Sixteenth-Century Brazil was the era where the enslaved Africans created Capoeira during the transatlantic slave trade. Capoeira has been preserved through four centuries as a cultural artifact and in 1974, it was declared the national sport of Brazil. This incredible mix martial art was created by the oppressed (slaves), for the oppressed, the powerless. It teaches mental tactics for living with domination and serves as a source of hope for the slaves to keep going despite their unfortunate situation.Read More
Hi HIH family, Chloe Wilde here!
For anyone out there also running the Scotiabank Half Marathon, we are officially in countdown mode, as of this morning, only 11 days to go! Compared to the half marathon I completed two years ago, my mind set could not be more different.Read More
If I told you I'd give you $500 if you were able to lose 5 pounds this month - would you try to do it?
I think you would.
That's because money is one of our biggest motivators for taking action. You'd immediately consider all of the time, effort and hard work as an INVESTMENT towards earning that $500 and do whatever you possibly could to achieve it.Read More
Hey there, fit babes! Larissa here!
Have you ever wanted to lose fat - only to find yourself abandoning ship weeks or months later with little to no progress being made at all?
Trust me, you are definitely not alone!Read More
I remember when I would go to the gym and go H.A.M. (hard as a moxxxx). I mean I would be dripping in sweat, heart pounding, muscles burning, still I wasn’t achieving the results I desired. I remember feeling frustrated and ready to give up because all of my hard work was being done in vain…Read More
If you have been following my posts during the last year, you have probably noticed that the main topics I write about are usually yoga, meditation, and hiking. In the last few years, my journey has taken these paths and now they have come to a crossroads. This is when I decided to combine my two passions and create my new project: Zen Summits.Read More