15 ‘MUST-DOs’ in Koh Samui

Koh Samui – a hive of activity – has too many choices to offer. From snorkeling through the vivid sub-aquatic life to relaxing at the exquisite spas, and from elephant trekking to partying hard on the beaches – the list of best things to do in Koh Samui seems endless. Here is a hand-picked list…

6 Reasons why Bali should be your next Yoga retreat destination

Photo by Ishan @seefromthesky Looking for postcard-like place to visit as your next holiday destination? Search no more. Bali is all you have ever wanted to see and experience. The exotic weather along with laidback atmosphere, friendly locals who will teach you their down-to-earth lifestyle, delicious food and incredibly interesting culture will make you fall…

Brain ‘switch’ tells body to burn fat after a meal

Photo credits: Ana Paula Lima Scientists at Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute have found a mechanism by which the brain coordinates feeding with energy expenditure, solving a puzzle that has previously eluded researchers and offering a potential novel target for the treatment of obesity. Obesity — a major risk factor for many diseases including cardiovascular…

How to Get Rid of Muscle Soreness Fast

Photo credit: Hàn Vi Phạm Thị Just a few days ago, I participated in the Ironman Triathlon World Championships in Kona, Hawaii… …and boy, am I ever sore! So what does a fitness guru do to bounce back as fast as possible from soreness (especially when he wants to enjoy a few good days on the…