Lifestyle

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|

Stress and its effect on the body

Article by the Drummond Team 

Extreme stress can be linked to heart disease, diabetes and depression, however, small doses are crucial for developing resilience. For example, being requested to attend an urgent meeting, or your taxi inching towards the airport with minutes to spare before your flight makes your heart pound & your stomach lurch, makes your […]

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

The Importance of Inner Strength – Training the Functional Core

Article by the Drummond Team

Before you glance at the title and think ‘how original, another core training article?!’, take a second and think of what you consider “core stability training” involves.

Typically, the aim of a core stability program is to strengthen the muscles that stabilise your lower back.  Transversus Abdominis, Rectus Abdominis, Multifidus and the […]

By |February 6th, 2019|Article, Lifestyle|

Curing common colds, headaches & general ailments – what foods to eat and what to avoid

Dr Michael Roizen,  US Nutrition expert claims  “your diet can help cure what ails you”

 Dr Michael Roizen has been studying the effects of food on health for over 25 years. He’s the chief wellness officer of the academic medical centre the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. He also developed something called the RealAge test, (in a […]

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

The Super-Fit 60-Somethings…

Article by the Drummond Team 

The rise of the superfit sixties 

You see them at the gym every day – and not just swimming or doing yoga! 10 years  ago we might have thought about hanging up our  trainers in our fifties, let alone our  sixties! But in 2019 it’s a very different story. Today’s sixtysomethings know that […]

By |January 28th, 2019|Article, Lifestyle|

Charity Fitness Fling – Saturday 16th February 2019

Have a Fling with Exercise! Saturday 16th February 2019 at Purley Hall, Purley on Thames 

Register and sign up here:

 www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/charity-fitness-fling-tickets-54451111741.  

Try different types of fitness class with Joanna and Katie, while raising money for Daisy’s Dream, a local charity that supports bereaved children and families.

Stay for as long as you like for £20 per person.

9:00 until […]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Article, Lifestyle|

The Flexitarian Diet – What’s it all about?

Article by the Drummond Team

 Reduced amounts of meat and lots of vegetables – A diet to feed a future of 10 billion people? 

As we continue on our mission to consume less animal products in efforts to save the planet, you’ve probably heard the term flexitarian. We’ll bet your  first thought was that it was something to […]

By |January 21st, 2019|Article, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

The Ketogenic Diet – What is it and How Does it Work? Is it Good for us?

This is one of the latest buzzwords to hit the health world:  keto — it refers to the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet. There are  claims that you can eat all the fat you want, never feel hungry again, lower your blood sugar if you have type 2 diabetes, and even boost your athletic performance, the diet promises something […]

By |January 18th, 2019|Article, Lifestyle, Nutrition|