The Kettlebell Swing

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The kettlebell swing is one of the world’s greatest exercises—if you do it right. The low-impact move torches fat, strengthens the entire rear of your body and your core, and improves your cardiovascular… Continue reading

9 Muscle-Building Proteins That Won’t Bust Your Budget

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Everyone knows that if you want to build muscle, you need to eat protein. But it’s not always a “more is better” situation. Consume too much protein and you’ll start storing excess calories… Continue reading

The 6 Rules of Gaining Muscle Mass

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Want to learn how to add size to your body? Follow these 6 rules on building muscle mass and you’ll be growing in no time. The 6 Rules of Gaining Muscle Mass by… Continue reading

Vitamin D – The Basics

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Can one vitamin build stronger bones, help you lose weight, and protect against diabetes, depression, and more? Hopes are high. Get the facts.

The Truth About Coffee

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Sure the smell of bacon in the morning is great but nothing beats coffee. Let’s get down to the facts: Is coffee good or bad for you? Get the answer to this and… Continue reading

Kensington – A Walk Through Living History – October 16, 2016

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Another glorious day in Johannesburg: neither cold nor too hot – ideal for walking. Nice people to walk with and great sites. Thanks to Paul Vermeulen and the Kensington Club for allowing us… Continue reading

21 Anti-Aging Foods

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by SUSY SEDANO Last Updated: Oct 13, 2016 Everyone is looking for that magical fountain of youth. But until we find it, exercise and a healthy diet are the best (non-surgical) ways to… Continue reading

The best Beer for your Liver is also the Tastiest

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by HILLARY EATON Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016 It turns out that the latest trend of hoppy beers and IPAs are not only delicious, but also good for your health. According to a… Continue reading

5 Hidden Health Benefits of Alcohol 

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How happy hour can help your heart, boost brainpower and even flatten your belly by K. ALEISHA FETTERS Overview The pillars of good health: diet, exercise, and strawberry daiquiris. OK, maybe not. But… Continue reading

What’s Really In Your Protein Powder? The Answer May Surprise You 

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It’s important to know what you’re putting down the hatch. Have you ever wondered what’s in your protein powder not just the amount of protein, carbs and fat? by K. ALEISHA FETTERS Last… Continue reading

Hemp Seeds + Chocolate Protein Shake

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Chocolate Protein Shake 1 cup vanilla almond milk 1 banana 1 heaping spoonful of natural peanut butter 2 TBS unsweetened cocoa powder 1-3 TBS hemp seeds handful of ice edited to add: I… Continue reading

Hiking Benefits Heart, Mind, and Body

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Striding along a trail boosts your spirits, sharpens your concentration, and gives a good workout. Hiking outdoors has plenty of perks: nice views, fresh air, and the sounds and smells of nature.Hiking is… Continue reading