Love Your Heart

13 Feb 2015
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Love Your Heart

Love Your Heart Top 10 tips for a healthy heart on Valentine’s day Ah, it’s love day, and whilst most people are celebrating their love hearts, it’s also important to remember the importance of having a healthy heart, as heart disease is the UK’s biggest killer!  All is not gloom and doom however, as there’s SO much you can do to prevent it. Start here with my top 10 tips for a happy, healthy, heart! Quit smoking Smoking is most associated with an increased risk of cancer, however did you know that smokers are twice as likely to have a heart attack than non – smokers? There’s so much support.

Office Stretches to do at your Desk

15 Nov 2014
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Stretching – underused and often forgotten by most walkers as part of their regular walking routine. It is useful for both injury prevention and injury treatment. If done properly, stretching increases flexibility and this directly translates into reduced risk of injury. When a muscle/tendon group has a greater range of motion passively, it will be less likely to experience tears when used actively.   Office Stretches to do at your desk Your Health & Wellness are Our Team’s Top Priority Nova Therapy  Massage London, Personal Training & Nutrition. Visit us in Marybone, Wigmore Clinic http://www.novatherapy.co.uk/health-blog/

3 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR PUSH-UP

30 Sep 2014
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3 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR PUSH-UP

Get more out of the push-up than ever before with these quick and easy fixes. Pushups are a great upper-body workout, touted for their ability to develop a strong, muscular chest, cannonball shoulders, and arms worthy of recognition. However, there are many other things that pushups do for the body, and falling behind in one area can render pushups ineffective, leading to disappointment and, in more serious cases, injuries. Next time you go to do pushups, keep these issues in mind. THE ISSUE: Weak Core THE FIX Plank Exercises such as the plank improve core endurance, which are critical for stability during a pushup. The ability to hold that classic.

How to build endurance in 5 steps

19 Aug 2014
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How to build endurance in 5 steps

1. Do more than you did last time. Even if it’s by a few seconds or one rep, at least you posted yourself.   2. Increase your heart rate. Exercises that encourage your heart to get pumping helps increase your stamina.   3. Run on different levels of ground. If you have hills nearby, try walking up / down them. They help your legs become stronger, & are more effective than exercising on flat land.   4. Stop drinking carbonated drinks. Carbonated drinks decrease your ability to get maximum breathing & make your stomach really bloated.   5. Stretch! Your muscles are more likely to use their full potential when.

Fitness Training Plan

01 May 2014
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Fitness Training Plan

How many pounds do you want to lose? Five, ten, fifty ?   You may be able to lose five pounds by starting to eat breakfast everyday, but it is going to take more than that to achieve the hefty goals. Your hefty goals are achievable though! They will take some work and you are going to need a plan, but it is worth it. As the saying goes “failing to plan is planning to fail”. If you fail to plan, don’t expect to meet your goals, but if you have a solid fitness training plan, your chances of succeeding will be much higher. Let’s look at three parts of.