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tickle spa | Longevity LIVE

Like most people living in Jo’burg, you’ll know that Sandton is a hub for all things fashion, food and fitness. If anything is trending, it’s likely you’ll find it there first. So when I heard that South Africa’s first Tickle Spa had opened – it came as no surprise that

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It’s day three of my go-slow winter break on the island of Bazaruto, Mozambique and I am a fast learner – there’s something to be said for taking it very, very slowly. And an island paradise off the course of Africa is the perfect place to learn this valuable lesson.

tickle therapy | Longevity LIVE

As strange as it may sound, tickle therapy is becoming a global trend. Much like a massage, you still have to lie on a bed in a warm, dark and peaceful room. However instead of having a professional masseuse hack the tension out of your shoulders. You’ll now have the

hedonist [Longevity LIVE]

I don’t often admit to being a healthy hedonist, but this week, I have to put my hand up.  My break away to the Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort and Spa in Bazaruto, Mozambique is arguably one of the more pleasurable ways to guarantee I’ll live a better, longer and certainly

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  Being the ultimate supermodel in America isn’t an easy job. However, this mother of three makes working out and staying in tip-top shape seem effortless, despite her busy schedule. In an interview with Shape.com she explains that her age has little to do with her image of herself. This is because at

  Do we really eat to beat stress and depression? Not really, says a nutritional expert. Macaroni, cheese, chocolate chip cookies, fried chicken and ice cream are just some of the bad foods women turn to for comfort when we’re feeling emotionally strained, depleted or depressed, says Kathie Swift, MS,

children | Longevity LIVE

Whether they are in primary, senior or high school – children are the perfect fodder for food and beverage marketing. Schools, particularly in the USA, are desirable marketing areas for food and beverage companies. The problem is that many of these marketed products are nutritionally poor, according to a study

fitness | Longevity LIVE

Having figured out that men and women exercise to different tunes to help them break through the pain barrier and motivate them, Dr Costas Karageorghis of Brunel University has created the ultimate fitness soundtrack. The playlist is said to be based on the global popularity of tracks together with music

avocado | Longevity LIVE

Research reveals that eating half an avocado at lunchtime can boost feelings of fullness and reduce the temptation to snack between meals. Avocado study The latest study involved 26 healthy but overweight adults. Researchers wanted to see if avocado consumption influences satiety, blood sugar, insulin response and snacking. The findings,

running | Longevity LIVE

Having missed an average of two days of work or school due to illness or injury, compared with four days for people in the general population, researchers have concluded that running, rather ultra runners are a lot healthier than the rest of us, according to a study was published in