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Foods that Help and Prevent Muscle Cramps

 

…what you can eat to beat them!

Muscle cramps happen when your muscles tense up and you can’t relax them. Whilst painful, usually you can treat them yourself. Exercise, dehydration, and menstruation are common causes. One way to stop cramps is to stretch or massage your muscles and to eat enough of these key nutrients: potassium, […]

By |April 4th, 2019|Article, Lifestyle, News|

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|

Happy International Women’s Day! – Interview with Athlete Alice Hector

International Women’s Day – Interview with Athlete Alice Hector from Drummond Clinic on Vimeo.

By |March 8th, 2019|Article, News|

New food-portion size guide to help tackle overeating

Article by the Drummond Team

A new food portion size guide to help tackle overeating has just been launched in the UK, advising us to measure out produce using our hands. The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) launched the guide, titled Find Your Balance, which uses simple hand and spoon measures to estimate appropriate portions of food. The guide also suggests […]

By |January 15th, 2019|Article, Lifestyle, News, Nutrition|

Sleep! Basic advice on an important topic

By Dan Morris, Drummond Sports Rehabilitator  

We all know the basics of sleep advice; get eight hours of sleep a night, turn your phones and televisions, etc. However, do we fully appreciate the effect that sleep has on our pain? Our stress levels? Our ability to recover? Our injury risk? We will delve into this […]

By |November 29th, 2018|News|

Christmas Nutritional Guide – & A Calorie Survival List

Article by the Drummond Team

Its that time of year again! Food seems to be all round us, and exercise falls by the way side as our calendars fill up with festive parties, activities, and eating…lots of eating!

Here’s some great information on nutritional facts for some of our favourite Christmas foods – and some tips to […]

By |November 22nd, 2018|Article, News, Nutrition, Recipes|

Foods to Help Relieve Stress & Anxiety

Article by the Drummond Team

In the lead up to Christmas, stress for many of us is almost inevitable! And food and drink is all around us – making it far too tempting and hard to resist. Here are some foods that can help relieve anxiety.

 Research shows that some foods act as natural remedies for anxiety, […]

By |November 6th, 2018|Lifestyle, News, Nutrition|

Butter up!

Is Butter Really Back?

Article by The Drummond Team 

Can you believe that a  group of scientists are challenging everything we know about cholesterol, saying we should eat fat and stop taking statins?! This is not just bad science – it will cost lives, say experts.

“Butter is back. Saturated fat is good for you. Cholesterol is not the […]

By |November 1st, 2018|Article, Lifestyle, News, Nutrition|

Business Corner – Pegasus Training Holidays

We draw inspiration this month from one of our students, Mandy Smead. Mandy is owner and operator of her “dream job” Pegasus Training Holidays, which combines her love of fitness and holidays. She and her business partner run up to 8 European destination training holidays a year, and take anywhere from 6 to 10 people […]

By |October 18th, 2018|Article, Business, News|

Snacking – a favourite British pastime?!

Britain is a nation of snackers. Did you know that 8 out of 10 snacks are eaten on the go or that 6 out of 10 people snack at home daily?

The good news is that fresh fruit appears to be the most popular snack overall, but chocolate is the most popular snack for eating on […]

By |October 12th, 2018|Article, Lifestyle, News, Nutrition|