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Why beginners turn their backs on yoga

Yoga is an exercise designed to help people achieve a more positive outlook on life. Suitable for people of all ages and genders, yoga is increasing in popularity in the fitness world. But sometimes, beginners are hit with by difficulty and the unique nature of yoga practices. This can raise doubts whether yoga is right […]

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When you should skip your workout

When it comes to exercising, most of us are determined to build and maintain a consistent workout schedule. We push ourselves hard each day, despite growing protests from our body. But sometimes, vigorous exercise can take its toll on your body – and when it does, taking a well-deserved break could be the best option. […]

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Why swimming is great for your health

When it comes to diversifying your workout routines, swimming is a great alternative to gym workouts. It is one of few exercises to have minimal impact on your body, thanks to the water supporting your weight. What’s more, it’s fun! You can socialize with people while enjoying the health benefits of swimming at the same […]

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Pineapple can be your new superfood

Much like coconuts and mangoes, the humble pineapple is one of those fruits whose scent and flavor can instantly take us on a faraway journey to a paradise island in the tropics. But while we frequently sing from the rooftops about the health benefits of coconut, pineapple shirks the limelight and most of us don’t […]

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Reminders for beginner yogis

It’s your second week of yoga, and you’re twenty minutes into your Tuesday morning class. While the girl next to you is gracefully doing a one-handed tree pose, you’re stuck on your back in shavasana and starting to question whether this is right for you and why everyone else can hold their pose but not […]

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Exercises for a firm butt

Would you like a butt like Eva Longoria’s? If you think there is some magic formula celebrities use to get a firm booty, think again. At Kaia, we know there are a few basic exercises that, if done consistently, can snap your glutes into shape in no time. Here are two exercises and one tip […]

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Why to add walking to your exercise regime

If you’ve never considered walking to be the most exciting form of exercise, you’re not alone. And if you’ve routinely avoided making it a part of your exercise schedule, then you’ve got plenty of company on that front too. Why walk when there are so many more fun alternatives? Yoga, zumba, cycling, gymnastics – the […]

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5 diet mistakes you could be making

There are a lot of diet information and products out there claiming you can lose weight fast with minimal effort on your part. But even if these methods and products do work, they will most likely only bring temporary results. Losing too much weight too soon can take its toll on the wellbeing of your […]

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How to avoid yoga injuries

Yoga is well-known for its many health benefits to your body, including greater strength and flexibility, stress relief, and weight loss to name a few. But if performed incorrectly, yoga can cause real pain and even injury to your body. At Kaia, our girls get the most out of their yoga practices with our guidance. […]

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Wondering why you’re not losing weight?

You’ve done cardio workouts and been at the gym all week. You’ve been counting your calorie intake carefully, and yet the weight just won’t come off. What’s going on? The answer may well be hiding in the random things you do over the course of the week. Some of your small habits may not appear […]

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