Why Is Exercise Good For Mental Health?

30th Jun 2022

Exercise has a host of benefits for your mental wellbeing, including reducing stress, improving mood, and boosting your energy levels. In this blog I’ll go into the reasons behind this, and the best ways to overcome the barriers that you may feel are stopping you from exercising. What are the mental health benefits of exercise? […]

Does Exercise Lower Cholesterol?

20th Jul 2022

What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a type of lipoprotein that is found in the bloodstream and is responsible for helping to build up the walls of our arteries. It is constructed of fat and proteins, and is made in the liver. Your body needs cholesterol to make hormones (including testosterone and estrogen), cell membranes, and […]

Does Exercise Increase Testosterone?

15th Jul 2022

The short answer is yes, exercise can increase testosterone levels – in both men and women. However, it is not that simple! In this article I will explain why, the science behind it, and also what you can do to increase testosterone levels naturally. What is testosterone? Testosterone is a growth hormone made by both […]

Does Exercise Increase Blood Pressure?

17th Jun 2022

The short answer is yes, exercise will cause your blood pressure (BP) to rise for a short time. For most individuals, there is nothing to be concerned about, as when the activity is stopped it should rapidly return to normal. If you have high blood pressure, your doctor or nurse may advise you to take […]

Positivity is the key.

22nd Feb 2020

Have your New Year’s resolutions dwindled to dust? Has this wet and windy start to the year seen you fall from grace once again? Did you take the approach of setting yourself new challenges to undertake, or was it another failed attempt at trying to ditch the booze for Jan’ followed by other negatives, rather […]

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