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workout | Longevity LIVE

If you are wanting to get fitter and healthier, it may just be better to get your partner to workout with you in order to achieve better results. A study done by the Department of Kinesiology at Indiana University, surveyed married couples who joined health clubs together, and the results were

exercises | Longevity LIVE

The holiday’s are always a time to indulge a bit. However, as the new year begins, we need to give it the best kickstart possible. Here are 5 short and simple exercises to help tone and firm up any areas you may have neglected over the festive season… Exercise 1:

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Having lived a couple of months in Japan I have grown accustomed to my daily commute. And I feel lucky that I have free cardio. I’m fortunate in that I naturally enjoy exercise, but for many people exercise is simply not enjoyable. I cycle because it’s faster than walking, cheaper than

yoga

The philosophy of yoga is rooted in a culture of health and well-being. This culture understood how exercises could be used to treat ailments. But did you know that certain yoga poses are helpful  even for treating headaches? Yoga was traditionally more than just a weekly gym class, it was

SWITCH

Known as “The Playground for your Body and Soul”, SWITCH is a fitness programme powered by Steve Uria, that gives you a brand new style of exercise. Starting with power yoga to get you centred, theclass quickly powers up as you move from station to station combining carefully-selected cardiovascular, functional

fitness

In an age of ever growing complexities we often find ourselves further from the simple exercise truths. It’s at these times that our progress grinds to a halt. Then the only way forward is to go back to basics. The fitness industry is notorious for over complicating how one should eat

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We no longer have to guess. Harvard Medical School has just released a paper outlining the only five exercises we need to practice to get the best outcome for our bodies. And the results are surprising! Don’t like going to the gym? No problem! Part of the reason that these exercises are so fantastic is that you

Get into shape

As each year turns through it’s cycle it is always interesting how the warmer summer months coaxes many people into action! Most of the time it can be a bit late to try get into shape, but if you have the right foundation with which to work with, it can

blood testing

The South African Doping Control Laboratory is now approved, by WADA (The World Anti-Doping Agency), to start testing blood samples again. Olympic Panic In May of this year, WADA suspended the lab, after it failed to meet international standards. What exactly were the reasons behind this? We’re still unsure, however, the implications

cupping| longevity live

If you’ve been watching this year’s Olympic swimming races you must have noticed the large circular bruises covering American swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps body. And you may even have wondered how on earth he got them. Well, the bruises come from an ancient health