PILATES with CLARE PALMER

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If your back needs more flexibility and stronger muscle support, try these basic exercises. CAT / COW STRETCH  The flexion and extension of this exercise mobilise the spine and increase flexibility in the shoulders. The core muscles are also strengthened and stretched. Start on all fours as shown, wrists underneath your shoulders and knees underneath […]

AFTER the BABY… What is “normal” after giving birth?

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Personal trainer, pre & postnatal fitness specialist and doula Amy de Havilland-Hall explains what you need to know about pelvic floor exercise after giving birth. Andrea SlivkovaFounder and editor of FitNet. Previously gymnastics coach, massage therapist and personal trainer with 20 years of experience. Former gymnast and dancer. http://www.fitnet.org.uk Follow @FitNetMagazine Tweet

SPORTS MASSAGE By Anneke van Genderen

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Do you have a long standing injury that has not responded to conventional treatment? Then sports massage may be for you. Find out how training in a range of therapies helped Anneke combine her knowledge with her own experience of fitness, dance and sport, giving her a new perspective on her clients’ ailments. Sports massage, with […]

HEREFORD HARRIERS Facing Up To The Current Holders Of The Wheelchair Rugby League Premiership Division Crown

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Hereford Harriers have started their debut campaign in the Premiership division of Wheelchair Rugby League. Their first game was a very difficult and challenging start to a tough season ahead. They travelled up to Yorkshire to face the current holders of this elite division, Halifax. Determined not to let the opponents or the occasion overwhelm […]

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

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Mental health awareness has come a long way in recent years, and it is great to see the large TV channels playing their part too. My particular favourite was seeing the Royals and celebrities opening up, showing that mental health issues can affect anyone from any background.  By  Micha Jade Reynolds Mental health is just […]

ROSS-ON-WYE RIVERSIDE RACES Sunday 1st September 2019

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The Ross Riverbank off road 10k, 5k, Canicross and Family Fun Runs were started in 2011 to raise money for Acorns, the Children’s Hospice Charity, and to date thousands have been raised by the event. Thanks to sponsorship from local businesses every penny of your registration fee goes directly to Acorns. The Route The location […]

SLEEP…

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Sleep is the foundation of good health but are you left wondering how to get the best rest you can? When the rich and famous from Donald Trump to Elon Musk boast about how little sleep they need, it is no wonder confusion can set in.  Qualified Nurse Prescriber & Sleep Practitioner JOANNA KIPPAX shares the five common […]