Drummond Articles

Overweight and anxiety in the approach to Christmas – what to do?

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The festive season is almost upon us – the thought alone can cause anxiety and stress – pressures of cooking large meals for volumes of family – (not to mention time spent with those trickier […]

Can belly fat be harmful to our health?

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By Dr Paul Batman, PhD

In the lead up to the Christmas period we always have the choice to either over indulge or control our holiday urges. Typically the first sign of overindulgence we notice is […]

Pomegranate chicken with almond couscous

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A quick, delicious  – and healthy! – recipe…

Ingredients:  

1 tbsp vegetable oil
200g couscous
1 chicken stock cube
1 large red onion, halved and thinly sliced
600g chicken mini fillets
4 tbsp tagine spice paste […]

New British army fitness test – could you pass??

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It’s the first time in 20 years its been changed – the army says the tests are now harder.

According to an army spokesperson, “These new physical fitness standards are objective, measurable, role-related and gender-free to […]

Preventing Common Injuries in Gym Classes

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Article by Dan Morris, Drummond Team Sport Rehabilitator

Gym/aerobic classes come in many forms such as body attack and body pump etc. They are a great way to remain/develop fitness as they are easily accessible; they […]

Call for UK ban on ‘grotesquely sugary’ “freakshakes”

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Article by the Drummond Team

The campaign group Action on Sugar is demanding a ban on freakshakes and all milkshakes with more than 300 calories. 

It surveyed milkshakes sold in restaurants and fast food shops in the […]

Piling on the pounds? Some tips to help stave off winter weight gain….

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Article by the Drummond Team

Its that time of year when we tend to put the weight on. No one feels like exercising in November – but no matter how cold or dark the days, we […]

9am starts “risk to workers’ health”

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Article by the Drummond Team

“Wake up to the science, boss: 9am starts ‘are risk to workers’ health!”

Beginning work at 10am would allow most staff to follow their natural sleep patterns and reduce illness, a new […]

Forensic Analysis – The Reverse Curl

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Analysis by Dr Paul Batman PhD

Client Instruction

 Starting Position

Lie is a supine position with your knees bent and your heels close to your bottom
Place your arms by the side of your body and in […]

Get a Little Light in Your Life! Combating the Winter Blues…..

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Article by the Drummond Team

Got the winter blues? Here’s a guide to getting more light in your life!

During these very dark winter months, it’s easy to let lack of daylight get the better of us. […]