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BackCare Awareness Week - Three easy steps to prevent back pain

It’s BackCare Awareness Week (7th-11th October), and we believe that it is always a good time to learn to protect yourself from back pain and restore natural everyday movement to your life

3 easy ways to form healthier habits (and break the bad ones)

We all have bad habits. But according to research from OnePoll.com (and reported in The Independent), the average adult will attempt to stop their bad habit twice a year. What’s more, six in 10 of the 2,000 people surveyed revealed that they have never been able to quit.

6 forms of Physiological Stress (exercising less can produce better results!)

There are 6 major stressors which effect the body. Under a lot of stress, our bodies aren't able to repair properly and we won't be able to achieve our weight-loss or fitness goals. Sometimes less is more; sometimes the key is to identify when we are under a lot of stress and reduce the intensity of our exercise to give our bodies the space they need to perform well. These are the 6 physiological stressors and how they relate to exercise.

Exercising efficiently - 3 steps to make the most of your workout

Finding time to squeeze in some exercise can be tough. With a busy schedule, time is of the essence. With that in mind, we need to exercise as efficiently as we can. So whether you’re focusing on strength, cardio - or something else - here’s our 3 step plan to make the most of your workout.

How to stay hydrated (and why it’s important) - National Hydration Day - June 23rd

Feeling tired, dizzy or dried out? This doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re getting sick; you might be dehydrated.

Standing up for saturated fat - BNF Healthy Eating Week

Fat, including saturated fat, gets the blame for increased the risk of coronary heart disease, high LDL cholesterol levels, contributing to blood vessel blockage, and increased body fat. It’s no wonder that after hearing these risks, many people chose to a diet that’s low in saturated fat. But that’s not the whole story.

How to get a cardio workout from the sauna (that’s right)

More than just a warm room, there’s nothing quite like the experience of a sauna. The crackling stove against those rustic, wooden walls - plus that unmistakable aroma - create a surreal and invigorating experience.

Quick and easy morning meditations (for the time poor)

Sometimes, it can feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the day. And not to work either - but simply just to be.

Keeping up with the grandkids – why staying active over 50 is easier now than ever

It’s no secret that regular exercise improves both physical and psychological wellbeing, reducing the risk of diabetes, heart disease and mental illness.

Six stages of wellness, and how to win at them

When you hear the word self-care, what do you think of? Eating a diet full of nutritious, healthy food or time out from your day to meditate or exercise?

Four ways to prioritise your wellbeing (because it’s OK to be selfish!)

In this digital age, achieving the perfect work-life balance is easier said than done. Thanks to the advances of modern technology, we’re constantly on the go and plugged in 24/7.