Discover the perfect gift for health enthusiasts this Christmas with our curated list of the best value heart rate monitors. Monitor your fitness journey effectively with precision and affordability. Choose from a range of cutting-edge devices that blend advanced technology with budget-friendly options. Give the gift of health this holiday season with our top picks for heart rate monitors, ensuring your loved ones can track their progress and achieve their fitness goals seamlessly. Elevate their well-being with the ideal Christmas present that combines value, accuracy, and innovation in one sleek package.
Discover the inspiring journey of Ching, a triumphant rower who, at 60, with her doubles partner, Caroline Roofe, and racing for Bradford-on-Avon Rowing Club secured victory in the WE2x category at the Pairs Head. Fuelled by a meticulously crafted 12-week training plan, Ching’s win showcases the power of dedication, strategy, and the joy of achieving goals in the world of competitive rowing.
At 54, I run because it keeps me healthy and invigorated, both physically and mentally. Running has become my sanctuary, a way to stay active, maintain my fitness, and enjoy the beauty of the world around me. It’s a practice that reminds me that age is just a number, and the benefits it brings to my well-being are immeasurable.
Discover the art of mindful living. ‘Every Breath You take, Every Move You Make’ dives into a world of rejuvenating breathing techniques and exercises that empower your body and soul. Uncover the secrets to a healthier, more vibrant life with every breath you take and every move you make.
The WRIC 2024 Prague 23/24 Feb. Entries open.
Junior racing Saturday 10th February 2024
Tasty oatmeal protein energy balls to restock your protein levels after a good workout.
Irish Indoor Rowing Champs 20th January 2024
Racing 9th December at the NEC Birmingham.
Racing Saturday 25th November
Cold water therapy involves exposing the body to cold water or ice to reap various health benefits. This practice can reduce muscle soreness, improve circulation, and enhance overall recovery. Many athletes and individuals turn to cold water therapy for its rejuvenating effects on both body and mind.
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UPF’s are industrialised formulations with a high content of additives, preservatives, and refined ingredients. UPF’s often contain low nutritional value and are associated with potential negative health effects when consumed in excess.
Examples of UPF’s include sugary snacks, fast food, processed meats, and packaged desserts.
And with clever marketing and crafty food processing, you can end up wanting more and more whilst believing you are eating a healthy diet.
A Korean fermented pickle that helps your gut microbiome and overall health.
Summer is finally here and exercising in the great outdoors is a wonderful way to destress and enjoy nature. But have you ever wondered how much sun you should be exposing your skin to. Sunshine – Friend or Foe will answer your concerns for a safe and productive sunshine workout.
Inside Indoor is packed full of indoor rowing info.
Delicious wholesome natural rhubarb and ginger crumble muffins courtesy of Joy Skipper, registered nutritionist, food and health writer specialising in nutrition to support sport and exercise, especially for those still training or competing in later years as well as gut health and menopause.
Research tells us that aerobic capacity (VO2max) declines with age. So what should we do as we age to slow the decline? We need to focus on aerobic capacity workouts in our training. Also known as HIIT, the uncomfortable stuff.
The benefits reaped from high intensity workouts will allow your ageing body to become more efficient and effective. You’ll be able to deliver and use more oxygen to create energy in the working muscles and will slow down the ageing process.
100m, 500m, 2k and a 60 minute race for metres on Saturday 8th April – online.
Making your own granola ensures you control the amount of sugar in your bowl of healthy cereal.
Many supermarket granola cereals contain large amounts of sugars and other unhealthy fillers to ensure maximum profit with sub-standard ingredients. Follow this recipe and enjoy a bowl of natural healthy nourishing granola.
Could this be the end of fad diets and obsessive calorie-counting? The ‘magic’ comes in the shape of a new injectable weight-loss drug containing the active ingredient, semaglutide. Referred to in the press as a ‘game changer’, it’s been used with evidence of weight loss by celebrities, such as billionaire Elon Musk, and been the talk of Hollywood.
Mixing grains, legumes and pulses is a great way for vegetarian athletes to acquire all the essential amino acids that the body needs.
This recipe includes a great mix of all the essential amino acids, plus a rainbow of vegetables to provide an abundance of vitamins, minerals and fibre.