Exercise and mental health benefits

Submitted by Dean on 11 September, 2019 - 10:51 with 0 comment

We all know the physical benefits that come with being active; from a healthy heart, improved circulation and keeping in shape, but what about the effects on our mental well-being? Can exercise really help develop resilience, improve low moods and boost self-esteem?

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Top 10 exercises for a healthy back

Submitted by Dean on 10 September, 2019 - 04:39 with 0 comment

A modern problem

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Are you drinking coffee at the right time of day?

Submitted by Dean on 26 July, 2019 - 12:50 with 0 comment

The jury’s out when it comes to caffeine consumption and our health. Are we better with or without it? Does it affect our sleep and heighten cortisol levels or are the small amounts of caffeine beneficial, together with other healing properties of the black stuff?

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Keeping fit on holiday

Submitted by Dean on 20 July, 2019 - 08:13 with 0 comment

A holiday helps refresh and recharge your batteries but it’s also a good opportunity to kick-start your fitness regime. Personal trainer Lucy Wyndham-Read is on hand with ideas and inspiration for holiday exercises.

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Your guide to common sporting injuries

Submitted by Dean on 19 July, 2019 - 16:06 with 0 comment

It’s great for your health and fitness to get involved with exercise and sport, but if you don’t warm up properly or train correctly, injuries can occur. Find out how you can reduce your risk of common musculoskeletal injuries.

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Expanding our health and fitness horizons

Submitted by Dean on 14 July, 2019 - 10:21 with 0 comment

When we think of exercising today we generally think of western sports and games, football and rugby, tennis and swimming or just going to the local gym. We can broaden our exercise horizons so much by looking at different ethnic ways to stay fit and in good health.

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Recovering from surgery in competitive sports

Submitted by Dean on 8 July, 2019 - 10:00 with 0 comment

Prior to his second hip operation, Andy Murray expressed fears that his tennis career was over. Yet, less than 6 months after the operation, he confirmed he would be partnering up with Serena Williams to play mixed doubles in Wimbledon.

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How to become a personal trainer

Submitted by Dean on 18 June, 2019 - 08:52 with 0 comment

An ever-increasing profession, personal trainers are usually self-employed and enjoy their own schedule of new and existing clients mixed with their own training, often all in the same gym.

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5 new outdoor sports to try this summer

Submitted by Dean on 4 June, 2019 - 08:35 with 0 comment

Ready to try something new, improve your fitness and catch some rays? We’ve rounded up five sports you can try out in the sunshine.

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5 steps you can take to improve productivity in the workplace

Submitted by Dean on 25 April, 2019 - 10:25 with 0 comment

Everyone works differently and whilst some may find they’re on top form after lunch, there may well be others falling asleep at their desks. That’s not to say you can’t do something to help keep productivity going throughout the whole working day, though.

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Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants are one of Wales’ largest Independent Insurance Brokers, established in 1978 by Roger Watkins. Since this time we have become one of the leading Commercial and Personal Insurance Brokers in the region and the trusted insurance advisor to hundreds of Welsh and UK businesses and individuals.

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