Cycling for the Un-Sporty
I love riding my bike, but I’m not sporty in the slightest. Sometimes I feel intimidated by all the other cyclists who dress in Lycra, ride expensive-looking contraptions, and zip in-between cars like it’s an extreme sport. How do you get comfortable riding a bike when you don’t fit this cyclist stereotype?
What Is ‘Fit’?
I had a feeling I wasn’t very fit but didn’t have any concrete examples to point to as evidence. I ride my bike every day (albeit not very far) and attend a dance class weekly. So surely I should be in all right shape?
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An Introduction to Yoga
I recently returned to a yoga studio after not having been in several years. For those who are unfamiliar with yoga and its practices, I can see how it could be intimidating and maybe even off-putting. The words and terms can be daunting to the uninitiated, which is a shame because the benefits far outweigh […]
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Is exercise really all-or-nothing?
Using Facebook the other day, a clickbait-style article cried for my attention. ‘Is yoga even a workout?’ it implored. I didn’t read the thing (I love yoga, so don’t tell me it isn’t good for my health), but it really got me thinking about this all-or-nothing mentality towards exercise.
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At least I don’t do P.E
“Adult life may be full of pain and suffering, but at least we don’t have to do PE anymore.” I see this around a lot, in so many memes or graphics, and honestly I could not relate more. I actually kind of like exercise, but usually independently when I can listen to music and just […]
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If You Are Experiencing Period Pain
Many girls have experienced period pain, it is a kind of pain that guys can’t image. When I am on my period, there are times that the pain makes me so desperate and hopeless that I wish I could be a boy in my next life—if there is any.
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Walking as a Remedy
Let’s talk about walking. Yes, it’s an eco-friendly way to move around, it’s great exercise, and it can be a great social activity. But it’s also an amazing thing for your mental health. Walking can be designated thinking time, a chance to daydream, and a place to clear your head. I’ve compiled a few reasons […]
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Personal: I’m Too Busy for Good Habits!
Being really busy can be fun, it can be productive, and it can be fulfilling. But, it can also take a toll on your health and wellbeing, both physical and mental. I’ll admit, I’ve been going a little too hard with life lately, juggling two jobs, a volunteering position, full-time study, living out of home, and […]
What’s On in Adelaide Over Break?
Ah, the mid-year break. If you’re like me, now is the time to snuggle under the covers with a good book. The winter holidays don’t exactly scream, ‘go out and explore the city!’. However, there is some great stuff happening in and around Adelaide over the holidays. Here are just some examples of what you […]
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Kicking Bad Habits
I’ve got another confession to make.
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