5 foods to avoid before exercise
The fuel you put into your body before exercising is critical to your performance - and what you decide to leave out is just as important. Some foods will give you a boost, while others will improve your energy levels for a while, only to lead to a slump soon afterwards. Here are five foods to avoid if you want to get the most out of your workout.
The top five ways to stay active
Fitting exercise into your everyday routine might be easier than you think - and in many cases cheaper and more enjoyable. Here are five top tips to help you be more active in your day-to-day life.
We'd like to say huge congratulations to our health and wellbeing ambassador George Ford who will be given his first start for England against Samoa this Saturday 22nd November.
My shoulder injury rehab
We played Northampton Saints at home in the third to last game of the season and whilst making a tackle I experienced a feeling in my shoulder that I had never felt before whilst falling to the ground. I knew straightaway I had damaged something significantly but ended up playing the last three games of the season before getting a scan to see what the damage was ...
You are what you eat
Diet is something that gets drilled into athletes from the very beginning and making sure you're putting the right fuel into your body can be the difference between having an ordinary game or having a great game...That said, it's not just professional athletes and sportsmen that this applies to. Diet is something that is all too often overlooked by people getting into exercise and looking to improve their health...
Join me for my fitness Q&A on 23rd October 2pm-3pm
Got a health question on fitness or exercise? Join me here on Wednesday 23rd October 2pm-3pm GMT for my live Q&A & discover some great tips you can take away with you to boost your health and wellbeing.
How MyHealth can put you on the path to better health
As a professional athlete, I'm naturally interested in keeping in great health. But the question is, how high would I rank on the Patient Q Score?
Why being stress aware matters
National Stress Awareness Day is on 7th November - so what better time is there to sit back and take stock of your pressure levels?
How to give sports injuries the boot
You don’t need me to tell you that taking part in sport is a healthy thing to do. Except of course at those times when injury strikes and suddenly you’re out of the game, on the bench – and if you’re really unlucky – off to the nearest A&E unit.