Recent research has highlighted alarming levels of inactivity among teenage girls. Data suggests that inactivity and sedentary time are two of the driving forces behind rising rates of poor mental health, obesity, and disinterest in sports and physical activity.

Updated: Friday 14 June 2024

Published: Friday 14 June 2024

Puberty is a time of physical and mental change that can be difficult for young girls to navigate. Expectations and pressure around school, parents, and different social groups can mean the benefits of physical activity, movement, and exercise get overlooked.

Updated: Friday 14 June 2024

Published: Friday 14 June 2024

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: Thursday 13 June 2024

Published: Monday 21 August 2023

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 13 June 2024

Published: Wednesday 30 December 2016

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: Thursday 13 June 2024

Published: Friday 15 September 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: Thursday 13 June 2024

Published: Wednesday 18 December 2019

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

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

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

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

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

Research shows that men are less likely than women to seek medical help or advice. Traditional views on masculinity and fear of bad news are just two of the most common reasons men give for putting off check-ups. This can lead to potentially harmful conditions being ignored and men losing out on valuable information about their overall health.

Updated: Thursday 23 May 2024

Published: Wednesday 22 May 2024

The popularity of vapes and e-cigarettes has continued to soar in recent years. These smoking cessation aids contain a blend of nicotine and flavouring and lack several of the harmful chemicals found in cigarettes. Despite the assumption that these devices are healthier than smoking, a lot of the health risks associated with them haven't been fully explored.

Updated: Tuesday 21 May 2024

Published: Tuesday 21 May 2024

Understanding how to properly check your testicles for lumps is something every man should know how to do. Getting to know their unique size and shape makes spotting abnormalities like lumps and areas of swelling easier.

Updated: Wednesday 15 May 2024

Published: Wednesday 15 May 2024

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common condition that affects men of all ages. ED is characterised by an inability or difficulty achieving or maintaining an erection that’s firm enough for sex. It can affect confidence levels, reduce libido (sex drive), and make sexual intercourse with a partner difficult.

Updated: Tuesday 14 May 2024

Published: Tuesday 14 May 2024