Health

  • Five tips for better sleep

    Five tips for better sleep

    23 January 2021

    Rework your slumber routine and you might just get the rest you’re longing for… Lockdown might mean that you’ve changed your everyday schedule. Without the usual daily structure you’re accustomed to, and more time spent at home, you might feel…

  • Boost your mental fitness

    Boost your mental fitness

    21 January 2021

    F45 Trainer, Holly Balan, explains why exercise not only keeps you physically fit but mentally fit too… Engaging in exercise to look after our bodies is amazing, but we should not neglect what is arguably the most important organ in…

  • Exercise and your periods

    Exercise and your periods

    19 January 2021

    Should you rest or have an easy workout when you have your period, or can you still achieve your exercise goals? We asked three fitness professionals to reveal how they train around their cycles. Words: Sarah Sellens. ‘I dread having…

  • ‘I turned my health around’

    ‘I turned my health around’

    12 January 2021

    Lauren Johnson Reynolds is a backing singer-turned-homeopath, nutritionist and life coach and talks about launching her business in lockdown and finally finding balance. Words: Jo Ebsworth. ‘Touring as a professional singer with the likes of Rod Stewart, Rita Ora, Take That…

  • How To Eat Less Sugar

    How To Eat Less Sugar

    9 January 2021

    So, we all know sugar isn’t good for us but the problem is that sugar, often in large quantities is turning up in unexpected places, so it’s not always so easy to make the healthiest choices. Gudrun Jonsson, Author of…

  • Eat to avoid injury risk

    Eat to avoid injury risk

    2 January 2021

    A sensible training plan that allows for rest and which doesn’t overuse muscle groups is key to minimising your injury risk, but your diet also plays an important role. So, what should you eat to stay off the bench? Here…

  • How to be more positive in 2021

    How to be more positive in 2021

    1 January 2021

    It’s the start of a new year and it’s normally a time of year when many of us set ourselves new goals and challenges. Here’s how to feel positive about the new year. This year, you may be feeling a…

  • 7 savvy food swaps for the new year

    7 savvy food swaps for the new year

    29 December 2020

    Don’t make the same old diet-based New Year’s Resolutions when it comes to your health and wellness. Registered Nutritionist and Nutritional Therapist Kate Delmar-Morgan (BSc Hons, mBANT, rCNHC) has prepared seven savvy food swaps for the Institute for Optimum Nutrition that…

  • 9 Powerful herbs to combat your festive indulgences

    9 Powerful herbs to combat your festive indulgences

    28 December 2020

    It’s perfectly fine to treat yourself now and then, but if your body is struggling to cope with the excesses of Christmas, these herbs can help to balance you out.  The following ingredients can be added to your Christmas dishes…

  • Stay in shape over Christmas

    Stay in shape over Christmas

    25 December 2020

    Following a trying year, we’ll all be forgiven for wanting to indulge, but don’t be so quick to write December out of your fitness regime. It’s an important time to stay focused on your health and there are plenty of…