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Wellness
What your sleeping position reveals

What your sleeping position reveals

We all know how important it is to get enough sleep. We know that to function well each and every day our body and mind needs those valuable hours to rest and repair. It really is one of the most important elements to maintain your wellbeing. While you may be getting...

Why Sociable Exercises Make You Fitter

Why Sociable Exercises Make You Fitter

Going to the gym on a regular basis can be a struggle. Whether you're busy at work or at home (or both), or you just can't drag yourself off your sofa to go running, there are hundreds of reasons why we put off exercise.   But still, exercise we must.   So, how can...

Connecting Mind & Body Through Breath

Connecting Mind & Body Through Breath

There is no denying our mind and body are fully connected. When we feel anxious and stressed we frequently experience non-specific aches, pains and tightness in the body. Here's an easy breathing technique to relieve stress and generally improve your mood. Box or...

Our Three Beliefs

Our Three Beliefs

We believe that Flexibilty, Strength and Balance are the cornerstones of optimum mental and physical wellbeing. To live a healthy life we need: Flexibility:  Maintaining and building mobility in the body ensures a wide range of motion in our joints and muscles...

Top Tips to staying active when life gets busy

Top Tips to staying active when life gets busy

The silly season is just around the corner so what better time to share our top tips to staying active when things start to get busy. 1. Anything is better than nothing. You may have planned to do that double class or go for a 10km run but that window of time just got...

Why We Need Resistance Exercise

Why We Need Resistance Exercise

We've all heard that doing resistance work is beneficial, whether it's using weights, resistance bands or our own bodies. But what parts of the body does it help? 1. Bones: Resistance exercise helps to build strong bones and with great bone density we can avoid...

An Interview with Lynne Robinson

An Interview with Lynne Robinson

A fascinating article about Lynne Robinson – Pilates guru, trainer and author, from The Telegraph UK. Lynne Robinson, 65, lives in a village called Leigh, near Tunbridge Wells, Kent with her husband, Leigh, a businessman. They have two grown children Rebecca, 39 and...

Are You Healthy The Size You’re At?

Are You Healthy The Size You’re At?

How you look in your favourite jeans or dress does not indicate whether your body (and mind) is healthy. It merely indicates that you are happy with your appearance in relation to the cultural norm.⠀Good health is about so much more than how you look but so often a...

Our 3 Top Tips to Maintain a Healthy Body

Our 3 Top Tips to Maintain a Healthy Body

Life is busy. It seems now we have less time than we did 10 years ago. So how do we maintain a healthy, active body and mind the older we get? It’s time to put a few key habits in place to ensure we maintain the healthy body and a strong, sharp mind. 1.  Maintain a...

Resilience

Resilience

We all know the importance of resilience but sometimes life throws a curveball and stops us in our tracks. So, is it possible to move on and how do we keep going? Stories abound of people who have experienced financial ruin, war zones, abuse, devastating grief or...

How to boost a sluggish metabolism

How to boost a sluggish metabolism

While we can't really change our basal metabolic rate (the rate at which our body uses energy for basic functions, eg, breathing, circulating blood around the body, regulating hormones etc), we do have a lot of impact on our overall metabolism. Movement and general...

How to Maximise your Energy Levels

How to Maximise your Energy Levels

Our energy levels can sometimes feel like a roller-coaster, especially at this time time of year. Here are our 6 top tips to help you maintain more energy to do the things you love:  1. East foods rich in iron We all need iron for the production of energy from...