The benefits of exercising outdoors

The benefits of exercising outdoors

BLOG Monday (29 March) was an important day for the sport and physical activity sector. Although many restrictions are still in place, it represents a significant step forward, and sends a powerful message too. The fact organised sport has been one of the first things...
Today is the day

Today is the day

Stopping smoking is one of the best things you’ll ever do for your health. To mark ‘National No Smoking Day’ we’re focusing on this year’s theme and key message… “Quitting smoking doesn’t have to be stressful”  ...
If we don’t use the brain, we lose the brain

If we don’t use the brain, we lose the brain

BLOG – Ezra Hewing, Head of Mental Health Education at Suffolk Mind Getting the right amount of movement each week is important to good mental wellbeing. Whenever we do exercise, our bodies release endorphins to reward us. Endorphins are the body’s pleasure...
Top tips for working from home

Top tips for working from home

BLOG Following the Government’s roadmap announcement on Monday (22 February), we still have a little longer to continue working from home. Many people have had to work from home during the pandemic, and opinion seems to be very mixed on this subject; with some...
Understanding fitness jargon

Understanding fitness jargon

BLOG Whilst our centres are temporarily closed – we thought you might want to brush up on your fitness jargon! The leisure industry is renowned for using ‘jargon’ and so for many fitness first-timers, the gym/centre/class can be an intimidating...
Healthy pancake alternative

Healthy pancake alternative

BLOG Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday is on 16 February this year and if like us, you absolutely LOVE pancakes, you might want to try a slightly healthier option, so we’ve shared some ideas and a couple of our favourite recipes below. However, let’s get one...