Health & Wellness News

Health and Fitness Trend Predictions 2017

2016 has been the year of boutique fitness studios, obstacle course racing, fusion gym classes (we're looking at you, barre and piloxing), athleisure, bone broth, and matcha on everything. As it comes to an end, we look to the future and predict the health and fitness trends of 2017....

HBC Recommended Edit: Recovery Gel + Watermelon Water

Check out some of our favourite brands in the health and wellness world. From a recovery gel designed for post-workout hydration, to a warming breakfast granola made from quinoa, we're bringing you a variety of exciting products we just know you'll love....

Healing Foods for a Healthy Gut

Many important bodily functions take place in the gut, and good bacteria are permanent residents. Providing our inner ecology with the right nutrients not only helps existing bacteria to grow, but it also helps to increase the types of good bacteria in the gut....

HIIT: It Doesn’t Need to Be Done on Land

HIIT is so effective that you can even continue to burn calories long after you’ve actually performed the exercise. However, does HIIT really need to be performed on land? Here's why you should consider moving your workout to the pool....
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Review: Flexible fitness with Flexi app

Inspiring people to have fun whilst exercising, free of the restrictions of memberships and joining fees, Flexi provide a vast range of fitness classes – from HIIT to dance to yoga to circuits – proving there’s truly something to get everyone moving....
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Review: Juicy Fuel Cola

I am a Diet Coke fiend! I love the stuff, but I know that it isn't the best thing for me to be drinking on a frequent basis so I'm always looking for something that ticks my sweet tooth craving but has some nutritional benefits as well....

Incredible Recipes for Halloween

Our Halloween inspired edition of the HBC Cookbook is certainly a treat for healthy bakers looking for inspiration! We have pumpkin, squash & coconut soup, a cacao crusted pumpkin pie, pumpkin seed cupcakes, and pumpkin spiced cookies... that's a lot of pumpkin!...

HBC Recommended Edit: Cayenne-infused drinks

In the HBC Edit this week, we're recommending some of our favourite brands of the moment. From cayenne-infused drinks from Nix & Kix and sunflower hand cream from Laidbare, to juicy jellies from Naturelly and dairy-free cheese from Treeline cheeses, these brands are totally worth checking out....