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What to eat after working out

No matter how long your workout is, eating a proper meal afterward is important. Many say that the body is a temple, yet not too many treat it as such. The key to optimizing each and every workout is to eat a proper meal to help the body recover from strenuous exercise. Make sure the […]

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5 ways to cook with almonds

Considered one of nature’s most nutritionally-packed nuts and an original superfood, almonds are filling and can actually help with weight-loss. A recent Penn State study revealed that swapping a carbohydrate-based snack with an ounce and a half of almonds helps lower “bad” LDL cholesterol, which also reduces both abdominal and leg fat. Another plus is […]

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Electrolytes: necessity or accessory?

Electrolytes are in the colorful, tasty sport drinks that help you through your workout. They also remind you of how athletes would treat themselves after crossing the finish line. But how big of a part do they play in unleashing the workout beast? Before marching towards the vending machine, here are a few things you […]

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5 trends in yoga to watch for in 2015

If regular yoga moves are no longer quite cutting it for you, then the dawn of a new year could be the ideal time to take things up a notch and inject some excitement into your routine. 2015 could also be the year for you to get into yoga afresh, if you’re not already a […]

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5 yoga trends to look out for in 2015

A new year is the perfect opportunity to try new things – including in the exercise sphere. Whether you already practise yoga but are looking for something new and different to spice it up, or you need a change to your routine and fancy something a bit different from running and lifting weights, trying out […]

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Putting on weight with exercise?

Why do some women put on weight after starting an exercise program? That’s the question posed by an Arizona State University study which highlights the reality that whilst exercise definitely makes you fit, other factors do play a part in your weight. What this really draws attention to is that when it comes to wellbeing […]

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Suffering weight-gain with exercise?

Why do some women put on weight after starting an exercise program? That’s the question posed by an Arizona State University study which highlights the reality that whilst exercise definitely makes you fit, other factors do play a part in your weight. What this really draws attention to is that when it comes to wellbeing […]

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Serve up a healthy festive season!

It’s already December and while it may seem too early to be starting to talk about festive menus, planning ahead is worth it if you don’t want to be caught up in the last minute flow of stocking up on gourmet goodies which are only going to add on excess end-of-year weight ready for 2015. […]

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Serving up a healthy festive season!

It’s already December and while it may seem too early to be starting to talk about festive menus, planning ahead is worth it if you don’t want to be caught up in the last minute flow of stocking up on gourmet goodies which are only going to add on excess end-of-year weight ready for 2015. […]

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Pelvic floor moves for women!

Lack of exercise and also childbirth can all weaken the pelvic floor muscles in women. This can lead to problems which affect your quality of life. It’s estimated that around one in three women have a weak pelvic floor and in the over 55s this number rises to half. With this in mind, it figures […]

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