March 30, 2016

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Fitness trackers: worth the splurge?

You may have noticed that, more and more, people are swapping their traditional watches for high-tech wristbands and smartwatches.  As technology progresses, wearable devices are no longer just for elite athletes. They are becoming a big part of our everyday lives. Whether you are about to start your fitness journey or are already sticking to those New Year’s resolutions, you may be wondering if a fitness tracker is a worthwhile investment in your wellbeing. The wearable technology industry is rapidly…

The Detox Dilemma

From juicing to teatoxing to the master cleanse, there seems to be something about the concept of detoxing which appeals to the masses. For some, it may be a quick way to lose a few pounds or atone for a less than perfect lifestyle. For others, it may seem like a proactive approach to keeping well and lowering disease risk. But is there any evidence behind this popular trend? Can we really “wipe the slate clean” when it comes to…

Bikini Body Guide: Another Fitness FAD or Worth a Try?

Photo courtesy of Kayla Itsines - kaylaitsines.com It may not feel like it, but Spring has officially started (at least as far as meteorologists are concerned)! Although we may still be hiding a multitude of sins under our baggy jumpers, many of us will soon be searching for the new perfect diet and exercise regimen to get those perfect “crop-top worthy” abs and “skinny jeans worthy” legs. Not to mention that the summer holidays are now just few months away! Soon, we’ll all start…