Trying a new sport, especially a team sport, will help you to meet new people that share your same mindset enriching your social life. Trying something new will challenge yourself, leaving behind what’s familiar. A new routine will stimulate you not only physically but mentally too, making you more confident in life and ready to […]
Iron intake is a vital element to good health. It is an important part of the process that makes red blood cells. Without iron your body cannot produce enough healthy red blood cells and therefore it will struggle to transport oxygen around the body. A lack of iron can lead to an iron deficiency known […]
The arrival of low temperatures causes us to dust off our coats and prepare ourselves to spend a few months in the cold. And to avoid discomfort, it is essential to stay warm in winter at all times, especially while training outdoors. Steps to follow: Depending on which city you live in, the cold in […]
If you’re looking to perform an overhaul of your current eating habits, then the key is to plan and prep. If you do not plan how to change existing habits then the old saying will happen; “Fail to prepare, prepare to fail”. It may seem daunting if you don’t know where to start but here […]
“New Year, New You” The words you will hear floating around at the beginning of every January as millions of people set their New Year Resolutions. This is a great time to make sure your year gets off to a positive start and carries on in the same trend. An important reason why this is […]
Why Rest Days Are Important Rest days sound like a simple concept but for those that are into their training and enjoy hitting the gym, it can be harder than it sounds. Rest days can be complete days off from the gym or your training or lighter sessions aimed at promoting recovery. Reasons why they […]
Christmas Workout: This week’s health tips blog is looking at a Christmas workout and why it’s important to both keep your fitness going but give your body a chance to rest and recover. Christmas is not only a very important religious celebration and an important time to spend with family and loved ones, it’s also […]
Christmas is a time of indulgence, and us Brits do like to indulge! Over 10 million turkeys are consumed over this period, as well as a staggering 300 million mince pies. In fact, on Christmas day alone we can consume over 6,000 calories. It’s not surprising that we’re concerned about how to stay fit over […]
As a keen sportswoman I love nothing more than escaping to the peace and quiet of the water for a long swim set or clip into my bike for a ride on a Sunday morning. It’s a great feeling to breathe and feel my muscles working hard. However it’s never nice to hit a wall. […]
Psychology plays a part in your gym and sporting success however, in my opinion, I do think that some people do overrate the power of psychology on actually making it as a sports person and achieving the physique of your dreams… when you are that level of elite competition you will know! But for the […]
Losing weight can be quite tricky, especially for anyone who is new to the fitness world and doesn’t have their bearings yet. It’s also difficult to decide whom to listen to in terms of dietary and exercise advice since different people will tell you different things; a qualified Personal Trainer will tell you something completely […]
Mindfulness is now widely recognised as an important tool for employee wellbeing, but what exactly is it and how can it help make for a better workout? We look at how to incorporate mindfulness into an exercise programme to get even better results.
Seasonal affective disorder or SAD is a form of depression that typically occurs during winter when the nights are longer. It is caused by disruption to the hormones that are sensitive to sunlight. These hormones are key to regulating sleep and mood. Symptoms include: Irritability Persistent low mood Lack of energy Sleeping longer than normal […]
Today is World Mental Health day and this year, the main focus is on Mental Health in the Workplace. As part of this, we’re looking at how a gym can help alleviate the symptoms of stress, boost wellbeing in the workplace and improve employee mental health.
A private spa in your own home is the ultimate luxury, and has numerous health and wellbeing benefits. If you’ve decided you need this in your life and would like to install a spa, how do you go about it and what do you need to look out for when choosing a supplier? Firstly, you’re […]