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 27 January 2023

Published: Tuesday 2 October 2018

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: Tuesday 24 January 2023

Published: Tuesday 7 April 2020

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: Tuesday 24 January 2023

Published: Thursday 25 February 2016

Finding a way to become more active can be challenging, 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: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Published: Wednesday 22 June 2016

Not getting as much exercise as you’d like? Whether you’re still working from home, or you’ve become less active since the pandemic, Professor Ben Kelly, Head of Clinical Research has five tips to help get you moving and improve your health.

Updated: Tuesday 10 January 2023

Published: Wednesday 30 March 2016

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: Monday 9 January 2023

Published: Wednesday 18 December 2019

For many, the New Year is a time for resolutions. Often these involve new exercise regimes or healthy eating plans, but we may be missing out the benefits of more holistic goals. Gosia Bowling, National Lead for Mental Health at Nuffield Health, shares advice on setting goals for both the mind as well as the body.

Updated: Monday 9 January 2023

Published: Friday 30 October 2020

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

We all experience stress at various points in our lives. Here's how to recognise it and build the resilience needed to face it.

Updated: Wednesday 9 November 2022

Published: Friday 8 July 2016

Making an effort to relax might sound counterintuitive, but it's vital to your emotional and physical wellbeing. Brendan Street, Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing, suggests a few techniques to help you unwind before you unravel.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Thursday 11 May 2017

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

Our minds are complex. Sometimes we may overthink or stress about situations, but changing our approach to the way we think can make all the difference. Prevention Lead Gosia Bowling and Head of Emotional Wellbeing Brendan Street discuss how our thoughts can sometimes make tough situations seem worse, while offering some healthier habits for our minds.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Wednesday 14 April 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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