The hottest health craze in London (literally)

This week I went into London to do an infrared sauna review, I was terrified. I can’t last longer than five minutes in a normal sauna and infrared saunas claim to heat your body more effectively (up to three times as much). The thought of spending 45 minutes in one already had me hot and bothered.

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If you don’t know much about how infrared saunas work, or what the health claims are, click here to have it all explained, then come back and discover what went down when I tried it out. (Skip to the end for my top three places with an infrared sauna in London).

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5 health benefits of infrared saunas

What is an infrared sauna? What are the infrared sauna health benefits and how is an infrared sauna different to a normal one? These are the first questions that come to mind when people hear of them.

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They have been popping up in dedicated places in the last few years (starting in New York, obvs) and according to Vogue, Kendall Jenner got one for her birthday in 2018 from her sisters. If you are wondering what they do, and if they’re worth spending up to £50 on, I’ve laid it all out for you…

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For the love of running and good gear [ad]

I have fallen back in love with running. Everyday my alarm goes off at 5.45am on the other side of the room. I am forced to get up to turn it off, at which point I chug a large glass of water and then lie back down for 10 to 15 minutes as I slowly wake up.

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The best gym machines for weight loss, overall fitness and building muscle

Gym experts across the UK were asked what they thought the best gym machines were to achieve three different types of fitness goal: overall fitness, weight loss and building muscle. They were then also asked to pick just one piece of equipment as their overall top performer.

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Do you know your kombucha from your kefir?

Fermented foods have been used for centuries by mankind as a source of wellbeing, and continue to be a staple in many diets across the globe.

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I spoke to Nutritionist Cassandra Barns, who explains the benefits of fermented foods and why we should be including them in our diet.

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Five ways to stay healthy while travelling

While there’s nothing better than eating your body weight in local food and drinking the all-inclusive cocktails at a resort, maintaining travel health is important. Otherwise we can often come back from a holiday feeling worse than when we left – or like we need another holiday to recover.

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Why you need to drink more water in winter and how

Everybody knows it’s important to drink more water throughout the summer months, when we’re likely to sweat more and become dehydrated, but not many realise how important it is throughout the winter.

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When temperatures drop the air becomes dryer, so our bodies absorb less water through other means. As well as this, water intake is likely to drop throughout the season simply because many people think it is less important than in summer.

However, it is worth noting that feeling thirsty is a pretty late indicator of dehydration. Throughout the winter months you are far more likely to experience dry lips, dry skin, and even symptoms which may trick you into thinking you are unwell, like a dry cough or mild headache.

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Can you still smile after botox? [AD]

The use of Botox, once for medical purposes, is now a credible treatment in the field of cosmetics in a bid to prevent ageing skin.

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Botox treatments are mostly safe and have limited side effects. In addition, many of the horror stories about their usage have been blown out of proportion. A better understanding of Botox and its usage will help individuals learn for sure that you can smile after Botox.

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LPG Endermologie review: The ‘ground breaking’ massage that blasts body fat and tightens skin

When I was offered the chance to go for an LPG Endermologie review, which promises to blast body fat, I jumped at the chance.

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For the LPG Endermologie review I visited The Wellness Clinic on the fourth floor of one of the world’s most famous department stores… Harrods.

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