Should you add a strange ritual to your day like an Olympian?

Should you add a strange ritual to your day like an Olympian?

If it’s good enough for Usain Bolt… Photo: Getty/Editorial Hurdler Michelle Jenneke has her famous warm-up dance, long-jumper Fabrice Lapierre competes with a gold chain in his mouth, Usain Bolt points to the sky before breaking yet another world record, while...
The ten-minute workout you should do every morning before work

The ten-minute workout you should do every morning before work

It’s quick, relatively painless and is equal to just about one round of snoozing. #NoExcuses Photo: iStock If you hit that snooze button on repeat and you’ve perfected the 9-minute nap (you know, until it goes off again), we can relate. Getting up in the morning...
This is exactly what you should eat before a run

This is exactly what you should eat before a run

How to fuel yourself to the finish line. Photo: iStock Hydrating is one thing but runners (at every end of the spectrum) need sustenance to get them through a race. Rumour has it that Usain Bolt ate 1000 chicken nuggets throughout the 2008 Beijing Olympics. And, while...
Working late? This is exactly what you should have for dinner

Working late? This is exactly what you should have for dinner

Just because you had to work late doesn’t mean you can’t have a healthy, nourishing dinner. Here’s how to make sure your meal stacks up, according to a dietitian. Photo: iStock So the last train home is delayed or maybe the only Pilates class left with spaces is the...