Ways to fight the winter blues

A woman wrapped in a blanket while drinking a hot beverage

You know that sensation when the winter blues start creeping up on you? Pessimistic ideas begin to sneak into your mind, and everything seems to be more difficult and demanding. Don’t let the winter blues get the better of you! We’ve created a list of some simple, effective and fun activities to keep you busy […]

How AI is revolutionising exercise

How AI is revolutionising exercise | BODYTEC

“Wellness is gold!” but only a few people practise healthy habits or engage in any physical activity other than walking. In recent years, people’s attention has shifted to focus more on their health and well-being. This has been mainly caused by COVID-19, of course. The great news is that AI (artificial intelligence) is revolutionising how […]

The best foods that can add to your Sun Protection Factor (SPF) this summer

A woman basking in the sun

The best foods that can add to your Sun Protection Factor (SPF) this summer: You will probably spend enough time out in the sun this summer to know how to protect yourself from its dangerous rays. But even if you’re diligently donning your favourite hat and a healthy layer of SPF every time you hit […]

5 Ways to Stay Active Despite Having a Busy Schedule

A man sitting on desk while busy working

Everyone is busy. In some way, shape or form, everyone has a busy schedule. And one of the top things that fall by the wayside when life gets busy is your exercise commitment. But there are ways to stay active despite having a busy schedule, and we’ve got the lowdown. 1)      Redo Your To-Do List […]

How sitting too much can affect your health

Health Risks of Sitting

In 2019, Business Tech reported that South Africa was one of the most traffic-congested countries in the world. The article sourced a traffic scorecard that placed South Africa as the eighth most congested country, where drivers spend on average 36 hours sitting in peak traffic per year. That’s almost two days of sitting which may […]

Should you get an Air fryer? PLUS giveaway worth over R3600!

Philips XL Airfryer

Food bloggers everywhere are raving about air fryers being the latest, guilt-free kitchen appliance to enjoy homemade fried foods that taste amazing but are healthier than traditional methods. Since we love both tech and food, we’ve delved deeper into the benefits of air frying, and whether you should consider getting one. How do air fryers […]

4 ways that optimism can benefit your health

Optimism

You may have always known that the quality of your thoughts can impact your physical and mental health but some of these benefits of positive thinking may surprise you. Did you know that a positive thinker is more likely to eat well, avoid smoking, and exercise regularly? Whether you’re a regular positive thinker or someone […]

What time should you sleep to wake up feeling rested?

Sleep cycles to wake up well rested

Wake up feeling recharged by planning your bedtime according to sleep cycles. Sleep is one of the most important components of wellness. When you don’t get enough sleep, you may notice that your physical and mental performance are not at their best. You may experience weight gain, digestive issues, reduced levels of productivity, the inclination […]

Combat cabin fever with these indoor activities

Indoor activities

Cabin fever is real and for some, staying in can quickly lead to boredom and irritability. While cabin fever is not a recognised psychological illness, Medical News Today reports that the physical and emotional effects can significantly affect one’s quality of life. It presents itself as changes in eating habits, sleeping too much, having difficulty […]

BODYTEC couples share the benefits of training together

BODYTEC couples share the benefits of training together | BODYTEC

Few things are as satisfying as doing something you like with someone you love. We believe that couples who train together are happier in their relationships and we’ve chatted to numerous pairs in the studio who echo that sentiment. It’s always satisfying to know that EMS sessions can rapidly increase a patient’s physical rehabilitation, that […]