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The new green gym

Brits are burning a staggering 51,428 calories a year in the garden, according to a new study. Research commissioned by Argos found that the average green-fingered adult spends almost five more hours a week working out, compared to non-gardeners. Gardening can have a great impact on fitness, wellbeing and even sleep, the study found. Some…

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Is smart health technology here to stay?

‘The first wealth is health’ said Ralph Waldo Emerson, the American poet. A succinct, yet, eloquent statement which underscores a simple truth. No matter our background, our age or circumstances, our health is the foundation upon which everything else rests. Monitoring our own health is a relatively new phenomenon. This now includes technologies such as…

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Don’t let the cold and dark winter hinder your goal

It’s long since been 2014, and as the terrifying cliche goes, the new year demands a ‘new you’; a phrase spoken with genuine and unwavering intentions during a time of resolute decision. But now that we’re past the 3rd Monday in January – statistically the “most depressing day of the year” when the population gives…

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