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If you’re into running, you’ve probably heard about fartlek training. This popular training method is great for boosting your training, whether you’re knee-deep into a marathon plan or looking to run 5k for fun. But what does fartlek mean, and what’s really involved? Keep reading to explore how this Swedish running phenomenon can help take your training to the next level.

Updated: Wednesday 12 June 2024

Published: Monday 4 January 2016

Feel like you're too busy for a workout? Think again. Making time for your fitness will always pay off, so here's some tips from our Personal Trainers to help you keep on track with your health when time is short.

Updated: Wednesday 12 June 2024

Published: Monday 14 December 2015

Tired, tearful or eating too much? These are all signs you could be stressed out. Here, we run through some of the main symptom to look out for if you think you might be suffering from stress.

Updated: Monday 10 June 2024

Published: Tuesday 14 June 2016

Going to the gym for the first time doesn’t need to be daunting. Adam Hameed, personal trainer at Nuffield Health, offers some beginner workouts to help you feel confident and get the most out of your gym time.

Updated: Friday 7 June 2024

Published: Wednesday 18 December 2019

Healthy conversations with industry-leading experts and famous faces from the world of sport

Updated: Wednesday 5 June 2024

Published: Wednesday 5 June 2024

We often associate the summer with sunshine and feeling happier, however around 10% of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) cases occur during the warmer months. SAD is characterised by a sudden onset of depression or low mood and can be confusing to deal with, especially when everyone else looks like they’re having a great time in the sun.

Updated: Wednesday 5 June 2024

Published: Wednesday 5 June 2024

You’ve probably heard that you should be eating ‘5 a day’ before, but have you ever wondered where the idea comes from, or why we hear so much about it?

Updated: Thursday 30 May 2024

Published: Thursday 30 May 2024

When your circadian rhythm fails to synchronise with the local time zone, you can be left feeling exhausted and disorientated. If you’re a frequent flyer, you’ve likely felt jetlagged at one point or another.

Updated: Wednesday 29 May 2024

Published: Tuesday 1 August 2023

Wild swimming is a growing trend in the UK. Unlike the controlled environment of a swimming pool, open water swimming gives you a unique connection to nature without compromising on the great physical and mental benefits of swimming.

Updated: Wednesday 29 May 2024

Published: Tuesday 1 August 2023

Going on holiday changes our day-to-day routine and can impact diet, skin health, and the amount of physical activity we're getting.

Updated: Wednesday 29 May 2024

Published: Thursday 2 May 2019

Knowing CPR is a skill that can save someone’s life until the emergency services arrive. Unfortunately, most of us don’t know how to perform this essential skill confidently.

Updated: Tuesday 28 May 2024

Published: Tuesday 28 May 2024

If you’re returning to the gym after some time off or you’re a complete beginner, you might be wondering what you need to bring with you. Times change quickly, and with so many new and innovative gadgets out there, knowing what gear is essential and what isn’t can get confusing.

Updated: Tuesday 28 May 2024

Published: Tuesday 12 December 2023

Nuffield Health’s Parkside and Cancer Centre London hospitals in Wimbledon are seeing patients using two new innovative CT scanners that support people with specialist health conditions through advanced technology.

Updated: Tuesday 28 May 2024

Published: Tuesday 28 May 2024

If you're a runner in the UK, chances are you’ve heard of parkrun. The free event takes place at 9am every Saturday and sees thousands of people descend on locations around the country to walk or run 5km on a closed road course.

Updated: Tuesday 28 May 2024

Published: Thursday 6 July 2023

Stress-related mental health issues are becoming more and more common in the workplace. How we manage stress at work differs from person to person, as we all have our ways of processing emotions and relaxing.

Updated: Tuesday 28 May 2024

Published: Thursday 24 August 2023

If you are elderly or have a weakened immune system, you might be wondering whether the flu jab is something you need to get. With flu season approaching, we sat down with Nuffield Health National Lead for GP Services Dr Unnati Desai to help dispel some common myths about getting vaccinated.

Updated: Tuesday 28 May 2024

Published: Thursday 21 September 2023

Several things can cause low libido in men. They include getting older, the presence of an underlying health condition, relationship issues, or a hormone imbalance. If you’re a man and you’re concerned about your sex drive, interest, or desire, keep reading to learn more about the common causes, signs, and symptoms.

Updated: Friday 24 May 2024

Published: Friday 24 May 2024

It’s never easy to tell someone they've got cancer, but for Consultant Urologists like Mr John Donohue, the burden might be lightened if men knew more about what to expect. As we explore in this article, in most cases, there’s plenty of time to decide what your next steps will look like.

Updated: Thursday 23 May 2024

Published: Monday 16 November 2015

All men are born with a prostate, but many of us aren’t sure what it does and how it works. Because of its location and function, it can be difficult to detect problems like prostate enlargement or prostate cancer early on, especially in older men.

Updated: Thursday 23 May 2024

Published: Wednesday 22 May 2024

Suffering from arthritis pain in her hips and hands, Tracy was left housebound for two years during the pandemic. As the pain became unbearable and began to affect her daily routine, Tracy's local GP suggested applying for the Joint Pain Programme at Nuffield Health.

Updated: Thursday 23 May 2024

Published: Tuesday 12 September 2023