Posts Tagged‘fitness’

Feeling the Music: 5 unexpected benefits of dancing

Every culture that exists or has existed on Earth has danced. As art, either amateur or professional, dance has been an integral part of society since the dawn of time. History is replete with examples – everything from the religious dances of ancient Rome to the stately court dances of China – the world has swayed to the music for thousands of years. Modern Western societies have accepted dance as an integral part of their culture. The adoption of a novel dance form every few years is proof of that. Disco, line dancing, breakdancing and more follow each other into…

How to Live a Healthier Life

Being unhealthy is like a vicious circle, we feel bad because we are unhealthy, to comfort ourselves we eat or drink or party and then we become more unhealthy as a result. Once we continue this cycle for long enough, it becomes the norm and breaking this unhealthy routine can be tough, many of us may not even know what a really healthy lifestyle looks like. If you feel that it is time to break the unhealthy cycle, then follow these tips in order to give yourself a healthier and hopefully longer life. Get in Shape If you are overweight…

What You Need to be Doing to Improve Your Health

When it comes to your health, you can’t mess around many of us think we’re teflon, that we will never get sick or ill and that we can live how we like without repercussions. Unfortunately this is not the case and although medical advancements mean that we are now living longer, that longer life leaves more time for problems in later life that you may have caused during your younger years. I was speaking to a friend of mine the other day, a wonderful doctor called Lisa Marie Cannon, she is a superb specialist in rectal and colon surgery in…

5 Tips for Coming Back Strong After a Sporting Injury

This post is sponsored by Bluefin Sport, a specialist team at Bluefin Insurance Services offering sports insurance solutions and risk management advice. One of the most annoying things about a sports injury is its potential to knock your well-laid plans off course. That training regime you’ve been working on, the triathlon marked on your calendar, the upcoming promotion play-offs: out of the blue, you pick up a strain, sprain or knock and your hard work suddenly seems like a waste of time. There are two reactions to injury that you should try and avoid: throwing in the towel completely or…