Fitness and health 18.10.2018 01:15 pm

Stay fit and fabulous with Sweat 1000

The class is a shame-free zone and everyone goes at their own speed, which keeps you moving from beginning to end.

The puddles of sweat almost reminded me of a post-modern art canvas. The streaks are irregular but seem to follow a pattern. There’s an art to it.

Stay fit and fabulous with Sweat 1000
Stay fit and fabulous with Sweat 1000

Stay fit and fabulous with Sweat 1000

The class is a shame-free zone and everyone goes at their own speed, which keeps you moving from beginning to end.

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Stigmatising overweight people affects their physical and mental health, whilst ignoring the multiple and complex causes that lead to obesity.
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Come flex some muscle at this fitness festival and pick up some business savvy too.
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Widely perceived as a Hindu spiritual practice, yoga was not officially permitted for decades in Saudi Arabia, where all non-Muslim worship is banned.
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The findings are ‘promising’ but ‘there is still significant uncertainty about how safe and effective the vaccine really is’.
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