The obesity crisis

Obesity is a growing epidemic and in a newspaper report published last week to mark World Obesi

Plantar fasciopathy – why your legs might hurt in the summer

  It’s flip flop season and with a change of footwear perhaps you have noticed your calves fe

Osteoporosis and the benefits of sunshine

Last week included the longest day of the year and the hottest summer solstice for decades

4 steps to effective training

  Putting together a training plan can feel like a daunting task, trying to work out the best b

Mental health and exercise

Last week was mental health awareness week and, with a survey from the Mental Health Foundation

Get active for national walking month

May is national walking month and regular walking has been shown to reduce the risk of illnesses suc

The importance of sleep for your health

We spend up to a third of our lives asleep and we all know what happens when we don’t get enough.

Waking up with neck pain? Don’t panic

Waking up with a pain in your neck is far from an ideal start to the day – and something a lot

Five tips for getting fit in the New Year

We’re almost two weeks into the new year and plenty of new year’s resolutions will have

The role of Pilates in injury recovery

Discovering Pilates – a happy accident Pilates is something that I actually discovered by

Overload training – what, why and how

You’ve heard the phrase no pain no gain – and when it comes to training it’s important to

Stress fractures – how do they happen and how do you recover?

In the final part of our three blogs looking at pain around the shins, this time it’s stress fract