foam rolling helps release lactic acid and other metabolic wastes built up in the connective tissues. By applying pressure to specific points on your body you are able to aid in the recovery of muscles and assist in returning them to normal function. Foam Rolling has the same effect as a deep tissue massage to…

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