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“Can winter fare be both vibrant and comforting? I think this colourful soup is proof that it can. Sometimes it feels difficult to pack in as many bright coloured vegetables and fruit into one’s diet this time of the year, but it’s certainly possible.” Says Angela Liddon from www.ohsheglows.com Just think...

In the third and final part of our Teen Time series, we interview six real Hong Kong teenagers who are living active lives – they explain their approach to being healthy, remaining competitive, and what staying fit means to them. For many Hong Kong students, physical fitness, competitive sport and feeling energetic...

Holidays can take a toll on our bodies, even extreme health nuts.  There is enormous temptation to let regular body exercise and eating routines slip over the holiday season, leaving us more depleted at the start of a new year.  Overindulgence in alcohol, salts, sugars and lack of sleep can...

Setting New Year's resolutions is an annual tradition where we fix life goals and self-improvement promises for the coming year.  It is believed that the Babylonians were the first to start this practice around 4,000 years ago. Although most of us start off with the best intentions, they invariably fall by...

…personal motto of Yamuna Zake, creator of the Yamuna® Body Rolling practice. Flex was thrilled to host Yamuna’s first visit to Hong Kong in November with a series of workshops, during which she shared her fresh approach to opening and strengthening the body through her Yamuna Body Rolling® technique. Yamuna...

By Flex Teen Ambassador, Hope Patterson In the second part of our Teen Talk on fitness, we ask six active Hong Kong students, why they do sport, what they get from it, and what makes them stay with the program. All six have a healthy attitude to physical fitness and an active...

We have asked some real people to discuss how Pilates has helped shape their body, sports performance, and day-to-day strength. Here, Natalie Cheng – 22 years old, fresh out of college, and can’t get enough of running, rock climbing and water-skiing – explains how and why she took to this tried...

CRANBERRY TURKEY MEATBALLS Why not try a different take on the traditional turkey dinner. These healthy cranberry turkey meatballs are full of flavor and reminiscent of Christmas dinner, all rolled up in a little ball! Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Low Carb, Nut-free, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Sugar-free Prep Time: 10 minutes Serves: 8 INGREDIENTS 1 lb. lean...

JadeYoga plants a tree for every yoga mat sold - http://www.treesforthefuture.org JadeYoga is committed to making the world’s best performing, most environmentally-friendly yoga mats, and gives back to the earth with every product made.  All mats are made sustainably in the US from natural rubber. They provide an optimum grip and offer...

The level of stress encountered during the holiday period has been likened to that experienced during divorce or a house move! In fact, psychologists from Coventry University in the UK, have now identified that the majority of us suffer from stress at Christmas, but tend to ignore it in our quest...

By Flex Teen Ambassador, Hope Patterson If you think all teenagers just want to spend the weekends lying in bed, think again. For many Hong Kong students, physical fitness, competitive sport and feeling energetic are part of their weekly ritual. In a bid to prove this, I have talked with six Hong...