Fitness and health 17.8.2017 09:42 pm

Great exercises for burning calories

Always stop if you experience any discomfort or pain.

Falling push-ups ‘From a kneeling position, let yourself fall forward onto your hands. Slowly lower your body into a push-up and then return to kneeling up’.

Great exercises for burning calories
Great exercises for burning calories

Great exercises for burning calories

Always stop if you experience any discomfort or pain.

Health Check: Do joint and muscle aches get worse in the cold?
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Health Check: Do joint and muscle aches get worse in the cold?

Some recent studies have shown an increase in general aches and pain in older men and women.
Stay in and shape up!
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Stay in and shape up!

Train indoors for outdoor activities.
Who’s avoiding sex, and why
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Who’s avoiding sex, and why

More women than men avoid sex, but the reasons for both genders vary.
Two lung diseases killed 3.6 million in 2015: study
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Two lung diseases killed 3.6 million in 2015: study

The two most common chronic lung diseases claimed 3.6 million lives worldwide in 2015, according to a tally published Thursday in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.
6 good reasons to drink beer
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6 good reasons to drink beer

Did you know that beer can reduce your cholesterol?
Rooibos could be a relaxing cure to ‘Gupta stress’
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Rooibos could be a relaxing cure to ‘Gupta stress’

SA’s problems are apparently keeping us awake at night, but there are ways to get a better night’s sleep.
Do your children engage in sufficient exercise?
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Do your children engage in sufficient exercise?

According to MedlinePlus, ‘most children need at least an hour of physical activity every day’.
Simple ways to take care of your bones
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Simple ways to take care of your bones

Taking care of your bones can be as easy as doing the following:
Monitoring outcomes is key to improving mental health treatment in SA
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Monitoring outcomes is key to improving mental health treatment in SA

The traditional way of understanding medical treatment is that a doctor matches a particular treatment to a particular illness.
Causes and treatment of nappy rash
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Causes and treatment of nappy rash

It can be caused by bacteria, a chemical in a product, new foods, stool or urine.
Touch in infancy is important for healthy brain development
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Touch in infancy is important for healthy brain development

There is an association between hypersensitive touch and psychological problems that resemble aspects of autism.

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