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:
Many celebrities are jumping on the vegan bandwagon, but is it something real or just the latest celebrity diet trend?
Many of us have tried different diets and we all know people who are consistently gluten-free, sugar-free, booze-free or living a strict paleo lifestyle. While some people need to follow certain strict diets (like people who have celiac disease and actually feel uncomfortable after eating something that contains gluten), others turn into complete health nuts – and not in a good way.
Dripping with sweat after an intense gym session is not just a tangible sign that you’ve made it through another calorie-burning fest (although that does feel pretty great). Sweating actually has many health benefits you might not realise.
We’ve all heard of people claiming that they’re “chocoholics” or addicted to a certain kind of treat or dessert. Who doesn’t like a something sweet after a meal? The problem is that for some of us, our taste buds scream for the sweet-tasting, sugary substance that gets flooded into our bodies and blood streams within seconds. Sugar addiction is real and many of us are sufferers.
Followers of the Paleo diet say they are shedding drastic amounts of weight and warding off illness. So what’s the secret? The secret is eating like our Stone Age ancestors – which is exactly what the Paleo Diet is all about.
It seems like the trend to cut out gluten and wheat has reached an all-time high. Magazines are flooded with articles and recipes and our grocery stores are giving an increasing amount of space to gluten and wheat-free food items.
Not everyone feels happy during the colder months, and sometimes depression or Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D) strikes. Here are some natural ways to beat Seasonal Affective Disorder and bad moods.