Quickly a little background, I was born in South Africa but moved to the United Arab Emirates with my parents when I turned 12. In the Middle East fast food places are either the same price or cheaper then fresh produce as all fresh produce has to be imported. The convenience of fast food is also very appealing as they are open almost 24/7. Falling victim to the expat syndrome I started gaining weight, and even though I participated in all ...
Snack bars can be handy when you are on the go and require a quick pick me up.This might be an issue for the health conscious as some energy bars are nothing more than candy in disguise.
Bars that contain corn syrup, sugars and trans fat (heated oils) can be detrimental to your weight loss plan and won’t make a positive contribution to your daily nutrition.
Healthy snacks are vital to balance blood sugar and rev up your metabolism. If you are the type of person that sabotage ...
We are proud to be involved in this great event. The Achilles Mile Quest is a fun obstacle fitness challenge of 1 Mile.
Do not under estimate the distance, as there will be 15 gruelling obstacles to overcome. Join in the fun, eventful day and test your limits... Happening on the 11 October 2014 at Mykonos, Langebaan.
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I've grown-up with dates always in the house.My grandmother used them in cake, that is if I left her any to use... :)
Here's some interesting facts about Dates as a snack! Source www.howstuffworks.com
| Dates are among the most ancient of fruits, growing along the Nile as early as the 5th century B.C. Perhaps the Egyptians knew dates' sweetness hit a bounty of nutrients. Dates are nuggets of nutrition that satisfy a sweet tooth, making them ideal snacks to stave off hunger. ...
Spotting, some term the gym junkies use. Question is…do I know what it really means?
Maybe one day you’ll be asked to spot, and then you’ll be glad you kept reading this!
Here’s the scenario; You’re in the area where the guys bench, and you see a barbell stocked with the amount of weights that could dock a small boat. You see the chap wanting to lift this business and you think to yourself this guy is insane!! As he positions himself under ...
The Mini Trampoline: Jumping here, there and everywhere!
Getting a bit bored with your fitness routine? This is the perfect time to incorporate a Mini Trampoline into your workouts. Mini trampoline exercising is a low-impact cardio workout that improves muscle tone and balance, more importantly its loads of fun. The instability of the trampoline surface encourages you to engage your entire body and most importantly your core. The trampoline helps absorb some of the shock in comparison to jumping on a hard ...
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How to improve posture at your desk
From neck and back pain to blood flow and respiration, posture can have a major impact on how we live and how we feel every day.
Here are a few tips to develop a more ergonomically sound computer setup:
Correct desk posture
Position your monitor. The top of the screen should fall below eye level. Because your eyes naturally gaze downward, that’s the best way to keep them relaxed (which will prevent eye strain and headaches).
Keep your arms ...
We all love warm food during wintertime, but very often fall for the fatty options out there.
There is no need to sacrifice on taste when it comes to healthy foods. Here’s a healthy, warm meal that is fairly easy and quick to make.
3 x Big Baby Marrows (Chopped)
1 x Red Onion (Chopped)
12 x Asparagus
12 x Rosa Tomatoes (Chopped in halves)
6 x Patty pans (Chopped)
1 x Clove Garlic (Crushed)
1 x Yellow Pepper (Chopped)
1 x cup Ricotta Cheese (Crumbled)
One of the most essential life skills a person can have is the ability to adapt to change. An adaptive individual is one who is able to refocus the mind in new directions and make choices based on his or her desired outcomes.
COMMON OBSTACLES TO CHANGE
Psychologist Dennis O’Grady said that the inability to adapt to change is related to a combination of five fears:
Fear of the Unknown
The unspoken message from society says that when change occurs, you will lose control.