Health & Fitness Archives - Christchurch Creative
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Fitness trend 2020: the Pilates class

I love a variety of exercise. After all, I’ve been brought up in an altogether ‘active’ family. Whether I’ve played tennis or enjoyed walks on the beach, there is one exercise which tops my favourites list. Yes, it’s Pilates. In fact, the Pilates class is something I know has truly helped me tone my body and perfect my posture. So,…

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Health and wellbeing: Top tips for a successful year

Now that Christmas seems just a distant memory, perhaps it’s time to stop, sit back and re-evaluate your health and wellbeing. After all, it’s a new year so maybe 2020 could be your chance to make some positive changes? This way, you can still live life to the full but perhaps without some of the stresses and strains of everyday…

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Maintaining a balanced diet

Now, January can be rather a tricky month for me, when it comes to healthy food goals and maintaining a balanced diet…After all, I’ve enjoyed every minute of gorging on all manner of luxury cheese and mouth-watering calorific desserts over Christmas. Yes, my jeans are too tight and that slinky black dress now makes me look like a beached whale.…

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Healthy lifestyle tips

Hands up who forgot all about leading a healthy lifestyle this Christmas?! If this is you, don’t worry as help is at hand. As a new year has just begun, I look at ways in which you can work off all the excesses of Christmas. So follow my guide here:

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15 mins with…Lucy Bayliss at DanceEast

Get yourself all comfy, grab a cuppa and read on as I speak to the head of creative programmes at DanceEast in Suffolk in our exclusive interview. Lucy Bayliss reveals all about the wonderful world of dancing, her exciting role and even what a typical day involves so enjoy!

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How to combat stress

Stress seems to have become an inevitable element of modern life. There is no one official definition, but most of us know all too well what it feels like. Being under pressure is part and parcel of how we live now. There are never enough hours in the day. The deadlines keep on coming. There are always bills to be…

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Pilates classes workshop on a beach

15 mins with…Asimina Kourouni of Tailor Your Holiday

Asimina Kourouni is the co-founder of Tailor Your Holiday, an independent company that creates bespoke holidays, and wellbeing and Pilates retreats. I find out how her love affair with Pilates started, and discover more about her holistic approach to all aspects of life.

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eco friendly cleaning products woman with kitchen sponge and a bottle of detergent doing yoga

Eco-friendly cleaning products for your home

There’s no doubt that now we’re all taking note and deciding to be more green. After all, the need to protect our planet for future generations has never been more important. But, aside from thinking about the chemicals in our food and skincare, have you considered the nasty ingredients inside your cleaning cupboard? So I look at the best eco-cleaning…

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15 mins with…Dr C B Tocca at Lighthouse Dental Practice

Everyone loves a bright while smile. So I sit down with local dentist Dr Tocca of the Lighthouse Dental Practice in Suffolk, to discuss the importance of good dental health and how to choose a great local dentist that offers treatment tailored to your needs.     

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How to play tennis for good health

I think tennis is huge fun to play. It’s also a great way to get fit – and stay sociable – but the benefits don’t end there. Playing tennis is good for both your physical and mental health and wellbeing. And despite some popular misconceptions, it’s accessible to all ages and skill levels. With Wimbledon underway, now is the perfect…

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