Health and Fitness

How To Achieve Your Gym Goals

1. Maintaining consistency Why Yes, the advice that will give you the most exciting results is one of the most boring. Consistency is, appropriately enough, the thing that most good trainers will tell you is the most important gym habit. How “In my view this is number one for getting results,” says Turner. “Even the best programme in the word ...

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Can You Get Lung Cancer From Smoking Weed?

So, listen: Smoking cigarettes is clearly bad for your health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), smoking causes 480,000 deaths each year in the United States and 20 000 in South Africa, and 90 percent of all lung cancers are smoking-related. Basically, cigarettes are some bad sh*t. But…what about smoking marijuana? Sure, it’s not exactly the same thing, but you’re still literally… ...

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Tips For Pacing The Royal Parks Half Marathon

The key to a strong race at any distance is good, consistent training – but even if you have logged months of quality preparation, it’s still possible for your big day to go awry if you don’t pace your race sensibly. If you’ve entered the Royal Parks Half Marathon on 14th October, you’ll probably have been told several times not ...

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6 Legit Health Benefits Of Quinoa

First things first: Do you know how to actually say the word quinoa? The correct answer is…wait for it…KEEN-wah. (Don’t believe me? The receipts come courtesy of my good friend, Merriam-Webster.) But no matter how you’ve been pronouncing the word, I hope you’ve been eating the gluten-free ancient grain, because it comes with a ton of health benefits. 1. Quinoa is packed ...

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7 Scented Body Sprays You’ll Want To Use Every Day

Body sprays don’t exactly spring to mind when you want to smell good. That’ll be perfumes – but they can be a bit pricey. Sure, a body spray is reminiscent of your teenage days – but there are some out there that smell really good. Plus: They’re a convenient option post-workout (you can toss one into your gym bag without ...

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