An American model has sued feminine hygiene company Kotex after toxic shock syndrome (TSS) resulted in her needing a leg amputation and nearly losing her life. Toxic shock is caused by staph bacteria and has been linked to tampon use for decades.
Going on a detox can restore your body’s balance and flush out toxins, but sometimes detox diets can be unsafe. If the ones you’ve tried in the past have made you feel sick, you’ve been doing the detox wrong. There are more natural detox tips to choose that will boost your health and make you feel great.
Whether you’re on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or all three, you’ve undoubtedly seen the “fitness motivation” pictures that pop up in your social media news feeds. “Strong is the new skinny” is the latest saying, encouraging women to focus on health and strength instead of starvation diets and wafer-thin frames.
Most people thought that e-cigarettes would be a passing fad, but these electronic pipes are here to stay.
Bodytec is a relatively new strength training class based on electro muscle stimulation (EMS). One of the main drawing points to this exercise class is that it only takes 20 minutes and, according to the folk at Bodytec, equals hours of strength training.
If trying to lose weight makes a regular appearance on your New Year resolution lists but it never seems to last, make this year the one in which you become fitter and more fabulous!
Knowing what chemicals are linked to cancer is a must to keep yourself and your family protected. The United States Department of Health and Human Services regularly compiles a list of chemicals that are linked to cancer, and now they’ve added an extra four substances to it.
I heard about S.W.E.A.T 1000 a while ago on Twitter and recently learned that a branch opened in Brooklyn, Pretoria, so I decided to try it out. S.W.E.A.T stands for Specialised Weight Endurance Athletic Training and the 1000 refers to the number of calories you burn in the class.
New diets are always in fashion, but it’s often not easy knowing how to separate the good from the bad. Here are five popular planet-friendly diets that are good for you as well as being healthy for the earth!
There are always new trends in the fitness industry, which is a good thing because I can’t stomach any more Zumba and crossfit classes. Here are some of the hottest fitness classes and hobbies this year: