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Is Calisthenics the real deal?

Strength training is trending big time, this is true. But remember, there’s always more than one way to achieve the same result. Lifting weights and using various machines at the gym is one...

Want to eat your way to good health?

We are lucky. We have great choices when it comes to the food we put in our bodies. And picking wisely makes all the difference for our overall fitness, health and exercise.....

Beat stress, stay strong, be fabulous

Life’s pretty hectic and that’s how we like it. But to make sure our lives run as we want them to, keeping the immune system strong is where it’s at. A healthy lifestyle that includes good...

Gluten-free hazelnut brownies

As you know, we believe that good nutrition can be yummy too, as this recipe and its choice of ingredients strongly testifies. Have a cheat-free treat this weekend - you are welcome...

The art of a blissful night's sleep

Do you ever have trouble catching enough of those zzzzzz? Then you’ve come to the right place. Best-selling health author and nutritionist, Jessica Sepel, is here to make it all seem like a bad dream...

CBD oil is really dope

CBD oil (or for the posher term; Cannabidiol) is becoming a hugely popular natural remedy for many common ailments. In fact, you can’t pass a health food shop window these days...

Ready, berry, go

We need to talk about berries. Not only because they’re full of healthy vibrant goodness, but because there are a few definitions of what actually constitutes a ‘berry’, believe it or not. If you take the botanical definition...

The magic of magnesium

Although it might remind you of a chemistry lesson, magnesium is actually super important for the human body. This mineral has an array of benefits, including bone and heart health. Put it this way...

We heart pomegranate

We are juice mad and with good reason. Kale, spinach, cucumber, apple, carrot, beetroot…the list is never ending when it comes to what healthy, nutritious foods work well in a blender. But it looks as though...

Show bad days the door

Yep, we’ve all been there. Missed bus, delayed train, inbox not going down and to top it all, friends holiday spam all over social media. Great! But, don’t panic. Meditation teacher, Jacqui Lewis is on hand with...

A new found strength

Let’s be honest. If anyone said five years ago that weight training was going to be the hottest fitness women craze in 2019, we would have spluttered into our weight-watchers shakes whilst checking for signs...

Marylou Faure Q&A

I’ve always loved drawing! Both my parents are artistic (my mum especially) and I grew up going to art classes and exhibitions all the time and really enjoying it. It’s not until I moved to London after...

Get zen in less than ten

Whatever you may think about meditation, think again. But what you absolutely do not need to be is some kind of guru to do it, nor will it take hours on end! Just taking those five minutes to calm your mind...

The ultimate sleep guide

Sleep, there’s a lot to be said for it when you get enough of it. And it’s in no doubt the secret behind beauty, smartness and success. But getting a full night’s rest isn’t necessarily as easy as it sounds...

Training goals

If you’re training for something specific or just really, really love the gym, it can sometimes be a challenge to know if you’re training as well as you could be. For advice on how to get it right, check out Swisse expert... 

Get a move on

Putting ourselves first doesn’t always come naturally, but when we make our health a priority, that’s exactly what we’re doing. Because nothing says ‘ultimate me time’ more than working on our physical...

Everyone's cup of tea

Everything seems so better after a nice cup of tea, right? No wonder it’s one the most popular hot beverage, originally grown in China some 5000 years ago! Green tea has remained popular in Asia...

4 habits for happiness

The one aspect that appears to unite us all is the quest for happiness. This can make all the difference in achieving what we want to do. Check out the 4 following habits we think will help you get there...

Wired but tired?

So much to do, so little time to do it. It’s no wonder we feel exhausted with it all sometimes. So, it’s important that we learn how to gain and channel our energy for the overall wellness of women...

Protein myths smashed here

When it comes to protein, there’s a whole heap of misunderstanding going on! It’s blamed for weight gain, but at the same time, it’s an essential food source only suitable for bodybuilders...

Cool it

Cooling down after any kind of exercise is just as important as the exercise itself, reducing the chance of injury, muscle cramps and helping to keep your body in check. So, when you’ve finished...

Your perfect matcha

Matcha is right up there as an ingredient of the moment. And when you start learning what it can do, it’s really no surprise. Meaning ‘powdered tea’, it’s made from discarded green tea leaves...

Trust your gut

Gut health, it’s a thing and so it should be. The gut has an amazing impact on overall health, from how well we digest food, to our mood and mental health. For example, bacteria in our gut...

What makes superfood, well super?

The term ‘superfoods’ conjures up all sorts of images, doesn’t it? Like a blueberry in a mini cape with a big ‘B’ emblazoned across its chest, rolling off to save the world from a nutritional disaster...

5 reasons to sleep better

We all know what it feels like to not get a good night’s sleep. And let’s face it, it’s far from great. From that horrible feeling of lethargy and loss of concentration to having zero energy...

Find your fit

If you’re one of those people who put off starting a fitness regime because you find the gym ‘boring’, then we want to apologise. Because we’re about to massively change your mind-set...

Mindful thinking

When it comes to taking care of our bodies, we’re on it and know what works best to maintain our healthy, active lifestyles. But taking care of our wellbeing goes beyond the physical...

London's in a spin

Blood-pumping, energy-boosting, soul-cleansing, life-affirming. Is there anything a decent cycling class can’t do for women’s health? And if you live in London...

5 nutritional mistakes not to make

Stop, look and listen to the fitness nutrition advice of Pure Warrior dietician, Simone Austin. You’ll be very glad you did. So, you work out regularly, you do all the right things...

Let's chat collagen

Now’s there’s a word you hear a lot, especially when it comes to beauty, skincare and cosmetic procedures. But what is collagen, why do we need it and how do we...

For the love of avocado

When thinking about different ways to eat avocados as part of healthy nutrition for women, we could literally have been writing this all night...

We need to talk about magnesium 

This isn’t the first time we’ve discussed the ‘big M’ and we do have a bit of a mineral crush; it must be said. That’s because magnesium is simply awesome...

Be a probiotic pro

It may sound kind of gross but we have a lot of bacteria in our digestive system. However, good bacteria in the form of probiotics has many important functions...

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