Sun | Dec 8, 2019

Health

The holidays mean different things to different people. For some, celebrating and partying; others, gathering with friends and family; for others, nothing at all, but whatever your propensity, it is likely that one or more of the following is true...

Recent research suggests that we consume around 3,000 calories in our Christmas dinner – more than the entire recommended daily intake for a grown man! This huge festive feast not only contributes to weight gain but also to indigestion and...
Yoga instructor Jo-Hanna Taylor (left) explaining the correct form for a yoga pose.

It was a relaxing, de-stressing Saturday morning at Eden Gardens, 39 Lady Musgrave Road, St Andrew, with Jo-Hanna Taylor and her Yoga Wellness team. Fit 4 Lifers were spread out on their mats on the lawns of the garden and taken through a complete...

Your age is one of the major risk factors for a variety of life-altering diseases. Getting regular health screenings can help you to stay Fit 4 Life by detecting a specific disease or condition early, even when there have been no symptoms or signs...

The average high-school student is likely to be burdened by concerns about their studies, getting into the right clubs and colleges, all while balancing their social lives. It can be hectic, but imagine doing all of that and finding out that you...

“Now this was what you call a thorough full-body workout. Every part a me a hurt me. This was more intense than anything we’ve done in Fit 4 Life so far,” shared an out-of-breath, drenched-in-sweat Andrea Nelson. No doubt, Saturday’s Fit 4 Life...

“ T o the point when my brain cells screamed for oxygen that day, I had considered myself a relatively strong and healthy person, with no known health issues. I was always the last to catch most viruses going around. I routinely did annual medical...

Are you aware that certain foods, specifically fruits, and some plant derivatives, should not be consumed by pregnant women? Let’s look at a few. For example, can papayas, pineapples, grapes, and castor oil be consumed while pregnant? Do you...

Stokely Rose and his TrainFit Wellness team took Fit 4 Lifers through an intense five-circuit boot camp on Saturday, on the tracks of Calabar High School on Red Hills Road, St Andrew. Cardio/dance aerobics, full-body training, hurdles and sprints,...

Every year, October 29 is recognised as World Stroke Day. And in recognition of the health day, here are some facts from the experts about strokes that all adults must know. WHAT IS IT? A stroke is when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and...
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