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Working out with the stairs!

Working out with the stairs is a great way for women to lose weight..  Do you know the difference between long distance running and running up the stairs? Well you need bursts of energy to propel you up the stairs, so that in essence is interval training. If you do it fast, you will feel […]

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Chia Seeds – recommended Daily Dosage

Chia Seeds are my perfect accompaniment to breakfast these days. It is fuss free and gives me the energy I need, for my morning run. It keeps me awake and alert all day. And these are just the physical improvements and manifestations of Chia. What really happens in our bodies when we consume Chia Seeds? […]

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Active holidays with a difference in Austria

While everyone talks about ski holidays in Austria, people tend to forget the potential for other healthy activities in the alpine land of Mozart and everyone’s favourite all-singing Teutonic family, the Von Trapps. The hills may indeed be alive with the sound of music, but they are also alive with mountain bikers, Nordic walkers and cross country […]

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Food Trends for 2013

What are the food trends we will be seeing in 2013? How will people be shopping and what kind of products will find its way into homes and onto the dinner table? Here are our predictions for 2013, on food trends that you will see : 1. The increase of The Informed Shopper In this […]

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An Active holiday in Barbados

An Active holiday in Barbados full of yoga, jogging and water sports! Cheap package holidays to Barbados come weighed down with a few clichés, mostly related to lounging on beaches and sipping rum punches. Tell a friend you are going on holiday to the Caribbean island and you’re likely to provoke rolls of the eyes and comments […]

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8 Fitness Trends for 2013

Have you noticed the New Fitness Trends that are taking your hood by storm?  A new survey of fitness trends shows body-weight training, including back-to-basics exercises like push-ups, planks, and pull-ups, is expected to be one of the Top 8 fitness trends of 2013. People have been using their own body weight for centuries as […]

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10 tips on how to Reduce Stretch Marks

The dreaded stretch marks.. Well, it is true that stretch marks, and if you have them or not, is dependent hugely on genetics. I have friends who have stretch marks just from that spurt of growth at puberty, and I have friends who don’t have a single stretch mark, even after pregnancy. It’s all in […]

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Low Carb Pancakes for Valentines Day

Here’s a sexy recipe for Low Carb Pancakes for Valentines Day !  Good morning Sunshine people! Here’s a terrific recipe for Valentines day, with which to surprise your loved one in bed! Low Carb Pancakes that are tasty and pretty too.. snuggle up after breakfast for some “Me & You” time after you’re done… Mmmm.. life […]

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You must be nuts, to run like that!

What am I talking about when I say, You must be nuts, to run like that..? I Love running. But there are just some things I won’t do. Take for example, the vertical run up the Empire State Building in New York, just this past Wednesday night. I mean, talk about confined spaces and the fear […]

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