Olympic gold medal winning gymnast Max Whitlock MBE (pictured) is to officially open Harpenden’s new multi-million pound leisure centre.
The children are back at school and the first signs of autumn are beginning to creep in. Summer’s a busy time, juggling holidays and entertaining children, there’s no wonder that fitness often gets put on the back-burner. Let’s not forget all the yummy food that comes with the hot weather too, like all those extra ice creams and BBQs - it’s easy to lose your mojo when it comes to your health and fitness.
As ‘Freedom Day’ is fast approaching we’re looking forward to starting the final phase of reopening across all 1Life centres from Monday 19th July. We appreciate for some this return to normal life is welcome news, while others may feel a bit more apprehensive about the planned relaxation of restrictions.
This week is World Wellbeing Week (21 – 30 June). The awareness week provides an opportunity to shine a light on all aspects of wellbeing, including social, physical, emotional, financial, career, community and environmental aspects, all of which contribute to our overall sense of wellbeing.
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This week is Men’s Health Week (14 – 20 June). The purpose of the week is to raise awareness about the importance of male health and encourage men to seek support and regular medical check-ups.
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Last week, the latest round of relaxation of Covid restrictions have seen the return of group exercise classes. We’re delighted to welcome back our 1Life members as for many, group exercise forms a vital part of their fitness routines.
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Mental Health Awareness Week is taking place from the 10th to 16th May. People everywhere are being reminded to take time out to care for their mental wellbeing. After the challenges that everyone has faced during the pandemic, it has never been more important to take care of your mental health and one of the best ways to do this is through getting active.
We all know how important it is to take part in regular exercise and ensure we’re eating well, but did you know that quality sleep, rest and recovery also have a big part to play when it comes to leading a healthy lifestyle?
The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed health and wellbeing to the forefront of everyone’s mind, whether that involves overcoming obstacles like the closure of gyms, in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle, or having the extra time to form some new, healthier habits.