Well-being

5 outdoor exercises to tone your body

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26 Aug 2015
Don't have the time or money to join a gym? That's okay, because exercising outdoors is the new big thing. Fitness coach Thétis Guimbioko has come up with five easy exercises you can do using what's around you. On the ground...
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Want to get her in a romantic mood? Feed her

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20 Aug 2015
Working with women who had either dieted in the past or had never gone on a diet, the researchers demonstrated that the cliche “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach” also rings true for mankind’s feminine...
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Study says power naps could make up for lost sleep

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19 Aug 2015
A short nap can revive the immune system and even zap stress for those who didn't get enough sleep the night before, according to French researchers who tested a small group of male subjects.   Lack of sleep can wreak havoc on the...
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Four minutes of fun helps kids focus

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17 Aug 2015
Primary school age children will behave better and stay more focused in school if they're allowed short intervals in which they are free to unleash excess energy, say researchers at Queen's University in Canada. They tested a...
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Musical yoga, a new art?

A young girl practicing yoga on the beach.
17 Aug 2015
As the yoga community embraces the trend of practicing to live music, a London studio offers classes in collaboration with The Royal College of Music. Om-sayers will downward dog to a live concert of string, bass, woodwind and percussion...
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Lack of exercise two times worse than obesity

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13 Aug 2015
A brisk walk each day for a minimum of 20 minutes could lead to considerable health benefits, according to a new study that suggests the sedentary lifestyle is responsible for twice as many deaths as obesity. The good news is that...
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Sleep loss could bring on turbulent emotions

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13 Aug 2015
Stressful situations can elicit an emotional response, which could snowball with sleep loss, according to a new book summarising many studies. The recently published book is called "Sleep and Affect: Assessment, Theory and...
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Extreme picky eating may portend mental health problems in preschoolers

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04 Aug 2015
Preschoolers who are extremely picky eaters may also be more prone to mental health problems, a study suggests.   Children with severely selective eating habits were more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression or social...
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Exercise during teens reaps long-term benefits for women, study shows

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01 Aug 2015
Playing team sports and exercising during adolescence can have long-lasting benefits for women and may even reduce their risk of dying from cancer and other causes later in life, a new study showed on Friday.   Researchers who...
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Early bedtimes can lift the spirits

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31 Jul 2015
Going to bed early and keeping regular sleeping hours can reduce negative thoughts and worries, according to recent research at Binghamton University in the US. The study involved 100 BU students who were asked to fill out multiple...
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