Health

  • Five signs you might be dehydrated

    Five signs you might be dehydrated

    9 September 2020

    How often do you drink water during the day? Recent research, by Actiph Water found that 90 per cent of Brits are not drinking the NHS recommended six to eight glasses of fluids per day, with 20 per cent often…

  • Combat stress and anxiety

    Combat stress and anxiety

    8 September 2020

    Has anxiety over the events of 2020 been getting the better of you lately? You’re certainly not alone but there are things you can do to manage your anxiety and reduce your stress levels. GP Juliet McGrattan has some advice.…

  • How to beat stress with exercise (and not overdo it)

    How to beat stress with exercise (and not overdo it)

    31 August 2020

    David Wiener, Training Specialist at AI-based fitness and lifestyle coaching app Freeletics explains how exercise can alleviate stress, but also reveals how to ensure you don’t overdo it. Many people exercise to reduce stress. Why is it effective from a…

  • Cancer Research launches ‘A Very 2020 Race for Life’

    Cancer Research launches ‘A Very 2020 Race for Life’

    27 August 2020

    Cancer Research UK is encouraging people to sign up to a 5k event on 26 September, called ‘A Very 2020 Race for Life’, and raise money for life-saving research. As the mass Race for Life event series has been cancelled…

  • CNM Health Coach Diploma Course Receives Recognition

    CNM Health Coach Diploma Course Receives Recognition

    26 August 2020

    Would you like to learn more about how to improve your health and manage your nutrition and general wellbeing? The College of Naturopathic Medicine runs a range of courses, including nutrition, herbal medicine, acupuncture and homeopathy. Its Health Coach Diploma…

  • Six ways to feel less anxious

    Six ways to feel less anxious

    20 August 2020

    Worry and anxiety have increased significantly in the UK since the pandemic, with 30 per cent of Brits reporting a deterioration in their mental health, according to Nuffield Health. Women’s Fitness Editor Christina Neal shares her top tips for reducing…

  • How natural is a plant-based diet?

    How natural is a plant-based diet?

    17 August 2020

    Is a plant-based diet as natural as you think it is? It may not be, according to new research. Four in 10 consumers think plant-based foods only contain natural ingredients – despite many products containing ‘man-made’ additives. Researchers polled 2,000…

  • How to stop comfort eating

    How to stop comfort eating

    15 August 2020

    Break free from an emotional eating cycle and discover how to carve out a healthy relationship with food, says nutritionist Louise Pyne.  Food has the power to induce feelings of happiness but when we are tempted to eat for reasons…

  • Intermittent fasting – is it a good idea?

    Intermittent fasting – is it a good idea?

    14 August 2020

    Intermittent Fasting (often referred to as ‘IF’) has become increasingly popular in recent years. You may well have tried it yourself or may know someone who has. But is IF just the latest ‘here-today-gone-tomorrow’ fad diet, or does it offer…

  • Why you should strength train

    Why you should strength train

    13 August 2020

    Women’s Fitness spoke to Megan Davies, Beachbody On Demand Super Trainer and Creator of training programme, Clean Week to find out more about the benefits of strength training. Strength training is an essential part of overall health and fitness because…