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Give Joints The Attention They Deserve

joints

World Bone and Joint week takes place from 12 to 20 October 2017, offering the opportunity to give your joints the attention they deserve. Joints are the connections between the bones that allow you to bend, walk and sit. Therefore making sure that your joints are kept in tip-top shape should be a priority. “Joints should be tendered to as ...

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Get Rolling!

foam rolling

Who wouldn’t want a personal masseuse on hand to give your thighs a rub down? Well, foam rolling may be the solution. Foam rolling is fast becoming an essential part of many gym goers’ warm-downs and recovery routines, and for good reason. The foam cylinder is used to self-massage pressure points to relieve muscle tension and pain. The long-term benefits ...

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Get Fit To Survive Winter Wake Ups

winter wakeup

Winter is most definitely here! Those icy mornings can make it difficult to wake up as leaving the warm, comfy confines of your duvet and blanket to face the chilly reality outside is far from pleasant. And if that alarm clock goes off when it’s still dark to get in that early morning sweat session, waking up can often seem ...

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3 Reasons to Try EMS Training

ems

Electro-muscle stimulation, or EMS training is challenging the belief that to achieve success you need to put in long hours, by demonstrating that great things can also be achieved by simply working smarter. Just because all physical exercise involves muscular contraction doesn’t mean that such action must be voluntary and the result of excessive physical effort. These contractions occur naturally ...

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SA’s Health Supplements Market Booms

SA supplements

South Africa’s health supplements market has tapped into a vein of vitality that has seen unprecedented growth in recent years – largely driven by consumers’ increased interest in healthy living and a desire to reduce their risk of illness. A recent survey conducted by Pharma Dynamics, a local immune-boosting supplement provider, revealed that almost half (46%) of South Africans take ...

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Give Your Immune System A Vital Boost

immune boost

As healthcare becomes increasingly expensive, prevention is the way forward for many consumers. And, with winter around the corner, now is the time to make sure your body has the support it needs to combat winter ailments. The immune system involves a complex system of cells that are distributed throughout your body, explains Andrea du Plessis, nutritional expert at Vital ...

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