Tips to manage stress at work

A little bit of stress is good for us. It keeps us on our toes, helps us rise to a challenge and can even act as a motivator. But, if you start to feel tired, anxious, irritable and unhappy, then it could be a sign that your stress levels are out of kilter. Studies have […]

Top Foods for Healthy Skin

Expensive lotions and creams may promise to give you silky smooth skin, but the best way to support your skin’s health starts from within. Choosing the right foods can leave your skin glowing, soft and supple, blemish free and may even slow down the aging process. Here are some top foods to include in your […]

Ditch the Scales to Lose Weight

Few bathrooms are without a set of scales, and if you’re trying to lose weight, chances are you’ll rely on scales to track your progress. Yet, it’s time to unmask the truth about these weighing machines, and reveal why ditching the scales could be the best move you make for your health. © Andrey Popov […]

Essential Guide to Protein Shakes

Protein shakes are all the rage amongst the keep-fit fraternity, but knowing when to take them, which type to choose and even how, or if, they’re beneficial are frequently asked questions. Here’s all the vital information you need to know about protein shakes. © Syda Productions / Adobe Stock   Importance of protein The body […]

How to Choose the Right Fitness Class

The variety of fitness classes on offer has exploded in recent years. That’s great news if you want to try something different, but not so good if you can’t decide what to go for! Here are some tips to help you choose a fitness class that is right for you. © Bojan / Adobe Stock […]

Confidence Tips for New Gym Goers

For the first-time gym goer, it can be daunting walking into a gym and getting to grips with the equipment. In fact, a survey found that one-in-three people felt too self-conscious to join a gym at all. Even when newbies found the courage to sign up, a third of them were too embarrassed to use […]

Boost your Health with a Skipping Rope

If you thought a skipping rope was just for school children, it’s time to think again. Skipping is one of the most effective, full-body workouts you can get – and it comes with a whole host of other benefits. © Drobot Dean / Adobe Stock   Calorie burning If you’re looking to lose weight, then […]

Gym versus Home Exercise

If you’ve decided to get fit, the next part is choosing where to get active. Should you take out a gym membership or would it be easier to exercise at home? There’s no right or wrong answer to this popular dilemma, but there are a few factors to consider that might help with your decision-making. […]

Surprising Symptoms Related to Stress

A recent survey found that 74% of Brits experienced stress that left them feeling unable to cope over the last year. As such a common problem, many of us recognise when we feel stressed. While stress symptoms such as worry, anxiety, headaches and sleeplessness are well-known, there are many other unusual or surprising symptoms related […]

What to Consider when Choosing a Personal Trainer

If you’re looking to get fit, then using a personal trainer could be the way forward. A personal trainer can devise a tailored exercise plan to meet your specific goals, while taking into account your current health and fitness levels. Personal trainers don’t come cheap, so it’s vital you get your money’s worth, but also […]