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Top reasons to use a sauna

Stepping inside a sauna to soak up the heat might seem like a fairly modern invention, but humans have been using saunas for thousands of years. Early records show that the Central American Mayans used ‘sweat houses’ over 3,000 years ago to promote good health, while the Romans were fond of relaxing in warm enclosures for therapeutic purposes. (more…)

Why daydreaming is good for you

Daydreaming tends to have negative connotations. If you’ve got your head in the clouds, you might be labelled as wasting time or lazy. Yet, new research suggests that letting your mind wander could actually be a positive thing.

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Meditation mistakes to avoid

Meditation soothes the mind and the body, helping us to relax, switch off from daily stresses and focus on the here and now. But, knowing how to meditate correctly isn’t always easy, especially for the newcomer. (more…)

How to get the most from your exercise bike

An exercise bike is one of the most popular workout machines, where it’s a staple in any gym and frequently found in the home. The fact that it’s easy to use certainly adds to the appeal of an exercise bike. (more…)

How to get kids interested in exercise

The rise of the digital era means that young people have access to smartphones and electronic devices from an ever-earlier age, but their reliance on this technology often comes at a price. (more…)

Top foods to boost fertility

Improving your fertility can make planning a family easier, and eating a healthy, well-balanced diet may be a good starting point. (more…)

Which is better – morning or evening exercise?

It’s common knowledge that we need sufficient exercise to stay fit and healthy, but is there any one time of day where you stand to gain more from your workout sessions? (more…)

Top ways to increase your iron stores

Iron is an essential nutrient needed to transport oxygen around the body and create red blood cells. You also need it for a healthy immune system, to regulate hormones and to produce energy. (more…)

Top foods for strong and healthy nails

Summer is the perfect time of year to show your nails off, but keeping them looking in tip-top condition isn’t always easy. While manicures and pedicures can help, you can do a lot to improve the appearance of your nails by following a healthy, balanced diet. Here are some of the best foods to consume if you hanker after strong and healthy nails, all-year-round. (more…)

How to get the most out of your gym membership

Gym memberships don’t come cheap. At the lower end of the scale, you could pay around £20 per month to join a gym, while some swanky gyms in London charge members an eye-watering £575 monthly fee.

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