Posts by Kyrin Hall

Why I love: the Winter Squash

Eating seasonal is the bedrock of healthy living.  The Squash has 2 seasons: Summer and Winter. The Winter Squash comes in different varieties: butternut, spaghetti and acorn are the most popular. No matter what variety you choose, always pick a squash that feels heavy for its size. It’s a good high-fiber, low calorie, nutrient-dense vegetable.…

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Where the pavement meets the mat

In this month’s Runner’s World Magazine, May 2013, I have a featured interview discussing Running & Yoga. How does combining yoga and running, essentially training concentric & eccentric, benefit a runner? Which yoga postures are the most useful to a runners. + other training tips Interview/article = in Dutch. Please read the article, love your…

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How does Yoga benefit a Runner

Yoga has risen in popularity over the past years with experts touting its benefits of improving mental acuity, sleep, breath control, flexibility and core strength. For sport enthusiasts and competitive athletes, yoga adds value in the area of injury prevention. Many sports, such cycling and running, have very repetitive movements in one direction, thereby developing…

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Crazy for Chocolate… here is why?

Raw cacao promotes the release of the neurotransmitter seratonin, our feel good hormone. This neurotransmitter also acts as an anti-depressant that can help reduce symptoms of PMS. So if have the urge to gorge on choco over Valentines… fret not! As a Superfood, raw cacao is a rich source of antioxidants and many beneficial trace…

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Blue Monday

Working from home this morning, it’s Blue Monday. The day the excitement of the new year dissipates and we are left with a feeling of same-old, same-old. Just another dark winter day. As I peer through my window on an Amsterdam canal, yes the sun is nowhere around… so a blue or rather a grey…

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Cellulite – What To Do?

Cellulite is caused by weakened connective tissue below the surface of the skin. An accumulation of toxins in the body, water retention and body fat composition can contribute to the appearance of cellulite.

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Binge Eating

Food cravings and overeating are often linked to mood problems such as stress, depression, PMS and lack of natural light (SAD ~ seasonal attention disorder).

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