Ski exercises to master before you hit the slopes. Baby, it’s cold outside! Ski season is upon us. If you’re planning a snow trip, now is the perfect time to get your fitness in check so can make the most of your time on the slopes and avoid injury. There are two key essentials in […]

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Hot chocolate, Netflix marathons, and warm duvets are just some of the finer comforts the cold weather brings. But a season linked to shorter days can influence how well you sleep. Here’s why cold weather makes it difficult to get out of bed in the mornings.   A LACK OF LIGHT Limited sunlight in winter […]

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Whether your immune system is weak due to stress, lack of sleep or excessive training, these five foods can help boost your winter workout. ROLLED OATS This fibre-rich wholegrain does more than just tame cholesterol. The beta-glucan (a type of fibre) found in oats helps boost the activity of white blood cells that gobble up […]

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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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Feel a winter cold coming on? Can’t shake your cough? Don’t sweat it – these immune boosting foods are star defence players in your diet. GARLIC Not only does garlic score big for its antibacterial and antiviral traits, it also hosts a naturally-occurring chemical called allicin which is capable of killing off harmful bacteria and […]

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Behold, the power of the pulse. Besides having a low glycemic index (GI), meaning they’re digested slowly, pulses (such as beans, lentils and peas) are a cheap, low-fat source of protein, as well as hunger busting fibre – a combination that is waistline friendly. Jam packed with flavour, this vegetable soup is your ultimate winter […]

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