Worryingly, almost one in four young people today will experience depression before they are 19- years-old, according to the NHS. In fact, most children and young people will be emotionally or mentally affected by things that are out of our control at some point in their lives.
Does exercise help in pregnancy and is it safe?
Struggling to sleep? The answer to a good night’s sleep might not be to relax and do nothing, but to get up and get moving. As little as ten minute’s aerobic exercise a day can improve the quality and duration of your sleep.
There is no doubt that iPads, televisions, phones and tablets are a God-send when it comes to calming/entertaining the kids.
Yoga is a mind and body practice with historical origins in ancient Indian philosophy. Like other meditative movement practices used for health purposes, various styles of yoga typically combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation.
Finding time to do activities with your kids that will keep them fit and healthy can be a challenge. The UK Chief Medical Officers recommend that children should be active for at least an hour a day, which can seem quite daunting, particularly if you’re not used to being active yourself.
The first few sessions of anything new can be nerve-wrecking – especially when there’s new lingo, machines and equipment to, quite literally, get to grips with.
It is vital that everyone maintains an active lifestyle to ensure they remain healthy and this of course includes children and young people. Today it can be easy for children to fall into the trap of spending too much time in front of the TV or computer, playing video games, or chatting to friends on social media but this has led to the current generation of children being branded ‘the least active generation in history’ by Lord Sebastian Coe.
As the mercury continues to drop, you may be finding it harder to keep up your exercise routine. Colder weather means getting out and about takes a lot more motivation than it does during the warmer months. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many of our customers struggle to keep active in this weather too.
A hectic lifestyle and demanding family life are often blamed for a lack of exercise. And it’s true. For many of us, finding an hour to exercise is not the top priority in between working, feeding the kids or enjoying a social life.