Ten tips to help you avoid or address the causes of neck pain

women enjoying her sleep in bed

Neck pain can be triggered by trauma, such as a whiplash injury, but they can also occur for no apparent reason at all. Muscle strains and spasms may be caused by an underlying problem such as arthritis, disc degeneration or dysfunctional joint mobility. Whether you’ve just woken up with a stiff neck, or your neck pain is due to a…

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Don’t let holiday preparations put extra strain on your spine…

woman struggling to carry her suitcase

Cooking, cleaning, reaching, wrapping, hanging, hugging, lifting… holiday preparations prove still to be mainly a women’s work. Even when men attempt to help out, studies show that it is the woman in the household who supervises, delegates and ensures the holidays are successful and aesthetically uplifting.   The Daily Mail found that women report being far…

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Banana & Vanilla Smoothie – a perfect post training boost

Banana and vanilla smoothie

Love milkshakes but hate the calorie content? Like the taste but not what they do to your hips? Then try this super quick and healthy alternative. What is it? A smoothie recipe that is great for a quick breakfast, or perfect for a post training boost. And even better, kids love it too! Preparation time –…

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