fitness | Longevity Live

For many of us the topic of fitness entails serious gym environment, which can be grueling in many aspects. When one’s fitness lacks fun and playfulness, it’s very easy to find excuses not to train. In today’s article, personal trainer Tyrone Wessels will discuss the activities that burn a great

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From sniffing out where you’ve hidden their treats to helping government agencies to find narcotics, a dog’s sense of smell is said to be a thousand times more sensitive than ours. A study found dogs could even detect cancer. According to a paper published by Prof Julio E Correa at

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Neuroscientist and life coach Tara Swart was recently in South Africa to host a business results group on brain health and leadership. She spoke exclusively to Longevity about the impact of stress on the brain and how to combat it. Survival mode is a state that your brain enters into

be healthy

The current world seems to be high on health and wellness. Health trends feature all round. It has become more of a lifestyle than a passing fad, with self-care being the latest element in the trend. Between CrossFit, inner-city marathons, wireless headphone dance-offs at sunrise, yoga in the park, kale

digestive health | Longevity Live

Did you know that more than half (54%) of health-conscious South Africans experience digestive health problems, according to the 2017 Cipla Digestive Health Survey conducted among 400 health conscious individuals?* According to Professor Leon Dicks, head of the probiotic and antimicrobial peptide lab in the Department of Microbiology at the


Microblading is a great non-invasive treatment that will help you radiate health and vitality this summer. Why microblading is a must Microblading is a method of semi-permanent tattoo make-up, ideal for anyone wanting to enhance the look of their eyebrows. Regardless of how much hair you have naturally, the objective is to

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Contrary to what some may believe, ponytail headache syndrome is not some obscure neurosis. The condition is a recognised medical condition. Wearing a tight ponytail would normally cause no discomfort, but in migraine sufferers who have developed a highly sensitive scalp, wearing a tight ponytail can cause discomfort and pain.

Gut Health

The start of the holiday season brings with it lazier, more indulgent days. Unfortunately, this relaxed attitude tends to spill over into our diets too. And even a short period of poor food choice,  eating patterns and traveling long distance can wreak havoc on our gut health. There are some

chemical peels

The idea of a Vampire Facelift conjures up all sorts of images, doesn’t it? I don’t want to be a spoiler here, but the only way you’re getting close to a vampire is by watching Vampire Diaries. The only connection to vampires is blood. You will survive a Vampire Facelift,

beauty | Longevity LIVE

It seems we’re all searching for the “silver bullet” of anti-aging. In fact, according to the NPD Group’s 2015 sales report, the cosmetic industry is one of the few multibillion-dollar industries that continues to grow steadily around the world. Now, we’re not saying that you shouldn’t invest in what the