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‘How do you eat an elephant?’ ‘One bite at a time’. We all know the saying, but we don’t always apply the adage in our own lives. In order to ensure that needy students do not study on an empty stomach, the No Student Hungry bursary programme (NSH) continues to

It’s a trend that is taking off internationally, seeing thousands of individuals enjoying plenty of alfresco ways of getting into shape. From classes in Central Park New York to Hyde Park in London, free outdoor fitness classes, are getting people to slather on the sunscreen and take in the fresh

Is it really possible to achieve a work-life balance? Can we find the balance between juggling careers with family, friends and hobbies? If eating your lunch at your desk while furiously trying to reply to the emails that keep pouring in is a regular occurrence for you, then perhaps it’s

On Saturday 10th May 2014 runners, cyclists and walkers will race the streets of Soweto, which will be illuminated by Energizer for a dazzling once-in-a-lifetime experience. Street culture in this iconic township will glow with energy and light as South Africans come together to race along streets, dirt tracks and

It’s sometimes hard to separate the fads from the old-faithful, but here are 10 rules that never go out of fashion Keep yourself hydrated Adequate hydration is important, not only when you are working out, but throughout the day. “Your body’s response to a higher core body temperature is to

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A number of studies have shown that running vastly improves the quality of your emotional and mental life, here’s how: Burns calories Studies have shown that regular exercise boosts “afterburn” – that is, the number of calories you burn after exercise. Improves your mood In a 2006 study, published in Medicine

With a belief that working out helps both physically and mentally, Anne Hathaway practices a different cardio routine every day in order to maintain her fitness levels. “I like to keep active – I try to respect the rule that says you should break a sweat every day,” Hathaway said in

Parents feeding junk food

Are your tired and lacking motivation? Perhaps your diet is to blame. A recent study (involving lab rats, mind), has found that a diet high in fat and processed foods may result in fatigue. “Overweight people often get stigmatised as lazy and lacking discipline,” said lead author of the study,

Avo season is upon us and it’s a great time to get to know this “winter” fruit a little better. According to the home of the South African Avocado Growers Association,, Avos are high in dietary fibre, a source of panthothenic acid, almost completely free of sodium, and are

Never-before-seen pictures of Marilyn Monroe, published by the MailOnline, show a very serious Marilyn performing squats and military presses with a bar, and bench-pressing small weights.  Marilyn had detailed her health regimen in a September 1952 interview with the now-defunct Pageant Magazine. “Frankly, I’ve never considered my own figure so