Common pitfalls in the quest for healthy eating

Like in all good films, there’s a hero and villains. The hero: you. The villains: misinformation, fats in disguise and more. Know the pitfalls so you can succeed.  If you ever see a company or person promoting a quick fix and think to yourself, too good to be true, it probably is. Experts suggest weight […]

Get your family on board with healthy eating

When we start to make healthy changes, we often do it alone. But getting healthy is so much easier when you’ve got people around doing it too.  It’s common for people trying to lose weight to have their own food and meals that are separate from the rest of the household. We don’t believe in […]

How to talk to your GP about mental health

“Talk to your GP” is the number one bit of advice given in every advice article about mental health. You’re not alone in wondering, where do I start? Help is at hand.  Too anxious to go to your GP, or don’t think you can find the words to describe how you’ve been feeling? What if […]

Top tips for managing stress

Everyone gets stressed sometimes, but it can be difficult to manage. Here’s a few tips that are worth knowing to keep your stress levels down. Whether it’s the winter blues or health woes that are behind some of the stress you’re feeling or it’s from family, work or otherwise, we hope these tips will help. […]

Healthy habits for better mental health

Shocking stats: 3 out of 4 suicides are by men and suicide is the biggest cause of death for men under 35. We know, it’s heavy, but we want to help. Men are less likely to seek help for mental health problems, less likely than women to take time off work to get medical help […]

Why tracking what you eat helps you lose weight

Might seem a chore, but tracking every little thing you eat and drink is a surefire way to make you more aware of what you’re eating. And that’s going to help you lose weight.  One of the first bits of advice usually given to anyone who wants to lose weight is to keep a food […]

6 ways to reset your weight loss goals

Wherever you are on your weight loss journey, you can start to plateau or stutter. Here lies the perfect opportunity to reset and we’ve got 6 ways to hit reset.  Losing weight isn’t always a straight-forward journey with the pounds coming off in a nice, smooth downward line. Nope, there will be times the weight […]

Getting back into exercise after a long break

We’ve all had a spell on the sidelines, some maybe longer than others. Here’s how to get back to exercise in a healthy way.  Warm up properly The warm-up can feel like a hurdle before starting exercise. Look at it differently. Just like a team talk for Premier League players before a match, your body […]

How exercise can help with depression

No doubt that moving makes us feel good but did you know some scientists claim exercise can be as effective as anti-depressants for those suffering with clinical depression?   When you’re feeling low, exercise can be the last thing on your mind. It could just help you lift you and we’re not suggesting you have to […]

5 tips to fit exercise into your busy schedule

In the hustle and bustle of daily life, finding time to exercise can seem like an impossible task. However, incorporating physical activity into your routine doesn’t have to be daunting. With a few strategic adjustments and a bit of creativity, you can make exercise a manageable and enjoyable part of your busy schedule. Here are […]