I’m a people person. Yes, I know that sounds like cheesy management speak but it’s true. I’m far more comfortable getting out and about, talking to staff and meeting people than I am being holed up in my office for hours on end – doing my chief executive type stuff! Although it might also be down to a profound dislike of paperwork.
Swimming and time in the water is one of the best experiences you can share with your baby! Babies have a real affinity with water, having spent nine months growing in the aquatic environment of the womb, and many mothers choose a water birth as the most natural welcome to this world. Water is known as a warm, helpful environment during labour and offers a natural transition for the baby to the outside world.
On World Mental Health Day 2017, I wanted to share my own recent experiences and the importance to take care of both your mental and physical health.
One quarter of adults in the UK can’t swim 25 metres (YouGov 2016) – that’s one length of a standard size pool. It’s also the distance children are expected to be able to swim by the time they leave primary school – though the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) say one in three children leave school unable to swim.
As human-beings we all undertake three main actions on a day to day basis – walking, standing and sitting. The focus on my article is on the latter and on the three main benefits of sitting properly at work. I will also give you some very simple and easy to implement advice on how to sit properly. By the end of this blog post you should be able to change your posture at work for life!
Are you confused about fat? If you’re wondering how much fat you and your family should be eating, you’re certainly not the only one.
Running is a great exercise. It’s free, you can do it anywhere and it’s a good form of cardiovascular exercise. You may think that running is only for athletes, or those who are very sporty – however it’s a great exercise to undertake on your own, with friends or even with the family.
Busy school run, long commutes, deadlines to meet, urgent emails just a click away, all whilst trying to keep the family running – modern life is somewhat hectic and full of stress.
For some people, it’s not the burpees, ten mile runs or leg crunches that are the hardest part of working out – it’s walking into the gym, class or sports group they’ve signed up to.
Whilst the British Summer might not mean glorious sunshine every day, it does mean that the heat is on when it comes to exercise.