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Should You Sweat Off The Kilos?

Some folks like to rug up for exercise, even in hot weather. Others don the sweat suit believing it will help them shed the kilos quicker. Is this a good idea? Is it safe?

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Handling The Heat

If you're active in summer - whether in competitive sport, exercise or outdoor recreation such as gardening - you should be aware of the perils of hot weather.

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Don't Mix Energy Drinks

Energy drinks containing guarana and the like are marketed as natural uppers. But are these drinks safe? What happens when you mix them with alcohol? And where did they come from anyway?

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Om, What About Yoga?

Yoga, an exercise practice as old as any, may be more relevant now than ever before. Indeed, just calling it exercise may be doing it a disservice. So what does yoga have to offer?

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Body Image & Exercise

Why do we exercise? For better health? For improved sports performance? To make ourselves more attractive? Any or all of the above may be true.

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Too High In The Saddle?

Adjusting your bicycle seat correctly not only makes cycling more comfortable but you'll be able to go faster, for longer and be less likely to get injured.

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Dealing With Dizziness

Planes, trains and automobiles can all cause vertigo, dizziness, tinnitus and motion sickness, but what can we do to reduce this sickening syndrome?

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Hearty Viruses 2

Coincidence or cause? Research linking viruses and heart disease continues to create debate among scientists.

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An ABC Of Hepatitis & Liver Disease

With hepatitis overtaking alcohol as the main cause of liver disease, sex, drugs and viruses have joined booze as common triggers.

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Streets Ahead Or Left Behind?

Cack-handed or mollydookers - whatever you call them, lefties are believed by many to be smarter than average but more likely to die young. True or false?

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Beat Brain Drain

Your mind matters - so how can you keep it in tip-top shape?

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Beat The Boxing Day Blues

Too much Christmas cheer? Along with the boring relatives and presents you didn't really want, 'tis also the season of burping, farting, hangovers and indigestion.

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Working On Stress: Part 2

Does stress have to be a by-product of productivity? Or can an organisation gain by proactively working to reduce workplace stress?

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Working On Stress: Part 1

Workplace stress will affect most of us during our careers, leading to unhappiness and, sometimes, illness. So what are the causes of this debilitating condition - and the costs to society?

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Coping With Less Carbs

In the war against wobbly thighs and bulging bellies, is the new enemy pasta rather than pastry? And if you are aiming to achieve better glucose management - regardless of whether you need to lose weight - does the same apply (if it was even correct in ...

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