Relax……It’s National Relaxation Day (Yes, it really is!)

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Health, Lifestyle and Beauty

You’d think with Covid-19 kicking in this year and having to stay at home and do nothing, we would all be a little relaxed. Wrong! In fact, we have been the opposite and more stressed than ever. Add to that feeling the pressure of having to ‘do more’ during the lockdown, such as keeping fit, baking, learning a new skill, relaxation has been relegated to the bottom of the pile of the things we need to do.

Stay In The Zone to Monitor Physical Activity With Myzone

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Fitness, Health

There is something to be said about fitness classes. Survey figures from EMD UK estimate that 4.86 million in England alone regularly partake in group exercise classes. Even before Covid-19 kicked in and change the way we keep fit; technology has been instrumental in increasing the scope of these classes. While many gyms re-opened at the end of last month, capacity restrictions have been enforced to accommodate social distancing.  

Spray your Way To A Healthier Salad

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Food Products, Health, Uncategorized

If your summer body fell down the wayside during the total lockdown, don’t fret. Not all is lost. We still have at least two months of summer left at least to get you back on track. I often get emails showcasing the latest low calorie, low-fat product but I’m not often interested. I tend to prefer eating whole foods and making the majority of my food from scratch. But when it comes to building a salad, I must admit I struggle with conjuring up a good dressing recipe. So often end up using the same blend of balsamic vinegar and olive oil. So, when I stumbled across Heinz new salad dressing sprays, I was all ears and my taste buds put on alert.

It’s Global Running Day – What Happens To Your Body When You Run?

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Health, Uncategorized

With gyms closed and fitness classes cancelled, many people are choosing to use the government’s unlimited exercise time to spend exercising outdoors. Perhaps you have been walking, or cycling or even started to run or jog to mix things up. This is great in helping you stay active and healthy during the lockdown as well as get a good dose of vitamin D. But what happens to the body after your session? A number of things can happen to the body during and after running and it’s good to understand how it all works.  

SIX TIPS TO LIFT YOUR MOOD DURING MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK

Written by Sabi Phagura on . Posted in Health

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It’s never been more important to look after your mental health right now. Everyone is talking about it. And you know what? I am so pleased they are. You see mental health has always been close to my heart. I have seen people around me including my family suffer from it for years. And it made me realise from a very young age that we needed to nurture our minds in the same way as we nurture our bodies. And if I am completely honest, that is the main reason I got into fitness as a child. It was to lift my mood and avoid having depression or similar in life. I saw how debilitating it can be.