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Corporate Wellbeing | Gym & Spa News | wellbeing

World Mental Health Day: How a Corporate Gym Can Improve Employee Wellbeing

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.

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Gym & Spa News | Gym Design | Home Gyms | wellbeing

Home Spa Design

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 […]

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Training | wellbeing | workouts

Invictus Games Inspired Workout

With one of the most inspiring events of the Year starting tomorrow, why not try some of the disciplines that the amazing Invictus Games pursue on the road of greatness? Here is a workout that incorporates four of them: Rowing, Cycling, Archery and Powerlifting. Warm-Up Rowing machine – 6-8 minutes. Dynamic Stretches (10 times each […]

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Why exercise will help your concentration at work

When working, one of the most difficult things to do is stay focused, as you may be affected by many distractions or you may just suffer from a lack of interest. One way to reduce a lack of concentration is through exercise as this increases brain health which contributes to improved concentration. Exercising regularly at […]

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wellbeing

5 Tips on Achieving Work/Life Balance

Achieving the perfect work/life balance is important not only for the health and wellbeing of yourself, but for all members of your family, your friends and those you work with. Here are some recommendations to keep work from taking over your life. 1. Evaluate options for living closer to your workplace. Analyse transportation times, costs, […]

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Exercises | Training | wellbeing | workouts

Training for a half marathon

As one of the UK’s biggest running events, the Great North Run last weekend was yet another huge success, with 57,000 runners taking park and Mo Farah winning his record fourth consecutive race. If you’re feeling inspired to have a go, before thinking about running a half marathon like the Great North Run, a good […]

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Nutrition | Training | wellbeing

How to stay healthy at university

Let’s face it, being a student comes with the stereotype of being unhealthy and broke, but that’s just because people seem to think all students spend money on alcohol, take aways and microwaveable meals. If that is the case for you, let’s ditch the bad habits and jump on the healthy bandwagon this school year. […]

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Equipment | Exercises | Training | wellbeing | workouts

The Importance of Core Training

Core exercises should be an essential part of your daily workout routine. Neglecting basic core strength training can lead to poor posture and make everyday tasks in life that little bit harder. A couple of examples of this could be carrying a shopping bag or perhaps your child or grandchild; without basic core strength these […]

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Exercises | Training | wellbeing | workouts

Reasons to Join A Sports Club

Joining a sports club can have various benefits for an individual’s physical and mental health. Sports clubs not only provide a space and a time where you can be physically active, but also allow you to interact with others. Whether you decide to join football, kickboxing or even ultimate Frisbee, you will surely reap the […]

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Change It Up – Outdoor Gym Circuit

Summer is about to end, which means that whilst we still have beautiful, warmer mornings and fairly nice evenings to go outside and exercise, such as parks and fields, we should look to advantage of what the great outdoor space has to offer. We have 2 simple options – either we take our own fitness […]

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Exercises | wellbeing

Improving spinal posture at work

The spine, also known as the vertebral column, is typically called a column because it acts as a pillar for the whole body. It offers strength and stability for the whole body, allows movement to occur, as well as allowing different movements such as flexion, extension and rotation. For this reason it is very important […]

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Coaching | wellbeing

Why breakfast clubs are the ideal start to your child’s day

When rushing around in the morning, trying to get yourself and your kids ready can be struggle and sometimes breakfast gets put on a back burner. That’s why breakfast clubs were started to allow families with schedules that don’t fit with school timetables the chance to stay healthy and start their day right. Before school […]

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Nutrition | wellbeing

National Burger Day Recipe- Lamb and Mint Burgers

Lamb and Mint Burgers Ideal for a BBQ alternative, full of flavour and great served with a fresh Greek salad or a quick Bulgur wheat, tomato and cucumber side instead of a bun! 500g lamb mince 1/2 large red onion, grated 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped finely 1-2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 teaspoon dried oregano […]

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Nutrition | wellbeing

Defeating the Heat – Chilled Breakfast Idea

Eating healthy is important but eating in the warm weather can be a challenge. My breakfast idea is great for several reasons: – It is chilled and in the jar – cool and handy; – It has high protein content: natural yogurt, oats and nuts – It has fibre – apricots and ginger – It […]

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Nutrition | wellbeing

Unusual foods you may not have had before and their health benefits

There are a lot of unusual foods and drinks out there to discover so here’s a few together with the health benefits they come with for you to explore and add into your kitchen cupboard! Kombucha: Aids digestion and gut health, strengthens  immune system, contains acetic acid and polyphenols to aid weight loss, eases joint […]

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