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Self-Care – Looking After Yourself Between Massages

Self-Care – Looking After Yourself Between Massages

Wouldn’t it be amazing if we could have a massage every day of the week? Sadly, most of us don’t have the time or the money to indulge in quite such a regular massage routine, but we can make the most of massage treatments by taking care of ourselves in between...

5 Ways to Relieve Sciatic Nerve Pain

5 Ways to Relieve Sciatic Nerve Pain

Ever wake up with unexplained shooting pains or pins and needles from your posterior down to your feet? Or do you suffer from nagging lower back pain that spreads downward and won’t seem to quit no matter what you do? If so, you could be dealing with sciatic nerve...

Cardio vs. Strength Training

Cardio vs. Strength Training

Like fish and chips, and Ant and Dec, cardio and strength training are a classic combination. Every good fitness regime contains both.   Long gone are the days when men pumped iron in the gym while the ladies in headbands and leotards did grapevines and...

How To Get Fit For Free

How To Get Fit For Free

What price should you put on your health? Some would say you can’t. But with high street gyms charging upwards of £70 a month for membership, personal trainers averaging £60 an hour and good quality sportswear costing hundreds of pounds, it can be a very costly...

Restarting fitness after an injury

Restarting fitness after an injury

Whether you’re a competitive athlete, someone who exercises regularly, or if you just dabble in exercise, you may well have to deal with an injury at some point in your life. Whether its muscle strain, tendonitis, or a more serious injury like a fracture, the...

Five surprising benefits of Yoga

Five surprising benefits of Yoga

Charlize Theron swears by it, Gisele Bündchen loves to Instagram about it, and Christy Turlington wrote a book about it. But celebrity endorsements aren’t the only reason you should get down to your local Yoga studio. Yoga practitioners have touted the physical and...

4 Digital Fitness Trends

4 Digital Fitness Trends

The fitness industry has been seriously shaken up by major tech developments in the last five years. There’s gym wear that speaks to your phone; wristbands that coach you through your workout; and monitors that bleep when you’re overweight. According to a report...

The Importance of Exfoliation

The Importance of Exfoliation

Most women are so busy, we’re lucky if we manage to take off our makeup and wash our faces before we collapse into bed. It’s a bonus if we manage to moisturise. But exfoliation is a step we often skip, as many of us see it as a luxury, and not all that important in...

Seven reasons why Pilates will make your life better

Seven reasons why Pilates will make your life better

When it comes to Pilates, people are either die-hard enthusiasts or they’ve never stepped foot in a Pilates studio. Those in-the-know swear by it and once people discover the benefits, tend to stick with it for life. So what is this wonder exercise? In the 1920s,...