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5/29/2014 Why your body loves strong muscles
You may already know that it’s important to include strength training in your regular exercise routine, but do you know why? Recent research is helping us understand how our muscles are used in a workout and why strength training can benefit every area of our body.
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5/9/2014 The beauty of upcycling
Upcycling is the new recycling. It’s a cheap, fun and creative way to turn trash into treasure—whether it’s turning newspaper into mulch or creating new socks from old woolen jumpers. Here are some crafty tips for turning everyday items into stylish, usable pieces.
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5/8/2014 Why grains are good for you
Grains are the edible seeds of plants that belong to the cereal grass family. They can contain carbohydrates, protein, fibre, thiamine, folate and iodine. They also contribute significant amounts of magnesium, zinc, riboflavin, niacin and vitamin E3.
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5/5/2014 Fight fatigue with yoga
Yoga is a practice that involves a combination of gentle exercise, mindful breathing and meditation. It can produce a number of health benefits, including increased fitness, but it seems that yoga is also a great way to fight fatigue.
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3/26/2014 Should you keep goals to yourself?
After deciding to tackle a challenging new goal, often our first instinct is to tell someone. However, some experts believe that it’s best to keep your goals to yourself.
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3/25/2014 The wonders of Manuka Honey, as seen on TV
Watch the video below to hear about Comvita’s unique Manuka Honey, as shown on The Balancing Act.
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3/11/2014 How reading can reduce stress
Getting stuck into a good book can do more than just spark your imagination and expand your vocabulary. It seems it may also improve your health and wellbeing in a number of ways.
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3/4/2014 Beating the Afternoon Slump
For many people, mid-afternoon is the time when energy and concentration levels plummet. But it doesn’t mean you have to write off the rest of the afternoon. Here are some ways to give yourself an energy boost that will help you get on with your day.
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2/14/2014 The health benefits of fermented foods
Fermenting has been used as a food preservation technique for centuries, but we are now just beginning to understand how important it can be for our health.
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1/30/2014 Make the most of your winter workout
The colder months are a great time to switch up your fitness routine. However, working out in winter does take some thought and preparation. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your winter workout.
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