MENTAL HEALTH AND EXERCISE

MENTAL HEALTH AND EXERCISE

The importance of exercise for mental health has been well-documented, but how exactly does physical exercise improve and affect mental wellbeing? There have been numerous studies that have shown that exercise reduces stress and can help fight depression and anxiety....
Are gyms COVID-19 safe?

Are gyms COVID-19 safe?

Monday 12th April, gyms open their doors for the first time since early January much to the relief for those working in the industry. But are you safe from COVID-19 when exercising in a gym? Public Health England says there is no significant hotspot for infections in...
Keep fit at 50

Keep fit at 50

Over the hill? I don’t think so! Here are the best ways to keep fit at 50 (or above!). Society tells us that we need to expect a rapid decline in physical attributes as we age – and that this change is inevitable. As our years advance we begin to hear curious...
Stay fit and healthy to fight covid-19

Stay fit and healthy to fight covid-19

REDUCE YOUR RISK OF  BECOMING SEVERELY ILL As the world patiently waits to be vaccinated, staying fit and healthy gives us the best chance to fight covid-19. Regular exercise, alcohol reduction, quit smoking, eating healthy and ensuring 7-9 hours sleep per night are...
NEW YEAR TOP 5 DOS AND DON’TS

NEW YEAR TOP 5 DOS AND DON’TS

2021 is almost upon us and I have put together a list of top 5 dos and don’ts to a fitter healthy new year. TOP 5 NEW YEAR DOS FAST – Intermittent fasting is one of the best ways to increase insulin sensitivity and prevent type 2 diabetes. In addition, low...
WEIGHT LOSS & HORMONES

WEIGHT LOSS & HORMONES

THE HORMONE & WEIGHT LOSS STORY The same front story hits the news headlines – “obesity is on the increase”. But are we really tackling the problem of weight loss correctly. Rather than think calories, think hormones. During the 1980’s,...