Category: Dave’s Blog

It seems that there’s one word which is quite literally on everyone’s lips at the moment. The coronavirus or Covid-19 has instilled new meaning to the term “going viral” and the World Health Organisation has finally classified the global spread of this new kid on the block as a pandemic. Remove three letters from this…

Exercising can have a huge impact on your wellbeing, not just physically and mentally too. As well as helping you to keep fit, strong and healthy, it can also help to manage stress and your mood. In light of the current situation, it’s become particularly important to look after our health. We understand that staying…

Fruit and nuts are healthy — a simple statement that’s hard to disagree with. But when it comes to the question of which is best, things become quite a bit more complicated. ‘Healthier’ in what way? ‘Better’ for what? It should come as no surprise that different fruits and nuts do different things, and each…

We are often told the more we move and the less we eat the more weight we will shift. However allowing ourselves to get too hungry throughout the day or reducing our calorie intake drastically in hopes of losing weight is not the best idea. Not only does restricting your calorie intake effect your brain…

Is it possible to get a good workout in at home? Do I need to get equipment? How do I stay motivated to workout at home? Where do I start? I’ve got you covered! Here’s our guide to help you stay fit and active from home. REMEMBER YOUR WHY Knowing your ‘why’ is an important…

“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the universe, deserve your love and affection” – Buddha One of the biggest myths we feed into…

Stress can affect us in several ways, both physically and emotionally and in varying intensities. During this time, many of us may find ourselves feeling worried, anxious, alone whilst staying at home which makes it an even more important time to look after our mental wellbeing. Remember it’s okay to have these feelings and make…

This week is Mental Health Awareness week and research by the Mental Health Foundation tells us that 74% of UK adults report that they have felt stressed to the point of feeling overwhelmed and unable to cope at some point in the past year… and that was before COVID-19 arrived as the new kid on…

Fruit and nuts are healthy — a simple statement that’s hard to disagree with. But when it comes to the question of which is best, things become quite a bit more complicated. ‘Healthier’ in what way? ‘Better’ for what? It should come as no surprise that different fruits and nuts do different things, and each…

Want to run faster? Including strength training into your weekly training routine can help with improving running performance and also prevent the risk of injury so you can chase those PBs. Here are some of my favourite strengthening exercises for speed development SQUAT Squats are a great exercise to help improve your strength, particularly in…