Hips and knees are designed to last a lifetime, but injury, accidents and osteoarthritis can leave your joints worn out and very painful. Our experts in orthopaedics, nutrition and exercise share their tips for looking after your joints.

Updated: Monday 25 September 2023

Published: Thursday 25 February 2016

Staying silent on the subject of suicide helps reinforce the stigma and taboo around suicide which can lead to more people feeling they can’t reach out and get the support they need. Below, Nuffield Health Mental Health Prevention Lead Lisa Gunn helps you learn the best way to address the subject with compassion and understanding.

Updated: Monday 25 September 2023

Published: Friday 22 September 2023

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. “I don’t do that exercise because it’s bad for your joints.” Sound familiar? It’s a common reason people avoid exercises like running, weight training or some classes.

Updated: Friday 22 September 2023

Published: Tuesday 2 October 2018

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 22 September 2023

Published: Monday 15 April 2019

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’ve partnered with Nuffield Health GP Dr Unnati Desai to help dispel some common myths about the flu jab.

Updated: Thursday 21 September 2023

Published: Thursday 21 September 2023

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 19 September 2023

Published: Thursday 24 August 2023

Using a foam roller can be a highly effective way of improving your post-workout recovery. Helping to increase mobility, foam rolling can also reduce onset muscle soreness and aid with the function of our vascular and parasympathetic nervous systems. Wondering how it works? Nuffield Health National Physiotherapy Lead Jodie Breach helps explain what foam rolling can do for your performance and recovery.

Updated: Monday 18 September 2023

Published: Monday 18 September 2023

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 15 September 2023

Published: Friday 15 September 2023

From ACL ligament injuries to shin splints, from muscles strains to tendon pain, injuries happen to even the fittest people at times. Dr Davina Deniszczyc, Medical Director at Nuffield Health, shares her top five tips for preventing and treating common injuries.

Updated: Thursday 14 September 2023

Published: Friday 13 September 2019

We all know the benefits of relaxation and that we should be doing it more, but a lot of us don’t really know how. Making a conscious effort to relax might sound counterintuitive, but learning how to deliberately unwind can have a tangible positive impact on our long-term health and wellbeing.

Updated: Friday 25 August 2023

Published: Thursday 11 May 2017

Gyms are sweaty places. Whether you’re hitting the weights section or running on the treadmill, you’ve likely had a few sessions where you’re dripping wet wondering whether something is wrong. We’re here to explore just what normal means and to dispel some common myths and misconceptions about the relationship between sweating and exercise.

Updated: Monday 21 August 2023

Published: Monday 21 August 2023

When your period starts, a certain level of discomfort and pain is to be expected. This includes cramps, headaches and a dull ache in the back and stomach. For some women however, the pain gets so severe that it prevents them living a normal life. This is not to be ignored, as it could be a sign of something more serious.

Updated: Wednesday 16 August 2023

Published: Wednesday 16 August 2023

Exercise is crucial to building stronger joints, even if you already experience pain. Try these clinically approved exercises for people with joint pain.

Updated: Tuesday 8 August 2023

Published: Wednesday 17 October 2018

When the body's internal circadian rhythms fail to synchronise with the local time zone, we’re left feeling exhausted and disorientated. If you’re a frequent flyer, you’ve likely felt jetlagged at one point or another.

Updated: Tuesday 1 August 2023

Published: Tuesday 1 August 2023

Whether you’re feeling inspired by Wimbledon, or you’re looking for a fun family activity you can play at the park with your family, tennis has something for everyone.

Updated: Tuesday 1 August 2023

Published: Tuesday 30 June 2015

Taking time out of training can be difficult, especially when you’re enjoying your training. Whether you’re looking to build muscle or shave seconds off your 10km time, rest is a vital part of your training schedule.

Updated: Monday 31 July 2023

Published: Thursday 20 July 2023

The great thing about running is that it’s incredibly accessible and easy to get into. It’s a great way to keep fit and there’s no real need for any serious investment to get you started. While almost anyone can do it, it can be easy for beginners to get overwhelmed by the sheer number of shoes, garments, gadgets, and accessories that are out there. Thankfully, sticking to a few fundamental principles can save you hours of shopping around when you’re starting out.

Updated: Friday 28 July 2023

Published: Thursday 27 July 2023

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 28 July 2023

Published: Wednesday 18 December 2019

Whether you're a regular or novice, entering the gym as a new Mum will have its fresh challenges. Adam Byrne, Wellbeing Personal Trainer shares his top tips for getting fit as a new Mum.

Updated: Tuesday 16 May 2023

Published: Wednesday 27 March 2019

Going to the gym shouldn't just be about working out, it can also be a place to meet new people, relax or have fun. Here, we run through our top things you can do to make the best of your gym membership.

Updated: Thursday 6 April 2023

Published: Wednesday 30 December 2016