ThriveTeam, Author at Thrive Festival
11th January 2019

Does More Sweat Mean a Better Workout?

People have long regarded the sweat levels of exercise sessions as a sign of how HARD they trained and how much they were pushing themselves, but turns out, you could be wrong…How much we sweat during exercise doesn’t correlate with the intensity of your workout or how many calories you smashed. Sweating occurs when the temperature rises and your 2-4 MILLION sweat glands jump to action making perspiration. It is our body’s natural way of lowering body temperature. Some sweat evaporates from your skin, taking heat with it. The remainder runs down your face and body. You feel hotter when there are high humidity levels as the wet air leaves less room for sweat to evaporate off your skin. Sweating can also be due to other stresses, fear or anxiety, but in terms of exercise, increased body temperature is the reason you sweat. How much we sweat during exercise is due […]
11th January 2019

Finding the Right Yoga for You!

Yoga…sometimes this term can strike fear into a beginner’s mind but don’t worry – Today on the blog we decode the some of the most popular yoga styles to help you decide which one suits you best! Many yogi masters note that yoga is the practice of intention. But what does that mean? Your intention or reason for practicing yoga is unique to YOU! It can be anything from wanting to become more mindful to relieving pain, yoga is a unique form of exercise. We explain 5 yoga styles below… Hatha Yoga Rather than being a style of yoga, Hatha is a general term that encompasses any of the physical styles of yoga. These classes are often a great place to start yoga as they provide an introduction to the basic poses in a relaxed setting. The word Hatha is the Sanskrit word for ‘Forceful’. The Sanskrit word Ha translates to ‘sun’ and […]
6th January 2019

Intuitive Eating…Explained

Listen up!! This is the diet that ditches the idea of dieting…! The term intuitive eating was coined by Evelyn Tribole, RD, and Elyse Resch, RDN, in the 1990s. In short, it means an approach to eating that removes restriction and eating within a set food framework. It lets us break free from the on-and-off cycle of dieting and learning to eat mindfully and without guilt. Here are the 10 principles… Reject the diet mentality The first principle is the realisation that dieting is futile. Intuitive eating wants you to rebel against the sinister dieting industry and not to play their game. Start to learn to eat intuitively and trust your body to tell you when, how much and what to eat. Honour your hunger Honouring your hunger is about rebuilding faith and trust in your body’s cues. Learning to be more aware of your hunger and how to respond appropriately before […]
4th January 2019

#GutHealthy Kimchi Cauliflower Fried Rice

What does it take to keep our bodies healthy? Usually, we end up taking our body’s health for granted until something goes wrong. However, digestive issues such as bloating, stomach pains, or flare-ups of common chronic illnesses such as IBS CAN be soothed by food! Consider skipping probiotic supplements and getting these nutrients naturally with some gut healthy recipes! Constantly hosting these beneficial probiotics in your body can help keep your immune system healthy and prevent unnecessary illnesses. Kimchi Cauliflower Fried Rice Kimchi is salted and fermented vegetables that are seasoned with chillies, scallions, ginger, and garlic. It’s eaten as a side dish or used as an ingredient or component in other meals and recipes. This kimchi cauliflower fried rice recipe gets in lots of veggies and packs a flavourful punch! Ingredients Serves 4 1 small head cauliflower 2 tablespoons oil 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 1 small bunch of kale, ribs […]