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Tips to stay healthy while on holiday
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Tips to stay healthy while on holiday

HOW TO STICK TO YOUR EATING PLAN AND ENJOY YOURSELF Going on holiday is a time to unwind, celebrate, rejuvenate, see new places and try new things. But all the festivities can also make you a little nervous if you’re trying to eat healthy and maintain or lose weight. Here are 7 ways to stay...

by October 29, 2014November 1, 2017
Diet versus Exercise
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Diet versus Exercise

DIET VS. EXERCISE: THE 70/30 RULE OF WEIGHT LOSS  You might think that going to gym three times a week gives you the freedom to eat whatever you want. After all, you’ve ‘earned’ it, right? Wrong. Exercise alone will not change your body, unless you are also cutting calories. However, diet alone will not lead...

by October 22, 2014November 1, 2017
Kelly’s Breast Cancer Journey
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Kelly’s Breast Cancer Journey

Breast cancer was something that only happened to other people, or so I thought. With no family history of cancer, and only being 35 years old and living a healthy and active life, getting cancer was the last thing on my mind. I went to see my GP in April this year as I had...

by October 16, 2014November 1, 2017
Breast Cancer Awareness
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Breast Cancer Awareness

“It won’t happen to me.” “I’m too young to have to worry about that.” “I don’t have time to check for lumps.” For many women, breast cancer is something they’ll worry about at a later stage – if at all. But let’s look at the facts: Fact: 1 in 35 women in South Africa are...

by October 15, 2014November 1, 2017
How toxins can slow down your weight-loss progress
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How toxins can slow down your weight-loss progress

WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO DETOX BEFORE LOSING WEIGHT Every day your body is bombarded with pollutants, herbicides, pesticides and other chemicals through exhaust fumes, pollution and even the foods you eat. In order to protect your brain and other vital organs from the harmful effects of these substances, your body stores these harmful toxins in...

by October 15, 2014November 1, 2017
Our top 5 beach exercises
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Our top 5 beach exercises

December holidays are around the corner – and who wants to spend hours in an air-conditioned gym when you can be lazing around in the sun, sand and surf? Luckily, the beach is the ultimate training environment. The sand provides a natural resistance and reduces impact throughout the body, while the ocean allows for a...

by October 8, 2014November 1, 2017
Sun Safety
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Sun Safety

PREVENT SUNBURN AND DEHYDRATION THIS SUMMER Summer holidays are all about fun in the sun, with many of us aiming to get a ‘healthy tan.’ However, without protection, most people’s skin will start to burn after only 10 minutes of exposure to the sun. Too much sun not only damages the skin and ages us...

by October 1, 2014November 1, 2017