Collagen facts: what is it?

Collagen is a vital skin protein; it is nature's own ingredient for keeping our bodies firm and supple. You'll find collagen not only in skin but in your nails, connective tissues, bones, muscles and blood vessels. It is essential for tissue repair, joint health and...

The power of collagen skincare

We are passionate about collagen skincare and its proven ability to enhance the natural ageing process and support our overall health and wellbeing. Our collagen skincare encompasses formulations that are supremely rich and moisturising to those that are light and...

How can we care for skin after sun exposure?

Too much exposure to the sun can make your skin age quickly with wrinkles, age spots and a dehydrated texture without collagen. When UV rays reach the skin, it damages the skin cells and causes mutations in their DNA. If the skin is beyond repair, the cells die off...
Face yoga: 5 exercises to lift and tone facial muscles

Face yoga: 5 exercises to lift and tone facial muscles

Did you know you have 52 muscles in your face? Many people go to the gym to work out and tone but do you ever tone the muscles in your face? Facial yoga is completely natural and may increase the size of muscles in the face, making cheeks look fuller and firmer. Face...

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The surprising benefits of omega oils

The surprising benefits of omega oils

Today’s eating habits are more and more calorific. Biscuits, chips, carbohydrates, starchy and highly processed food has overwhelmed our diet. This food intake often lacks omega oil, a fatty acid which has a predominant place in a healthy body. Omega oils help...

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Vitamin D – get yours in a 20 minute lunch break

Vitamin D – get yours in a 20 minute lunch break

Seasonal colds and flu can be combated by boosting your immune system with vitamin D3 and are little to do with winters spent indoors with the central heating on, says Dr Graham Matthews. 10 amazing facts about vitamin D that just might stop you sneezing: Not a...

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5 ways your skin supports your lifestyle

5 ways your skin supports your lifestyle

If your brain is the body’s super computer, the skin is its keyboard. Your skin is the window to your lifestyle, if you eat healthy and exercise plenty then your skin reflects this. What does your skin say about you? Your skin indicates your age Once you reach 25...

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Protein smoothie for recovery

Protein smoothie for recovery

We’re compiling a list of favourite smoothie recipes and we’d love to hear about the ingredients that you love to include. Tell us what you love to smoothie or email us your recipes. Smoothies are a great way to pack nutritious foods into your diet and the thick,...

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Are you guilty of sleep arrogance? Take the test

Are you guilty of sleep arrogance? Take the test

Sleep, eat, drink, work, repeat. We all do these just about every day but how good at you at the sleeping and how much do you value your rest? ‘We know it’s vital to our wellbeing yet we convince ourselves we can manage with less. Take our test to check how your rest...

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Drink smart tips

Drink smart tips

What your body’s water gauge says about you There’s a water gauge on your car’s dashboard but your body’s not fitted with a window to display your hydration levels. Or is it? The list of symptoms below will seem familiar. Most of us instinctively know the signs of...

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Caroline Livesey nominated for Triathlete of the Year!

Caroline Livesey nominated for Triathlete of the Year!

Team proto-col athlete Caroline Livesey has made it onto the Beyond Going Long short list for the 2014 Triathlete of the Year, alongside World Class professionals Jodie Swallow, Lucy Gossage, Leanda Cave and Rachel Joyce. Although Caroline's overall finishes don't...

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Working out whilst pregnant – Part 2

Working out whilst pregnant – Part 2

In Part 1, on Wednesday, we established why it's a great idea to stay fit and healthy through your pregnancy, now let's think about some general rules to make sure you and your baby steer clear of trouble. A proper warm up before exercise is critical, and all the more...

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