With Tammy Mirkovic of Cloud and Coco
This week we are featuring Tammy Mirkovic, the owner and founder of Cloud and Coco, one of our gorgeous Winter Box brands. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge, motivation and tips on our to stay active throughout the winter months.
It’s getting chilly and we are all in the mood for some doona snuggles. But staying active during the cooler months is absolutely vital for good health and especially for our mental wellbeing. So many women are juggling an overwhelming amount of work, family, social relationships and household responsibilities making this group the most stressed and time-poor people on the planet. And never, has there been a more important time in history for all of us to prioritise self-care!
Our solution at Cloud and Coco is pretty simple - why not workout at home? There are countless benefits to staying active, including an instant mood lift, increased energy levels, reduced stress, better concentration and fewer tension aches. So we designed a range of fitness accessories that will inspire you to move and make self-care a part of your daily life - with or without that yoga class!
Being incredibly busy people ourselves, we realised that you can prioritise exercise without the cost, inconvenience and huge time commitment that comes with a gym membership. Home workouts can be done rain, hail or shine; whether you have 10 minutes or an hour to spare. It takes consistency to get the maximum benefits and for busy people, convenience is a huge factor in achieving consistency. Having your own set of exercise accessories in easy reach can help you overcome that familiar "its too hard" feeling when life gets hectic and you're already worn out. With more of us working from home lately, fitting in quick workouts during coffee breaks is actually easier than it was in the office.
The major research into exercise agrees that short bursts of movement, several times a day are just as effective as longer, once a day sessions. It's really about what works best for you and your lifestyle. And most experts agree that doing something active is a far better choice than reaching for an extra glass of wine to unwind on those super stressful days.
Some of you got the opportunity to try a pair of our stylish grippy socks or stretch bands in the Winter 2020 Box (limited edition only - so these didn't appear in all boxes). These are our personal must-haves for core strength or full-body exercises from anywhere, any time.
You can check out Cloud and Coco’s full range of women's fitness accessories on www.cloudandcoco.com and follow them on Instagram or Facebook @cloudandcoco for more ideas and inspiration to make yourself a priority. The Leopard Print and ultra-light Alignment Exercise Mats are ideal for Yoga and Pilates, are anti-microbial, easy to clean, eco-friendly, non-toxic, 100% biodegradable and recyclable. They've also shared an exclusive discount code with the RY community: CCRetreat for 10% off online until 30/08/2020.
We hope you will love using their locally designed, environmentally friendly and high-quality products as much as we do. Thanks for supporting Australian small businesses and remember to stay safe, stay healthy and keep moving!
It’s finally time to Retreat Yourself with our brand new Winter Box! We’re so excited to spread a little love and warmth with this season’s sensational Australian brands. As we are well and truly in the depths of winter, it is paramount you take some time to fill your cup and hit reset on the first half the year.
Did you know that Vitamin C is an amazing all over body boost?
From reducing fatigue too assisting with immune health Vitamin C can do it all! It's also essential to assist with the bodies own collagen formation, supple vibrant skin and strong healthy hair. Which is why we have been adding our Coco Luxe BOOST coconut water to our smoothies each morning.
And we though we would share with you our three favourite ways to use BOOST that will leave you with a difference you can "C"...
Name a better smell than pulling out a tray of freshly baked veggie rolls from the oven. We'll wait ;)
These Sweet Potato, Chickpea and Feta Rolls from Alyse Co-cliff of @anappleaday_nutrition featured in our Autumn RY Magazine and are perfect for any occasion.