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Boost Your Health AND Your Favourite Charity This New Year

Many Resolve to begin a fresh, healthy regime to kick-start their New Year but worry they lack the motivation to succeed. If you feel that way, you’re not alone; as a recent study showed just 8% of people who make a New Year’s resolution, actually stick to it.

But one company is introducing a new initiative that could provide just the incentive you need to improve your health, as you simultaneously raise money for your charity of choice.

Make Sure It Sticks: A Guide to Making It Past January in the Gym

The festive period is finished. Once vibrant decorations now appear garish in the cold light of January. All the chocolates are gone – apart from the Turkish truffle centres, and let’s be honest, who wants those – and it’s time to face the music; you have committed to a New Year, New Me gym membership, and now it’s time to start.

Banish Your Negativity this New Year

The New Year is always a time for reflection and forward planning. It is the time of year when evaluating our lives feels more natural than at other times of the year.

Clayton John Ainger, award-winning author, shares why negativity is a powerful message from you, to you; a message to learn from rather than supress you.


New research from Highland Spring shows how important it is for us to feel good, with three times as many people saying they'd rather be happy than have lots of money. An essential part of any New Year, feeling good starts with healthy hydration. When you're 100% hydrated, you're much more likely to be on top of your game – mentally, physically and emotionally, and that is exactly the condition you will need to be in to put all your New Year’s Resolutions into action.

Want to optimize those 10,000 (or fewer) steps? Walk faster, sit less

One of the big fitness crazes this New Year is sure to be the 10,000 step challenge. Endorsed by the NHS as a “fun way of increasing the amount of physical activity you do” and encouraged by FitBit, Garmin and other fitness trackers; many of those making improving fitness their New Year’s Resolution will be sure to see the challenge as one they can meet.


Eating better is one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions, whether to lose weight, or just generally improve health. But it is so easy to fall into bad habits, and let your Resolution fall by the wayside. The New Year’s Resolution Show spoke to Graham Henry of Derwenthorpe Wellgood, providers of Detox Courses, who told us his story.


Donating To Charity This New Year Could Free up a Whole Room Research Shows

You may not think much about the piles of untouched clothes sitting in your closet, or the CDs gathering dust in your garage, but a thoughtful New Year’s Resolution could not only create a better home environment, but also help others. According to research commissioned by Oxfam, there is a staggering amount of unneeded clutter and revealed clothes are most likely to be littering our homes, followed by CDs, books and toys, totalling 143 unused items stashed away in a typical household.

Is Willpower all you need this New Year?

New Year’s Resolutions are all about the changes you want to make. But if change was easy, you wouldn’t need to resolve to make it. The New Year’s Resolution Show spoke to Lorraine Green of Therapy in Action, for her top tips on the secrets to finding the 'willpower' to make those Resolutions stick.


Messy Bedroom Could Make you Fat Claims Sleep Guru

Many will choose to make their wellness a priority in the New Year, with a New Year’s resolution focussing on weight, sleep, stress or all of the above. The solution may be much closer to home that you imagined. If your mother always told you to tidy your room; she was right.


While hitting the gym and achieving a more desirable physique may be one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions, it helps to separate the myths from the facts. There is no point making that New Year effort to get the new body you desire, if all the exertion is wasted. According to new research, British fitness enthusiasts are being misled by common fitness myths and incorrect fitness and nutrition facts known as ‘broscience’.


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