3 Simple Ways To Reduce Stress And Anxiety

1. Take a trip into nature People with regular access to nature have a lower risk of stress or depression, according to research from the University of Exeter. If you’re in the 14% of people in England that don’t have access to woodlands within 500m of home take a lunchtime walk or run in nature....

How To Cook Steak Like A Pro

Photography: Ben Backhouse A thick steak might seem like the sort of food that’s a monthly treat – but it’s time to rethink that. A single 250g, grass-fed, aged-28-days slab of sirloin costs about the same as a Quarter Pounder meal – and unlike Uncle Ronald’s fare, it packs in around 70g of protein,...

Is There Such A Thing As A Healthy Freakshake? This Powerhouse Mint Choc Protein Shake Comes Close

A monumental workout requires a monumental protein shake to refuel afterwards with and this, friend, is a very special protein shake. This isn’t one to glug down after a quick 20-minute workout at lunchtime – it’s one to be saved for those 90-minute weekend super-sessions that leave you in a puddle on the...

How To Manage Tech Distractions And Focus On Work

The world of work is changing, according to Alexandra Cavoulacos and Kathryn Minshew, founders of online careers hub The Muse and authors of The New Rules Of Work. Follow their advice to fast-track your career progress and find more time to do the things you love. This is the age of distraction, and it’s...

Is Himalayan Pink Salt Good For You, Or Are Its Benefits Oversold?

As exciting new superfoods go, Himalayan pink salt has all the right credentials. The name gives it an exotic mystique while also highlighting its Instagram-friendly colour. Sounds much better than boring old table salt already. Unfortunately, once you look beyond the name and colour, there are few reasons to recommend a switch from table...

Creatine: Everything You Need To Know

Creatine is an organic acid that acts as a reserve power source for your muscles during high-intensity exercise. Sometimes your body will run out of fuel to power you through those heavy workouts or sprint sessions and a little energy top-up is needed. When you’re trying for a new 5RM on the last...

How To Get Rid Of Love Handles

Triceps dips ditch bingo wings. Crunches banish beer bellies. Calf raises crush cankles. Right? Wrong. Alas, no matter how much you believe it to be so, you can’t spot-reduce fat. When looking to lose body fat, you should first look at your diet. It doesn’t matter how long you spend on that ab...

Air Pollution Could Be Ruining Your Sleep

The list of health problems linked to air pollution is long and disturbing, and it seems to grow a little longer every week. Studies have previously connected air pollution with an increased risk of lung and heart disease, type 2 diabetes and premature death, and this week there’s news that air pollution is...

The Cancer Symptoms Young Men Shouldn’t Ignore

Men don’t like to visit the doctor. It’s an established problem across men of all ages – and the results of this reticence can be disastrous. Catching a serious disease early can literally be the difference between life and death. Young strapping men can be especially reluctant to visit the doc, fuelled by the...

Eight Ways To Beat Jet Lag

1. Stay awake If you arrive at your destination and it’s still daylight there, try to resist the temptation to nap. If you must nap, force yourself to get up before the sun sets. Splash cold water on your face and head outside for some fresh air. 2. Make a plan Go out with friends – this...


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