Millions of Brits injuring themselves by pushing too hard at the gym

A poll of 2,000 gym-goers revealed adults will hit the gym to keep up with friends but in doing so they fall foul and treat a simple fitness session as a competition.

Some push harder to be better than fellow health buffs and others will test their boundaries in a bid to impress, whatever the reason, this ‘go hard or go home’ mentality is resulting in injuries up and down the country.

Masterclass: Breaking Bad Habits in 2018

masterclass helps break your bad habits in 2018

Breaking a bad habit is simpler than you might think, says Dr Judson Brewer, a thought-leader in the field of habit-change and self-mastery – and the presenter of a new, hour-long “Masterclass” on “Breaking Bad Habits”, on, the meditation app just named Apple’s iPhone App of the Year for 201

Four ways to eat yourself healthy in the New Year

While many New Year's resolutions messages are about cutting down and eating less, you don’t need to starve yourself this January to achieve your healthy weight goals – there are actually many foods we could and should all be eating more of. The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) shares the four best types of foods to eat more of this year to help you ditch the detox and add some oomph to your New Year’s resolutions, all year round.  

Wholegrains – brown rice, wholemeal breads, brown pasta, whole rye and other grains like bulgur wheat and spelt.

Research Shows Dogs Key to Happiness and Fitness

With health and happiness being two of the most common reasons behind most people's New Year's Resolutions, could the secret to both be as simple as letting a furry friend into your life? According to a new study by the RSPCA and life insurer Vitality, Dog owners have better health, happiness and social lives than those who do not have dogs. Researchers undertook an in-depth social study of dog owners and non-dog owners – and revealed those with dogs get more exercise, are happier in their work lives and make friends more easily than non-dog owners.

Top Tips to Reclaim Your Sleep this New Year

What’s the plan for 2017 – to get fit, lose weight and generally be healthier? Or perhaps, you want to get a new job and be more organised?

If you want to achieve any of the above, then there’s one New Year resolution you really need to stick to and that’s reclaiming good quality sleep.

The Best New Year Wellness Holidays In England

With the festive season out of the way, it’s time to turn your attention to your New Year’s Resolutions – cue the fitness retreats, cleansing juice, yoga sessions and wellness spas. Here, VisitEngland round up the top places in England to detox and find your zen.

Bin Sausages For A Longer Life, Say Harvard Scientists

New Year is the time when many cut certain foods out of their diet, and for this New Year’s Resolution you should probably be ditching the humble sausage, according to a new study. Researchers at the world renowned Harvard Medical School have claimed that replacing even a small amount of processed red meat for plant protein could lead to a much longer life. Exchanging a sausage at Sunday breakfast for a piece of wholegrain toast could reduce the risk of early death by 34%.

Just the Isotonic with iPro Sport

The New Year's Resolution Show went to Leisure Industry Week in Birmingham and interviewed iPro Sport. iPro Sport is an all-natural isotonic sports drink that, rather than using simple sugars, is based on complex carbohydrates from stevia and maltodextrin.

Don’t be a “Fitness Fibber” this New Year

Every New Year’s Resolution is made with the best intentions, but according to new research many are guilty of letting them slide. In particular, “Fitness Fibbing” is sweeping the nation as gym dodgers use an array of excuses to avoid the gym.

A survey of 1,018 UK gym goers, carried out by personal training course provider Be a Better You, found 58% fib to others about going to the gym. The research shows that 9 out of 10 Brits skip plans to go to the gym at least once a week.

Be Chicken this New Year with GSN

The New Year's Resolution Show went to Leisure Industry Week in Birmingham and interviewed Gold Standard Nutrition about their Steam Cooked Chicken and Healthy Sauces. Gold Standard Nutrition provide convenient, nutritious food with absolutely no compromise on taste, quality or value.



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