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Ease Back Into Working Out Post COVID-19


Working Out Post COVID There are some things to think about when you’re easing back into a working out post COVID. Here are 11 things to keep in mind as you kick-start.   1. Don’t overdo it right away. Doing too much too soon can overwhelm you mentally. A rigorous routine may eventually feel like too …



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How to Lift Weights at Home: A Beginner’s Guide


Body weight exercises are great for maintaining strength gains or focusing more on muscular and cardio-respiratory endurance. But if your goal is to add strength or muscle mass, using the added resistance of weights is essential. When you use weights, you are actually breaking down the muscle fibers. When they repair themselves, they become stronger …



7 Tips for keeping fit at home during COVID-19


Here are our top ways you can keep fit during COVID-19: Stepping up Swapping pavements for carpeted stairs at home doesn’t sound too bad does it? The stairs don’t limit you to only up and down’ exercises either. Get creative! You can even use your bottom stair to complete exercises such as raised push-ups, dips …



Nutrition and Hydration

Nutrition and Hydration Week 2020


Its purpose is to bring people together to create energy, focus and fun in order to highlight and educate people on the value of food and drink in maintaining health and well being in health and social care. Organisations from around the world and from all areas of health and social care take part and …



stress eating

How to Deal with Stress Eating


Food makes us feel good in the moment – there’s no debate about that. And there’s nothing wrong with reaching for something to eat to make us feel better – because really, it DOES make us feel better! Stress eating makes us eat more than we need to because we’re not eating when we’re hungry. …



Walk your Dog

Walk your Dog Month 2020


With obvious health benefits for both you and your dog(s), this awareness month is a great way to help dust off the January blues, get out and about, meet other dog walkers and improve your own and your dogs well being.   In a 2017 clinical survey carried out by the Association of Pet Obesity …



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10 Ways To Have A Healthier Christmas


Christmas is notoriously a time to indulge, but this isn’t a green light to overindulge! You can still enjoy all the festivities of the season and get through the Christmas period without too much impact on your health. Try our top 10 tips for a healthy Christmas.



Keep Motivated

5 Ways to Keep Motivated in the Winter


Keep Motivated Training and staying motivated during winter can be both a challenge and an opportunity. A challenge because the weather is cooler and the daylight hours are less, but also an opportunity because you can continue to progress towards your health and fitness goals, while everyone else is still slowing down! 1. Workout with …



Challenge

October Fitness Challenge!


We are challenging our class participants and online readers to a monthly fitness challenge for October. It’s a name your own challenge but this time, the goal is to do some type of workout 10 minutes a day for 10 days in a row. It all starts Sunday, October 22nd and goes through Tuesday, October 31st. You pick …



Healthy Kids

Tips to get Kids back in the Health Groove at School


Get bedtimes on track Studies have shown a correlation between hours of sleep and students’ ability to focus in school. Pediatrician Susanna Block, MD, says that the best way to get your children on a school sleep schedule is to start gradually and create a routine. Successfully in the routine of a school sleep schedule …



Summer Body

5 Steps to Keeping a Healthy Summer Body


When dieting, we tend to shift our focus away from health and onto weight, calories and fat content instead. This is a reminder that nothing make your body any more ready for summer than it is right now. Yes, RIGHT now. We’ve got some tips for you… Not to lose weight or change your appearance, but …



After a Workout

5 things you should always do after a Workout!


There are a few things you should do after every workout if you make progress and reduce injury. Try adding these steps to your rotuine after a workout and see if you notice a difference! What to do after a workout Using a post-workout routine helps you to recover and helps you notice results faster too! …