Battling mental health issues to return to the tennis court – the inspirational journey of Steven McCann

In a short film released today, the LTA follows 38-year-old tennis player Steven McCann from North London, as he shares his inspirational story of battling addiction to reignite his love and passion for the sport. The feature brings to life…

UK Coaching urges the nation to pledge support for coaches as UK Coaching Week 2020 begins

To coincide with the start of UK Coaching Week 2020, UK Coaching is encouraging parents, players and athletes through its #GreatCoachingPledge campaign to recognise and support the people who provide great coaching to their communities by pledging their own time…

The Importance of Walking for the Body and Mind

Among the most consistently underrated forms of exercise is simply walking from one place to another. According to a survey last year, just 71% of adults walk at least once a week. Even once you discount the proportion of people…

How to re-balance your body after Lockdown

During lockdown, our good habits and daily routines have changed in favour of an at home setting. From increased snacking, less exercise to sleeping more, our bodies have transitioned through a change of pace and with lockdown slowly easing around…

Self-care economy booms as women seek more ‘Me time’

57 per cent of women now think It’s important to take time out for self-care, according to a recent study commissioned by centre:mk, one of the UK’s top 10 shopping centres. This desire for the feel good factor has led…

The COVID-19 Crisis Survey for Men Reveals 100% of Those Interviewed Are Now Experiencing Mental Health Problems

A survey into how men’s mental health has been affected by the pandemic reveals that an overwhelming 100% of all men interviewed felt that their mental health had been affected. All of those who took part reported problems including feelings…

What are the signs your breast surgery has gone wrong?

Breast surgery has long been established as the most common and popular option for people in the UK undergoing cosmetic surgery. According to the most recent figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), a total of 7,745…

Top Five Exercises To Help Burn Calories At Home

Working from home, under quarantine, maybe one of the best times to focus on your health and fitness. Going from running to catch the tube to move with your laptop from the bedroom to the living room is a pretty…

Blueberries to prevent heart attacks

Promising new research published in Food and Function. the journal has shown how blueberry consumption can help to keep your heart healthy and lower the risk of heart attacks. The research found that blueberries are a rich source of anthocyanins…

Top 5 diabetes queries answered by GP

Being diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes can be a challenging time for both the patient and the physician, and for many people it is an emotional period which many find overwhelming. Now, with over 90% of all diabetes cases being…