Bones form the structure of our body, helping us to move, lift and carry things. As a living tissue, looking after our bones is important to prevent fractures, falls and mobility issues.
Eating a calcium-rich diet and ensuring you get enough vitamin D is essential for good bone health, but exercising also plays a vital part in protecting and strengthening our skeletal mass. Regular exercise may even help to ward off the bone loss disease osteoporosis.
Continue reading “Top exercises to boost bone health”
Loneliness is something that most of us experience from time to time. Indeed, spending time by yourself can be a good thing. But, if lack of contact with others or feelings of isolation take hold, loneliness can become overwhelming, and may even harm your health.
Continue reading “Banish loneliness with these tips”
Sit-ups are one of the most popular exercises for toning the abdominal muscles, and, arguably, the one exercise that most of us learn to do first. Yet, despite our early introduction to this movement, many people fail to perform it correctly, which can lead to injuries. Here are some of the most common errors people make when doing sit-ups.
Continue reading “Common Sit-up Mistakes”
An exercise mat is an important part of your workout repertoire, so choosing one that offers comfort, support and safety is imperative. But, with so many different exercise mats in the shops, which one should you go for?
Continue reading “Things to Consider when Buying an Exercise Mat”
Wild swimming has become something of a talking point in recent years, as more and more people appreciate the mind and body benefits of taking a dip outdoors.
Continue reading “Benefits of Wild Swimming”
News stories frequently abound about the impact of eating meat on our health, the planet and animal welfare. But, if you’re not keen on going vegetarian, there are still ways that you can enjoy meat while taking an ethical stance.
Continue reading “How to Eat Meat Ethically”
Many people rate their backside as their least favourite part of their body. So, if you’re trying to get your booty into shape, here are some exercises that may help. Continue reading “Best Butt-busting Exercises”
There are lots of factors that influence sleep, with researchers concluding that what you eat plays a vital role in affecting slumber quality. If you want to sleep better, what foods should you focus on, and which should you avoid? Continue reading “Eat Better to Sleep Better: How Diet Impacts Sleep”
When it comes to the least favourite part of the body, the stomach is usually top of the list. One survey found that 77% of women are dissatisfied with their waistline, while four-out-of-five men dislike their beer bellies. Continue reading “Gain a Flat Stomach with these Top Workouts”
The popularity of fitness trackers has exploded in recent years, with around 20% of Brits now owning one. With their myriad of functions that monitor and promote good health, it’s no wonder these devices are currently taking the world by storm. Here’s why you might want to consider getting a fitness tracker yourself. Continue reading “Why get a Fitness Tracker?”