Wellness Trends

15 Up-and-Coming Fitness Wear Brands to Look Out For

It’s not easy getting fitness wear that gives you maximum comfort and flexibility while working out. It’s even harder finding a brand that’s not the usual run-of-the-mill Nike and Adidas. Fitness styles can be very personal and you want something tailored to suit you, not the mass market. In order to get that, you’ll need …

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Healthy Achiever: Cheryl Yeoh, CEO of MaGIC Shares Her Take on Healthy Living

An adventurer in life, Cheryl Yeoh is a resourceful and versatile entrepreneur who looks to create meaningful impact with her products and is also passionate about helping other entrepreneurs. She co-founded Reclip.It, a personalized shopping list app that was acquired by Walmart Labs in 2013. Named by Mashable as one of the top 44 female …

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Top 20 Must-Read Health & Fitness Blogs / Websites 2015

Living healthy in today’s world isn’t the easiest, and it’s even harder if you have to do it alone. We’ve shortlisted 20 blogs and websites that focus on different aspects of healthy living — from fitness, food to happiness, so you don’t have to go solo on your health journey. But don’t forget HealthWorks.my, we’re …

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POGA: The Yoga Selfie Trend that’s Sweeping Across Social Media

A conversation took place a few months ago with a fellow yogi who has over 11,000 thousand followers on her Instagram account. She must have noticed me watching her set up her iPad in the correct angle, with the correct camera timer on when she said: “Yeah, my younger brother calls this POGA. Like picture …

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E-Cigarettes: Good or Bad Idea for Smokers?

Smoking’s the villain that everyone hates on, and for good reason. Everyone, including the hardcore smokers themselves, know that long-term smoking causes cancer of practically every component in your body (yes, not just your lungs). Besides that, it’s also been linked to several diseases from cardiovascular diseases to osteoporosis. So when e-cigarettes waltzed onto the …

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What is ALS and Why are So Many People Doing the Ice Bucket Challenge?

Unless you haven’t logged onto any social media site in the last week (highly impossible), you’d have seen videos of your beloved celebrities and friends accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and basically throwing a bucket of ice and water over their head. While you laugh at the incredulity of their actions, you’re probably also …

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How Vampire Facelifts Work to Make You Look Younger

When you think of Dracula or vampires, you get these scary thoughts of mystical evil creatures lurking in the shadows of the night, ready to spring an attack on unsuspecting maidens. Garlic and holy water may come in handy to ward of these unspeakably evil monsters. When I think of Vampire Therapy, I think of the …

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Do Titanium Sports Necklaces, Power Bands, Energy Bracelets Really Work?

Negative-ion bracelets, scalar energy bracelets, titanium sports necklaces… the list goes on. They all claim something similar – to enhance your performance by hacking the chemical elements or your body’s energy balance. They can also improve your flexibility, calm your mind, reduce cellular inflammation, etc. At the rate technology is advancing, in the context of …

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Homeopathy as an alternative form of medication

Homeopathy: What You Should Know about this Alternative Medicine

How much do you know about homeopathy? What is it? Herbal tea? Or something to do with your nutrition and diet? Is it nonsense or a last glimmer of hope for incurable diseases? Most people know very little about homeopathy, and it’s usually a misunderstood concept. Many dismiss it as a legitimate therapy, while some believe …

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