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...
Meeting all our physical and emotional needs

Meeting all our physical and emotional needs

BLOG We all have emotional and physical needs! But are we meeting our basic needs as human beings? Well there’s no denying that the pandemic has made it even more challenging to do this effectively. Our partner, Suffolk Mind, categorises our needs as:-...
How technology can personalise your fitness experience

How technology can personalise your fitness experience

BLOG Whilst many would argue that technology has had a negative influence on physical activity, especially in the young, with children often choosing X-Box over a boxercise class, or gaming or playing a physical game. And it’s true in some adults too, that...