Top up your Sunshine Vitamin levels this summer
3 Mins
Summer is here but (surprise, surprise!) the sun is nowhere to be seen. Not only can this put a dampener on your picnic plans, according to the experts at YourGP , it can also have a serious effect on your health . Here's why... Ok, so hit us with the science - what exactly is Vitamin D? Vitamin D is taken in through your diet and is changed into its...
vitamin d / health / expert advice
Callanetics: The sweat free solution to beach body confidence
3 Mins
Amy Falconer dons her leg warmers in a bid to lose inches for her summer holiday… You name it, I’ve tried it; bootcamp, body pump, running, walking, swimming - all in the quest for body...
Callanetics / exercise / review
Outdoor swimming in Scotland
3 Mins
‘Outdoor swimming in Scotland’ might seem like an oxymoron, but there’s always sunshine on Leith so there’s nothing to stop you from taking the plunge. David Lloyd ’s Newhaven and Glasgow...
outdoor swimming / Scotland / health and fitness
Nine ways to stay fit on holiday
8 Mins
Personal trainer Martin Ebner ’s guide to staying in shape in the sunshine. Read on for his top fitness tips. 1. Rise and run By exercising first thing, you’re far less likely to skip it...
fitness / work-out / personal trainer
Is your sexual health in check?
2 Mins
Admit it, us Brits are not the best at talking openly about sexual health . But, as the experts at YourGP explain, sexual health testing is a vital part of ensuring our health and wellbeing...
sexual health / health screening / YourGP
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2 Mins
Want to get fit but don’t think the gym’ll fix it? Try one, two or even all three of these alternative fitness ideas. Trapeze No strength? No flexibility? No problem at Spinal Chord ’s...
fitness / Bokwa / Trapeze
Top five fitness tips to get your body summer ready
2 Mins
If you’ve vowed to get into shape in time for summer but you need a little help, you’ve come to the right place. We asked personal trainer, James Donaldson of Newhaven’s David Lloyd gym to...
health / fitness / expert advice
The simple solution to your hayfever misery
3 Mins
For most people, the start of summer is a cause for celebration – longer, warmer days mean more time in the garden and the perfect excuse for dusting off the barbecue and cracking open the...
hayfever / health / YourGP
Up close with Morag Whitelaw of Dovelight Wellbeing
3 Mins
We sit down with Morag Whitelaw, counsellor and owner of d ovelight wellbeing , to talk openly about the challenges of her job and the positive impact she has on people’s lives. What...
Morag Whitelaw / dovelight wellbeing / counselling
Getting into fitness featuring grant Stott
7 Mins
Two fitness phobes on their reluctant attempts at getting in shape and boost their wellbeing in the process... Jo Morris resolves to get on her bike… As a pathologically greedy person who...
fitness / Grant Stott / Jo Morris