Many people are overwhelmed by crowded, unappealing gyms. Sagdrina offers us an alternative approach to fitness worthy of our consideration. The TRX Suspension Trainer system is an innovative approach to incorporating challenging, body weight exercises in the privacy of your own home.
In our society we accept hair changes as a part of the aging process. Yet that doesn’t stop us from experiencing the horror that comes with the discovery of too many strands in their brush or large clumps of hair collected in the drain. Sagdrina Jalal offers us three activities to improve the health look of our hair during the winter months.
When someone mentions yoga what comes to mind? Long, lean bodies chanting in the direction of the sun while bent in positions otherwise only mastered by acrobats in Cirque du Soleil? I began a regular yoga practice in February of this year. What I’ve learned is that yoga is built on three main structures: breathing, exercise and meditation. The word Yoga is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Yuj’ which means to join or unite. So join me as I examine three common misconceptions about this sacred tradition.
Flip flops and sundresses feel like distant memories at this point. As we lament over the long lost lazy days of summer, we yearn for the natural beauty that seemed to come along for the ride. Although it tempting, is it necessary to head to the department store to reclaim that sun kissed glow? Sagdrina Jalal shows us that beauty vitality can be achieved during this season without even leaving the comfort of your home!
Lack of routine can be a major barrier to wellness. Daily living provides a lot of distractions; it is difficult to function optimally without a well-scripted plan. Think about the healthy and fit people you know. Do they have a fairly set schedule for their workouts? Are their meals and periods of rest considered in advance?
6 Reasons to Attend the Ancestral Health Symposium in 2014: I’ve been a CrossFit athlete for close to two years and I consider myself an evolutionary eater for the purposes of health and performance. To say I was very excited to attend this conference is an understatement. I had never heard of AHS before the publishers of CarbSmart asked me to attend, but one look at the website and I was sold.
Summertime screams a few musts in a healthy person’s life: must feast on fresh berries, must soak up some sun, and must get outside to exercise in the fresh air. Summer provides a nice break from the gym; giving us space to breathe, sweat, and simply play in the dirt. Runners, in particular, look forward to the long days of summer. No better time to get in a scenic ‘five miler’.
More Than Skin Deep by Sagdrina Jalal in the June 2013 issue of CarbSmart Magazine. Welcome the self-confidence that comes with feeling great in your own skin.
Remember all of the hype around eating sugar and getting pimples? Well, now the dermatology world has an even bigger concern regarding nutrition and skin conditions: Eczema and food allergies. But what exactly is eczema?