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If step counting is your thing, you’ll have seen the number 10,000 everywhere. Most of us have never stopped to think about where this number comes from. We’ve dived into the fact and the fiction of walking 10,000 steps a day to bring you the origins, health benefits, and studies surrounding this magic number.

Updated: Friday 1 March 2024

Published: Friday 15 September 2023

Sleep is not an ‘option’, it’s something our bodies require to function at our best. Head of Preventative Medicine, Dr Ben Kelly, explains the benefits of quality sleep, what happens if you don’t get enough of it, and how you can improve your sleep.

Updated: Friday 1 March 2024

Published: Monday 5 June 2017

When it comes to diet and nutrition, separating fact from fiction can be tricky. With so much information out there, making the right choices for you and your family can seem impossible. Thankfully, there are a few core principles that never change.

Updated: Friday 1 March 2024

Published: Monday 31 July 2023

Former professional footballer and Paralympic coach Tony Larkin was completely debilitated by arthritis, until he met Nuffield Health Consultant Matthew Oakley.

Updated: Wednesday 21 February 2024

Published: Thursday 20 August 2015

Leeds Rhinos have today announced Nuffield Health as the club’s official health and wellbeing partner.

Updated: Friday 16 February 2024

Published: Friday 16 February 2024

Maria had always been an active person, from regularly attending spin classes to playing golf. However, earlier this year Maria was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF), an abnormal heart rhythm. Maria reflects on her journey following cardiac ablation, a procedure to correct the abnormal heart rhythm.

Updated: Wednesday 14 February 2024

Published: Wednesday 17 January 2024

For runners of all abilities, the marathon distance demands a dedicated and structured training plan to complete. If you’ve worked your way through the 5k, 10k and the half marathon distances and are ready to think about tackling 26.2 miles, you’re in the right place.

Updated: Wednesday 14 February 2024

Published: Monday 9 October 2023

In National Heart Month, Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity, has announced new positive health outcomes for people using its cardiac rehabilitation programme

Updated: Tuesday 13 February 2024

Published: Tuesday 13 February 2024

Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity, and Vanguard Healthcare Solutions have started construction to create two new operating theatres at Nuffield Health Tees Hospital for the benefit of NHS and privately-paying patients in the local community.

Updated: Friday 2 February 2024

Published: Friday 2 February 2024

Nuffield Health Woking Hospital has taken delivery of a Mako® robot, which enables consultant surgeons to carry out more precise knee and hip replacements, with patients likely to experience less pain and faster recoveries after the robot-assisted surgery. The Mako® robot highlights the hospital’s ambition to provide local people with access to best-in-class healthcare technology, ensuring they receive a high-quality patient journey.

Updated: Thursday 1 February 2024

Published: Monday 10 July 2023

Struggling to get your health questions answered? Medical Executive Director, Dr Davina Deniszczyc explains how open events get you informed fast.

Updated: Thursday 1 February 2024

Published: Tuesday 17 January 2017

The holy month of Ramadan marks a period of fasting for Muslims around the world. This religious obligation requires those who are fit and able to abstain for eating and drinking during daylight hours. We’ve put together the guide below to answer any questions you might have about fasting, nutrition, what and when to eat, and who’s exempt from fasting during Ramadan.

Updated: Monday 29 January 2024

Published: Monday 29 January 2024

Resistance training is a great way to build muscle, improve mobility, and lessen your risk of injury. Nuffield Health Senior Health and Wellbeing Physiologist Inez Griffin explains what resistance training is, what it's good for, and when you should be doing it.

Updated: Wednesday 24 January 2024

Published: Monday 4 January 2016

Think resistance training isn’t for you? Think again. Building strength and improving your overall health and wellbeing with resistance training can be beneficial for everyone. Keep reading to find out how resistance training can help you and what stereotypes and inaccurate information you should ignore.

Updated: Wednesday 24 January 2024

Published: Wednesday 24 January 2024

Continuous training is a form of exercise that is performed at a 'continuous' intensity throughout and doesn’t involve any rest periods. Nuffield Health Senior Personal Trainer Phil Goulding explains what continuous training is, what it's good for and when to do it.

Updated: Tuesday 23 January 2024

Published: Tuesday 5 January 2016

If the emails are stacking up and you feel like it's all getting too much, take some advice from Physiologist Marcus Herbert on how to relieve stress at work.

Updated: Tuesday 23 January 2024

Published: Monday 23 May 2016

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

Updated: Tuesday 23 January 2024

Published: Thursday 24 August 2023

The relationship between work and anxiety is an intricate and significant one. The demands of modern workplace, including tight deadlines, high performance expectations and interpersonal relationships can all lead to heightened anxiety levels among employees.

Updated: Tuesday 23 January 2024

Published: Thursday 28 September 2023

Staying fit and healthy is just as important for kids as it is for grown-ups, but it can be difficult to find ways to make it fun.

Updated: Tuesday 23 January 2024

Published: Wednesday 23 August 2023

Pelvic floor training has changed a lot in recent years. With so many devices available, claims about building pelvic floor strength and curing incontinence are commonplace. Confused? Unsure where to start with pelvic floor muscle training? You’re not alone.

Updated: Tuesday 23 January 2024

Published: Thursday 24 August 2023