Archive for the ‘Exercise’ Category
January 16, 2017Blue Monday – but should it be known as that?
Someone very clever came back with a very popular concept that we see publicised every year around this time. Apparently “Blue Monday” is classified as the most depressing time of the year – and there is even a formula that is supposed to explain why: …and, of course, there can be many things that make […]
December 28, 2016“How are you” Health Quiz – 2017 new year resolutions
Middle-aged people in England face a health crisis because of unhealthy lifestyles, according to experts Desk jobs, fast food and the daily grind are taking their toll, according to Public Health England. 8 in every 10 people aged 40 to 60 in England are “overweight, drink too much or get too little exercise” Clinical adviser, Professor […]
New cardiology research Bluecrest Health Screening continues to review all new articles, evidence and research on preventive health conditions – as our goal is to ensure that people can take control of their health. Health Screenings can help people take stock of their current health condition and make any adjustments needed, so they live healthier, […]
December 3, 2013New research on stroke prevention
It has long been generally accepted that lifestyle factors are a crucial element of stroke prevention. Bluecrest Health Screening welcomes recent research that helps expand understanding of treatment implications as a result. Whilst some organisations have promoted the impression that surgery can have beneficial effects, this research indicates that there are frequently far more beneficial […]
September 15, 2013Can exercise cause a stroke?
It was interesting to read that Andrew Marr blames his recent stroke on overworking and an intensive session on the rowing machine. We all think all types of exercise is beneficial, but can it be the case, that too much exercise, or the wrong type of exercise can in fact be bad for us? There […]
Whilst it’s hardly new to hear that young children are not getting enough exercise, Bluecrest Health Screening is concerned to read new research suggesting that girls are less active than boys with only 1 in 3 managing an hour’s exercise or more daily. With good and bad habits formed at a young age, it could […]
August 20, 2013Bluecrest’s top 5 foods to boost your circulatory system
All at Bluecrest Health Screening take their nutrition seriously and we thought we’d share some of our top 5 superfoods to help boost your circulatory system. 1 Watermelon As well as being a powerful anti-oxidant bursting with lycopene (also try pink grapefruit), L-citrulline is also believed to help the body make proteins and also […]
Exercise, Health Screening and Heart Disease We all know the benefits of understanding your health risks and adopting a healthy lifestyle. However, Bluecrest Health Screening notes some NEW research at Imperial College London and University College London, also published recently in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, which relates to heart disease risk and lifestyle. […]
August 7, 2013Bluecrest’s top 5 tips for exercising in the heat
After one of the coldest springs on record, the summer has for the most part turned out to be a hot one. All of us exercising at Bluecrest Health Screening have been struggling through the heat in order to keep to our health regimes and we thought we’d share our top 5 tips for exercising […]