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Babies born with a low birth weight may be less active in later life

Babies born with a low birth weight may be less active in later life

Individuals who are born with a low birth weight are less likely to be good at sports at school or participate in exercise later on in life.

Health club celebrates 10th anniversary

Health club celebrates 10th anniversary

A health club in North Somerset has celebrated its 10th Anniversary with staff, club members and customers.

Studio CV34 in Warwick joins I Am Team GB Campaign!

Studio CV34 in Warwick is supporting the ITV switch off for all seven of its channels to encourage people to get off their sofas and take part in sport following Team GB's Olympics success.

Half of British adults over 40 suffer from debilitating back and neck pains

Half of British adults over 40 suffer from debilitating back and neck pains

They say life begins at forty – but the 51 per cent of people crippled with back pain would disagree.

The Garmin Edge 820 and Edge Explore 820

The Garmin Edge 820 and Edge Explore 820

Back in July Garmin introduced the Edge 820 and Edge Explore 820, lightweight and compact GPS cycling computers with comprehensive ride data, bike-specific navigation and the new GroupTrack feature.

Half of Brits blame their favourite drinks for the decline in their oral health

Half of Brits blame their favourite drinks for the decline in their oral health

Tea, coffee, cola and fruit juice may be amongst the nation’s favourite drinks, but when it comes to Brits oral care, it appears they are public enemy number one.

Sports nutrition bulks up

Sports nutrition bulks up

Muscle milks, protein bars and energy gels, while once sports nutrition products were solely used by bodybuilders and Olympic athletes, it seems today the appeal of these products has stretched out to the UK’s everyday exercisers.

86% of Brits have suffered from a gastrointestinal problem in the past year

86% of Brits have suffered from a gastrointestinal problem in the past year

Bloating, indigestion and heartburn – when it comes to tummy troubles it seems that the vast majority of UK consumers experience these ailments as new research from Mintel reveals that as many as 86% of all British adults have suffered some form of gastrointestinal (GI) problem or ailment in the last year.

What is hypnobirthing and how does it work?

Hypnobirthing is fast becoming a popular method of pain relief among pregnant women. More and more women have decided to join in on the pain-free revolution and learn simple but effective ways to help them relax and enjoy the labour experience.

Smart pill maker seeks FDA approval for new method of drug administration

Smart pill maker seeks FDA approval for new method of drug administration

A new intelligent medication sensor has been brought to market for use together with existing medications, by the company Proteus Digital Health.

The cleanest protein bars around

The cleanest protein bars around

The Primal Pantry, the brand that brought you the UK’s cleanest snack bars are releasing a new range of completely natural protein bars to fuel your goals.

Less dieting, more sleeping

When trying to lose weight, or maintain a healthy body mass index, all of the talk of diet and exercise can make you just want to lie down and take a nap.

Samsung brings freedom and fun to your fitness with Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX

Samsung brings freedom and fun to your fitness with Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX

Samsung continues its expansion in the fitness wearable market with the global unveiling of the Gear Fit2 and the Gear IconX.

Lack of awareness leading to complications

Lack of awareness leading to complications

A leading South West surgeon has warned that a lack of awareness when it comes to conditions of the veins, means that thousands of people in the region are going undiagnosed and untreated, leading to risks of deterioration and complications.

Health-obsessed Brits drain UK businesses by a staggering £1.1bn

Over half (58%) of health-obsessed Brits cover up symptoms from their doctors, confusing health professionals and take more sick days than the rest of the population (28%) – with health-obsessed Brits twice as likely to take sick days, resulting in additional days off and lost productivity for UK businesses.