Health

  • Gyms are to reopen in England on 25th July

    Gyms are to reopen in England on 25th July

    9 July 2020

    Missed your gym? Your patience has paid off… gyms, indoor pools and sports facilities in England will be able to reopen from 25th July and outdoor pools from 11th July. Social distancing measures will apply with equipment spaced out and…

  • Walking for weight loss

    Walking for weight loss

    4 July 2020

    If you can’t run due to the high impact nature of running causing problems with your joints, or you simply don’t enjoy it, walking is a great way to burn fat. Provided you do it regularly (four times a week…

  • Eat the right food for exercise

    Eat the right food for exercise

    3 July 2020

    If you regularly work out, getting the right balance of carbs, protein, fats, vitamins and water is vital. We reveal the best foods to eat before and after exercise. Energy for exercise Carbohydrates (glucose) are the quickest and easiest form…

  • Health and fitness are becoming more important

    Health and fitness are becoming more important

    2 July 2020

    British people are placing greater emphasis on health and exercise since the Covid-19 pandemic, but as gyms remain closed for the foreseeable future, almost half of British adults are still exercising more than they were before social distancing measures were…

  • 12 of the best foods to help balance blood sugar levels

    12 of the best foods to help balance blood sugar levels

    24 June 2020

    Dr Sarah Brewer has compiled this list of foods that balance blood sugar levels which are beneficial for anyone who wants to feel more energised and also useful for someone with type 2 diabetes.   Almonds A good source of…

  • Gyms not allowed to reopen on the 4th July

    Gyms not allowed to reopen on the 4th July

    24 June 2020

    Yesterday the government announced the reopening of pubs and restaurants on the 4th July but not indoor gyms and leisure facilities. If you were fully expecting your local gym to reopen on 4th July, you may be disappointed by the…

  • 4 top tips for working from home

    4 top tips for working from home

    23 June 2020

    If you’ve spent a big chunk of your working life commuting to an office or business and interacting with colleagues, it must be very strange to have to adjust to working from home. Motivating yourself and focusing on key tasks…

  • Foods with hidden sugars

    Foods with hidden sugars

    21 June 2020

    Curb your sugar intake by getting wise to foods with hidden sugars. You may be surprised at some of the culprits on this list compiled by Dr Sarah Brewer.  Low Fat Yogurt A low fat fruit yogurt may have added…

  • Spotting the possible signs of cancer

    Spotting the possible signs of cancer

    19 June 2020

    How clued up are you when it comes to spotting the possible signs of cancer? A recent survey has found that many Brits need educating on symptoms commonly associated with the disease. More than 24,000 cases of cancer have gone…

  • ASICS London 10K launches new virtual race

    ASICS London 10K launches new virtual race

    16 June 2020

    Run United This Summer By Completing The Solo 10K Challenge. The ASICS London 10K has launched a brand new, free virtual race to motivate runners of all ages and abilities across the country to stay active this summer. Every summer, thousands of…