November 22, 2017

Is walking really classed as exercise?

Walking

The top five reasons why walking really IS the best exercise!

By Hannah E. Whitcombe

 

Research reveals that walking for just 15-30 minutes may be all the exercise it takes to help you drop pounds, fight disease and improve your mental health! It also shows that it may even help to save your life!!

So, what are the main benefits associated with a daily stroll and is it really comparable to more vigorous forms of exercise?

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January 24, 2017

Isn’t running bad for your joints?

Top Tips for the New Runner

By Hannah E. Whitcombe

Running (at any pace or distance) has been shown to increase weight loss, improve muscle tone, regulate sleep, increase stamina and improve our mental health. So, with all the benefits that running has to offer, why aren’t more of us getting involved?

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December 6, 2016

Are there any health benefits to massage?

Sports Massage in Ealing

The Therapeutic Effects of Massage 

By Hannah E. Whitcombe 

Both deep tissue and sports massage  use stronger techniques to target deeper layers of tissue. Therefore, the therapeutic effects far exceed those associated with a relaxing alternative. As well as using traditional techniques, working on trigger points (commonly known as knots), aids to relax the muscles and free-up the joints. So, what are the main benefits associated with a deep tissue massage?

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August 24, 2016

Are you getting enough?

The Surprising Benefits of Vitamin D

By Hannah E. Whitcombe  

Vitamin D  is often referred to as ‘The Sunshine Vitamin’ as it is produced in the skin in response to direct sunlight. It is often prescribed to promote healthy bones and prevent the development of osteoporosis.  But, there may be far more to it! 

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August 18, 2016

Is sitting the new smoking?

The Dangers of Excess Sitting 

By Hannah E. Whitcombe

Are you taking regular breaks from your desk throughout the day? Chances are, you are not! It has been revealed that the majority of us let an average of 3 or 4 hours pass by without even getting up to take a quick toilet break, and almost half of us admit to regularly having lunch ‘Al Desko’. But what is this prolonged sitting really doing to our health and is it really that bad?

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