Macronutrients… Not sure if everyone has heard about that word, but what is sure is that most people have heard about carbohydrates, proteins and fats. That is more familiar, right? Well, these three big nutrient groups are macronutrients and they are called “Macro” precisely because we need them in MACRO (aka BIG) quantities in our … More Carbs, protein and fat – What are they and how much do we need a day?
Hello my friends! I know I’ve been very quiet since August. Sorry for the radio silence! I guess the “blog crisis” explained in the July post Re-shaping BeLikeYoga is still there. However, there are some projects in the horizon, looks like some of the clouds are dissipating and things are taking some shape. For now, … More A little hello, a Merry Xmas… and a LONG update!
Just before Christmas 2018, I decided to sign out of my expensive gym at the time and have a gym break. The arrival of Xmas and its several social commitments, a coming trip abroad, plus having some family/friends visits in my future calendar convinced me to avoid wasting money and give up on my gym … More The unexpected benefits of walking
Getting a bit overweight is quite easy, especially as you hit your 30s. Suddenly, food has no mercy and you can no longer eat as you wish with no consequences. As our metabolism slows down, things such as too many “treats”, a holiday, the arrival of winter (and the laziness linked to the darker and … More 10 Lifestyle tips to go back to your natural weight
Divided in four groups, the following poses aim to work and improve on the main benefits of yoga – Alignment, Strength, Flexibility and Balance. Many of the asanas below are also some of my favourites 🙂 Work on your alignment Warriors (One, Two and Three) Side Twists Cat and cow Build your strength Crow pose Tolasana … More Alignment, Strength, Flexibility and Balance – 12 yoga poses
Hello friends 🙂 Sorry I have been so quiet, I guess I don’t feel the pressure of having a big audience, so whenever I come across a writing blankness (is that a word?), I just stop myself from forcing the production of meaningless articles just for the the sake of keeping posts going. Not sure … More Re-shaping BeLikeYoga
Hola hola! After two months of laziness, I’ve been back on the mat (aka my carpet) this week, as I’m testing @alo.moves at home, the app from Alo Yoga that features many of the famous #instayogis doing online classes. The truth is that I’m liking it so far, even if it’s out of curiosity, to … More Back to yoga at home with Alo Moves
Happy 2019, my dear friends! I normally have some vague resolutions for the new year (last year it was kindness), intentions I want to keep in mind but that I don’t want to overstress about. Small changes are easier than big ones when it comes to new habits, so here are my 2019 mini health … More Four health resolutions for 2019
There are many posts recently defending the right of women to no having children. There is even a book, Regretting Motherhood, by Orna Donath. Its overall idea presents mothers really loving their children -not that they want to send them back (not that they could, anyway); but somehow thinking that their life would be more … More The uncool business of ‘wanting to have children’
This is one of those posts that I actually wrote a while ago and I’m about to re-visit, re-write and finally post. It is about yoga and Instagram and the whole culture around it, which I’m in between two minds about. I warn you now, it is a pretty long post, sorry about that! It … More Reservations about Instayoga and 3 yogi-types I unfollowed