How to start the exercise journey

My weight has seen a very wide range during my adulthood. When I’m fit and doing lots of long-distance running, my weight is about 51kg. The highest it’s ever been is in April this year, when I weighed 64.5kg due to an excessive workload, a toxic work environment, eating poorly, sleeping poorly, not having time …

How (not) to get into triathlons

A triathlon is an event that combines swimming, cycling and running. It’s something I was always interested in but never had that extra push needed to go for it. After my friend Liam and I did a marathon a few years ago, he decided to sign up for an Ironman 70.3 (a 1km swim, 90km …

Finding a yoga teacher

What you look for in a yoga teacher depends on individual preferences. Some people have a gym membership and their experience of yoga starts at the gym, which is totally fine. Others join a yoga studio for a more “authentic” experience, or even have memberships to both. I’ve been to many yoga classes held in …

Body shaming in yoga: not cool

Good morning from Sydney. Today is a beautiful day and I want to write about yoga. Yoga is not only physically enjoyable for me, it uplifts me emotionally. One thing that does make me sad though, is when people don’t think they can “do” yoga. I’ve heard all the reasons.. “because I’m not flexible”, “because …