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Mint Green Tea Smoothie Recipe

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Mint Green Tea Smoothie Recipe

We are loving this smoothie receipe from Greenblender. It includes all our favourite things! Ingredients 1 1/2 oz baby spinach 4 oz pineapple 1 apple - chopped 3 sprigs mint 3 tbsp cashews 1 cup unsweetened green tea 1 cup ice One of the healthiest drinks out there, green tea contains a large amount of catechins per serving. Catechins are antioxidants that have been studied for the ability to help prevent the damage of cells. Thanks to spinach, pineapple, and an apple, this smoothie also provides more than 100 percent of your daily vitamin C needs per serving. Help your...

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Hot Yoga - Everything You Need to Know

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Hot Yoga - Everything You Need to Know

Do you love nothing more than working up a good sweat when you take a yoga class? Then hot yoga could be just the practice for you. Hot Yoga is somewhat like the Marmite of the yoga world, but it’s far from being just another yoga craze. Its many dedicated followers swear by its detoxifying and invigorating nature, whilst other yogi’s find the mere thought of it about as appealing as being a trapped dog in the back of an unventilated car in the height of summer. Before you make your mind up which camp you fall into, here’s everything...

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Fast or Slow Yoga Practice? How to find your ideal yoga flow!

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Fast or Slow Yoga Practice? How to find your ideal yoga flow!

To outsiders, yoga is just yoga. It’s not until you join the yoga club that you realise that, just like yoga pants, there’s a whole world of styles out there to choose from! When trying to decipher which style of yoga is right for you, the speed of the yoga flow is likely be a factor. Here are some things to consider when deciding whether to opt for a fast or slow yoga flow:     What’s the difference between a fast and slow yoga flow? A faster flowing yoga practice tends to be, what is referred to in the...

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Yoga + Breathing - Why breath is such a big deal in yoga

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Yoga + Breathing -  Why breath is such a big deal in yoga

Go to one of the many yoga classes on offer and you’ve probably noticed how many times you get reminded to breath. The link between yoga and breathing is a big deal in the yoga world, but why exactly?! You may be thinking at this point, ‘well breathing is a pretty big deal to me in general, you know, to avoid unpleasant side effects such as dying’. So why is this already involuntary reflex highlighted as such an important element to any self respecting yoga practice? Why is there so much focus on breathing in yoga? A lot of yoga...

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The 5 ways yoga helps you to control your crazy!

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The 5 ways yoga helps you to control your crazy!

Let’s be honest, there’s a little bit of crazy in all of us. Far from the common yoga misconceptions about those of us who practice, we certainly haven’t got it all figured out in life. In fact, many of us are using yoga as an effective tool to control the crazy. Thanks to the many positive mental benefits of yoga, yoga can be your best friend when it comes to tackling negative thoughts, emotions and feelings. Here are the 5 ways that yoga helps to control your inner crazy…   via GIPHY 1. Yoga Reduces Stress and Anxiety  There’s a...

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