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Regular exercise good for senior citizens – study finds

(Sometimes the strangest things are researched – this seems pretty logical. Ed.) SENIOR citizens can save themselves unnecessary medical scares and even an early death by getting involved in workouts and regular exercises, a new study by Finnish researchers revealed. Seniors who take part in moderate to high intensity exercise ...

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The benefits of Yoga

Yoga pose

For the last decade, the west has caught on to the benefits of Yoga, a mostly eastern practise. Yoga is a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline. It includes breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures. Yoga is widely practised for health and relaxation. Most people who ...

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TREND ALERT: Sweating is the new kind of cool

sweating is the new kind of cool

Are you part of the growing sweater’s revolution in South Africa? If you don’t know what this means then you are not sweating nearly as much as everyone else these days. Have you noticed there are more South Africans jogging and running in the mornings and late afternoons everywhere you ...

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Aerobics: the magic cure for alcohol related liver damage?

Could exercise cure the effects of chronic alcohol consumption?

A recent study found that aerobic exercise can be all the beer guzzling types and whiskey enthusiasts have been waiting for to protect them against alcohol-related liver damage. This ground breaking research that would make many beer drinking lovers happy was conducted by the reputable University of Missouri-Columbia in the ...

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Sjoe – Gym gets busy at this time of year!

New year, busy gym!

It’s that time of the year when gyms around the country are basically swamped and packed to the rafters as new and old members flock in the hope of shedding some kilos gained over the festive season. But this is nothing new as every year the first few months of ...

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Are you a candidate for exercise addiction?

Exercise addiction: are you an exercise addict?

How much exercise is too much exercise? Recently, James Lawrence, from Utah in the US completed 50 full Iron man distances in 50 days – and to make it even more impressive, he did it in all 50 States. One could ask, however, if his attempt at drawing attention to ...

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