The Art of Learning Josh Waitzkin
Art, audio, Books, essay, fitness, Music

Express Yourself: Making Smaller Circles

Essay with audio

Taki Mai
fitness, Food

Kava for Post-Workout Recovery

Last week, I listened to a 2015 interview that Tim Ferriss did with legendary big wave surfer Laird Hamilton; his wife, former pro-volleyball player Gabrielle Reece; and CrossFit Endurance founder Brian MacKenzie. Hamilton and Reece mention a post-workout drink they concocted that includes pepper, among other ingredients. When they talked about this drink, I immediately… Continue reading Kava for Post-Workout Recovery

ATB kickboxing
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4 Fitness Channels for Effective Home Workouts

When we moved to Fiji, I started working out at home, using YouTube videos as a guide. I used to be a stickler for the gym, but I absolutely love my new structure. It's allowed me to expand my fitness base by increasing my physical skills. I've spent a little over a year learning the… Continue reading 4 Fitness Channels for Effective Home Workouts

Aileen Torres-Bennett Pacific Harbour Fiji
essay

A Brief Guide to Home Workouts

For me, fitness is a lifelong journey. I started incorporating exercise into my lifestyle when I was 15, and it's been a continual process of learning--understanding, intensifying, refining and branching out. I was not a kid who took immediately to exercise. What?! I have to put in effort to get a return? That was my… Continue reading A Brief Guide to Home Workouts

Adventure

The Grouse Grind

The zen of effort. That's the zone I was in as I hiked up the Grouse Grind, a challenging 2.9-km (1.8-mi.) hike straight up Grouse Mountain with an elevation gain of  853 m (2,800 ft.). From the start, this trail, a very short drive from downtown Vancouver, is an unrelenting stairmaster, and that's what makes… Continue reading The Grouse Grind