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A step by step guide to getting in shape this year

Step 1: It all starts with the mind! - There's one New Year’s resolution almost everyone has, getting in shape! This can seem daunting at first, but once you get started it gets easier because it feels so good!

Health trends in 2016

Staying healthy is no longer just a case of eating well and occasionally going to the gym. In the 21st century, there are endless ways to stay healthy, whether you want to lose weight, tone up, or even bulk up.

Working up an unhealthy appetite

Working up an unhealthy appetite

Whilst achieving a good work life balance is a goal for many Brits, new research from Mintel reveals that Britain’s workforce is turning to unhealthy food and drink habits to combat workplace stress.

Brits step up to wearable technology

Brits step up to wearable technology

It seems the nation is picking up the pace when it comes to wearable technology. Indeed, new research from market intelligence agency Mintel finds that over 3 million wrist-worn wearable devices such as fitness bands and smartwatches are estimated to have been sold in the UK in 2015, up 118% from unit sales in 2014 which reached 1.4 million.

Just one in six Brits think of themselves as unhealthy

Just one in six Brits think of themselves as unhealthy

The New Year has just dawned but whilst many may be starting a ‘New Year, New Me’ diet, it seems that Brits are actually in the minority if they view themselves as unhealthy.

Understanding the importance of 'shelf life' evaluations for medical equipment

Manufacturers’ instructions are often confusing but the shelf life, or date of expiry, is always clearly marked on the packaging. This important information helps to assess the viability and the safety of a product.

Let there be Lumie!

Let there be Lumie!

Sunshine is clinically proven to make us happier, but is something often in short supply during a British winter (or summer for that matter).

World's cities facing health risk

Many of the world’s cities are being forced to confront the environmental crisis. It is essential for everyone to be aware of the problems that now surround us in our everyday lives, as well as the need to react to the changes involved.

Daily distractions are linked to a lower level of happiness

The daily distractions of modern life, particularly those from personal technology devices, have been found to be associated with a lower level of happiness by a new scientific study.

Introducing the Garmin Forerunner 630

Introducing the Garmin Forerunner 630

Garmin has announced the company’s newest and most cutting-edge GPS running watch – the Forerunner 630.

5 benefits of having a life coach

5 benefits of having a life coach

Life coaching is rapidly rising in popularity, with people all over the globe turning to qualified coaches to help them focus on improving their own life path. Just like a sports coach, a life coach is there to train, teach and above all, encourage you to reach your full potential.

A coffee in the evening turns the body clock back by around an hour

A coffee in the evening turns the body clock back by around an hour

Researchers have found that drinking the equivalent of a double espresso three hours before going to sleep can turn back our body clock by around an hour, a finding that could have important implications for a range of sleep conditions.

Sports goods fly past the posts

Sports goods fly past the posts

With the Rugby World Cup well under way, Brits across the country are pulling on their rugby shirts to support their team in style.

Aldi launches new cycling range

The Aldi Specialbuys cycling range is back and better than ever before, with a wide selection of new and improved clothing and accessories for casual and commuter cyclists, as well as high performance pro-cycling gear for the more serious rider.

10 unique team building events

10 unique team building events

A recent study has shown that more people than ever are choosing to work from home, either as freelancers or as part of a more relaxed office environment that allows you to work from where you are most effective.