on Monday, October 29th, 2018 in Health, Tips and Advice.
We all know that certain things affect your concentration levels. How engaging your task is, how much sleep you’ve had, whether you’ve anything else going on in your life drawing your focus… but did you also know that there are lots of vitamins that can boost your brain’s staying power and concentration? Here are the […]
on Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 in Health, Pain and Injury, Sports Injuries, Tips and Advice.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome This painful condition can affect anyone. You might feel pain or a tingling / numbness in the thumb and forefinger region and your thumb grip may also be weakened. Carpal tunnel syndrome is generally due to the irritation of the median nerve within the bones of the wrist (the carpal tunnel) and it’s irritation […]
on Monday, October 1st, 2018 in Cycling, Pain and Injury, Sports Injuries, Tips and Advice.
Cycling is ever-increasing in popularity and is a fantastic way to maintain your weight and boost your health. It is an intense cardio exercise for the whole body! However there are a lot of injuries that cycling can cause – for example around half of cyclists complain of neck pain. Musculoskeletal trauma and superficial […]
on Saturday, September 15th, 2018 in Running, Tips and Advice.
After an extremely hot summer we look set to have a colourful autumn and whilst these cooler temperatures are a blessing to many people it also means dressing differently. The key to dressing correctly is to remember that although you’ll start off cold, you’ll soon warm up but that also the opposite is true; when […]
on Saturday, September 15th, 2018 in Cycling, Tips and Advice.
With the summer sun cooling off and the wetter weather approaching – our top tips for cycling in the rain will ensure that you remain safe, comfortable and in control. 1. Find some mudguards As well as stopping water flying up your front and back, splashing your face and soaking you from the off, mudguards […]
on Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 in Health, Pain and Injury, Tips and Advice.
“Hah!” we hear you cry, “my sun lounger brings me nothing but relaxation and a decent tan!” well, we beg to differ. Read on to find out how you can avoid the other gift from your sun lounger: back pain! We know what it’s like, waiting all year, counting down the weeks, days, minutes! […]
on Friday, June 1st, 2018 in Health, Sports, Tips and Advice.
Summer is wonderful for a variety of reasons, not least because you can leave your house without wrapping up warm and get into running a little easier without fighting the elements! However there are still problems with running in the heat, with heatstroke being one of the three leading causes of sudden death in sports […]
on Friday, June 1st, 2018 in Pain and Injury, Tips and Advice.
We hear you! Flip flops are amazing, easy to slip on and off, a more exciting tan line and the joy of the breeze through your toes. But they can also be flipping awful! When a flip-flop goes rogue, accidents happen. If your foot slips out of your flip flop or you turn your ankle over […]
on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 in Health, Tips and Advice.
Cankles is the slang name for thick ankles and this odd-sounding nickname, popularised in the 2001 movie “Shallow Hal”, was intended as an insult and unfortunately the term stuck. If you feel you would like to show off slimmer and shapelier ankles this summer then there are things you can do! But first it’s important […]
on Thursday, April 12th, 2018 in New Parents, Tips and Advice.
When you have a baby you expect a certain amount of pain (particularly during all of that birth business!) but when they’re newborn you’re probably only lifting around 6 to 10 pounds & despite how precious this cargo is, it’s not too heavy in the grand scheme of things. However if we fast forward a year […]