Jen Wilson, Nottingham Trent University and Athalie Redwood-Brown, Nottingham Trent University Walking is a great exercise for keeping your physical and mental health in check. But if you’re looking to give your daily walks a boost, you might want to give “rucking” a try. Rucking is a military term used to describe a march or hike with weight. This is commonly done using a weighted … Continue reading Using a backpack to increase the benefits of exercise
You don’t have to be a budding professional athlete to be hit by the psychological stress of a sports injury. Sure, broken bones might be the most obvious symptom, but there’s no doubt there’s an intense mental strain on you as you bid to recuperate and get back to the sport (and perhaps lifestyle) you once had. There are no right answers, but through today’s … Continue reading How to deal with the psychological strain of a sports injury
A good meal replacement shake can help you lose weight, stay in shape and get some extra nutrients in your diet. Meal replacement shakes are ready in minutes: simply stir them into your favorite drink or mix them in a blender with fruit, seeds and vegetables. You can drink a glass in the morning or pour it in a tumbler for a healthy lunch replacement. … Continue reading Top Meal Replacement Shakes 2021
It never goes wrong. Everyone always asks me the question, If you could only train with one for the rest of your life, which would you use: dumbbells or barbells”? Okay, in my world I don’t have to pick, but in the great dumbbell vs barbells debate I will always give my answer. While both dumbbells and barbells have their own pros, I don’t think … Continue reading Dumbbells vs Barbells – Which One is the Winner?
One of the first decisions a new mum has to make is whether to breastfeed. Breastfeeding exclusively for the first six months is strongly recommended by many medical experts, but breastfeeding rates are still quite low. There are some mums who can’t breastfeed, for several different reasons. While there are others that choose not to for personal reasons. If you’re as yet undecided, this article … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Breastfeeding for Both Mum and Baby
Since the whole world is locked down due to unexpected corona viruses outbreack, we are being locked out at home. We find sufficient time to keep our body in track. There are certain lifestyle changes to be made to get more productive results. These changes may reflect in future but are steady in nature. In the morning, the diversity of our surrounding areas is quiet … Continue reading How can we chill and heal our whole body during the COVID-19 lock-down?
Spring is here! As the days get longer and we awaken from our winter hibernation, we begin to see the possibilities of the season ahead. Spring is a time of new beginnings when we clean out the old and prepare for what lies ahead. At this time, many of us turn our attention to our health- often to lose the few extra kilos we’ve acquired … Continue reading Eat4wellness – Move4wellness – Think4wellness
Veganism is becoming increasingly popular all over the world. Whether we’re cutting out dairy, trying to eat less meat, or picking up some compost bags for growing our own fresh produce, the vegan diet is undoubtedly gaining popularity and good press. Thousands of British people have chosen to introduce some aspects of the vegan diet without going fully vegan, in fact, just 14 per cent … Continue reading Has veganism had an impact on farming?
Cannabidiol, or CBD as its often referred to, has become increasingly popular over recent years. Derived from the hemp plant (a relative of the marijuana plant), CBD is a natural chemical compound linked to improving physical and mental health. If you’re interested in finding out more about Cannabidiol why not check out our brief guide to buying CBD in the UK? Why Is CBD Popular? … Continue reading A Guide to Buying CBD in the UK
Choosing the right sports bra is very important for every woman of every size and shape. It is important to make sure you find the right size of the sports bra to have adequate support so you can lead an active life without any discomfort. For living a comfortable life and with the best performance it is important to match sports bra with the kind … Continue reading How to Find the Right Sports Bra & Why Are Sports Bras Important
So you’ve hit a wall, premature mid-life crisis or you just have the fear, either way we all get to a point in life where we think, you know what I’m not actually sure where I’m going. There’s no shame in admitting the road ahead isn’t entirely clear. In fact self reflection is something we should all practise to ground us now and again, when … Continue reading How to combat an existential crisis
When most people think of video games, they think of sedentary activities. Video games are often associated with unhealthy pursuits. Even with the success of the Wii Fit and the Nintendo Switch Fitness Bundle, few others saw opportunities to turn video games into exercise. Enter — virtual reality fitness. Innovative virtual reality technology companies have seen a mass market appeal for video games that combine … Continue reading VR Fitness: The 5 Best VR Fitness Workouts of 2019
Erectile Dysfunction can be quite a taboo subject for males and partners. The stigma surrounding impotence is one of embarrassment and a threat to manhood. However, ED is not often an issue with sex drive but either underlying medical or psychological conditions. In fact, there any many myths surrounding the causes and treatment of ED and we have highlighted some below. Erectile Dysfunction Only Affects … Continue reading 4 Myths Surrounding Erectile Dysfunction
In Australia, unless you’ve been living under a rock, you should be aware that Medicare doesn’t cover dental. Therefore, it’s up to the individual to arrange their own. Of course, the other option is to pay out of pocket should an issue arise. However, with teeth and jaw complications costing astronomical sums in Australia (think tens of thousands of dollars for surgery), leaving it to … Continue reading 5 Tips for Finding an Affordable Dental Plan
As we get older, we’ll all develop aches, pains, and other conditions that limit our movement. In general, people become less mobile as they age, and suffer from conditions such as arthritis. This can have a significant impact on quality of life and leave an elderly person feeling incapacitated and alone. In these cases, it’s very important to have a support network upon which to … Continue reading 6 Benefits of Chiropractic Care for the Elderly