Finding the motivation to exercise and change your lifestyle can be challenging. Discover how to reach your long-term fitness goals.

Updated: Thursday 24 November 2022

Published: Monday 24 December 2018

Contrary to popular belief, personal training isn’t about barking orders like a Drill Sergeant - it’s about breaking the barriers to help you achieve your personal goals. Here's five ways Personal Trainers can help you to win your fitness battles.

Updated: Thursday 24 November 2022

Published: Monday 10 September 2018

There's a lot of confusing terminology thrown around in the fitness industry. Senior Personal Trainer Phil Goulding breaks through the jargon to explain the definitions of the key training terms.

Updated: Thursday 24 November 2022

Published: Monday 4 January 2016

Need motivation to get off the couch? Nuffield Health’s Head of Fitness, Chris Foster, gives six no nonsense reasons why you should get active, now.

Updated: Wednesday 16 November 2022

Published: Monday 7 September 2015

Train for your upcoming marathon with this programme from Personal Trainer Lloyd Anthony.

Updated: Thursday 27 October 2022

Published: Thursday 9 June 2016

Swimming can be a challenging full-body workout for anyone. But some have gone to incredible lengths to test the limits of human endurance.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Thursday 16 July 2015

Our emotional wellbeing expert, Brendan Street advises on the emotional highs and lows of the weight loss journey.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Monday 24 December 2018

The past 18 months have been immensely challenging. The stress of the pandemic and being confined to our homes has understandably resulted in some unhealthy habits. Prevention Lead Gosia Bowling and Head of Emotional Wellbeing Brendan Street discuss how we can get fitter and healthier, from exercising more to having a better sleep routine.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Wednesday 28 April 2021

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