Lifestyle

  • 1 Weight loss: top tips to help you stick with your exercise goals
    After the many excesses of the Christmas period, many of you are planning to head to the gym pronto. But how do you make that initial burst of enthusiasm and determination to lose weight last? HELLO!...

  • 2 Get your eating habits back on track with a kickstart detox
    The festive season is a lot of fun. However, with the excess of food and alcohol that it entails, Christmas time can be detrimental to health, beauty and well-being. So January is the perfect time...

  • 3 The best time to exercise
    So, this is it: this time you're determined to exercise, and determined to make it count. After all, exercise is good for your figure and, even more important, it's good for your health, both physical...

  • 4 Getting your figure back after the summer
    Even if you spent the run-up to the summer focused on your personal 'operation bikini', the chances are you've returned to the fray only to find you've brought back a few extra kilos along with the...

  • 5 Beat the bloat
    Did you know abdominal bloating is one of the most common digestive complaints? The possible causes include inadequate diet, stress, sedentary lifestyle... And changes in schedules and routines due to...

  • 6 Skating: wheely good exercise!
    The summer's beginning to wind down, but there should still be time to get in some outdoor exercise, and skating – with either in-line or quad skates – is both healthy and good fun, as well...

  • 7 Feed your hair
    Most experts agree that hair grows best when we follow a healthy diet. Quite simply, healthy eating is good not just for our bodily health, but also for our hair. Our grandmothers weren't far wrong when...

  • 8 How menopause affects your skin
    When menopause is mentioned, we tend to think of hot flushes as the most common symptom, but they certainly aren't the only one. Along with changes to blood vessels, bones and metabolism, a lot of women...

  • 9 Three keys to combat stress
    Did you know that stress can add years to your complexion? Tension and worry provoke a veritable avalanche of free radicals, as well as generating natural irritants that cause damage to even the healthiest...

  • 10 Eating for energy
    Spring is in the air, and as we look forward to longer, brighter days, most of us notice that our energy levels start to pick up and we begin to feel revitalised after the dreary days of winter. But for...

  • 11 So you want to gain weight?
    When people talk about having weight problems, we almost always assume they're talking about being overweight; we forget that there are some people who actually have difficulty putting weight on. Theirs...

  • 12 Health is a laughing matter
    If you think back to an occasion when something made you laugh out loud, you'll probably find your lips starting to twitch again and that same positive feeling invading your body. What you may not realise,...

  • 13 Tricks to combat stress: breathe deep; eat well
    Stress has become a part of modern life and it seems we all have moments when things get too much and we feel snowed under with pressure on all sides. There's no simple solution, of course, no way to instantly...



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