Running is booming, with global studies showing that more people than ever before are running. What is even more fascinating is that female participation rate is growing more than males. Hazel Eatwell, Specialist Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, shines the spotlight on the benefits of running to women and what they can do to ensure their pelvic health is not forgotten about during the gruelling training for the 26.2 miles of a marathon.

Updated: Wednesday 28 September 2022

Published: Wednesday 28 September 2022

From first-timers to seasoned pros, reaching the marathon finish line should fill you with a sense of pride and achievement. But you’re not quite done.

Updated: Tuesday 27 September 2022

Published: Sunday 3 October 2021

Exercise is the most recommended of managing polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) symptoms. Our clinical regional fitness lead, Olivia Tyler, explains how exercise can help manage symptoms as well as providing some simple body weight exercises that you can incorporate into your day.

Updated: Wednesday 21 September 2022

Published: Friday 2 September 2022

Exercise can have a positive impact on your sleep quality, if done correctly. Physiologist Michael Dymond explains.

Updated: Wednesday 21 September 2022

Published: Friday 25 November 2016

Nuffield Health Nutritional Therapist Joanne Hart provides a food training programme to help you improve your performance throughout your marathon training and on the big day.

Updated: Wednesday 21 September 2022

Published: Friday 4 December 2015

Why do we need protein? How can we be sure we’re eating enough of the right kinds? Nuffield Health Nutritional Therapist Tracey Strudwick explains.

Updated: Tuesday 20 September 2022

Published: Thursday 2 March 2017

Plyometric? Superset? What does it all mean? Find out with our simple guide to fitness terminology.

Updated: Tuesday 20 September 2022

Published: Wednesday 27 March 2019

Not getting as much exercise as you’d like? Maybe you’re still working from home, or you’ve become a bit less active over lockdown. Professor Ben Kelly, Head of Clinical Research, has 5 tips to help you move around more on a daily basis.

Updated: Tuesday 20 September 2022

Published: Wednesday 30 March 2016

You’ve taken control of your health and wellbeing and joined the gym, so why the worry? Senior Wellbeing Personal Trainer, Graham Morland, tackles first-time gym-goer anxieties head on.

Updated: Tuesday 20 September 2022

Published: Thursday 11 May 2017

Recently joined the gym or returning to training after a long break? There may be a risk of doing too much too soon. Senior physiotherapists Emily Jackson and Daniel Gibson, share their top tips for training safely, and what to do if you suffer from a sports injury.

Updated: Tuesday 20 September 2022

Published: Thursday 20 May 2021

Entering the gym for the first time can be a daunting experience, regardless of your age or ability. But help is at hand. Denise Collman gives her top tips on getting the best start.

Updated: Tuesday 20 September 2022

Published: Tuesday 1 September 2015

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: Tuesday 20 September 2022

Published: Wednesday 18 December 2019

Going to the gym isn’t all about bulking up or slimming down, it can also be a place to meet new people, relax or have fun. Here’s our list of 10 things you can do at the gym, other than pump iron.

Updated: Friday 2 September 2022

Published: Wednesday 30 December 2016

Looking to become more active? It can be tricky to know where to start, especially if you’re used to a more sedentary lifestyle or have simply fallen out of the habit. That’s why we’ve put together this easy 30-day exercise plan to help you build a routine to boost your fitness and wellbeing.

Updated: Friday 2 September 2022

Published: Wednesday 22 June 2016

5k runs are a great challenge for anyone new to running. Prepare with this training plan from Personal Trainer Haydn Ward.

Updated: Friday 2 September 2022

Published: Thursday 27 October 2016

Looking for a simple, effective workout you can do at home? Our Pilates instructor, Olivia Tyler, leads a 20-minute online class to help you stay fit and flexible.

Updated: Friday 2 September 2022

Published: Tuesday 7 April 2020

Get the most out of every lap and find the best stroke for you with our expert comparison of swimming strokes.

Updated: Friday 2 September 2022

Published: Tuesday 7 July 2015

As the pros take to the turf at Wimbledon this summer, millions of us will get swept up in the passion. With the popularity of tennis at an all-time high, here are our expert's top tips to help you dominate the court this summer.

Updated: Friday 2 September 2022

Published: Tuesday 30 June 2015

The health of your mind and body are intrinsically linked, but only 3 in 10 people acknowledge that exercise helps their mental health, according to latest data from our Healthier Nation Index. Brendan Street, Head of Emotional Wellbeing, explains how physical activity can help to prevent and manage stress.

Updated: Friday 2 September 2022

Published: Monday 15 April 2019

Do you shy away from the gym for fear of damaging your joints? You needn’t be worried. Exercise can in fact help to protect your joints, as well as relieve pain.

Updated: Friday 2 September 2022

Published: Tuesday 2 October 2018