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Cityscape Wellbeing & Fitness
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While the jury is still out on the long-term benefits of slipping off the trainers and jogging down to Starbucks sans footwear (just as early man must surely have done), barefoot running has plenty of advocates, and Ethiopian Abebe Bikila certainly didn’t need shoes to win the Olympic marathon gold in 1960. The main idea behind this athletic trend is to reduce repetitive stress injuries in your joints that can stem from landing with “heavy heels”, instead concentrating on landing each stride towards the middle or front part of the foot. If you want to give it a go now that the weather’s warm enough that you don't have to worry about frozen pinkies, here are a few tips: Reset your odometer – you might be used to daily 5km runs at the moment, but that doesn’t mean you can suddenly take on a 5km run without shoes tomorrow. Start things...
Cityscape Male Zone
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Heads up, lads! Cityscape's got some tips for staying stylish by the surf this summer. Squarecuts, yes; thigh pubes, no. Manscaping 101Deforestation has its upsides. Whether it’s in the boudoir or at the beach, there’s no excuse for thigh pubes, gorilla shoulders or a hair shirt – unless you’re a total Chewbacca AND you own it (and if so, props to you, Kong). The first rule of manscaping is put down the shaving cream and razor – trading your man fur for prickly, razor burnt skin and ingrown hairs is a total sucker punch. Get your hands on some clippers or a beard trimmer with an adjustable guard and start grafting. Rules to trim by Chest hair is back, so embrace it – de-shag the pile with a #2. Thigh pubes? #2. Tame underarm hairs with a #4. Tackling the tackle: yep, we’re going (down) there. If porn’s taught us anything...