Exercise, Fitness & MuscleFood & nutrition
April 7, 2016

Is it possible to out-run a cheese burger?

Burgers taste great! We can’t deny that – but they are far from healthy. Besides the health-risks like heart-disease and strokes caused by junk food, they pack a whopping amount of calories. The basic cheese burger contains an average of 315 calories. So, how much exercise will it take to burn off one burger*? We’ve researched the calorie count of cheese burgers from 3 well-established fast food outlets and have found astounding results. Take a bite out of this: (more…)
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Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
March 20, 2016

Fitness for beginners – Teens

So, you’ve decided to start training, hey? Great! But remember that in your teens, your body is constantly developing, mentally and physically and if you’re not sure how to start training, you may cause yourself life-long injuries. Here is your guide - welcome to Fitness 101! (more…)
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Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
February 20, 2016

Focus and happiness are just a few steps away!

What if there was an easy and real way to help you with all of the following at once: stress, concentration, hormone dips and even depression? No, not a magic medication or a weird diet – something truly simple and even pleasurable? Well, there is. And anyone can do it. (more…)
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Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
January 29, 2016

Fitness: Your motivation transformation pack!

By Grant Wood “The next movie will be starting in…” – hey, you…yes, YOU! Why are you watching TV? Didn’t you plan to blast that belly fat this month? Now is the time to get up and get moving! (more…)
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Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
January 25, 2016

Which type of sport suits YOU?

It’s a fairly common question – what exactly IS the best type of exercise? Runners are lean, but sometimes too skinny, cyclists have huge legs but small arms, cross fitters are strong all over but, well just a little bit scary. So which one is it? Ask a dozen physiologists which exercise is best, and you’ll get a dozen wildly different replies. So, we’ve done our best to narrow down your options: (more…)
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Healthy Lifestyle
January 22, 2016

How to Feel Fantastic in 2016

By Joanne Hart for HelloDoctor.co.za So, it's the end of January, and you've already broken all your rules: You've eaten cakes (plural!), smoked a packet of cigarettes, and drowned your sorrows in alcohol...AGAIN. New Years Resolutions are overrated. (more…)
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AsthmaChest & Lung
January 8, 2016

4 Great exercises for asthmatics!

If you suffer from asthma, you probably know that exercising can cause an attack. In fact, this might be why you're not exercising at all. "What if I get another attack?" "Will my reliever work this time?" "What if I collapse completely?" An asthma-attack can be scary! But how do you stay fit, unless you get your legs moving and your blood pumping? Well, the good news is that you CAN still exercise - you just need to be more selective about the sports and exercise you choose. Why do I get an attack when I exercise? Doctors aren't sure…
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Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
December 19, 2015

The science behind sports clothing

Earlier this month we asked (and answered) the question of whether the type of shoes you wear for different activities, really matters. Could the same be true with sports clothing as well? (more…)
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Exercise, Fitness & MuscleFood & nutritionSmoking
December 15, 2015

The 3 killers: Sitting, smoking, sugar

We’ve known that smoking is deadly for a long time, and every year the world moves a little further away from lighting up. When we realised that sugar, when over-consumed can also be dangerous to your health, this caused another major change in how the world eats and drinks. But the latest potential killer on the block is harder to drop and it’s everywhere: sitting. (more…)
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