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STOP Reusing Plastic Disposable Water Bottles

  First of all, hooray for making an effort to stay hydrated. But did you know that reusing disposable plastic bottles could pose serious health issues? I think we’ve all been guilty of doing this at some stage whether you’re in a rush out the door or you’ve been too lazy to get a bottle (it’s the latter for us…). Disposable bottles are supposed to be just that: disposable and not meant for multiple uses. The plastics are brittle meaning that it degrades in a short amount of time so every day wear and tear and repeated washings can lead to the physical breakdown of the plastic and cracks start to appear. These little crevices are breeding grounds for bacteria; so...

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Sip Away Your Stress

Life can be stressful enough as it is so the additional stress from dehydration is something that can easily be avoided. Relieving stress can be as simple as having a glass of water. It may sound too good to be true, but if you think about how much our bodies rely on water, it all starts to make sense.  Here are a few little fun facts: Our bodies are made up of 65% water Human blood is 83% water, bones are 25%, brains are 75% All of our organs require water to function We lose over 64 ounces of water every day through perspiration Hydration is critical to blood circulation Water helps break down carbohydrates, fat and protein When we...

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You Glow Girl! Easy Tricks To Get That Healthy Glowing Skin You’ve Always Wanted!

It’s time to say goodbye to those unwanted zits and that dull skin with these easy and proven tips: 1. Don’t forget the SPF Sun exposure can lead to wrinkles and pigmentation. Avoid the harsh and strong UV rays by slathering on sunscreen. If you’re not using sunscreen now, NOW IS THE TIME TO START! It’s an essential for healthy, glowing and youthful skin. 2. Clean your makeup brushes Brushes can cause breakouts because of all the bacteria and dirt it collects. Make sure you’re washing your brushes with mild/baby soap every two weeks to ensure this doesn’t happen. 3. Hydration is key Water removes toxic material from our blood and bodies, which improves skin complexion. Just make sure you’re...

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7 Ways To Maximise Your Workouts

  Are you spending all your time and energy at the gym and not getting the results you expect from all that hard work? We all wish that six packs would magically appear overnight underneath that muffin top, but alas, that’s not going to happen. We have a few ways to get more out of your workouts so you’re that little bit closer to getting those rock hard abs you’ve always dreamed of. 1. Create a playlist Listening to upbeat music can put you ‘in the zone’ and motivate you through your workout. It also distracts you from noticing your muscles are getting tired. via GIPHY 2. Keep yourself hydrated Drink regularly throughout the day and your workout. We lose a...

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Tips and Tricks to Become a Morning Person

Have you ever had one of those days where you’ve decided to wake up at 6am and then when the time comes, you quickly turn your alarm off and head back to sleep? Us too. Studies show that being a morning person can increase your productivity levels and overall health. Successful people like Richard Branson, Michelle Obama and Mark Zuckerberg are known for being early risers. When we think about waking up early, we think about how tired we’ll be, but waking up early doesn’t necessarily mean getting less hours of sleep in. Are you a morning person or a night owl? This can partially be because of your genetics but with a few little tweaks and adjustments to your...

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