Lifestyle

What Role Does Physical Activity Play in Weight Loss?

Article by the Drummond Team

There has been such a significant increase in obesity over the last 35 years. Dr Carl Lavie in his excellent book the “Obesity Paradox” searches through government records to unearth same amazing findings.

Since 1865 males have grown about 1.5 BMI points heavier, which translates into an increase of 5 kilograms in […]

By |April 3rd, 2019|Article, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Otonamaki: Adult “wrapping”

Article by the Drummond Team 

Otonamaki, which directly translates to “adult wrapping”, is a Japanese therapeutic method meant to alleviate posture problems and stiffness and it is gaining popularity  around the country. The idea for Otonamaki comes from the practice of Ohinamaki, which sees babies wrapped up in cloth in a similar fashion. This is meant to […]

By |April 1st, 2019|Article, Lifestyle|

Fitness tips: three of the best childhood games

These high-intensity games are fun – and improve fitness!

Frisbee

Players are divided into two teams and must make passes to their teammates without the frisbee being intercepted by the opposing team. Each time a team makes five successful passes they score a point. Improves general fitness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dodgeball

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Players are split into two teams. Attackers run through a corridor […]

By |March 27th, 2019|Lifestyle, News|

Healthy Hydration Guide

Article by the Drummond team

Water is a life-essential, and its  very important to get the right amount of fluid to stay healthy. However, there are lots of mixed messages about how much, and exactly what to drink – and this can be confusing.

So why do we need water? 

Water makes up a large proportion of the […]

By |March 19th, 2019|Article, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

How to Meal Prep for Weight Loss Like a Pro!

Its like the old  saying goes: “By failing to prepare, we are preparing to fail.” This is especially  true when it comes to diet. When we don’t give thought to what we’re going to eat during the day, we’re left with what is convenient or close in proximity come mealtime. And the end result? We’re […]

By |March 12th, 2019|Article, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Forest Bathing

The outdoor business! ….this simple Japanese practice of forest bathing could be the key to leading a better life….but can it make you healthier?

Article by the Drummond team 

Called “Shinrin-yoku” – a form of nature therapy that originated in Japan, is getting attention and gaining popularity here in the UK. What is it, and whats it all about? Can […]

By |March 11th, 2019|Article, Lifestyle|

“CICO” – Calories in vs. Calories out – a Double-edge sword?

Article by the Drummond Team

CICO – “Calories in-calories out” 

When it comes to changing our weight and body shapes, this whole “calories-in vs calories-out” topic is really controversial. Why is this? Some people think it’s the ONLY way to lose weight. Others may disagree and say its too easy and the information around it is foolish. The […]

By |March 4th, 2019|Article, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

The Educated Athlete

Article by the Drummond Team 

Managing your training load will be vitally important for all of us; be it if you’re just starting out on your new year resolution to get fit or if you’re an experienced runner who has pencilled in events over the coming months. The below information has been provided to help you […]

By |February 11th, 2019|Article, Lifestyle, Running|

Does Dry January Lead to Fling-February?

Article by the Drummond Team

This year, nearly 4 million people in the UK said they were planning to stop drinking alcohol in  January – and the official Dry January campaign says it’s designed to “reset” people’s relationship with alcohol.

Will a month of being off the booze really help people gain new habits, or is there […]

By |February 11th, 2019|Article, Health, Lifestyle|

20 tips to eat well for less

Article by the Drummond Team

If the rising costs of food and groceries are discouraging you from making changes to you and your family’s diet then read on –  healthy eating doesn’t have to cost more.

20 Tips:

Write a shopping list

Draw up a weekly meal plan using up ingredients you already have and make a shopping list […]

By |February 8th, 2019|Lifestyle, Nutrition|