Whether it’s saving you time on your weekly grooming routine, or sharing the latest organic cosmetics, we are always looking for ways to help you live a more balanced life and to enhance your wellbeing. Here are three of our top tried and tested tips for kickstarting your metabolism and giving your body and mind a much needed spring clean.
JUICE CLEANSES: THEY REALLY WORK
We promise you they do work, if you do them regularly and don’t cheat (much). We were sceptical at first, but once we put ourselves through the test, the results were quite noticeable. For a full day by day review of our juice cleanse experience, click here, but in short, we highly recommend starting with a 3-day cleanse and then following up with 1 day cleanses every 6-8 weeks. You will feel lighter, less lethargic, your skin will get a healthy fresh glow, and you will enjoy better sleep with your body now rid of various harmful toxins. Our friends at Plenish have juice packages to suit anyone from cleansing novices, to metabolic gurus and you can get a special discount if you enter code USPAAH at checkout.
AM POWER, ROCKET & SURRENDER: YOGA, RE-IMAGED
If you’ve been practicing yoga for a while, you might be getting a bit too familiar with the classic routines, Hatha, Iyengar, Vinyasa etc. But what if we told you there’s a boutique studio in the heart of London that is taking city dwellers by storm? AM Power Yoga is just a 4 minute walk from Old Street station, and they host over a 170 classes a month, ranging from calming Yin Yoga to fast paced Rocket Yoga which will leave you dripping in sweat. Their signature classes like Sweat & Surrender and Hot Flow Abs combine elements of fast body movements with Yoga poses and are a fun way to lose weight and tone your muscles. If you live or work in the city, there will definitely be a class to fit your schedule, and you can get 20% off all prices with code USPAAH20. Tried, tested and approved!
IKIGAI: THE JAPANESE SECRET TO HEALTH AND HAPPINESS
Looking for your next book to read? Look no further than this thought provoking collection of wise teachings, that sheds light on the secrets of longevity of the people in Okinawa, Japan. A place with more centennials than anywhere else in the world. With everyday lives going at ever increasing speeds, we get so bogged down in our routines that we forget to stop and think about what actually makes us get out of bed in the morning. This book will help you answer that question for yourself, and help you re-discover your priorities. It definitely helped us switch off for a while, and give our hard-wired minds a much needed spring clean. Want a second a opinion? Read this fun review by The Telegraph, or buy the book online here.