Walking Fit

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Whether it is a walk in the park, or hike in the hills, enjoy the health benefits of walking and make every step count!

Now that the days are longer and warmer, it is time to grab your dog and possibly a raincoat and get yourself outside to enjoy our beautiful countryside.

Not only is walking simple and free, it is also one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight (if needed) and become healthier. Walking is ideal for all age groups and all levels of fitness, what a great way to spend some healthy family time!

 

According to the NHS, “Regular walking has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, asthma, stroke and some cancers.”

 It is recommended by the NHS that you start slowly and try to build your walking regime gradually. To get the best health benefits from walking, it needs to be of moderate-intensity activity. In other words, it needs to be faster than a stroll.

Set yourself a goal and try to walk 10,000 steps a day, if you would like to track this and don’t have a smart watch, there are some fun apps available as a free download. Here is the “PACER” app to start you off on your adventures. Read More >

Be Ski Fit and Ski Safe!

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ski-2098120_1920 (1)Be safe on the Slopes!

For those of you thrills seekers venturing out onto the slopes for a final run this Easter, here is some great advice on pre ski fitness and also some safety tips for the slopes, from the British Chiropractic Association.

Have fun, stay safe and don’t forget to get adjusted before you go!

Be safe on the slopes

Cutting out Sugar by Emily Hunter

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sugar-1692209_1920 (1)Follow our  guest blogger Emily, as she shares the effects that her giving up sugar for the month of January has had on her life and body!

The results are in…..

Progress…

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