A chemist’s favourite health and fitness products – the Bonds of Beauty 2017 Health and Fitness awards!

Some of us feel sad when a year passes and others see this as an exciting opportunity for new experiences. At the moment, I am somewhere between the two and so I though it would only be fitting opportunity, to learn from what the previous year has brought, and list the best health and fitness products of 2017. Other than being a fitness and beauty blogger, I am also a chemist by profession which sometimes means that I am aRead more

Are fitness trackers reliable? 7 tips from the experts on how to keep them fit

Most of us fitness enthusiasts own a fitness activity tracker by now. But if somehow you haven’t fallen into the craze yet but you are tempted in buying one, how do you choose which one is right for you? You could choose by design, which one you think looks better on you, you do have to wear this all day after all. Alternatively, you could choose by brand, we all have our favourites, which could also mean compatibility to yourRead more

Coffee chat: Our food choices affect others in ways we might not even realise

Yesterday, while I was walking back home from the gym, I saw something that struck me so I decided to write about it hoping that it will make you think too. As I was walking down the street I saw a blackbird flying past me and landing very quickly on the pavement. I turned around and looked at it feeling a little envious on how quickly and gracefully it can move around, while feeling a little sorry for myself forRead more

Health benefits of exercise – An article to boost your motivation

Hippocrates, a Greek physician, wrote “Walking is a man’s best medicine and if there is a deficiency in food and exercise the body will fall sick”. [1] As far as ancient Greek quotes go here’s another good one that is used to this day “Your brain will be healthy if your body is healthy”. Everyone knows that exercise is good for us for many reasons. But even though we all know, every now and again we need a little motivationalRead more