Lifestyle

If you want to slim down, then get sleeping! Flex director Heather Thomas Shalabi explains how to get the sleep you need so you can reach health and fitness goals. She also announces the unique Aromatherapy Associates ‘Sleep’ and ‘Stress’ management workshops coming up. ...

Have you practiced Pilates on a Reformer or Tower for a long time? If so, how does it feel when you go back to the mat? We know. It feels … pretty difficult. Which is strange, because newcomers to mat Pilates are often conversely terrified of...

Vivian Kan used to spend her days in an office working in financial services. Now, each and every day, she’s living her dream. Vivian's yoga journey began in 2010 when she discovered that yoga was much more than just a physical practice - it was...

The new year is well and truly under way. But have you already lost sight of your wellness goals? At Flex, we know that February and March can be the kind of months where our new year’s resolutions come unstuck and we go back to...

You may remember the first time you learnt to swim. It wasn’t easy at first, but after a few intense sessions in the deep, you built up to being competent, if not pretty good. Maybe it was tennis, golf, or basketball … the same goes...

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. ...

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...