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unhealthy high street

Unhealthy high street, healthy children

Rachael Smith, from Tidemill Academy, tells us about the schools initiative to fight the unhealthy high street and improve child obesity rates with physically active learning.
sports medicine

The need for scientific research in sports medicine

Frost & Sullivan’s TechCasting Group, argues for increasing awareness of the need for scientific research in sports medicine.
end to obesity

An end to obesity – no longer a pipedream?

Tam Fry FRSA, Chairman of the National Obesity Forum, discusses whether an end to obesity is no longer a pipedream.
energy expenditure

Determining energy expenditure

Professor Kjell Hausken at the University of Stavanger discusses his research into energy expenditure through combining different types of exercise classes.
lower your blood pressure

Natural ways to lower your blood pressure

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, tells us about all the way you can naturally lower your blood pressure without medical intervention.
active learning

Can active learning help to close the attainment gap?

Justine Goode, Year 4 teacher and PE lead at Beaudesert Lower School, explores how combining learning with movement can restore children’s mental and physical wellbeing after lockdown.
travel habits

How lockdown travel habits are influencing the green recovery

Mark Nicholson, CEO of Vivacity Labs, discusses how local lockdown travel habits are already influencing the green recovery.
young minds matter

Young minds matter: Protecting children’s mental health from lockdown 3.0

Jon Smedley, a former teacher and founder of Teach Active, explains how schools can help children stay physically active to limit the negative impact of lockdown 3.0 on their mental health.
female athletes

The importance of supporting uniquely able bodied female athletes in uncertain times

Here, Mary Wilson, Paralympic athlete, shares her personal experience and health journey to highlight the importance of supporting disabled female athletes.
menstrual dysfunction

Menstrual dysfunction more prevalent among young athletes

A study from the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland has found that menstrual dysfunction is more prevalent in young Finnish athletes than it is among non-athletes of a similar age.
festive season

How the festive season is affecting your hormones

To help identify how the festive season could be affecting your hormones, we caught up with expert nutritionist from bioniq, Clarissa Lenherr, who explains five ways the festive season might be causing you more harm than good and what you can do about it.
Female empowerment

Female empowerment within sport: Four icons to enforce post-COVID change

Here, Zalando celebrates four icons enforcing female empowerment within sport in a post-COVID world.
health epidemic

UK health epidemic: The benefits of exercise for your mental health

Mental Health Advocate and Medical Doctor, Charlie Easmon explains why he thinks the UK is close to a health epidemic, made worse by COVID-19, and discusses the benefits that taking up exercise has for your mental health.
disability sport

Empowering women through access to disability sport

Anita Choudhrie, Founder of Path to Success, explores how we can empower female athletes through access to disability sport in uncertain times.
exercise outside, exercise outdoors

How safe is it to exercise outside during COVID-19?

Desa Rome, travel writer, explores how safe it is to exercise outside during the COVID-19 pandemic and what precautions we should be taking in order to remain safe.
look after your mental health

How to look after your mental health during the coronavirus lockdown

Dr Arianna Di Stadio, neuroscientist and co-founder of Hello Pure, offers advice on how to look after your mental health during the coronavirus lockdown by taking a number of different approaches.
negative news

Coronavirus: How to escape the daily negative news cycle

Jeremy Shulman, Chief Editor, Subscriptions and Product at Interactive Pro and Edology, advises how one can escape the daily negative news cycle due to Coronavirus and isolation, looking at different aspects including work, learning and how to stay informed.
outdoor activities

The benefits of outdoor activities for work productivity

Miranda Mirany, a Psychologist, highlights that benefits that outdoor activities can have on workplace productivity.
emotional fitness

Emotional fitness for university students

Nick Bennett, CEO at Fika, puts forward the case for a positive and preventative approach to mental health for university students, drawing on learnings from physical fitness and positive psychology.
body image

44% of Brits not confident in their own body image

Almost half of the UK (44%) say they are not confident in their own body image, with many saying this impacts their love life, social life, mental health and even career progression, according to new research from Better.

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