Waidroka yoga room
Adventure

Yoga Retreat at Waidroka Bay

Nicci McGrath, a yoga instructor based in Pacific Harbour (she also teaches in Suva), organized a yoga retreat at Waidroka Bay Resort this past weekend. It's rare that I get out of the house for fitness purposes these days (I love home-based workouts now), but it was certainly worth traveling to Waidroka for yoga, adventure… Continue reading Yoga Retreat at Waidroka Bay

chickpea shake
Food

Chickpea Shake: Light Meal or Post-Workout Nutrition

I thought up of this shake this past weekend when I wanted a light lunch packed with nutrients. The weekends are typically my recovery days, when I don't workout, so I tend to eat lighter lunches then. This shake is full of carbs, protein and fiber, so it's also good post-workout food. Chickpeas are filling,… Continue reading Chickpea Shake: Light Meal or Post-Workout Nutrition

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