... ... ...
Pregnancy has many wild physiological rides: from your growing belly, to loosened ligaments, surges in hormones and fluctuating blood pressure. We speak to the experts to discuss the benefits of exercising during pregnancy.   “Pregnancy was once considered a time for rest, when women were advised to take it easy and refrain from participating in […]

In Wellness by

Looking for an escape that combines your love of adventure and sampling new cultures with far-flung destinations? Then now’s the time to put your leave application in, as we take you through our top 5 adventure holidays.   1. BELIZE – DIVING With it’s famed aquamarine iris, Belize’s Blue Hole on the Lighthouse Reef is […]

In Wellness by

Your relationship with food is personal. From the ice cream that soothes your sadness to the bliss balls that picks you up mid-morning. Food makes you feel something. In fact, numerous studies have shown that food has the power to change your brain’s chemical structure and alter your mood entirely. In the words of Sherry […]

In Nutrition by

It’s no secret that winter can put a freeze on exercise motivation. Warm beds call, cold air deters and stiff muscles increase injury risk. These five winter workout hacks will keep you moving injury free – and hopefully heat up your motivation, too.   WORK THE WARM UP   Familiar with the ‘tense’ feeling that […]

In Fitness by

Fresh and fashionable from head-to-toe Workout wear has come a long way since leg warmers, leotards and more recently, all-black anything. But with thanks to the rise of luxe athleisure wear, there’s now a whole industry of fashion-meets function brands that encompass both style and performance elements, that will easily take you from gym to […]

In Fashion by

Workouts are easier with music. Whether your library swings toward pop, rock, indie or rap, countless studies show that you really can’t beat a good quality playlist to motivate you and maximise your performance in the gym. In fact, a study by Olympic sports psychologist Professor, Peter Terry, found elite athletes who trained with music […]

In Fitness, Wellness by

Suggested Posts

Just as you’re getting into your running groove, it hits – a side stitch. The best cure? Prevention. Side stitch is an intense stabbing pain that occurs under your rib cage while exercising, and can bring your workout to a grinding halt. While the exact cause of a side stitch is unknown, there are several […]

In Fitness by

Changing your body can often mean changing your mind too. It can be an uphill battle at the best of times, but without the right mindset, you may never get to your transformation peak. By building ‘mental muscle’ and training the mind to support your exercise, you will be well on your way to achieving […]

In Fitness, How Fit Feels by

‘Metabolism’ is a bit of a buzz word on the fitness scene these days. Countless studies aim to prove speeding up your metabolism equals faster weight loss. But what is it exactly? Simply put, our metabolism is made up of three parts – the energy required to maintain bodily functions (resting metabolic rate); the energy […]

In Fitness by