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5 Mental Benefits of Exercise


Most of us know the many physical benefits of exercise: weight control, lower blood pressure, reduced risk of diabetes, and increased energy, just to name a few. But what about the mental benefits of exercise? From easing symptoms of depression and anxiety to keeping your memory sharp, there’s no shortage of mental benefits of exercise. …



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The Benefits of Exercise on long-term Health Conditions


If you have a long-term health condition — such as heart disease, diabetes, asthma, or back or joint pain — exercise can have many important health benefits. However, it’s important to talk to your doctor before starting an exercise routine. They may have advice on which exercises are safe and any precautions you might need …



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5 Tips to Achieve Your New Year’s Fitness Goals


Many people begin an exercise program, but abandon it before Easter. However, you can increase your chances for long-term success if you follow these five simple tips to achieve your fitness New Year’s Resolution.   Determine Your Readiness Make sure you’re both physically and mentally ready to start an exercise program. Tell your doctor you …



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How to look after your mental health using exercise


We need to change the way we view physical activity in the UK in order not to see it as something we ‘have to do’ or ‘should do’. But as something that we do because we personally value its positive benefits to our wellbeing. Being active doesn’t have to mean doing sport or going to …



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Fun ways to get your 30 minutes a day!


Government guidelines state that adults do 30 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity a day. As 23rd September is World Fitness Day, we’re sharing some activities that will get your heart pumping and add a bit of fun into your schedule at the same time. Ready, set, play!   Dance party How long has it …



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Nuvo Launches Wellbeing Bubble Membership


At Nuvo Wellbeing; our aim is to encourage increased fitness levels, personal development and healthy lifestyle choices – helping people and communities to feel positive, be active and live well. Due to COVID-19 and lock down, it became more of a challenge to inspire people to make healthy choices, and as you couldn’t come to …



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Managing your Wellbeing during COVID-19


Here are some tips that have resonated with us:   Manage your expectations Do not underestimate the emotional load that COVID brings, or the impact it will have in the short term. Difficulty concentrating, low motivation and a state of distraction are to be expected. Adaptation takes time. Go easy on yourself. With many of …



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Nuvo Launches Feel Good with Nuvo Membership!


At Nuvo Wellbeing we are passionate about what we do and the communities we work with. We work at a local level with our partners to deliver world-class affordable and fun dance, fitness and healthy eating opportunities for all, believing passionately in the areas where we work and growing our business steadily year on year …



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Ways to stay fit while social distancing


Being home is great but we know how important it is to keep an eye on long-term health and fitness. And it’s not just a physical thing. Stress is at an all-time high, and exercise and movement are both great ways calm, the mind and relieve stress. So, what can you do to help stay …



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Ease Back Into Working Out Post COVID-19


Working Out Post COVID There are some things to think about when you’re easing back into a working out post COVID. Here are 11 things to keep in mind as you kick-start.   1. Don’t overdo it right away. Doing too much too soon can overwhelm you mentally. A rigorous routine may eventually feel like too …



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How to Lift Weights at Home: A Beginner’s Guide


Body weight exercises are great for maintaining strength gains or focusing more on muscular and cardio-respiratory endurance. But if your goal is to add strength or muscle mass, using the added resistance of weights is essential. When you use weights, you are actually breaking down the muscle fibers. When they repair themselves, they become stronger …



7 Tips for keeping fit at home during COVID-19


Here are our top ways you can keep fit during COVID-19: Stepping up Swapping pavements for carpeted stairs at home doesn’t sound too bad does it? The stairs don’t limit you to only up and down’ exercises either. Get creative! You can even use your bottom stair to complete exercises such as raised push-ups, dips …