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When is the best time of day to workout?

When is the best time of day to workout?

We all know we should exercise regularly, but it can be difficult to fit exercise into our busy schedules. Most people can only exercise before or after work, so it’s worth examining whether the time of day we exercise affects outcomes such as weight loss and sleep....
Hit the trail with these great hikes

Hit the trail with these great hikes

The best hikes in the UK are a contentious matter. Britain might not have the highest mountains in the world, but it’s certainly got some of the most beautiful scenery – from the rugged wonders of Snowdonia to the famous beauty of the Scottish Highlands. Every hiker...
The benefits of using a foam roller

The benefits of using a foam roller

Not just the realm of professional athletes, foam rolling is an easy, affordable method of myofascial release. But do you really need another piece of fitness equipment to potentially gather dust? When it comes to the foam roller, the answer is a resounding yes! Here...
Muscles matter

Muscles matter

What happens to our muscles as we age? From around our 30’s we can lose up to a mind boggling 3-8% of our body’s muscle mass every decade. At the same time as losing muscle mass, our muscle quality and strength also declines – we can lose up to 3% of our...
Four easy morning stretches

Four easy morning stretches

As we age, flexibility takes on an ever important role in health and fitness. Stretching helps to prevent stiffness and shortening of muscles that can lead to pain and injuries in older adults. It creates the foundation by which strength, flexibility and balance can...