Does exercise help sleep apnoea too?

Regular exercise can help reduce sleep apnoea symptoms such as snoring, excessive daytime sleepiness, and fatigue. Exercise increases your oxygen levels, which can improve breathing during sleep. It also helps to maintain a healthy weight which may prevent or reduce obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). Studies have shown that even moderate exercise a few times a… Read More »

Should I take up running?

Research has shown that taking some form of exercise on a regular basis has many health benefits but finding the exercise routine that you enjoy and that will fit into a sometimes busy lifestyle can be tricky. Some people prefer to attend a fitness class where they can socialise with others whilst improving their fitness… Read More »

Is yoga a good form of exercise?

Some people see yoga as very gentle and having little effect but yoga can be a great form of exercise although it is not aerobic as such, can really help you tone and improve your posture. Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental… Read More »

Finding the motivation to persevere with exercise

It can sometimes be hard to keep up the motivation for exercise, especially if you are not seeing results on the scales. Muscle weighs more than fat and so your weight may take time to decrease, and although a measuring tape is great for comparing week-on-week results, it is not always as satisfying as it… Read More »

Using a Device to Monitor your Activity

It’s important to monitor your activity and be aware of how much exercise you are fitting into your daily routine. You may even find that you are doing more exercise than you think – something like walking up a flight of stairs can make an overall difference to your activity levels. Keeping track gives you… Read More »