Prana Blog

Why we ‘shrink’ as we age (and what we can do about it)

shrinking but not frail

I Learnt As I Grew, And I'm Still Learning As I Shrink! I reach up higher to kiss my adult daughter these days. My body has shrunk with age (though she is too kind to point this out). Agnelo my question is this... what causes it, … Read more…

The feasts, the wine… the 2018 tears!

infrared saunas for a good new year cleanout!

'Down' about those extra kilos and feeling a bit worse for wear? No wonder... we've just had the whole Christmas thing (now done a dusted for another year thanks) and barely into the New Year! Far Infrared Sauna … Read more…

Twin teenage dilemmas: obesity and stress

the loneliness of obesity

Teenage Obesity & Stress Teens always have the same problem: how to rebel and conform at the same time. They solve this dilemma by defying their parents and copying one another. As parents ourselves, we understand the physical … Read more…

Swimming against the tide: being YOU

swimming against the tide

Being You It's no secret: I wake each day and put my heart into what I do as a beauty therapist. And after a long day at the salon the same love goes into preparing the food my family enjoys... not more work, but an opportunity … Read more…

The secret to good health is hidden in your daily routine!

secret to good health is hidden in your daily routine

Secret to good health Establishing a healthy daily routine doesn't need to be boring. Think of it as a rhythm, a disciplined and goal oriented routine that, once you get a handle on it, will have fabulous results! The secret is … Read more…

Stressed? Exercise is your secret weapon.

As a personal trainer, I see the various symptoms of stress on an almost daily basis. Stress certainly doesn't respect gender, ethnicity, education or socio-economic boundaries... Whoever we are, whatever our lifestyle, … Read more…

Why Do People Find Gyms Boring?

why do some people find gyms boring

An excuse not to exercise or is there something else? Perhaps I should have called this article "1001 excuses for not exercising" - I've certainly heard them all! But people really do seem to find gyms boring (or even hate them). … Read more…

Which Type of Exercise Slows the Ageing Process?

exercise slows ageing process

If you want to reverse the aging process, you need to know HOW to trigger your youth-enhancing hormones to slough away old, dead cells while elevating your metabolic process so you can burn away stubborn, flabby fat and replace it … Read more…

The Silent Workout: Turn Off, Tune In

silent workout in park

Most of us have forgotten to set aside some time out; time out for ourselves. Every hour of the day, things compete for our attention (even right now, as you sit reading this). But in exercise, when you switch off and tune in to … Read more…

Optimal Breathing for Optimum Wellbeing

optimal breathing for optimal wellbeing

As we all know, the key to enduring health and fitness is EXERCISE. Combined with OPTIMAL BREATHING, it is the blueprint for the following lifelong rewards: … Read more…