Author: suzana

Do the colours you wear at work matter?

September 11, 2017

Does the colour of the clothes you wear at work matter? Could wearing a red tie or dress be the key to getting promoted? Pennsylvania bank boss John Spier was fed up with looking like a “stuffy banker”. So after decades of wearing loose-fitting pinstripe suits and anonymous ties, he decided he wanted a fashion […]

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This is how belly fat could increase your cancer risk

September 11, 2017

It’s been well established that obesity is a contributor to cancer risk, but how it actually causes cancer is still a question that hasn’t been fully explained. A new Michigan State University study now offers new details showing that a certain protein released from fat in the body can cause a non-cancerous cell to turn […]

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Getting Physical With a Personal Trainer

September 9, 2017

  FRIDAY, Sept. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You might think that hiring a personal trainer is a luxury reserved for the rich. But even just a few sessions can add up to big fitness gains and a great return on investment in yourself, according to the American Council on Exercise. The role of a […]

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Tom Ford opens New York Fashion Week with Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner

September 9, 2017

Tom Ford has opened New York Fashion Week with 90s glamour, showcasing sequinned gowns, structured dinner jackets and shorts. Supermodels Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner walked the runway, while Cindy Crawford and Kim Kardashian West took prime spots on the front row. Ford is credited with resurrecting Gucci and making a success of Yves Saint […]

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The Ibiza yoga retreat that’s like the fitness Olympics

September 7, 2017

Iam struggling to do a burpee (a sort of supercharged squat thrust). I don’t usually find it this difficult – but then I don’t usually do it while balancing on a surfboard in a swimming pool. This is what you do in Floatfit, one of a whopping 93 classes on the programme of YogaFit, a […]

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Joy of unisex: the rise of gender-neutral clothing

September 7, 2017

Is John Lewis at the frontline of modern gender politics? It has never seemed so before, but judging by the reaction to the department store’s announcement last week that its own-brand children’s clothes will no longer be divided by gender, some people clearly see the retailer as radical. There will now be no separate sections in the […]

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UK families could get money off shopping bills if they hit exercise goals

September 6, 2017

Families could be offered discounts on their food shopping, cut-price sports gear and free cinema tickets for hitting exercise targets in a drive to reduce the burden of lifestyle-related illness on the NHS. The proposals, for residents to receive rewards if they walk a specified number of steps, form part of NHS England’s plans for 10 new […]

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Super-skinny models banned by fashion giants LVMH and Kering

September 6, 2017

Two global fashion giants – whose brands include Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Saint Laurent and Gucci – have joined forces to ban extremely thin models from their advertising and catwalks. LVMH and Kering said their designers could no longer use size 32 models under the French system – sizes XXS or size zero in the […]

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