I don’t trust any diet that favors protein over green vegetables. To me that’s just ludicrous. Any diet that encourages such a system is controversial, and more than likely hazardous to the health and the Dukan diet is just that.
She starved herself down to a size zero as a teenager, then famously filled out to a size 16 and walked down the most sought-after catwalks as a plus-size model. Now a size 8, she talks about the pressure she felt to keep the kilos piled on.
Mancino is an Italian model who has graced the pages of many fashion magazines. But perhaps that isn’t the best way to introduce her, because when the 29-year-old isn’t posing for the camera, she is usually busy leaping out of planes.
Hindu leaders up in arms with the release of a yoga video which shows Playboy’s 2007 Playmate of the Year Sara Jean Underwood in a series of naked poses.
Ironman is a great name for competitors but ‘Superman’ would be more fitting. Given the extremely demanding nature of the race, what sort of risks does a participant face?
Kundalini is thought to be a form of spiritual energy which resides in the lower back, often visualized as a coiled snake. In Sanskrit Kundalini translates as “that which is coiled” taken from the word Kunda which means “to coil”.
Vinyasa is a unique style of Yoga in that it creates a flow of movement between poses instead of focusing solely on holding postures for long periods as with more traditional Yoga.
Iyengar is a style aimed at perfecting chosen postures. It is a much slower style than Ashtanga and certainly less vigorous or demanding than Bikram.
Lyndsay Lohan and Paris Hilton have been thrown a life line by an Indian Yogi who claims he can cure them of their addictions to drugs and alcohol, as well as emotional issues by a course of Pranayama (yogic breathing).
We’ve all seen photos of Madonna and Gwyneth Paltrow carrying their mats around with them, but what is it that attracts so many celebrities to yoga?