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.

Peanut Butter and Banana Oats

19 Dec 2014
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Peanut Butter and Banana Oats

Peanut Butter and Banana Overnight Oats (Vegan and Gluten-Free!) All you have to do is mash a banana, stir in some oats, almond milk, peanut butter, and chia seeds, put the mixture in the fridge while you get your beauty sleep, and BOOM. You’re done. (I like to refrigerate the oats in mason jars because they’re cute and portable, but they’re obviously not essential.) In addition to their deliciousness and convenience factor, these overnight oats are literally packed with health benefits. First and foremost, oats are an excellent whole grain source of antioxidants and fiber, and they help reduce your risk of practically every disease in the book (cancer, diabetes,.

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/

22 Simple Ways To Start Eating Healthier This Year

30 Oct 2014
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22 Simple Ways To Start Eating Healthier This Year

More veggies. Less junk. You can do it! 1. Cook a big batch of grain or beans once a week. Then you can use that as a base for tons of other healthy meals throughout the week. A single pot of quinoa can turn into everything from a veggie bowl to breakfast cereal. 2. Drink your coffee and tea black. No cream, no sugar. You’ll get used to it. And it will encourage you to drink good coffee that doesn’t taste like burning. 3. Remember this HANDy guide to help keep your portion sizes reasonable. Fist = 1/2 cup, palm = 3 oz. meat, fingertip = teaspoon, thumb = tablespoon..

Reasons You’re Eating When You Are Not Really Hungry

16 Oct 2014
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Reasons You’re Eating When You Are Not Really Hungry

Do you end up eating when you’re not hungry? That is a common issue with individuals who’re habitual unhealthy eaters. Technically your body would inform you when you’re hungry and have to eat. Common signs are appetite pangs and growling. But these appetite signs are absolutely nothing to be worried about as the body could preserve itself for a couple of days without food. Appetite is a psychological in addition to a physical condition so those individuals attempting to reduce weight ought to know just how to conquer it, by understanding why you consume when you’re not hungry. There’re a couple of ways that a body could be stimulated to.

When is massage contraindicated ?

07 Oct 2014
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When is massage contraindicated ?

When is massage contraindicated? There are a number of situations in which massage is not recommended. In all cases, it is important to share all concerns you may have with your massage therapist, so that he or she can adjust the session to fit your body and needs. Always make sure your massage therapist is FULLY QUALIFIED. It is also a good idea to discuss it with your healthcare provider, as he or she may have recommendations for massage treatment which would be best suited to your condition. With all of the following conditions, massage is contraindicated: fever, open wounds, infection, broken bones, burns, muscle ruptures, heavy bruising, herniation, thrombosis,.

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.

Hidden Health Benefits of Pineapple

04 Aug 2014
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Hidden Health Benefits of Pineapple

Hidden Health Benefits of Pineapple In Central and South America, pineapple is not only valued for its sweet taste – it has been used for centuries to treat digestion problems and inflammation. Fresh pineapple is the only known source of an enzyme called bromelain, which has been used in studies to determine it’s effectiveness in alleviating joint pain, arthritis, reduce inflammation, inhibit tumor growth and shorten recovery time following plastic surgery. Consuming fruits and vegetables of all kinds has long been associated with a reduced risk of many lifestyle – related health conditions. Many studies have suggested that increasing consumption of plant foods like pineapple decreases the risk of obesity.

Relax at Home

10 May 2014
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Relax at Home

We have perfected our vision of a luxurious at home massage and we invite you to experience the comfort, convenience and affordable luxury of having your own mobile massage therapist visit you in the comfort of your own home. We are confident that you will soon see our at-home massage concept as a great alternative to having travel to a spa. Stress is a very detrimental part of our daily living. Reducing or eliminating stress with massage will greatly improve the quality of your life. A spa day seems ideal to achieving your goal of releasing pain and reducing stress. However, in London, the experience of actually getting to the.