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4 Reasons you may be tired all the time

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Feeling flat and no matter how much sleep you seem to get, it just doesn’t seem enough? Perhaps you need to have a look at your diet. Skipping meals Your body needs fuel to help it function properly, just like a car. If you put the wrong type of petrol in the tank, it won’t […]

Summer bodies start now

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Regardless of the season, motivating yourself to exercise or focus on your health can be a challenge. Somehow pulling out your swimsuit at the end of spring gets us in a spin and wanting to look up the latest quick fix challenge, but did you know summer bodies are made in winter? The weather is […]

Are you at risk for snow blindness?

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Snow blindness, is the common term used to describe an eye condition known as Photokeratitis, a fancy of way of describing sunburnt eyes. While you don’t have to be on snow to technically go ‘snow blind’, you are more at risk at higher altitudes – skiing, snowboarding, mountain climbing or just building a snowman. The reflection of […]

The one exercise every woman should be doing

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Light bladder leakage (LBL) is no laughing matter. It may only takes fit of the giggles, bending over to pick up your child or the 100-day cough that’s doing the rounds to remind most women there is a certain group of muscles we tend to ignore. You can exercise until the cows come home, but if […]

Weight gain the right way

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Often nutrition, food and health blogs focus on weight loss. This is not surprising as the latest figures show upwards of 67% of our population is overweight or obese. But there are people who for various reasons need to gain weight–be it for sport, active youths or after being sick (this is often the case […]

Do you have an unhealthy addiction to exercise?

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We’re not talking about overtraining syndrome, which is the temporary upshot healthy athletes not allowing enough time to rest or recover properly while preparing for big race events or game days. Exercise addiction is where individuals are completely obsessed with working out. Nothing else matters. Family life, work and other commitments take a back seat […]

Could downward dog be the answer to PMT?

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Are you plagued by period cramps, mood swings and general irritability during ‘that’ time of the month? Research conducted by King’s College in London has found the symptoms of Pre Menstrual Tension (PMT) are reduced by yoga. The subjects studied were women aged between 13 to 45 years of age. All women found there was […]

2017 Wellness trends you should try at least once

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Black Garlic Garlic is renowned for its many medicinal properties, especially when eaten raw. Black garlic is also known as aged garlic. It still contains all the great properties, but is less pungent. Studies by Nutrition Research and Practice showed black garlic is hugely beneficial for reducing cholesterol and managing diabetes. Add it to cooking […]