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Getting a good night's sleep isn't just about having energy for the day ahead, it has real effects on your health. Physiologist Jade Wells explains.

Updated: Tuesday 26 April 2022

Published: Monday 8 August 2016

How often have you set yourself a new goal, been really motivated on day one, then a couple of days later fallen off the bandwagon completely, almost as if that goal never existed? Follow these 5 simple steps from Matt Burge, Fitness & Wellbeing Manager at our Rugby gym, to make sure this doesn’t happen to you again and you finally tick off that milestone you wanted to achieve. Let’s do this!

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Tuesday 22 June 2021

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

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Monday 24 December 2018

Combat inactivity during the working day with this list of desk-based exercises.

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Tuesday 5 January 2016

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: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Wednesday 28 April 2021

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: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Monday 4 January 2016

Exercise isn't something that 'young' people do. As we age we need to stay active too, and here's why.

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Monday 2 May 2016

They say mathematics can explain the universe. It can also explain why you’re not achieving your weight loss goals. Head of Preventative Medicine, Dr Ben Kelly crunches the numbers.

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Thursday 5 January 2017

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: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Tuesday 1 September 2015

Too busy to workout? 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: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Monday 14 December 2015

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: Monday 25 April 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: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Thursday 20 May 2021

Plyometric? Superset? What does it all mean? Find out with our simple guide to fitness terminology.

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Wednesday 27 March 2019

When considering our nutrition there may be a temptation to jump into a ‘new’ diet or revamp our eating habits all at once. Studies continue to show that although this might show success in the short term, this doesn’t provide sustainable change. Steph Weekes, Registered Nutritional Therapist, outlines six key points to take on board when setting goals and making changes to your nutrition.

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Tuesday 22 June 2021

Masterchef winner Shelina Permalloo and Nuffield Health Nutritional Therapist Zoe Rowlandson answer some common questions on how to reach and maintain a healthy weight.

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Tuesday 12 May 2015

Living the busy lives that we do it can be hard to keep track of the food that we eat. Snacking is a quick fix for when we’re on the go and can be a good way to maintain our blood sugar levels, but it can also lead to unhealthy eating and weight gain.

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Wednesday 27 May 2015

Our brains are telling us to eat more while our bodies suffer for it. Research Fellow and behaviour expert, Dr Sophie Attwood explains four bad habits you’ve probably formed and how to break them.

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Friday 27 January 2017

Learn how to control your portion size for a healthier way to eat with this visual guide from nutritional therapist Mary Cotter.

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Thursday 11 June 2015

Discover the problems and benefits of sugar and learn how to maintain a healthy sugar level throughout the day.

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Monday 30 November 2015

Do you know how much sugar you should be consuming? Sugar is part of a healthy balanced diet but as it is can be hidden in foods we often consume too much. This sugar infographic explains how to find the balance.

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Monday 30 November 2015