Fitness & Wellness

Health Check: Is Makeup Bad For Your Skin?

Makeup is an everyday item for many people and non-negotiable for some. Is it bad for our skin? As always, the answer is not clear-cut and depends on the individual, their skin type, and the products they use.With an overwhelming choice of cosmetic products available, most people don’t even know where to start with makeup. Organic? Nat...

By Joburg Post 5 days ago

Post-Menopause? Hit The Weights, Not The Treadmill

Forget pilates, yoga or even taking a brisk walk in the park. Women over the age of 50 should try lifting weights and doing other strength training exercises if they want to kick menopause symptoms.Our study found that older women who did weight lifting for two months built up strength in both their upper and lower bodies. And although...

By Joburg Post 12 days ago

The Power of Meditation

I recently made the decision to take my mental health more seriously, and this was all brought into focus after several terrible Monday mornings that took the ‘Monday Blues” to a whole new level. Every Monday I would awake to this sluggish feeling of defeat and I hadn’t even showered yet. I first thought that I was just tired but a nor...

By Zizipho Ndevu 19 days ago

Health Check: How To Start Exercising If You’re Out Of Shape

Perhaps your GP has recommended you exercise more, or you’ve had a recent health scare. Maybe your family’s been nagging you to get off the couch or you’ve decided yourself that it’s time to lose some weight.How do you find the motivation, time and resources to get fit, particularly if you haven’t exercised in a while? How do you choos...

By Joburg Post about 1 month ago

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