Menopause madness with YourGP's Anne Cross
6 Mins
We spoke to YourGP nutritionist Anne Cross on her top tips for tackling the transition. The Menopause is a natural process for a woman, a time she is entering into a new phase of her life. Although believe it or not, this can be a time for change, freedom, new directions and celebration – many women find this transition difficult – as hormones can start to fluctuate wildly then fall...
YourGP / Anne Cross / Health and wellbeing
Hearts aflutter for World Heart Day at YourGP
2 Mins
It's World Heart Day on 29 September and what better time to shine a spotlight on your health? The experts at YourGP can help keep things like blood pressure and cholesterol levels in check...
YourGP / World Heart Day / health
Are you looking after your mind? YourGP
2 Mins
We all know the many things we should be doing to keep our bodies healthy (eat well, exercise regularly, you know the drill) but what about our minds? It's easy to forget that our mental...
YourGP / Edinburgh / Mental wellbeing
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...
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