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Is stress the cause of your weight gain?

When setting out on a health kick or weight loss journey, we all know how important diet and exercise are, but did you know that stress also plays a role? Even if you eat well and exercise daily, stress can wreak havoc on your health, and it’s all thanks to a little hormone called cortisol.

Cortisol

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Low Carb Cream Cheese Pancakes

What better way to start your (sun)day, than with a giant stack of perfect pancakes? But step away from the syrup soaked stack you’d find at your local brunch bar and step towards these delicious and nutritious
HYPOXI approved Cream Cheese Pancakes! 
These light and fluffy pancakes are quick, easy and only contain a couple of ingredients

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4 ways to maintain a healthy sleep routine

You wouldn’t leave your car engine running all night and still expect it to start in the morning, so why should we treat our bodies any differently? While our bodies are amazing and capable of incredible things, we can’t run on empty, so it’s imperative that we give our bodies the rest and repair they

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7 simple and delicious Hypoxi friendly salads

The ketogenic diet is a very-low-carb, high-fat eating method that’s popular for weight loss. It typically involves limiting carb intake to 20–50 grams per day to stimulate ketosis — a metabolic state in which your body starts using ketones for energy instead of glucose
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Can Food Act as Medicine? All You Need to Know

What you choose to eat has profound effects on your overall health. Research shows that dietary habits influence disease risk. While certain foods may trigger chronic health conditions, others offer strong medicinal and protective qualities. Thus, many people argue that food is medicine.
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12 Simple Ways to Drink More Water

Your body is about 70% water, and drinking enough of it is vital for optimal health. Water plays many roles in your body, including maintaining electrolyte balance and blood pressure, lubricating joints, regulating body temperature, and promoting cell health...
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The Dangers of Eating Ultra-Processed Foods

The more often you reach for highly-processed foods — like boxed mac and cheese, hot dogs, cereal and potato chips over whole foods like quinoa, eggs, berries and leafy greens — the greater the negative impact on your health.
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Mid Year Goal Check-in

Hands up those of you who start every new year with a long list of health and fitness resolutions you’re determined to uphold? Now keep your hand up if you get to March and realise you’ve fallen off the bandwagon? FYI – our hands are up too. Our point is, that you don’t need a

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LIPOEDEMA STORY
My name is Petra and I am 49 years old.

10 years ago I was diagnosed with Lipoedema, a rare disorder characterised by symmetric enlargement to the legs, due to deposits of fat beneath the skin. However long before my diagnosis, I lived with pain and swelling in my legs.

While I would have been happy

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Quotes people who hate cardio will understand

When it comes to exercise, there are two kinds of people in the world. Those who love cardio, and those who don’t love cardio. No second guessing, which category we here at HYPOXI fall into. So if you prefer to workout in the comfort of a HYPOXI studio, sans all the sweat, don’t worry, we