Book Review : Brain over Binge from Kathryn Hansen

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Through the reading of this book we meet a young woman in confrontation with her compulsive habit of pic brain over bingebinge eating and how she recovered. This autobiography was written by Kathryn Hansen and is an amazing alternative support to anyone who wants to get through their destructive binge eating disorder by themselves. Continue reading

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Book Review : The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, commented by Sri Swami Satchidananda

What is the book about ?

yoga sutra by satchidanandaThe Yoga Sutra collects two hundred « philosophical rules » to follow in order to bring enlightement into an individual’s life. « Sutra » in sanskrit means the thread. You can understand this word as you are following a thread leading you toward a greater achievment.

The two hundred Sutras were written in Sanskrit. Sri Swami Stachidananda translated them into english and explained them in common western words.

Sri Swami Satchidananda was (1914-2002) an Indian spiritual master who became famous in the USA.

His purpose when writting this book was to bring the understanding of the Sutras to the western yoga adepts by describing each Sutra with metaphores and examples. Continue reading

My five month experience in a Crossfit box

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Above : Three times Crossfit champion Rich Froning Jr., known as “the fittest man on earth”.

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Crossfit is a strength and conditioning program, not to be mistaken with a specialized fitness program. It is a deliberate attempt to optimize physical competence in each of the ten recognized fitness domains ; cardiovascular, respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance and accuracy. (1.)

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Barefoot & minimal shoes running

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Five months ago, I bought minimal running shoes, which main purpose is to simulate barefoot running. After using them almost everyday and reading several studies, I am able to broaden your vision of their potential effects on your health. Continue reading