Health and Fitness

How To Do Skullcrushers | Coach

At last – an exercise with a fun name! There’s nothing wrong with accurate, descriptive terms like “squat” or “dumbbell pull-over” but do they excite like skullcrusher? They absolutely do not. With that excitement might come a twinge of fear, but rest assured, there will be no actual crushing of skulls during a set of skullcrushers unless things go very ...

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From the GGS Community: Must-Haves for the Gym

There’s something absolutely thrilling about being a beginner. It can also be downright terrifying. The gym is one of those places where we can feel deeply out of our comfort zone, and it can take us a while to find our rhythm, and figure out all the little details that can help switch our experience from daunting to empowering. With ...

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Is Red Meat Bad For You? Like, All Bad?

The latest science You may remember the kerfuffle a couple of years ago when the World Health Organisation officially classified regular red meat (pork, beef and lamb) as a Group 2A carcinogen, “probably carcinogenic to humans”. So has anything changed since then? Most red meat research focuses on whether it might increase your cancer risk, and here there’s some good ...

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7 Healthy Snacks All Peanut Butter Fans Will Love

Love snacks? Love peanut butter? Yeah, us too. So say hi to your favourite healthy treat, seven different ways. 1. Moonbean Peanut Butter Chip Cookie Bites These peanutty cookies are packed with real, raw, good-for-you ingredients like honey and cacao. Best part? You can feel saintly because no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives are added to the mix. R59.90 at ...

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Here’s How To Check Your IUD Strings

Okay, you finally got that intrauterine device (IUD) you were thinking about, and you managed to survive the whole insertion process. Whew. Now, you don’t have to think about it until the IUD has to be replaced (like three to 12 years from now, depending on the type)…right? Well, kinda. Yes, IUDs are super low-maintenance and long-lasting (that’s probably part, if not all of, the ...

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