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Much as we hate to admit it, once we hit our 50s, our bodies don’t work as well as they did during our teens, 20s, and 30s. The risk of injury is higher, and we have to be more careful with how we train. By the age of 50 and over, most people will have developed at least one (minor to chronic) health problem. As you age, your body isn’t able to run as smoothly, and health problems are the primary consequence of getting older. Read on...
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This Month Is National Walking Month which is taking place in May 2018 with the purpose During May to see as many people as possible give walking everyday journeys a go, and there are loads of ways to take part. This is to help raise awareness and encourage people to walk more of the health benefits of walking. This campaign is run by a UK charity Living Streets.
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On Your Feet Britain

25 Apr 2018

Take part in the national day when workers across Britain unite together and participate in a variety of fun and simple activities to #SitLess and #MoveMore at work on Friday 27th April 2018 and spread the word on social media to show your support for the campaign and raise awareness.
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Physical activity can improve your health and wellbeing as well as reduce the risk of developing several diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. Physical activity and exercise can have immediate and long-term health benefits. Most importantly, regular activity can improve your quality of life. A minimum of 30 minutes a day can allow you to enjoy these benefits.
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It is advised to do these workouts three days of the week with at least one days rest in between each to allow your muscles to recover. Make sure you are hydrated and eat the right amount of nutrients to be well prepared for the workout. When the workout is finished, be sure to keep yourself hydrated in order to replace any fluids lost during the workout. Read on to find out more...
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This article will outline a definition of metabolism, the best foods that may help to increase your metabolism. There are also methods in which you exercise that are important for boosting metabolism and general healthy lifestyle. Read on to find out more about how to boost your metabolism...
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Whether you are a body builder, a professional athlete or simply exercising to improve your health, sports nutrition plays a key role in optimising the beneficial effects of physical activity. Making better decisions with your nutrition and hydration can result in improved performance, recovery and injury prevention. Read on to find out more...
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This article outlines useful advice and tips on how to stay active and motivated during the winter season.
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This article discusses the topic of asthma including a definition, the risk factors, symptoms and treatments available to help manage the condition. Asthma is a very common long term health condition and around 5.4 million people are diagnosed with asthma in the UK.
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Obesity Blog

16 Oct 2017

Obesity is a condition where a person has accumulated a high amount of body fat having a negative effect on their health. Obesity is a chronic condition defined by an excess amount of body fat. Obesity is best defined using Body Mass Index (BMI) which is calculated using a person’s height and weight. A BMI of 18.5-24.9 is considered normal weight, a BMI of 25-29.9 is considered overweight, and a BMI of over 30 is considered obese.
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