Get into golf: how to avoid injury whilst on the green with your mates

By | September 1, 2019 | Sport | Comments Off on Get into golf: how to avoid injury whilst on the green with your mates
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Whether it’s backyard cricket, horsing around in the pool with the kids, or a round of golf with mates – participating in any activity without regular ‘match fitness’ can leave you susceptible to injury. As with swimming, golf is an excellent low impact activity for everyone. It gets you out into the fresh air (which helps reduce stress and anxiety whilst boosting your mental alertness) and incorporates incidental gentle walking between greens. If you have a round of social golf coming up, check out how you can reduce your risk of tweaking a niggle and instead focus on a legendary hole in one. (We’ve no tips for the latter!)

By | July 2, 2019 | Sport | Comments Off on Get into a spin: Why cycling can be a great sport for your body
Cycling

ycling is a great all-rounder to add to your exercise regime. It improves your strength, balance and endurance. It can help you build muscle, burn calories, and really get your blood pumping – reducing your risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke.

The bonus? Cycling is a mental wellbeing booster. Not only does it combine physical activity with the outdoors and beautiful scenery, it’s a social sport that encourages you to team up with some mates and ride together. You could even squeeze in a stop at a café for a second breakfast and a chat during your workout!

By | July 1, 2019 | Sport | Comments Off on Run towards a healthier you
running at sunset

Tips for adding running to your exercise routine Hands up if you’ve muttered this phrase: “I’m not much of a runner.” That might be true. Right now. But did you know that regular running is a great way to improve your physical and mental health?  An aerobic exercise, running can reduce stress, improve your heart health and alleviate depression. It can be a sport that’s hard to get into as it can take time to

By | May 27, 2019 | Sport | Comments Off on Stay safe on the slopes
Skiing - Prevent injury this winter with these tips

Staying safe is one of the most important things you can do to ensure you enjoy your snow holiday. Knee, ankle, shoulder and wrist or hand injuries can be common souvenirs from your time on the slopes. Whilst generally these are minor, it’s possible you could hurt yourself more seriously if you are unfit, a beginner or intermediate participant. So, let’s look at how you can minimise this risk and maximise your winter wonderland fun.

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