Beat Your Headache

Physical treatment combined with self-management strategies, such as stretching, can often be one of the fastest remedies for relief of a headache. Gentle mobilisation of the spine and releasing of tight muscles around the back, neck and head can provide significant relief of headache symptoms.

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How to Stress Less

One of all the things that are stressing you out and another of what you need to do. Then, try to complete just one task from your to-do list. Putting your stressors on paper in front of you can be a healthy release and the first step in a project is commonly the most daunting. You’ll feel more in control by getting that first step over and done with.

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Love Your Heart

Many of us train for aesthetic incentives – weight loss, getting leaner, curvier, more muscular. Heart health is not a result we often prioritise, or even think about, yet it’s one of the most important results we can hope for! Better heart health literally means living a longer, healthier and happier life. It also lowers our blood pressure and cholesterol and reduces our risk of heart disease.

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What Is A Bunion?

The big toe will often push across into the next toe, creating a deformity in the appearance of the foot as well as plenty of pain. Bunions are often associated with the use of tight, narrow shoes, poor foot mechanics and even arthritis.

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James Watts
How To Improve Your Swimming

Whether you were a fish in your past life or a seasonal swimmer, the key to an effective swimming routine is to mix it up with a variety of strokes and drills at different intensities. Not only will it give you a better workout, it helps keep things interesting as well.

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Should You Stretch Before Exercise?

The prospect of sore muscles – or worse, injuries – is enough to put many people off getting active and for years we heard the way to avoid this was to do some stretching first. The trouble is most of us find it hard enough to find time to exercise, let alone fit in a stretching session beforehand. So how important is it to stretch before getting active?

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