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Who would think the humble hummingbird would factor into a weight loss scenario. Why? It has the highest metabolic rate among those in the animal kingdom with a backbone. ...

Yoga and detoxes go hand in hand. Together, they strengthen, energize and imbue a sense of wellbeing and calm that can help with the stress of modern life. ...

It’s warming, tasty and soothes the soul, which is just what you need from a hot drink in the winter. Jessica William’s Warming Winter Herbal Chai Latte is the perfect pick-me-up for cooler months and New Year detoxes...

It’s a thing. Seriously. And it’s a very good thing, too. Basically, the new trend of being a Philanthrofit is someone who works out while giving to charity, that is, a person being philanthropic while toning their muscles or burning calories. ...

Like ‘fake news’ and ‘clean eating’, the word Detox tends to divide people. But as it’s coming up to another New Year - and almost everyone who has enjoyed the Christmas festivities a bit too much will tell you - this means getting back into healthier habits when the party’s over. ...

Be the example. That’s how simple it is. There are no excuses, because you don’t have to be a physical fitness hero to do that. “Many of us think that being a healthy example to their children is hard work,” says Flex director Heather Thomas Shalabi, “but it’s really as simple...

Gilson Melo is no ordinary fitness trainer. He’s a second generation Classical Pilates guru, and now he’s at Flex, inspiring clients with his prowess and insightful teaching style. So how did Flex get so lucky?...

Three times a week, a group of co-workers from the offices of Hong Kong’s The Executive Centre (TEC, https://www.executivecentre.com/) arrives at Flex and sweats it out in a Pilates class....

It may not be freezing out there, but a warming soup is always welcome in the cooler months. Jessica Williams, the co-founder of nutritional supplementation group, bodyawakening.net and a yoga and Pilates instructor at Flex, says this chicken bone broth and vegetable recipe really packs a flavour punch, and could...

Do not be afraid of trying the Pilates Cadillac - which we know does initially resemble playground apparatus – found in Flex’s private training studios. Of all Joseph Pilates creations, this large and detailed piece of equipment suits everyone from complete beginners to seasoned practitioners. And it could be just...