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When it comes to breaking a sweat, many people focus on bigger biceps and a trim waistline, but for some, that’s not enough motivation to get moving. Indeed, the phrase ‘exercise is medicine‘ is becoming increasingly recognised as a fundamental form of treatment for various lifestyle related diseases, including depression, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, some […]

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Exercise can hurt, particularly if you’ve been out of action for a while. While gritting your teeth and repeating the mantra ‘no pain, no gain’ might get you so far, using your big human cerebrum might just get you the rest of the way.      1. FIND YOUR ‘WHY’, ‘WHAT’ AND ‘HOW’ Think. To […]

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We’ve​ ​all​ ​been​ ​there.​ ​You’ve​ ​packed​ ​your​ ​bag​ ​ready​ ​for​ ​the​ ​gym,​ ​head​ ​to​ ​the​ ​change​ ​room​ ​to​ ​get changed​ ​-​ ​only​ ​to​ ​notice​ ​that​ ​offensive​ ​workout​ ​smell.​ ​Didn’t​ ​I​ ​just​ ​wash​ ​this​ ​tank?​ ​Yes,​ ​you​ ​did.   That​ ​dreaded​ ​workout​ ​stench​ ​is​ ​a​ ​universal​ ​phenomenon,​ ​an​ ​enemy​ ​feared​ ​by​ ​gym​ ​goers​ ​the​ ​world over.​ […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Most successful people share one thing in common: a lot of hard work. In the words of American inventor Thomas Edison, “success is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.” If you’re climbing your way to the top, you’ll relate to the challenges of long days and wavering minds. Given the average person has an attention span of […]

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