Health and Fitness

How To Pull Off Reverse Cowgirl Position Like A Pro

Everything about reverse cowgirl sounds like it was built to awaken your wild side. But in theory, it can get a little awkward. After all, it can be tricky to figure out how to manoeuver a smooth ride; then there’s also the whole booty-in-your-partner’s-face aspect of the position. But reverse cowgirl position also allows you to take the reigns, meaning ...

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Sandbag Exercises To Build Strength And Challenge Your Core

Sandbags come in a variety of weights but they all contain material that shifts around when you move the bag, which means that your body has to constantly readjust as the load shifts around. “The sand in the bag moves around, which gives an anti-rotation component to your training because your core has to work harder to stabilise the load,” ...

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11 Super-Subtle Signs You Might Actually Have Diabetes

Here’s a scary stat: more than three and a half million South Africans suffer from diabetes. But it gets worse: It’s estimated that 5 million South Africans have pre-diabetes (a.k.a., almost diabetes, when your blood sugar levels are high, but not high enough for full-blown diabetes)—and 90 percent of those people don’t know they have it either. Back up—remind me what diabetes ...

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How To Pick The Best Nike Running Shoe For You

Despite the hype that surrounds every new release no brand has created the perfect running shoe, because every runner has different requirements from their footwear. But it’s fair to say that as of right now Nike can claim to have come closer than most. That’s because the Nike Zoom Vaporfly 4%, or some elite version of it, was worn by ...

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What Is Dry Brushing And Does It Do Anything For Cellulite?

What if I told you that rubbing a prickly brush over your skin could cure your cellulite, boost your blood flow and make you glow? You’d probably give me some serious side-eye, right? Well, “dry brushing,” is actually a pretty widely-loved beauty practice—hell, even Gwyneth Paltrow, queen of pricey beauty, swears by the affordable treatment. But honestly, rubbing a brush on ...

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This Ex-MMA Fighter Shows Therapy Isn’t Just For Those In Crisis

“When I’ve told some people, they’re like, ‘Oh you’re doing therapy?’, and they immediately think there’s something wrong.” That’s the experience of Charlie Watts, founder of London gym Manor and ex-MMA fighter, but his experience also shows that more of us than you’d think could probably get something out of therapy. The guys at Manor are behind a series of ...

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Coaching & Training Women Academy Spotlight: Lori Brodie

Name: Lori BrodieAge: 46Location: Amelia Island, Florida What was your first thought when you learned about the Coaching & Training Women Academy and the GGS-1 Certification?My first thought was YES!!! I have been following GGS for a long time and have the Modern Woman’s Guide to Strength Training. I knew the GGS certification would be amazing and real. I remember ...

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