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Exercise is a great way to help lower your blood pressure levels. Ben Kelly, Director of Research and Outcomes, explains five of the best exercises.

Updated: Thursday 16 March 2023

Published: Wednesday 30 March 2016

If you’re experiencing joint pain, one of the most important things to do is keep your weight down. Follow our healthy guide to weight loss to lessen the load on your joints.

Updated: Thursday 16 March 2023

Published: Tuesday 2 October 2018

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: Thursday 16 March 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: Thursday 16 March 2023

Published: Monday 15 April 2019

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: Thursday 16 March 2023

Published: Thursday 20 May 2021

There are many benefits of exercise during menopause, some of the most important being maintenance of muscle and bone mass. Adam Byrne, Regional Clinical Fitness Lead, explains why strength training is particularly helpful and provides some example exercises and tips for performing them.

Updated: Thursday 16 March 2023

Published: Friday 16 September 2022

This 10-15 minute workout will get your heart rate up while working your legs, arms and core. You can make the workout longer by adding 2-3 more sets if you're up for the challenge.

Updated: Thursday 16 March 2023

Published: Tuesday 28 April 2020

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: Tuesday 14 March 2023

Published: Wednesday 30 December 2016

Conversations about menopause should be a normal part of working life. Gosia Bowling, National Lead for Emotional Wellbeing, discusses some common concerns for menopausal women in the workplace and how these can be addressed – to help change the taboo around 'the change'.

Updated: Thursday 9 March 2023

Published: Friday 15 October 2021

There is a clear gap in knowledge and support surrounding the menopause. Mental Health National Lead Gosia Bowling and Head of Charity Brendan Street discuss their pioneering educational research project with Manchester Metropolitan University that aims to increase visibility and change perceptions.

Updated: Thursday 9 March 2023

Published: Friday 20 August 2021

Gosia Bowling, Prevention Lead Emotional Wellbeing at Nuffield Health, discusses five key things men should know about the menopause so they can better support their partners.

Updated: Thursday 9 March 2023

Published: Monday 28 October 2019

The years leading up to the menopause can be a difficult time due to the hormonal changes that occur, but help is available. Dr Unnati Desai, National Lead for GP Services at Nuffield Health explains the main symptoms that could mean you’re experiencing perimenopause, and how to get support.

Updated: Thursday 9 March 2023

Published: Friday 29 April 2016

Getting the right nutrition during the menopause can help in a number of ways. Research shows that there are also particular vitamins and minerals to pay extra attention to, to both support your health and alleviate symptoms of the menopause.

Updated: Tuesday 7 March 2023

Published: Friday 24 February 2023

When a knee injury prevented Rudy Killworth from doing what he loves most - competitive dancing, he consulted Anton Horne, Physiotherapy Manager at Nuffield Health Leicester, to learn how rehab could get him competing again.

Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023

Published: Tuesday 31 January 2023

Jonathan's back to his best and enjoying a new lease of life, having completed a 10k walk only a few months after enrolling into Nuffield Health cardiac rehabilitation programme. He shares his experience on how the programme helped him get on the road to recovery.

Updated: Wednesday 1 March 2023

Published: Tuesday 7 February 2023

Everyone knows exercise will help lower your blood pressure, but this little trick can help accelerate the drop. Best of all, it takes next to no effort. Head of Preventative Medicine, Dr Ben Kelly explains.

Updated: Wednesday 22 February 2023

Published: Monday 30 January 2017

Putting the right things in and taking the wrong things out of your diet can be difficult. This guide can help you make the right choices if you have high blood pressure.

Updated: Wednesday 22 February 2023

Published: Friday 27 January 2017

Want to know a great all-round workout plan to keep you fit, tight, strong and healthy? Look no further.

Updated: Thursday 16 February 2023

Published: Tuesday 20 October 2015

Training for a marathon is a lengthy process and puts a lot of strain on your body. Sometimes following even the best laid plans can result in injury or pain. Matthew Piff, Regional Physiotherapy Lead, covers 5 of the most common marathon training and racing injuries and how you might be able to avoid them.

Updated: Wednesday 15 February 2023

Published: Wednesday 31 August 2022

Leah Mayes, a specialist dietitian based in the oncology suite at Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital, is frequently asked about how diet and nutrition can influence our health by reducing our cancer risk and improving health outcomes.

Updated: Wednesday 15 February 2023

Published: Monday 13 February 2023