Just because you have a bad back, there's no reason for you to stop travelling. But back pain does make it a little harder.
And that's why, in lieu of this weekend's Easter long weekend, we're giving you a few tips for making your trip more pleasant and on your back.... ››› more
Ingredients used in spas for body wraps include honey, rosemary, butter, eucalyptus, chocolate and clay.
The therapist usually applies a scrub to exfoliate dry skin away. After a shower, you lie on a massage table over a thermal blanket. The therapist then lathers your skin with wrap products of your choice and wraps your body parts tightly in plastic.
When you're all tightly wrapped, the thermal blanket and additional towels make you sweat.
After about 30 minutes, the therapist unwraps you and wipes you down and you leave with silky soft skin and an appearance of having lost weight.
But is it really possible to lose weight from a wrap? Let's have a closer look…... ››› more
There are many things that cause anxiety: Stress, deadlines, money, relationships.
But scientists say that anxiety isn't always just a state of mind.
In fact, if you're not usually anxious and suddenly are, or if you're more anxious than normal, it could be because you're not getting enough of this…
Read on to find out what could be behind your current state of mind.... ››› more
Your body produces steroids naturally…
But the steroid your body makes is not what the guys are using in the gym to bulk up!
Normally this natural steroid is what helps you wake up in the morning, keeps you going during the day and gives you the boost of energy.
But just like the steroids in the gym this natural steroid has a dark side!
Read on to discover how your body is under attack and causing you to age…... ››› more
As the mornings and evening become colder as we head into autumn, you're probably getting the sniffles already.
But before you go straight to the doctor to get antibiotics to nip your cold in the bud, figure out if you absolutely need the doctor or not.
You never know, you might just be able to get away with a natural boost to your immune system.
Read on below to find out what your mucus is telling you about your health…... ››› more
Mondays there's a lot of reasons why people dread them. They come with extra stress, manic deadlines and the thought that you won't get a rest day for another four days.
Here at FSPHealthandFitness.co.za, we believe Mondays should be a reason to celebrate.
After all, thanks to the worldwide phenomenon of Meatless Mondays, it's probably the healthiest day of your week.
This because, Meatless Mondays are about more than just saving the planet.
In fact, going meatless once a week can reduce your risk of chronic preventable conditions like cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity.
Here's why…... ››› more
A new study performed by a team of researchers at the University of Vermont say they found a new reason you should get some exercise.
It's not only better for your heart health, but it might be the reason you don't develop cancer.
And increasing your fitness levels is a great way to lower your risk of two of the most deadliest cancers: Colorectal and lung cancer.
Keep reading to uncover the secret to optimal health through better fitness.... ››› more
Back pain? Give yoga a go.
Multiple studies that the stretching, strength, and flexibility that comes with a yoga class is exactly what you need to relieve back soreness.
And it's not mumbo jumbo either.
A study published in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine, showed that people who did yoga classes are twice as likely to cut back on pain medications for their back pain as people who don't.
Even better, several studies found that yoga can even solve back pain for good because of how it improves you're the muscles in your back.
And that's why we're sharing this infographic with you today. It contains 14 yoga poses that can relieve your back pain natural.... ››› more
You're probably always looking for the latest health food to keep your overall health in check.
And there really are millions of foods, herbs and supplements you can take to do that.
But usually, each one does just one thing.
That's not the case with chia seeds.
Read on below to find out the four best reasons to eat more…... ››› more
One of the main problems with type 2 diabetes complications is your weight.
And being overweight means you're probably not getting as much exercise as you need.
But researchers say it's one of the most important parts of improving your health.
Here's what they found in a new study…... ››› more
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