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No matter where you are on your health & fitness journey, you'll find informative and insightful health, fitness and wellness articles below that provide you with the knowledge and tips to support your goals.

How to Get a Deep, Restful Sleep

Sometimes just catching Z’s doesn’t cut it when it comes to getting truly restorative rest. So how do you ensure you get a deep sleep.

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20 Things You Can Do During Lockdown

We've put together 20 things you can do during lockdown to ensure you can stay productive as well as look after your health and wellbeing. Watch a livestream of bears in the wild, soak in a bath, read a book or take on a fitness challenge and more!

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Rest and recovery is part of training too

We all know that exercise plays a huge roll in our overall health and wellbeing and daily exercise has long been associated with better quality sleep, yet not all of us get an optimal amount of sleep each night or we have poor quality of sleep.

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Get Yourself A Houseplant, Reduce Stress

Looking for an easy way to reduce stress at home? Get yourself a houseplant. Studies show house plants can effectively reduce stress just in a moment plus there's plenty of other benefits.

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HYALURONIC ACID: NOT JUST AN AVERAGE SKIN HYDRATOR

If you ask anybody what’s best for hydration or what’s best for wrinkles, there is a very high chance that you hear “hyaluronic acid” as the answer. Apparently, this miracle ingredient is good for everything that might be going on with your skin. Here's why!

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What Exactly is Collagen

If there's one word you've heard a lot of recently, it's collagen. But what exactly is collagen and what benefits does collagen actually provide?

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Here's 9 Strategies you can use for Slowing Down

9 times out of 10, you ask a woman how life has been and the answer is “busy”. We wear busyness as if it’s a badge of honour, and our lives a series of accomplishments - with success being some elusive end goal more often than not tied to financial gain or life milestones achieved. Here's 9 strategies you can use to encourage yourself to slow down.

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The Ultimate Skin Guide with Laser Clinics New Zealand

Whatever it is that’s bothering you, there is a skin treatment to tackle it. It’s all about identifying the problem area and finding the best treatment plan for your skin.

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WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN TIGHTS TO HELP AID LEG MUSCLE RECOVERY

The ‘tights’ market has become very saturated. From ‘latté fitness’ tights to compression tights, it’s important to know what to look for to cover your needs. The most technical tights in the industry are compression tights. They come with the benefit of speeding up your recovery time and supporting your leg muscles.

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Non-Dairy Probiotics To Improve Gut Health

Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that make up your gut flora. They provide many health benefits including improved digestion, enhanced immune function, and healthier skin. Most are dairy based, but if you're looking for non-dairy options, then here's 6 non-dairy probiotics to improve your gut health.

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The Recovery Focus Plan Your Body Will Love You For

Comprehensive research and evidence shows us that muscular vibration therapy is an effective exercise intervention for enhancing neuromuscular performance and accelerating muscle recovery.

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Top 5 Oils for your skin

Understanding what is the best oil for your skin and which one to choose can be difficult. There's 5 oils you should be using and here we outline why

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Terpenes in cannabis and the role they play in a new soda drink

Terpenes are the unique scent found in herbs, flowers and fruits including cannabis and now one NZ company, Good Herb Soda, has included these in two non-alcoholic sodas which provide two different benefits.

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Maintaining your overall health during a global health crisis

What do you do when there is a global health crisis such as COVID-19 and with it came stringent social distancing measures to limit the spread. Staying fit and healthy becomes very difficult. Here's some tips on how to achieve that while in self isolation as well as nutritional suggestions for health living.

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5 Supplements for Your Late 20s

As you get closer to your 30s, there's a few supplements you should be considering as part of your daily routine with either vitamin rich foods or supplementation. Here's 5 to consider incorporating into your lifestyle.

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BePure Puts the Plus in Collagen+

BePure's new Collagen+ provides 10g of collagen in each serve but it's also packed with a specific blend of powerful antioxidants to benefit your overall health and wellbeing

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8 essential steps to healthy, glowing skin

Ask anyone what organs they think are the most important to take care of. They’ll probably mention the heart, lungs, liver, and so on. And these are all great answers. But you’ll rarely hear someone mention the body’s largest organ: our skin.

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Foam Rolling - Don't Make These Common Mistakes

Foam rolling can be hugely beneficial to hardworking muscles—as long as you do it right! Read on for tips from Refresh and Recover.

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New hand cream from ManukaRx

The new ManukaRx Hand Cream helps to lock in moisture, fights bad bacteria and remains breathable. ManukaRx Hand Cream combines the antibacterial effectiveness of mānuka oil and the amazing traits of kakadu plum oil

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Why Gut Health Matters

Gut health is on the rise and for good reason. Our bodies are comprised of trillions of microscopic organisms with a huge chunk of these living in your gut. While everybody will have their own unique gut microbiome made up of tens of trillions of microorganisms, including at least 1000 different species of known bacteria, diversity of these is key in supporting a healthy gut.

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Benefits of Meditation

We nourish our body several times every day with food but meditation is so important to nourish our mind and our soul and there's plenty of benefits. Find out more and how you can start to add a little meditation into your life.

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Managing Workplace Stress Pays Dividends

While the problem of workplace stress is not new, awareness of managing it, and the responsibility that employers play, has gained significant traction in recent years.

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Keeping Hydrated

It’s been said that you are what you eat, and there is no denying that the food we eat impacts our health throughout our lives. Are you keeping hydrated and from the right sources?

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Men's Grooming Routines On The Rise

Facials, skincare and grooming aren’t words you used to hear often in regard to Men but that’s changed and more men are taking better care of their skin. Men's grooming has gone beyond being well-dressed or a tidy beard so what’s it all about?!

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Importance of Recovery

Many of us are now aware that nutrition and exercise are important elements of living a healthy lifestyle and reaching our wellbeing goals. However, how we exercise - and more specifically how we recover from exercise - also plays a huge role in our fitness results.

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