Category: Physical Activity

Exercise and Endorphins

Ever wondered why you instantly feel better after exercise? The reason is because exercise releases feel good hormones known as ‘endorphins’ but what are they and how do they work? Endorphins have been the focus […]

The Importance of Good Posture

Good posture is essential to the correct alignment of bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves in the body, which ensure that the musculoskeletal system works efficiently together. The musculoskeletal system is the body’s method of […]

Exercise and Heart Health

The tiny human heart is what pumps blood and oxygen around the whole body and keeps us alive, making it our most vital organ.   Have you ever thought about it as a muscle in the […]

It’s the little things

Making changes to your lifestyle does not need to be complex and radical. In fact, it is the small changes that we make that can have the biggest impact on our health, fitness and wellbeing. […]

The Benefits of Physical Exercise

People in the UK are approximately 20% less active now than in the 1960’s.  This could be partly due to technology making our lives a lot easier and most people now drive or take public […]

The Benefits of Moving Every Hour

Did you know 81% of office workers spend between 4 and 9 hours sitting at their desk every day. According to the NHS, adults in the UK spend more than 7 hours a day sitting […]

Mindful Exercise

Mindfulness is placing your awareness in the present moment. Our bodies are always in the present moment, it’s just our minds that we need to re-focus. We work at our best when our mind and […]

Yoga & Back Pain

Yoga is an ancient practise that brings together mind and body. It incorporates breathing techniques, exercise, meditation and poses, and is designed to encourage relaxation. Practising yoga can have many positive benefits both mentally and […]

Walk all over Cancer with Kaido

Walk 10,000 steps every day in March Today marks the start of Cancer Research UK’s ‘Walk all over Cancer’ month. The aim is to get fit and feel amazing as you step up to raise money for life-saving […]

The Importance of a Strong Core

Core Strength is a complex and highly undervalued area of health and wellness: A strong and mobile core underpins nearly everything that we do, from our posture, stamina and balance to taking part in physical […]