Tips On How To Stay Hydrated In The Heat

Tips On How To Stay Hydrated In The Heat

Summer’s here – and we’ve been having some sunshine, haven’t we? Hot weather carries its own risks, as we all know. But for most of us, our bodies naturally balance the quantity of fluid we lose and the amount we take in, so there’s no need to obsess about consuming a ‘standard’ 6-8 glasses of…

How Can You Help Your Heart?

How Can You Help Your Heart?

Your heart always needs some love. Weighing less than a pound, the heart is responsible for pumping blood around your body, transmitting nutrients and oxygen, maintaining blood pressure and carrying away unwanted carbon dioxide. Cardiovascular health is essential at any age, so here are some easy ways you can maintain a happy heart, while reducing…

7 Reasons Why You Should Start Cycling

7 Reasons Why You Should Start Cycling

Summer is here, and it’s time to get outside and enjoy it! With warmer weather around the corner, there will be an increase in outdoor sport activities. This week is National Bike Week 2022 and cycling is a great way to improve your cardiovascular health as well as maintain muscle tone and improve knee and…

Strength Training For Over-50s

Strength Training For Over-50s

What happens to muscles as we age? As we get older our muscles lose strength and power. And they lose it up to eight times faster than they lose muscle mass. In other words we get weaker but we don’t look weaker. We often think aerobic-type exercise like walking, cycling or swimming is better than…

Seven top tips for better walking

Seven top tips for better walking

Do we really need to walk 10,000 steps a day? Well no, because this number has no real research backing it up. Actually it was a Japanese manufacturer who came up with it in 1965 when they made a device called the Manpo-kei which translates to the 10,000 steps meter. It was marketing, not health…

Low Impact Exercise For Bad Backs And Knees

Low Impact Exercise For Bad Backs And Knees

A good workout doesn’t have to include jumping or jogging to be effective. In fact, high impact exercises can be jarring on the body or joints, placing you at greater risk of injuries. If it’s right for you, low impact exercises can improve your fitness and health, without causing harm to your joints. Who benefits…

How to Beat Winter Fatigue

How to Beat Winter Fatigue

The nights are still long, temperatures have plummeted and Covid is not fully behind us yet. From shorter days with less sunlight, changes in hormones and potential nutritional deficiencies, there are so many factors that can contribute to feelings of exhaustion at this time of the year. But here are a few simple ways to…

Design a Year of Abundant Health

Design a Year of Abundant Health

Movement Is Essential Designing a year of abundant health starts with ensuring you’re setting SMART goals and taking proactive daily steps to help your body function at its best. Motion is life. Movement and exercise are the essential foundations to living your best life. Not only does motion help you feel better physically – research…

The Power of Your Health Potential

The Power of Your Health Potential

Beyond Belief? “Your body’s ability to heal is greater than anyone has permitted you to believe.” Not only is that quote inspiring and thought-provoking, but we see the power of health and holistic healing in action every day in our practice in Brighton. Your body truly does have an incredible innate ability to adapt, change…

Creating SMART Goals for Better Health

Creating SMART Goals for Better Health

New Year, New Goals A new year has come again, and that means it’s time to revisit and renew your goals for better health. There’s no better time to evaluate your health, assess your wellness and to start making healthy changes. Goal setting may not be the easiest thing to do but setting SMART goals…