Category Archives: Lifestyle

Squash and Children’s Mental Health Week 2020

How squash can help children’s mental health and self esteem. From the 3rd – 9th February we are acknowledging Children’s Mental Health Week. With this is mind I wanted to show how Squash is a great way to encourage positive mental health and wellbeing simultaneously increasing self esteem. Squash is a great sport to encourage […]

5 IMPORTANT UPPER BODY EXERCISES

These five key exercises will improve your upper body strength and ultimately help you carry yourself through life. They are exercises that will also improve tendon strength and solidify good movement patterns when performed correctly. Strengthening your body and movement is a positive step towards avoiding injury in the future. It cannot be overstated how […]

Have ‘snow’ fear! The dry slope is here! Why to learn to ski before your trip.

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Whether it’s a trip away with the kids, or an excuse for an ‘Après-Ski’ escape, there is no holiday quite like a ski holiday. Having found this blog, you might be considering entry into the winter-wonderland sport that is skiing. Don’t be put off by the concept of throwing oneself down a mountain in sub-zero […]

Tips to keep the SAD at bay this winter

SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

SAD – Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression brought on in different seasons. Most commonly, it hits people throughout autumn and winter as the dark mornings and evenings (or let’s face it, afternoons) creep in and the weather takes a turn for the worst. SAD symptoms can range from severe to extremely mild, […]

Top 5 Strength Exercises You’ve Never Done

I’m taking a guess that for most of the strength exercises you do in the gym or see online they will be in one direction. Up and down or forwards and backwards. Whether that is squats and deadlifts or bench press and shoulder press you are holding yourself back by only exercising in one direction. […]