fitness tips

October 15, 2020
Barefoot running is it better

Sovitaafit: Running barefoot is it a trend or is it based on facts?

A friend and I were taking a leisurely stroll across Kite beach and we ran into my bohemian friend who was running barefoot. This got my friend who obviously spends a lot on her branded running shoes to comment that he must be injuring his foot without protective gear. While I had […]
October 14, 2020
is it safe for me to exercise

Sovitaafit: Do I need to see a doctor before I start exercising? Can anyone just take up exercising?

News of people falling down from a cardiac arrest after strenuous exercise has gotten many people scared. Rightly so, you exercise to live longer not the other way around. So let’s get some facts straight, as per research dated June 2020 by the University of Cambridge at least 3.9 million early deaths […]
October 13, 2020
How soon can i workout after an injury

Sovitaafi: RICE or MICE? How soon should you start exercising after an injury?

Until recently we all believed that complete rest after an injury was ideal. Our protective mindset agrees to the argument that pressure on a weak or broken part would cause it to delay its healing or even deform it. Research has disproved that logic. We have much to learn and appreciate about […]
October 12, 2020
Core Strengthening Sovitaafit

Sovitaafit: Simple Core strengthening exercises you must do if you are a beginner with fitness or elderly.

Without a vaccine, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems are having to stay at home. These are a few core strengthening exercises that one should include in their daily workout at-home exercises. Core strengthening is important not just for seniors but also for beginners in fitness. Without a strong core, […]