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Have you practiced Pilates on a Reformer or Tower for a long time? If so, how does it feel when you go back to the mat? We know. It feels … pretty difficult. Which is strange, because newcomers to mat Pilates are often conversely terrified of the equipment, remaining fearful of...

Vivian Kan used to spend her days in an office working in financial services. Now, each and every day, she’s living her dream. Vivian's yoga journey began in 2010 when she discovered that yoga was much more than just a physical practice - it was the mind-body connection that became...

The new year is well and truly under way. But have you already lost sight of your wellness goals? At Flex, we know that February and March can be the kind of months where our new year’s resolutions come unstuck and we go back to our old habits. Well, this...

It’s happening slowly, but every week, more and more Hong Kong people are realizing the total body-mind benefits of ...

You may remember the first time you learnt to swim. It wasn’t easy at first, but after a few intense sessions in the deep, you built up to being competent, if not pretty good. Maybe it was tennis, golf, or basketball … the same goes for them. ...

Who would think the humble hummingbird would factor into a weight loss scenario. Why? It has the highest metabolic rate among those in the animal kingdom with a backbone. ...

Yoga and detoxes go hand in hand. Together, they strengthen, energize and imbue a sense of wellbeing and calm that can help with the stress of modern life. ...

It’s warming, tasty and soothes the soul, which is just what you need from a hot drink in the winter. Jessica William’s Warming Winter Herbal Chai Latte is the perfect pick-me-up for cooler months and New Year detoxes...

It’s a thing. Seriously. And it’s a very good thing, too. Basically, the new trend of being a Philanthrofit is someone who works out while giving to charity, that is, a person being philanthropic while toning their muscles or burning calories. ...

Like ‘fake news’ and ‘clean eating’, the word Detox tends to divide people. But as it’s coming up to another New Year - and almost everyone who has enjoyed the Christmas festivities a bit too much will tell you - this means getting back into healthier habits when the party’s over. ...

Be the example. That’s how simple it is. There are no excuses, because you don’t have to be a physical fitness hero to do that. “Many of us think that being a healthy example to their children is hard work,” says Flex director Heather Thomas Shalabi, “but it’s really as simple...