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Do fitness apps make you healthier?

  • 18 Sep, 2018
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With an increasing number of people turning to fitness tracking apps and wearables to monitor their weight loss progress, count their daily intake of calories and receive notifications when they've reached a fitness goal, it's estimated that the health tracker app and wearable market is to grow considerably by 2020.Smartphone apps that track how many steps you take, provide exercise routines and let you share your weight loss journey with you...

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Top Tips to Stay Healthy at University

  • 30 Aug, 2018
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Starting university is a big step in any young person's life, as you may move out of your parents home and fend for yourself in student accomodation. Studying away from home provides the chance to improve your lifestyle and learn more about how to make more informed decisions on your health and wellbeing.Here, we'll discuss some of the most important steps you need to take in order to stay healthy while in higher education.SleepSleep is excep...

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How To Avoid Eye Strain At Work

  • 28 Aug, 2018
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As society has grown increasingly digitised, the amount of time we spend in front of screens has drastically increased. According to a study by Ofcom, Britons spend more than half of our days in front of the screen.While there have been many studies that look at the psychological implications of spending too much time attached to screens, few people truly understand the very serious eye health implications that come with excessive screen time...

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Top 4 Exercises You Can Do from your Desk at Work!

  • 21 Aug, 2018
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At the beginning of every year, millions of people across the country promise themselves that this will be the year that they finally go to the gym, lose weight, or improve their health through dedicating time to a daily exercise routine.With 26% of adults classed as obese, the UK has the highest level of obesity in Europe. Less than 30% of those adults manage their weight through exercise. Almost 40% used weight management aids such as diet ...

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Stop living a sedentary lifestyle - here's how!

  • 24 Jul, 2018
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A sedentary lifestyle is one of the cruxes of modern living. For many, a busy work or personal life leaves little time for exercise. But breaking this habit and moving more isn't as difficult as you might think.The weekly recommendation for adults is 150 minutes of exercise a week. This equates to approximately 20 minutes of exercise a day. However, this doesn't mean that you need a gym membership or fitness equipment to achieve an effective ...

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