Author Archives: Guest

Milk permeate: is it a health risk?

A huge public outcry about the ‘hidden’ permeate in milk has recently led many companies to declare their product ‘permeate-free’. But according to many nutritionists, this really has been much ado about nothing. Permeate is simply a watery by-product of milk processing,  which some manufacturers add back to milk to enhance consistency. “As the composition […]

Online personal training – is it for you?

Want to save on personal training? Why not swap your face-to-face personal trainer with an online personal trainer? Angela Tufvesson investigates. Cost saving: Around $170 a week (based on three $70 sessions) Why you should make it happen: Personalised fitness training offers a wealth of benefits but comes at a price. If you’re after one-on-one […]

Pelvic curls

This Pilates exercise targets buttock muscles, hamstrings, abdominals and spinal articulation and mobility. Physical benefits: Pelvic curls are often likened to a massage. The slow and pinpointed movements over each vertebra are a wonderful release for the spine. Mental benefits: This exercise has a relaxing effect, which kicks in almost immediately. “It’s a fantastic spinal […]

Anything but gym: the benefits of hiking, cycling and running

Looking to take your workouts outdoors? We take a look at the benefits of hiking, cycling and running and what to look out for. GOOD FOR Taking your cardiovascular training outdoors may be the answer to increased motivation and dodging results plateaus according to the latest research. One study published in the journal Environmental Science […]