Through the covers…..

On a humid afternoon in August in the year 2001, a 23 year old youngster was seen addressing a handful of journalists after he had scored his maiden century in test cricket against India. The knock turned out to be a match winning one and ended up cementing Kumar Sangakkara’s place in Sri Lanka’s playing 11. The experts were pretty much sure that this lad from Matale, a small village in Sri Lanka would one day become the backbone of the Sri Lankan batting line up. Continue reading “Through the covers…..”

Matters of the heart…..

My father often says” matters of the heart are extremely complicated” therefore, the best way to avoid heart problems in the future is by adopting healthy habits today. Well, there are certain risk factors you can’t alter, such as your genetic setup and your age. But, making healthier choices regarding food habits, exercise and lifestyle will surely help you protect your heart. To be very honest, our hearts are the wildest of creatures. Perhaps that is why our ribs are cages. Anyways, here are a few healthy tips: Continue reading “Matters of the heart…..”

The indomitable: Part 2

The most influential person in my life is perhaps not even aware of the things he has taught me or of how much he has affected my existence. He has always been there in my life, right from the day I opened my eyes to the present moment. He is a source of constant strength and support, my partner in crime and the rudder of my ship. He is someone whom I look up to with pride and respect. He showed me the stars and taught me how to reach them. Continue reading “The indomitable: Part 2”

How short workouts can help you build endurance…..

According to an age old saying: “Exercise is to body what reading is to the mind” and a study conducted by a university based in Washington DC has proven that exercises enhancing endurance can help prevent cognitive decline. People training for endurance events such as marathons, half marathons often spend a considerable amount of time on their feet pounding out the miles. Research has shown that working out for shorter durations can provide some additional benefits to increase endurance. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the benefits of shorter workouts that help you enhance your endurance. Continue reading “How short workouts can help you build endurance…..”