Exercise is not just great to keep fit, slim down and tone muscles. It’s also good for your heart’s health. An average of 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise or 15 minutes of high-intensity exercise per day, 5 days per week, should help you to save your heart from many health risks. Here’s why exercise is good for your heart…
2020 was nothing short of the extraordinary, with some of the changes required to adapt to the local (and global) COVID-19 pandemic being what some would refer to as “extra” and some just “ordinary”.
One of the hardest things to adjust to is the cooler seasons and the shortening of days… It can often feel like you have less time to do all the things that you usually have to do in a day, and don’t get me started on finding the time to do laundry and get it to dry… The transition to the shorter and busier days of autumn can be a challenge.
Yes, a new year may arrive with new stress, which may not help you to see the bright side of things, but a simple change of perspective – positive thinking – could help you to cope better with daily stress and may turn your overall well-being around for the better.
A common new year’s resolution is to lose weight. Chris van Rooyen, cyclist for Team Bestmed, gives us a few tips on how to prevent weight gain, which might make our weight goals for 2021 a little easier to reach…
Whether the kids are sitting in classrooms or virtual lessons this year, they still need a healthy balanced meal to keep them going. Here are a few low GI, low fat, energy-boosting lunchbox ideas that you can even prep ahead of time.
Bestmed Tempo is a free wellness programme that helps you thrive, not just survive. It’s health for health’s sake. No points, no fees, no complications. Whatever your health and wellness goals are this year, we want to support you by giving you access to professionals that can help you on your journey to wellness.
Gravel bikes offer the best of both the mountain and road bike worlds. Road bikers now able to choose safer routes and mountain bikers are still able to ride off-road with less risk of injury than on the more technical routes.
The best part of the festive season is being able to spend quality time with your family and marvel at how big your children, nephews, nieces and grand children have gotten but once you’re done pinching their cheeks, you almost immediately have to figure out how to keep them busy for the rest of the day or weekend.
Virtual riding is on the decline, so more cyclists are back on the road, which means taking precautions against sun damage and dehydration, especially during the summer months.