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Don't suffer in silence

Posted on January 8, 2019

According to Whiteley Clinics who are experts in treating vein conditions, varicose veins can cause symptoms such as uncomfortable, tired aching legs, visible bulging veins, and dry and itchy skin. Left untreated, the condition can worsen over time causing more advanced medical problems such as venous eczema, darkening of the skin, blood clotting (phlebitis), leg ulceration and rarely Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT).

10 ways to get your 10,000 steps everyday

Posted on December 21, 2018 by Brynna Gabrielson
Many public bodies, including the NHS, think we should try and walk about 10,000 steps per day. Trackers like the Fitbit Flex even set this as the default goal. On average most walk 3,000 - 4,000 steps per day, so upping it to 10,000 may be a challenge for a few of us. But with some adjustments to your daily routine, walking 10,000 steps is certainly achievable. Here are some fun suggestions to up your step count: Continue Reading

5 ways to increase your steps this holiday season!

Posted on December 3, 2018 by Brynna Gabrielson
Finding time to move more can feel like a challenge even when you've not got to find that perfect gift or bake dozens of Christmas cookies! So if you're looking for some inspiration to get you moving more this holiday season we've got some ideas! Continue Reading

5 tips for winter running

Posted on October 25, 2018 by Brynna Gabrielson
Running is a great way to stay fit and healthy year round, but with conditions outside changing from season to season, it's important to be prepared. As we move through Autumn and Winter, and with them the colder weather and shorter days, here are some things to consider as you strive to stay in peak performance: Continue Reading

Winter Wellness

Posted on October 9, 2018
The weather is getting colder and as we drift closer to Halloween and Christmas, it can be easy to get caught up in the excitement of it all, but don't let that come at the expense of your health! As part of our #MyEveryStep campaign, we want to share our top Winter Wellness tips with you to make sure your health is in tip top shape all year round! Continue Reading