Whether you sit at a desk all day or have found yourself spending too much time on the sofa during lockdown, your posture may have been neglected, leaving you with aches and pains in your back. Bad posture can cause not only uncomfortable pain but it can also make you look slouched and therefore appear slightly shorter. With some exercises to strengthen your stabilising muscles, you can transform your shape to appear taller and slimmer, as well as freeing your back from unnecessary tension caused by hunching over. You can... Read More
Keeping active is the best medicine for boosting your mental health and making you feel good. Going for walks, jogs or even just doing an exercise routine in your home can break up the days and release feel good hormones into your body. Below are some easy and accessible ways to keep fit, healthy, and, most of all, positive! – Get Out in the Fresh Air Whether you choose to go for a walk or a jog, getting outside can do wonders for your mood. The fresh air, natural light,... Read More
Between fitness bloggers, Instagram influencers, and self-proclaimed “gurus”, there is a lot of information out there about exercise but unfortunately not all of what you hear will be true. We’re going to delve into some of these “perceived truths” and debunk them. Once you’ve read this article you’ll be able to start working out smarter, not harder. – – Myth 1: You can focus on losing fat off a specific area on your body Also referred to as spot training, this is the idea that working one area of your... Read More
Whether you’re worried about going back to the gym or there simply isn’t capacity to visit, you can still get your sufficient dose of exercise right in your own home. From running to push-ups, there are plenty of bodyweight exercises you can get your teeth stuck into that will get your blood pumping and make you feel fitter and healthier. You can also incorporate dumbbell, kettle bell or barbell weights to these routines for more intensity if you have them available. When working out any body part, make sure you’re... Read More
If you’re aiming to get fitter but find that a gym membership doesn’t financially or logistically fit your lifestyle, there’s no need for this to get in the way of your goals. The great outdoors offers somewhere that you can get your heart pumping without needing to spend a penny! We’ve put together a list of the benefits of exercising outdoors – and you may even find that what nature has to offer far outweighs the comforts of a gym. – – Saves the Pennies It’s no secret that being... Read More
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving” – Albert Einstein Worrying, stressing, and feeling low can be exhausting. When you’re not feeling at your best or your mental health is struggling, even getting out of bed can be daunting. Your mental wellbeing and physical health are very closely linked so if one is suffering, it’s very common for the other to be impacted as well. Your mental and physical health can be interdependent; therefore, it’s important that you keep active to attain positive... Read More
Have you heard of magnetic bracelets before? We’re not talking about the old-fashioned copper kind either but the unique and edgy Bioflow Sport. Its sleek and cool design certainly makes this wristband stand out from the crowd; worn by some of the best golfing professionals in the world, the Bioflow Sport has a global following with thousands of people benefiting from its unique technology every day. Today, we’re taking a look at why golfers specifically may benefit from the magnet therapy contained in this smart piece of wrist wear.
Times are changing in the world of commuting. As pollution increases and getting to work becomes more frustrating and expensive, the need for a cheaper, cleaner, and more sustainable travel solution gets more important every day – and a strong contender for this is the electric bike.
A recent study that looked at 150,000 British adults between the ages of 40 and 69, and compared the health between cyclists with motorists, suggests that swapping your car for a cycle during your daily commute to work can bring considerable health benefits.
Studies conducted into Alzheimer’s disease has shown that regular cardiovascular exercise can be a great tool to help protect the brain and possibly delay the onset of Alzheimer’s symptoms. Activities such as running can offer an effective method of slowing down the progression of the disease.