18 March 2016 - The Ancient Fitness Trend

Ancient fit is a growing trend that involves training like your ancestors, with expensive gym equipment swapped for things like rocks, logs and overhanging branches. While this might seem like nothing more than a novelty at first glance, there is a method to this madness. By saying goodbye to artificial weight measures, inflexible time frames, and unrealistic exercise routines, people slowly learn to listen to their own bodies and minds instead of relying on external factors. 

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11 March 2016 - Exercises for Back Pain

Back pain is a big issue for many people, with lower and upper back pain capable of slowing us down more than almost anything else. While you should avoid heavy workouts when you've got a sore back, specific exercises can be a great way to add strength, enhance flexibility, relieve pain, and prevent injury. While it's better to improve posture and increase flexibility as a preventative measure, some back pain exercises can also be applied after the fact.

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04 March 2016 - The Indoor Garden Trend

While everyone appreciates a nice garden, not everyone has the outdoor space needed to grow vegetables or ornamental plants. Indoor gardens have become a big trend over the last few years, with wall gardens, terrariums, and indoor herb gardens transforming lifeless indoor spaces into beautiful green areas. Whether you're an ornamental cultivator, a gourmet home chef, or simply someone who's mad for veggies, there's a lot you can do in even the tightest of indoor spaces.

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26 February 2016 - Common Food Myths

When it comes to food and nutritional advice, it's hard to separate fact from fiction. While there's more information out there than ever before, much of it is contradictory, confused, or out of date. Let's take a look at four of the most common food myths that proliferate on the Internet in an attempt to make sense of the chaos.

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19 February 2016 - Superfoods to Enhance Your Workout

Everyone is looking for new ways to make their workouts easier and more effective. While there's no shortcuts when it comes to fitness, nutritious exercise snacks can provide you with the extra energy you need to get off the couch and over the line. From acai berries and cacao through to eggs and spirulina, superfoods help to boost your energy levels, speed up your recovery time, and give you the extra push you need to turn your fitness goals into reality.

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12 February 2016 - Self-Limiting Exercise

Self-limiting exercise is gaining traction all the time, with this approach to fitness all about body awareness and sustainable fitness practice. Self-limiting exercise involves immediate feedback, with an "adjust or fail" philosophy helping people to improve balance, enhance core stability, and increase mental focus. Barefoot running is the most obvious example of self-limiting movement, with the body auto-correcting and protecting itself against over-stride or heel strike injuries. Other examples of self-limiting exercise include pull-ups, low box work, Turkish get up's, single-leg deadlifts, yoga, slack lines, and climbing. 

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05 February 2016 - Marie Kondo and the Art of Decluttering

Marie Kondo is a big name in her native Japan, with the self-described "crazy tidying fanatic" now taking the entire world by storm with the publication of her second English book "Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up". Recently named one of the 100 most influential people of 2015 in Time magazine, Kondo's approach to decluttering promises to improve your household and enhance your lifestyle.

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