Health

  • Beat your diet enemies

    Beat your diet enemies

    1 October 2020

    Struggling to lose weight? Bloated all the time? Food intolerance could be to blame discovers Louise Pyne. Whether you’re going gluten-free or ditching dairy – cutting out food groups has become an almost integral feature of the modern-day diet. Almost…

  • Better sleep before your period

    Better sleep before your period

    25 September 2020

    Just before having a period, many women experience sore backs, hot flushes and the odd mood swing, some of which are induced or enhanced when combined with poor quality of sleep. With one-third* of women in the UK saying their…

  • How to combat ‘decision fatigue’

    How to combat ‘decision fatigue’

    24 September 2020

    Do you struggle to make decisions or go over things in your mind too much? Here’s how to combat the problem and be more decisive… We can all relate to a situation where we have been tired, stressed or generally…

  • Six ways to boost exercise motivation

    Six ways to boost exercise motivation

    23 September 2020

    Today is National Fitness Day and during these challenging times, we all know that exercise will make us feel better mentally as well as physically. Regular exercise has been shown to boost mood and emotional wellbeing and has been recommended…

  • ‘Your Best Year Yet’ launches to get more women active

    ‘Your Best Year Yet’ launches to get more women active

    20 September 2020

    Fitness app Her Spirit has launched its campaign, ‘Your Best Year Yet’, to inspire women to make healthy lifestyle changes during this time of inactivity and growing mental health problems. ThisGirlCan’s powerful advertising campaign highlighted the importance of exercise to…

  • Solutions for better sleep

    Solutions for better sleep

    18 September 2020

    Having trouble nodding off at night? Or perhaps you fall asleep easily but regularly find yourself wide awake at 4am. Eve Boggenpoel suggests what you can do about it. If life since lockdown has seen you missing out on shut-eye,…

  • Avoid getting injured at work

    Avoid getting injured at work

    16 September 2020

    In 2018-19 the UK had 581,000 self-reported cases of workers being a victim of non-fatal work-related injuries. Imagine how frustrated you’d be if you had to stop exercising due to an injury sustained at work. With this in mind, the…

  • How to exercise safely in hot weather

    How to exercise safely in hot weather

    14 September 2020

    Steven Virtue, Fitness Content and Programming Manager at Total Fitness, the North’s leading mid-market health club, shares five tips for exercising safely in soaring temperatures. Whether taking advantage of the warmer weather to enjoy a run or cycle in your…

  • Why poor gut health can affect your mindset

    Why poor gut health can affect your mindset

    11 September 2020

    Did you know that poor gut health can affect your mental health and wellbeing? Rosie Weston, Nutritional Therapist and CNM graduate explains. Poor gut health shows in a wide variety of symptoms which may not appear related – from bad…