Tag Archives: "Exercise"

Top Tips: April 2019

Set Yourself Achievable Goals Constantly push yourself to achieve new things. It will stop you from getting bored, but you will also continue to increase your fitness. Make your goals small and achievable, that way you can see yourself progressing and …

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Walk to Work Day – 5 April

Getting involved in National Walk to Work Day on April 5, 2019 could help put you on the right track to a healthier you. Not only this, but this annual event encourages you to be mindful of your carbon footprint.

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GET ACTIVE!

To many of us, the idea of exercise is more unfavourable than the notion of a Monday morning on a Friday night.  But we cannot deny it any longer!  The facts are just too clear!  If we want to live long and healthy lives, EXERCISE, will have to be done …

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Diabetes and physical activity recommendations. How much is enough?

The department of health describes physical Inactivity as a silent killer. The benefits of physical activity are well known and it is an important part of being healthy and fit. Exercise can also have a positive impact on blood glucose levels too. When …

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The Truth about HIIT –

MY problem with HIIT High intensity interval training (HIIT) has been the buzz in the fitness industry for a number of years now. The principle is simple. High intensity exercise pushes you out of your comfort zone for short periods of time. In turn, y …

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Physical Activity and Exercise in Type 2 Diabetes

Physical activity (PA) and exercise are key components for effective management of type 2 diabetes. For the purposes of this article I am defining physical activity as any task resulting in an increased heart rate such as walking, gardening, manual lab …

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Does Exercise Improve Gut Health?

Exercise is a really important part of our every day efforts to be healthy. There are many reasons to exercise, but what affect does exercise improve gut health? Does exercise help our gut health? Find out more in this article as we talk you through ou …

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Exercising to meet your goals

All my clients know that eating well and exercising right work together if you want to lose weight or just stay at a healthy weight and keep strong. This means different things for different people. Our friends over at Fitness Goals have put together a …

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Exercise and Pregnancy

How to Make Exercise in Pregnancy Safe   Exercise during pregnancy has a positive effect on your health and the developing baby. Women who exercise during pregnancy experience less back and pelvic pain, lower risk of developing gestational diabetes, be …

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Game, set, banana, match!

To celebrate being one of the closest dietitian’s to the famous SW19 Wimbledon tennis I thought I’d put the spotlight on the ever popular banana – so synonymous with tennis players to fuel them to the final, how does it match up for the rest of us?! So …

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