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How Activewear Can Boost Your Workout Performance

We don’t need to convince you that getting in that regular exercise is important for your mind, body and soul. But did you know that it is also important what you wear during your workout? Wearing the right kit can have a drastic effect on your actual workout performance (not just make you look great).  We at Team MySwaggs know this, and this is why we created our brand. We want to empower you and your workout (more on that later). To help you realize the importance of choosing the right gear, we’re sharing the four benefits of wearing active wear that is designed to help you on that 100th deadlift. It’s all about the stretch, baby Have you ever...

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Back From Vacation? Hit The Gym Now For A Great START!

If you’ve been on a vacation, it’s quite likely that you may have added a pound or two with all the great food, drinks and relaxation you had. Even if you have been extra careful not to do that, or you are one of those lucky few who never adds a pound, no matter how much gastronomic pleasures they enjoy – it is still time to hit the gym.   Why Hit the Gym?  Well, there are no holidays from staying fit, really. We don’t mean to say that you should have used the gym even when you were on holiday. That’s going overboard and we certainly don’t recommend excesses. But staying fit is a choice. If you’ve made it,...

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Benefits of Wearing the Right Workout Gear

"5 Benefits of Wearing the Right Workout Gear" A perfect workout relies on the best activewear. While a workout is clearly about a lot more than the clothes you wear, there are a number of mental and physical benefits to ensuring you’re kitted out in the correct clothing for the task at hand. The right activewear can revolutionize not only how you feel, but also how you perform. 1: Workout clothing keeps you comfortable One of the main benefits of wearing the right workout gear is comfort. The wrong wear causes too much stress and irritation at the time of workout e.g. if the sports bra is too tight or loose, you can't perform at your best. When you choose articles of clothing that...

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THE GREATEST YOGA RETREATS IN THE WORLD

1. Silver Island, Greece  I could quite happily live on this delightful, 60-acre private island strewn with rough flower-filled tracks, which has an ancient church, a romantic lighthouse and more than 2,500 olive trees. Come for week-long holidays with yoga sessions led by hand-picked teachers, stay in characterful whitewashed houses and enjoy delicious Mediterranean vegetarian meals with local wines.    2. Ulpotha, Sri Lanka  Circled by the Galgiriyawa mountains, where monks still live in remote temples and caves, this admirable organic farm offers yoga holidays with a changing roster of international teachers, on-site ayurveda treatments and bathing in a silky-smooth, otherworldly lake. Visitors sleep in huts in a jungle that is strewn with tropical flowers and teeming with monkeys and birds....

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Strawberry green goddess smoothie

Try this tasty breakfast smoothie to start your day, pairing sweet fruit with nutritious spinach and avocado for a dose of calcium, vitamin C, folate and fibre Ingredients 160g ripe strawberries 160g baby spinach 1 small avocado, halved and the flesh scooped out 150ml pot bio yogurt 2 small oranges, juiced, plus ½ tsp finely grated zest Method Put all the ingredients in a blender and whizz until completely smooth. If it’s a little thick, add a drop of chilled water then blitz again. Pour into glasses and drink straight away. Recipe from Good Food magazine

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