Tag Archives: Body

Giving Thanks Does Your Body Good

Focusing on gratitude has become a growing trend in recent years,1 and for good reason. There’s a lot of stress, illness and unhappiness in the world, and gratitude is an effective remedy for all of these — and it’s free. For example, research shows that gratitude:2,3,4,5 Alters your brain in a number of beneficial ways… Read More »

Lab-Generated Heart Valves Grow Inside Body

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed a tissue-engineered heart valve replacement that can grow within a patient. The breakthrough could allow children with congenital heart defects to avoid repeated surgeries to replace heart valves that they have outgrown. To create the valves, the researchers cultured donor cells in a fibrin gel within a… Read More »

Home Workout Challenge for body & mind: fat burning HIIT – week four, day 26 (Last Day)

It’s the final day of our four week home workout challenge. It’s time to sweat it out for the final time and burn some serious calories with celebrity trainer Svava Sigbertsdottir Congratulations on (nearly) completing our four week home workout challenge for the body and mind. How have you found the journey? We hope you are… Read More »

3 ways yoga will change your body

A yoga body isn’t just about bendy limbs, the ancient practice can improve memory, heart and bone health, says Anna Magee We’ve become a nation obsessed with downward dogs and cat cows. Brits are now spending a staggering £790 million a year on yoga classes and yoga mats. In fact, while on one hand yoga… Read More »