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Overcome Festive Season Stress

The end of the year is here, but despite the holiday season you’re often left juggling more tasks than ever. According to Mokete Sekhesa, Brand Manager for the Energy Supplement brand Turbovite®, the end of the year is a stressful time as it is usually associated with exams, work deadlines, holiday planning and festive season shopping. Take care of yourself ...

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Our Editor’s Ultimate Healthy & Fit Vacation Guide!

The last few months of the year are often frantic as we try to drop those last few kilos we picked up during winter, just to look great in our bikinis on the beach during our December vacation. While this is a great motivator after hibernating during the colder months, it shouldn’t be something you do just to look great ...

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Healthy Padkos for the Holidays

Need some quick-energy mobile snacks? Don’t resort to junk food this festive season. With a little planning, you can enjoy tasty, nutrient-rich alternatives to keep your stomach satisfied and your mind alert on the roads. Ever noticed how a lunchbox that’s perfectly ordinary when packed for school or work takes on an exotic quality when it’s padkos for a road ...

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Correct Shoes, Hygiene Vital For Healthy Summer Feet

Maintaining good hygiene and choosing the correct footwear can help ensure healthy feet during summer when they are most vulnerable, says a top shoe designer. The entire body mass depends on strong, healthy feet for support and stability and footwear plays a significant role, says Bolton Footwear designer Devan Odayan. He adds that people spend a lot more time on ...

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Just Two Sugary Drinks A Week Is Hazardous

Research shows that just two sugar-sweetened beverages a week may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, while drinking one a day may raise blood pressure. A Stellenbosch University review of 36 studies found that the consumption of sweetened drinks is steadily rising worldwide, impacting directly on metabolic syndrome — a cluster of risk factors which contribute to heart disease ...

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Ten Ways to Get Smooth Legs this Summer

After hibernating in trousers and thick woolly tights all winter, your legs need some TLC before they make their summer debut. Follow these ten tips for smooth, flawless legs all summer long: Ditch the soap and invest in shaving cream Shaving with soap may seem convenient, but it can result in a clogged-up razor blade (hello razor burn!), and it ...

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Fry’s New Gourmet Range Ticks all the Boxes for Flexi-Eaters

Crafted with ingredients you will find in your own kitchen, The Fry Family Food Co.’s Crafted new premium range is made with 100% natural ingredients and superfoods that power up your day, deliciously! Developed out of a need to provide their own family with nutritious snack options that satisfied even the fussiest of eaters, the family-owned company, The Fry Family ...

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Staying Healthy While Travelling [Infographic]

Planning a vacation can take massive amounts of work, but one thing often left out of that plan is a health or fitness continuity plan. That may sound a little over the top, but a week or two in the sun shouldn’t ruin a whole years’ worth of careful eating and exercise. Unfortunately, it all too often can, from the ...

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6 Easy Ways To Maintain A Healthy Lifestyle These Holidays

People tend to give themselves free passes to indulge in whatever they want when they go on vacation. Don’t be that person! It’s possible to enjoy a holiday as well as the local food that comes with it, without having to worry about putting on extra weight. It’s important for you to understand what your destination has to offer for ...

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No Downsides To Exercising Upside Down

Suspension Yoga is a combination of yoga, Pilates and gymnastics that can deliver major benefits for your back and core. The novel exercise programme is all done in a hammock with plenty of inversions which are moves done completely upside down. Now at Virgin Active Virgin Active’s Master Suspension Yoga Trainer, Geraldine Anderson, describes it as “a great fun way ...

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