Isolaz 2 – acne treatment

Isolaz 2 is a complexion-clearing procedure that helps clean pores and destroy acne. What is it? Want to treat acne with more than over-the-counter creams and lifestyle changes? This complexion-clearing procedure may be worth considering. Appropriate for every skin type and colour, it combines vacuum extraction to clean the pores, broadband light to destroy acne-causing bacteria and the topical application of serums to enhance the effects.  What to expect? First,…

April 2, 2015
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Eco-Atkins Diet (vegan)

Looking for vegan diet plans? The high-fibre Eco-Atkins diet could help boost weight loss and curb heart disease. THE HYPE A vegan take on the low-carbohydrate Atkins diet could induce weight loss and curb heart disease by up to 10% per decade by lowering bad cholesterol LDL, suggests research published in British Medical Journal Open. It sideswipes criticisms levelled at the copious animal protein in standard low-carb diets, which may…

April 2, 2015
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10 ways to bring your holiday home

Returning to work after your annual 4-week holiday can feel like Monday morning on steroids. Extend that holiday with a few simple changes to your routine. 1. After walking throught the door, give yourself the first hour of your time. 2. Only do one thing at a time. Leave the multitasking for work. 3. Eat something you wouldn’t normally eat. 4. Turn the phone off after dinner. 5. Have a…

April 1, 2015
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Mermaid with hip flexor stretch

This Pilates exercise releases the hip flexors, which pull on the lower back. The hip flexors shorten when we sit. Targets: The hip flexors, obliques, quads  How to 1. Start in a high kneeling position. Take one leg forward into a lunge and press hips forward until you feel a stretch through the front of the thigh and hip 2. Reach up to the ceiling and side bend towards the…

April 1, 2015
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6 causes of back pain

April 1, 2015

What are the causes of back pain? And what do we need to change in order to prevent back pain? Renowned physiotherapist Jason T Smith sets us on the (somewhat) straight and narrow. YOUR DESK ✗ ProblemMany of us spend more time at the desk than in our beds. Yet who pays as much attention to ergonomics as holiday snaps or a cute plant? “Sitting for long periods of time…

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Join the World’s Largest Core Fitness Class

Want to be part of the World’s Largest Core Fitness Class? Join us in Melbourne on Saturday 14th March 2015. Guy Leech, known as Australias No.1 fitness coach and seven-times Ironman winner, will be leading the attempt to set the record for World’s Largest Core Fitness Class. It will be fun and frantic, with the Guinness Book of Records officials at the ready! The class includes 3-minute exercises at 10…

March 31, 2015
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Weight loss protein powders – what to look out for

Weight-loss is one of the most popular uses of protein powder, even being used as total meal replacement shakes. So what should you look out for? How do they work? Proteins have a ‘thermic’ effect, meaning that they create heat in the body through the process of digestion. Since proteins take a lot of energy to digest, you burn more calories after eating a meal high in protein,” says nutritionist…

March 31, 2015
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