Each day thousands across the globe hit the gym and eat their carefully chosen foods in order to feel good and perform at their best.  We all know that exercise is great for us and years of evidence support this. Exercising is good for our health – period. The endorphin rush that comes with a […]

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With the arrival of winter, it’s time to switch up your skincare routine with cool weather habits that will ensure you maintain that post-exercise glow season round. Dry, flaky skin and chapped lips come hand-in-hand with the cooler months, so having a winter beauty routine is essential. But for those who like to spend more […]

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The word ‘cardio’ is often met with a visceral response; you either love or loathe it. If you’re in camp ‘loving it’, you’re in the minority. Over the past few years gym-goers have been encouraged to ditch long periods on the treadmill in favour of shorter, high intensity sessions. HIIT (high intensity interval training) has […]

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The fitness industry loves a slashie more than any model/presenter/famous offspring.First we had yoga and Pilates (yogalates), then piloxing (Pilates and boxing) and now, a workout with the benefits from two training practices, combined. It’s called Team Coaching – and the combination is as good as peanut butter and banana or watermelon and haloumi (no, only me?) The clue […]

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Sticking to a regular exercise routine can be challenging. Many people struggle to make it to the gym or lose motivation along the way with a long list of excuses that inevitably involve time and schedule clashes. Here are six common excuses and fool-proof way to bust them for good. “I’m bombarded with family commitments.” […]

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Getting serious about working out for the first time can be both exciting and daunting. The gym can be an intimidating place! Read on for some tips to help take the worry out of working out for the first time. WHAT TO BRING Before you head out the door, pack a bag of essentials. Bring […]

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