Sport is dynamic. To excel, you need a mix of physical and mental endurance, strength and mobility. To further help athletes maximize their potential by tapping into their bodies and minds, Nike is launching new yoga workouts this season. The do-anywhere routines are between 15 and 45 minutes long and are part of the free Nike+ Training Club app. “At Nike, our goal is to make people better athletes,” says Nike Master Trainer and yogi Branden Collinsworth. “That’s why we create programming that prepares you for whatever life has to throw at you.” Collinsworth, along with Nike Master Trainers...Read More
Author: Fitness in the City
Sometimes we just get so set in our routine and ‘usual’ that we miss out on so much goodness. Like this Macadamia & Coconut Butter. Until you taste the smooth, smooth delicious goodness you really have no idea. It will put all your of your other nut butters to shame, an you may never be able to eat plain ol’ peanut butter again. All you need is a high powder blender (KitchenAid is what we used) and you are half way there! Perfect on its own with little bread, on fruit or hell, grab a spoon and good luck stopping...Read More
Stress is an ever-present part of life for millions of people today. Demanding jobs, responsibilities at home, financial pressures and precarious work-life balances are enough to make anyone feel overwhelmed. Stress is part of the body’s natural fight or flight reaction to difficult situations. This reaction includes increased heart rate and breathing and the release of certain hormones like adrenaline and cortisol into the brain. These changes give you increased awareness and energy for dealing with short term threats and problems, but the body isn’t meant to stay in this heightened state for long. Prolonged or long-term stress can...Read More
The Nike Cortez, officially released in 1972, is many things: a shining example of Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman’s drive to better equipment for runners, the first Nike to offer visible technology and an endearing pop culture icon. Over the years the shoe has propelled champion runners, graced silver screens (in a 1994 best picture winner, no less) as well as televisions and become a staple of west coast hip-hop street style. “The Cortez is an iconic shoe that harkens back to my earliest days in the sport. The shoe allowed me the confidence and support to explore my fullest potential as a...Read More
When you hear the words Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia its typically followed by images of slightly emaciated models wearing threads that cost more than a month’s rent… but my friends, this year things played out a little differently. Ok sure, there were still plenty of lustful clothes from local brands we adore (here’s looking at you Sass & Bide) but what got our attention was the new kids in town, or shall we say, catwalk… Enter Sporteluxe athleisure and a lot of #fitspo We’re not talking your everyday tights and sneakers combo; think bold colours, crops with leather jackets...Read More
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