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Are probiotics as effective as we are led to believe?
Some of the claims made about probiotics can be a little exaggerated. We've broken down the science so you can make more informed decisions on which to incorporate into your diet.READ MORE
David Hockney Was Right: Play Is Serious
David Hockney once said: “People tend to forget, play is serious.” It got me thinking about how and when exercise becomes play, or if being playful can be considered ‘proper’ exercise.READ MORE
What if going to the gym was your civic duty?
What if going to the gym was more than a personal choice? What if it was part of everyday life, that society expected you to maintain a reasonable level of fitness and it was part of your normal obligations?READ MORE
Hot Baths: Why We Should Follow Churchill’s Example
It is said that Churchill took at least two hot baths daily, often dictating from the bathtub and taking meetings from there. There was method in his madness, as baths are said to have several ancient healing benefits.READ MORE
The Legend of Tametomo: Gaining An Unfair Advantage
Tametomo was a legendary samurai warrior that used a genetic deformity to his advantage. In the current climate, there's a lot we can learn from this unlikely hero. Read on to learn how to gain your own advantage.READ MORE
Little Miss Muffet: Nutrition Guru or Just a Quack?
While Muffet was ahead of her time in going for whey protein, getting enough protein in your diet is vital in maintaining lean body mass, supporting muscle growth and fighting against sarcopenia.READ MORE