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Simple Ideas to Warm Up the Body

Not only is it NICE to be warm, but being warm helps prevent your body crave all those high-fat foods in an effort to create ‘insulation’ for the body. By keeping your body warm you might find it easier to stay away from foods that undo all the good you’re doing at the gym.

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Winter – Living in Harmony with the Seasons in Chinese Medicine

In Chinese Medicine, winter is seen as the most Yin time of the year. Yin is slow, dark and cold, causing energy to move inwards. As the temperature cools, our bodies have a natural instinct to withdraw and nurture ourselves.  Just as the trees lose their leaves, it is the

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Get Motivated & Keep Moving

We all experience it, that little voice inside your head saying “It’s too dark”, “It’s too cold”, “Sleep is so good” or “I’ll go tomorrow”. With Winter fast approaching the excuses we come up with to avoid exercise can go into overdrive!! To keep you on track to stay active, maintain the fitness

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Keep Warm Everyday With These 3 Moves

We know the obvious ways to staying warm in winter and everybody has personal preferences like taking a really hot shower or standing in front of a heater or wearing layers and layers of clothing. Over here at TWOSIX we prefer to create warmth by moving the body as often

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Five Tips to Staying Sane at Work This Winter

It’s cold, the days are shorter and for us teachers-it’s report writing time! As we approach the middle of 2016, it can sometimes seem as though the end is too far away. Summer isn’t for months and work can become quite monotonous. Is it time to give up? Should we

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Listen to your inner child

Early mornings, tiresome meetings, deadlines, bills….Sound familiar? Sometimes being an adult is just so hard. With mounting responsibilities weighing us down on a daily basis, sometimes all we want to do in curl up in our donna and refuse to leave bed!

Winter Warming – Chilli Con Carne With Cauliflower

Try this delicious and healthy version of the famous Mexican dish, chilli con carne, served on a bed of cauliflower as a more nutritious alternative to rice.   Ingredients: 2 teaspoons of olive oil 750 grams lean beef Mince 2 red capsicums, finely chopped 2 carrots, grated 2 celery sticks,

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Recipes for the soul

With Winter well and truly set in, our lifestyle tends to become that little bit more sedentary, motivation at an all time low and getting to and from work in the cold is that little bit more of a drag which can all start to take its toll on the

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New Breakfast Ideas: 3 Unique Toast Toppings

“Because butter and jam just ain’t cool anymore.” Grab 2 slices of your favourite toast (mine would be an organic rye sourdough!) and top it with…   Avocado, Miso and Tahini Ingredients: 2 tablespoons hulled tahini 1 teaspoon miso paste 1 tablespoon of water 1/2 an avocado Sea salt and

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Yoga Is More Than Movement

Is it just me, or has the rise in popularity of yoga brought with it a culture that includes the requirement to be, or strive towards the beautiful, flexible, fashionable, and to be valued based on the number of one’s Instagram followers? The rise in popularity of yoga in the

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