Fitness and health 22.9.2017 02:41 pm

Why you should work out during your lunch break

Lunch break workouts make more sense than exercising before or after work.

Time is everything and, with a little planning, lunch break workouts could help beat time-consuming traffic.

Why you should work out during your lunch break
Why you should work out during your lunch break

Why you should work out during your lunch break

Lunch break workouts make more sense than exercising before or after work.

The problem with sex shops ‘for women’
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The problem with sex shops ‘for women’

Sex shops aimed at female customers are now an established part of consumer culture, including in SA.
Fitness fanatic reflects on the day that changed her life
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Fitness fanatic reflects on the day that changed her life

Kirby Johnson, face of Viva Gym and Herbalife distributor, made a conscious decision to change her lifestyle in 2005 and has not looked back.
15-Minute arm workout to try
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15-Minute arm workout to try

It’s really that simple. No equipment necessary – except a chair for the tricep dips.
Why people who attempt suicide need more than meds
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Why people who attempt suicide need more than meds

Even with its limited resources, SA can do better to help people with mental health challenges.
The Citizen Sun City Trail Run in pictures
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The Citizen Sun City Trail Run in pictures

1 500 runners took to the picturesque trails around Sun City to compete in either the 21km, 10km or 5km runs.
Four South African little ones take on the 21km challenge
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Four South African little ones take on the 21km challenge

These four little athletes will be crawling, walking and waddling through their everyday routines wearing a specially designed distance-tracking device.
The 25-hr fitness programme
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The 25-hr fitness programme

The Bar-One Gum squads become a nationwide fitness phenomenon.
5 amazing benefits of skipping
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5 amazing benefits of skipping

Skipping is a fun activity associated with kids at school – but did you know the exercise benefits that skipping offers?
The fashion accessory that could save your life
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The fashion accessory that could save your life

A good quality pair of sunglasses is more than just a fashion accessory.
Feed your brain fat
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Feed your brain fat

A new study has found a link between monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) – found in olive oils, nuts and avocados – and general intelligence.
Back pain has many causes
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Back pain has many causes

Surgery is rarely needed to treat back pain but one can see a doctor if self-help does not work.
You can tell if someone is attracted to you by their voice
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You can tell if someone is attracted to you by their voice

Attractiveness in the voice is very important for the impressions we give our potential partners.
7 reasons why it’s important to eat breakfast
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7 reasons why it’s important to eat breakfast

Cutting down on the kilojoules doesn’t mean skipping meals.
5 reasons to try bodyweight training
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5 reasons to try bodyweight training

The value of bodyweight training – using your own body as resistance instead of machines or equipment – is often underestimated.
6 Ways for busy, frazzled women to recharge and refresh
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6 Ways for busy, frazzled women to recharge and refresh

Whether you’re a high-flying businesswoman, a supermom, or somewhere in between, women take on lots of roles throughout their lives.
Your tap water may contain plastic, researchers warn
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Your tap water may contain plastic, researchers warn

People may be ingesting between 3,000 and 4,000 microparticles of plastic from tap water every year, according to a study published Wednesday based on samples from 14 countries.
Eating meat linked to higher diabetes risk
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Eating meat linked to higher diabetes risk

According to research, a higher intake of red meat and chicken may increase your risk of developing diabetes.
4 exercises you’re doing wrong
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4 exercises you’re doing wrong

See if you’re making any of these mistakes and learn how to fix them.
Are you worried about your level of sweating?
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Are you worried about your level of sweating?

Remember that there are times when your level of sweating will be more than other days, such as when you are feeling physically hot due to warm weather.
These are the dos and don’ts of wearing contact lenses
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These are the dos and don’ts of wearing contact lenses

Trying to prolong the use of contact lenses is understandable. However, cost-cutting shortcuts with contact lenses can cause eye damage.
Are you a pervert? Yes, you probably are
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Are you a pervert? Yes, you probably are

Research in neuroscience suggests there’s nothing ‘deviant’ about wanting to have more exciting sex.
This is what you can eat to get healthy, glowing skin
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This is what you can eat to get healthy, glowing skin

When it comes to eating healthily, it’s not just so that you can fit into that little black dress you’ve been dying to wear for months.
7 ways to manage the triggers of PMS
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7 ways to manage the triggers of PMS

For most women, premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a monthly challenge. Some of the common symptoms include anxiety, irritability, cravings, clumsiness and water retention.
Six eating habits for healthy kidneys
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Six eating habits for healthy kidneys

Our kidneys work very hard for our bodies, and by the time we are bothered enough by the symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease, the damage has been done.
Top tips for hayfever relief
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Top tips for hayfever relief

Don’t let hayfever and sinus trouble put a damper on Spring.

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