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It’s 4pm and that little voice in your head is telling you to reach for a packet of crisps. Yet those extra kilos are still lingering – and you’ve still got a dinner to go to that night....

Can you change your body in two weeks? You can – yet it has more to do with your mindset than your physical self. Why? To shape up in two weeks, you need to exercise intensively every day for at least two hours. The problem for many of us is THAT daily...

Tennis elbow is so yesterday. Today’s biggest complaint is ‘text neck’, a back, neck and headache issue (and an instant triple chin) thanks to our love of technology.   It’s such a problem – particularly with teenagers – that a US-based chiropractor, Dr. Dean Fishman, founded The Text Neck Institute as far...

We feel we couldn’t live without our smart phones. But some observers are still very worried about the radiation they emit, especially when it comes to our screen-savvy children (and amazingly, babies)....

Boost your swimsuit confidence this season with these fast-fix Pilates and Xtend Barre© moves, courtesy of Flex co-founder Anna Serafinas Luk and Pilates trainer Julianna López Casares. The best part? ...

Maybe you think you have it. But do you? Mental Wellness is different from being diagnosed with a mental illness. It’s different from just being physically fit and it’s not the same as just eating right and getting enough sleep....

Meet Cindy and John Hetherington and their two girls, Teya (10) and Lila (8). The family (and pet dog, Buddy) resides at the jaw-dropping expanse of Bel Air estate in Pokfulam, their bright and breezy apartment perched on the 22nd floor with eye watering 90-degree views across the South China Sea. It’s...

You’re feeling good, your body’s warmed up – and then the class moves on to a pose you find deeply challenging. But instead of gritting your teeth and clenching your jaw (yoga is not meant to be stressful!), pause and change the way you think about your least favourite pose. You might...

The morning rituals of the mega successful have become aspirational for those seeking to find more energy and creativity in their day. But how do us mere mortals find habits that don’t involve snorkelling around our own private island at 5am, as per Richard Branson? To help find the perfect morning routine...

We all know it’s the little pleasures in life that bring a smile to our faces. So denying yourself something delicious to eat is futile. However, staying healthy is equally as important. Luckily, a very healthy Hong Kong lady, Denise Tam – founder of Food For Life and a holistic nutritionist...