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Staying connected to others using our smartphone, tablet, or computer can have huge benefits. By always keeping in touch, we can manage relationships and stay connected with friends and family at the touch of a button. For some of us, this can feel tiring and like we are constantly tasked with keep up on message, emails, and social media posts.

Updated: Tuesday 23 January 2024

Published: Wednesday 15 November 2023

You’ve chosen your Personal Trainer and purchased some sessions, but what now? Feeling a little anxious? No need for nerves. Ross Harris, Nuffield Health’s National Fitness Operations Manager, offers pointers on how to prepare.

Updated: Friday 19 January 2024

Published: Tuesday 21 March 2017

If you suffer with high blood pressure, snacking can be difficult. Living with hypertension can mean drastic dietary changes that mean some fatty, high-calorie snacks are now off the menu. Thankfully, there are many tasty alternatives to your favourite snacks. Keep reading to find out how you can still enjoying snacks if you have high blood pressure.

Updated: Thursday 18 January 2024

Published: Wednesday 1 February 2017

The 5km distance can be both accessible and challenging depending on your experience. Tailored for beginners looking to get into running, our eight-week training plan combines running with strength training to help improve your cardiovascular fitness and get you ready to run the 5km distance.

Updated: Wednesday 17 January 2024

Published: Friday 28 July 2023

The half-marathon distance bridges the gap between “short” distance and “long” distance running. For beginners or those that have done a 10k event it the past, 13.1 -miles (21km) is a challenging but attainable distance – as long as you have the right training plan.

Updated: Wednesday 17 January 2024

Published: Wednesday 10 January 2024

Open events are a great opportunity to tap into medical experts for free. Medical Executive Director, Dr Davina Deniszczyc explains how to get the most out of them in five easy steps.

Updated: Wednesday 17 January 2024

Published: Tuesday 17 January 2017

The 10km distance is a challenging and rewarding distance that tests new and experienced runners alike. Whether you’ve just completed a 5km and are looking for a new challenge, or you’re eyeing up a new PB, our plan can help.

Updated: Wednesday 17 January 2024

Published: Friday 12 January 2024

If you want to get into resistance or strength training but aren’t sure where to start, look no further. Our expert led workout can be done in the gym or at home (if you have the right equipment) and contains everything you’ll need to get started. Before you start working various different areas of the body, we’ll walk you through the warm-up, the best compound lifts for you, and cooling down afterwards.

Updated: Tuesday 16 January 2024

Published: Wednesday 3 January 2024

Following the initial agreement of the strategic partnership on 21 August 2023, Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity, and Icon Group, Australia’s largest specialist oncology services provider, are announcing the next step in their strategic partnership through a new collaboration at Nuffield Health Cancer Centre London (CCL) and exploring growth opportunities across the network.

Updated: Friday 12 January 2024

Published: Friday 12 January 2024

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 11 January 2024

Published: Wednesday 30 December 2016

The National Joint Registry (NJR) has given ‘Gold’ Quality Data Provider awards to 34 hospitals from Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity, for their commitment to high quality care and patient safety reporting in orthopaedics surgery.

Updated: Monday 8 January 2024

Published: Monday 8 January 2024

Couch to 5k is one of the most popular running programmes out there. Great for beginner runners looking to start their fitness journey, C25K is recommended by the NHS and balances walking, jogging, and running to build up to running the complete 5km distance.

Updated: Thursday 4 January 2024

Published: Thursday 4 January 2024

Sleep is not an ‘option’, it’s something our bodies require to function at our best. Head of Preventative Medicine, Dr Ben Kelly, explains the benefits of quality sleep, what happens if you don’t get enough of it, and how you can improve your sleep.

Updated: Tuesday 2 January 2024

Published: Monday 5 June 2017

Nuffield Health's Head of Charity Brendan Street shares two cognitive behavioural therapy techniques to help retrain your body and mind to sleep well at night.

Updated: Tuesday 2 January 2024

Published: Wednesday 5 October 2016

Having a good breakfast is the best start to any day, but it can be difficult to know what foods will give you the lasting energy you need. Our mix and match guide will help you create delicious and healthy breakfasts.

Updated: Tuesday 2 January 2024

Published: Tuesday 27 November 2018

Create hundreds of nutritious oat recipes with these tasty topping suggestions from Nutritional Therapist Jessica Andersson.

Updated: Tuesday 2 January 2024

Published: Tuesday 8 November 2016

Roasted chickpeas are a great snack for slow-release energy to help you feel fuller for longer. Nutritional Therapist Mary Cotter dishes out the recipe.

Updated: Tuesday 2 January 2024

Published: Tuesday 29 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 2 January 2024

Published: Thursday 11 May 2017

This National Heart Health Month, Nuffield Health Physiotherapy Manager and Cardiac Rehabilitation Lead, Helen Alexander, shares five lifestyle changes you can make to help improve your heart health.

Updated: Tuesday 2 January 2024

Published: Thursday 2 February 2023

Heart-related issues can impact people from all walks of life. In the UK, more than 7 million people grapple with heart and circulatory conditions, and these diseases are responsible for nearly 170,000 deaths. Dr Bhavik Modi, a Consultant Cardiologist at the Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital, delves into the workings of the heart and highlights common warning signs you should look out for.

Updated: Tuesday 2 January 2024

Published: Friday 27 October 2023