Complementary Fitness 25 May news, info + video

According to a study of relatively active people who normally walk around 9,000 steps a day, they were asked to reduce that amount to around 5,000 steps a day and the conclusion was that 88% of people reported symptoms of depression, nearly everyone had less energy, and they reported having more anxiety and stress.  31% also reported a decrease in meaning or satisfaction of life which is really significant.

When we become less active, our brain chemistry and mood are affected. 

Conversely, ...

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Complementary Fitness 18 May news, info + video

Exercise:

We know that exercise is great for our mental and physical health and if we can continue to keep ourselves fit and active by doing some indoor workouts during the week, then that’s great, well done.  When we combine that with getting outdoors and regular walking (around 30 minutes a day to reach our daily/weekly targets to keep ourselves active and fit), it’s been shown to reduce risk of heart disease and reduce the risk of stroke by 35%, reduce ...

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Complementary Fitness 11 May news + videos

First of all: a big massive THANK YOU for the absolutely gorgeous flowers I was received on Thursday last week from M&S.  Although there was a lovely card inside, there wasn’t a note to say who’d ordered and sent them.  I know they are from someone who said they appreciate the videos and I’m really touched with gratitude and appreciation for your kindness.  If you can let me and I’ll message you personally to thank you x

Did you know that ...

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Complementary Fitness news, updates + videos 4 May

Thanks to Bryce (Tue/Thurs) who sent me a really great and funny video with a song based on the Sound of Music called How to solve a problem like corona!  I’m sure you’ll love it

Copy and paste the following link in to your browser and watch & listen:

youtube.com/watch?v=M4jR_9-YPK8&feature=youtu.be

We’ve all heard it a million times that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Loads of studies have shown the health benefits of starting your day with a healthy, balanced ...

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