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How to motivate yourself to exercise in this cold, dark weather

12/11/2019

Struggling to maintain the exercise routine you managed to perfect in the summer months? You’re not alone. Getting yourself into the gym or heading out for a run on cold dark mornings and evenings takes a lot more motivation than it might do in July. We asked some of London’s top fitness gurus how they stay in shape when the temperature drops and the days just keep getting shorter. Have the right kit “There is no such thing as bad…

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The Best Crystals for Your Workspace

02/11/2019

Crystal collections grow fast. What starts with a humble piece of rose quartz or two can turn into drawers full of amethyst, blue lace agate, citrine, and lapis lazuli in no time. And Heather Askinosie has no problem with that. She founded her company, Energy Muse, in 2001, along with her longtime friend Timmi Jandro, after falling in love with what she sees as the subtle magic of crystals. Crystals possess a layered appeal: There is the beauty of the stones, which speaks…

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6 Legit Health Benefits Of Quinoa

04/10/2019

The correct answer is…wait for it…KEEN-wah. But no matter how you’ve been pronouncing the word, I hope you’ve been eating the gluten-free ancient grain, because it comes with a ton of health benefits. 1. Quinoa is packed with protein. Quinoa has way more of the muscle-building nutrient than most of the grain options you’ll find at the supermarket. Added bonus: It’s a ~complete~ protein, meaning it contains all the nine essential amino acids your body needs (most plant-based proteins only…

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The Best Time Of The Day To Excercise For Maximum Results

23/09/2019

When it comes to exercise, we do all we can to ensure optimal results every time. From calorie-burning workout plans, to stress-busting activities, we typically curate our physical activity to achieve specific fitness goals. But as much as we strive to hit our personal peaks, we are also unaware that some of our habits could be negatively impacting our results—including the time of day we exercise. While the time of day someone works out may seem irrelevant, it turns out there is…

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10 health tips from Elle Macpherson

16/09/2019

Iconic supermodel Elle Macpherson has shared a while ago her tips for a total wellness reset before winter via her Instagram account. Here are the Australian supermodel’s ten tips. Eat your greens Every morning, Elle drinks a green concoction of filtered water mixed with two teaspoons of her Super Elixir alkalizing supplement, which contains dandelion to flush toxins from the liver. Drink 2 liters of water a day Elle hydrates her body by drinking two liters of filtered water a…

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How To Make The Most Of Your Morning

12/09/2019

Wellbeing experts Nadia Narain and Katia Narain Phillip have been promoting the benefits of self-care way before it became a wellness ‘movement’. Their new book, Self-care for the Real World, is a result of the women’s twenty years of rich experience in yoga (Nadia is one of the UK’s most celebrated teachers with very high-profile clients) and health (Katia is a food pioneer, having opened her first raw food café over ten years ago, she now runs Triyoga’s innovative Nectar Café). Sienna Miller calls the…

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5 Beautiful Thoughts to Begin a Good Week

19/08/2019

We just left behind a week full of energy, waking up today with an alarm reminding us about the blue monday and the start of a new week. Besides that, anyone can have problems of different kinds and stress takes over the morning. Nevertheless, you deserve a few optimistic thoughts and we’ve brought you five of them. Five beautiful thoughts meant to help you cheer up and be more motivated through the week. Don’t forget that a wonderful day begins…

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How to work out in a heatwave

27/07/2019

A heatwave doesn’t have to interfere with your fitness regime, but to make sure you exercise safely in the sunshine, we got some advice from personal trainer David Wiener. Here are his dos and don’ts of a hot-weather workout. DO: Forget your PB “Exercising in hot weather puts extra strain on the body, so it’s really important to know your limits, and play close attention to your body. If at any time you feel lightheaded, it’s best to stop training or…

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The 12 Crystals You Need In Your Life Now

06/06/2019

Adele swears by them for stage fright, Victoria Beckham ritually places them backstage at her runway shows and Miranda Kerr uses them to filter her skincare line. Crystals have been used for thousands of years, and although their powers are not rooted in science, they’ve never been more popular than in 2019. While many crystal lovers are quite happily on board with the idea that the stones have magical properties, rationalist fans might point towards studies on the placebo effect…

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How to work out when you’re hungover and why it’s key to recovery

18/03/2019

The healthy way to recover from the night before. The best way to cure a hangover? A hangover-friendly workout that will reset your body and sweat out some of last night’s toxins. Dragging yourself out of the dark, comfy confines of your bed after a big night out may be the last thing you feel like doing, especially when a bucket of greasy fries and your latest Netflix addiction is calling, but it’s actually the best way to kick that hangover to the curb…

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