How To: Wash Your Smelly Gym Clothes

Anyone who exercises knows that gym clothes aren’t the best smelling things, especially post workout. The stench tends to become even worse the longer that we leave the item, either on our bodies or in a laundry bag. You may find that, despite washing them several times, your workout gear doesn’t smell as good as it should. The following tips can help you restore your clothes back to their neutral state.

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Recipe: Japanese Wakame Salad (Miso Dressing)

Japanese wakame salad is the perfect summer salad in my opinion. It’s actually great any time of the year, but its flavour is even better when it has been cooled for a while. Wakame, or brown seaweed, is highly nutritious and low in calories and fat. It promotes a healthy immune system, whilst preventing various diseases and illnesses (such as diabetes, obesity, heart disease, blood clots and cancer). Wakame is a great source of:

  • Vitamins (A, B2, C, D, E and K)
  • Magnesium
  • Calcium
  • Iodine
  • Iron
  • Lignans 
  • Folate

When you make a wakame salad at home, you will notice that the colour of the seaweed is much more brown or dark green than the fluorescent packaged varieties, due to the lack of added dye. Making this salad at home is an easy and delicious way to incorporate wakame into your diet.

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DIY: Egg White Face Mask

You gotta love eggs! Whether you are eating them or putting them on your skin, eggs are definitely full of goodness. Try this simple egg white mask for a cheap at-home alternative that leaves your skin feeling fresh and tight. 

Egg white masks help:

- remove excess oil (oil-blotting properties)

- remove whiteheads (by sucking out debris and oil from the pores)

- tighten skin (which reduces fine lines and wrinkles)

- promote tissue growth and repair

- moisturise and hydrate the skin

- slow down the skin’s ageing process.

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6 Reasons Why You Should Drink Water In The Morning

We all know that drinking water is good for us and that we should strive to drink around 8 glasses of water on a daily basis. Many of us aren’t aware that drinking water first thing in the morning, upon waking up, is one of the best ways to start your day. There are numerous therapeutic benefits to chugging down a glass of water when your eyes first open.

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Recipe: How To Make a Killer Quac

Mmm, avocados! They are full of goodness, with healthy fats, protein, minerals, fibre and vitamins. However, if you buy them in bulk, you may find that they go bad before you can even finish them all. This guacamole recipe is ideal for using up all your avocados and storing them in the fridge, so you can enjoy them for that much longer :) 

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Weight Loss Tricks and Tips: Part 1

There are many ways you can go about losing weight. In order to have long-lasting results and do it in a healthy way, you should make mindful decisions that can help you reach your weight loss goals. This first instalment of Weight Loss Tricks and Tips offers some of the best and easiest ways to start.

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