REVEALED: What lockdown has really done to our backs

A guest post by Ann Kuan, Senior Private Physiotherapist at Vita Health Group Our backs have undoubtedly felt the strain of lockdown. From binge watching movies in bed, to sitting at our kitchen tables hunched over our laptops, to an influx in people getting fit. Our bodies, and more specifically our backs, have felt the…

Sold on CBD?

I’ve always been interested in CBD, after all it’s such a buzzword in the wellness industry isn’t it. But is it really all it’s cracked up to be and does it really work? Well I’ve just done a collaboration with Synerva CBD Oils around the launch of their brand-new product, CBD joint and muscle cream. Synerva #gifted…

Working out whilst on your period; all you need to know

A guest post from Anna Cousins, an online personal trainer Hormonal changes associated with your period can lead to fatigue, emotional swings, bloating and increased muscle aches. And this is definitely something that should be taken into consideration when planning workouts, and likewise, when taking part in any competitive sporting activities. However, having a period…

Your heart is my heart, and I hold it in my hand

Sorry this one is a little gushy I’m afraid… So maybe I wrote my last blog about Amelia hop skipping and jumping into school a little too early. This week going into preschool has been a whole different story. Poor little thing has been very upset at the school gates and constantly telling us she…

Family cycling – what you need to consider when starting out

A guest post by Catherine Bedford, Dashel You only have to look around to see how many people have been bitten by the cycling bug. First people started digging old bikes out from garages and sheds to make their daily exercise more varied during lockdown and then many people decided that cycling was a far…

New shoes and those first few steps into preschool

We’re day two into our second official week of preschool now and I feel like I can finally let out a (very little) sigh of relief (and indeed draft this blog)… anything else felt like tempting fate too much. Perhaps I still am given the Government’s announcement today.. To be honest with you, I was…

5 tips to ace your lockdown workout

With so many of us working from home and being unable to get to the gym, the past few months in lockdown have definitely been challenging in terms of our everyday fitness levels and generally keeping healthy. However, working out at home really is far easier than one might think, and totally possible to commit to…