According to a recent report by the British Heart Foundation more than 20 million people in the UK are physically inactive. A controversial new article by a business leader has suggested paying staff to workout during office hours could be the answer to reduce obesity and increase productivity.
We are pleased to announce we will once again be supporting The Dance & Creative Wellness Foundation’s ‘think tank’ day of professionals and ‘movers and shakers’ from across the arts hosted at StaatsBallett Berlin.
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Ensure your young athletes are eating healthily enough to perform at their best on and off the pitch with Fueling Young Athletes. This practical guide teaches you to analyse current eating habits and preferences and how and where these can be performed. Learn how healthier meals and snacks can elevate performance while still being convenient and appetising. Plus, there’s a collection of recipes for you to create your own sports drinks and smoothies. Fueling Young Athletes is available to buy now from humankinetics.com, priced at £14.99 / €18.00 (HK Rewards members £11.99 / €14.40). Subscribe to our newsletters Every month Human … Continue reading Daily nutrition advice to ensure young athletes perform at their best
Yoga for Athletes offers instruction for improved strength, flexibility and balance in sport. It features step-by-step instruction, expert advice and pose variations that focus on active muscles and movements for a variety of sports. This definitive guide is packed with colour photographs that demonstrate poses and breathing to elevate sport performance. Normal Price: £16.99 | €20.40 HK Rewards Price: £13.59 | €16.32 Find out more Subscribe to our newsletters Every month Human Kinetics produces three unique email Newsletters, packed with great articles, events and news, plus information on our latest resources and exclusive reader offers. They’re completely free and if you … Continue reading The ultimate yoga resource for athletes
“Take off your specialist hat and put on your dancing shoes”
That’s the invitation for a two-day sharing that Human Kinetics is supporting to be held Friday 2 December (Sadler’s Wells) and Saturday 3 December (Rambert). Come along and discover different perspectives on dance for creative wellness from the UK and across Europe – inspiration for dancers, teachers as well as therapists, practitioners, trainers, carers, health care providers and those interested in integrating dance and creativity into wellbeing and preventative health practice. Presented by the European Dance & Creative Wellness Foundation hosted by Sadler’s Wells and Rambert. Tickets are now on sale and available from £ 55. Continue reading “Dancing Wellness – the role of dance in lifelong healthy living”
A new study from the University of Sydney, Australia has found that physical activity could radically offset some of the harmful effects of drinking alcohol.
Researchers looked at around 10 years’ worth of national survey data from UK adults aged over 40. The researchers collected data from around 36,000 men and women from the Health Survey for England (HSE) and the Scottish Health Suvery (SHS) between 1994 and 2006. Participants were asked about their current alcohol consumption and physical activity. Continue reading “New study finds physical activity could offset harmful effects of alcohol”