Overindulged This Christmas? Get Fit With Eskrima!

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If you want to get fitter in the New Year, but don’t like the idea of the gym, aerobics or dance classes, why not try something a little different? Sword, Stick and Dagger teaches traditional Eskrima, an indigenous Filipino martial art, commonly known as Filipino Stick fighting. However, the martial art is far more diverse. […]

Welcome to the Winter 2017/2018 edition!

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You are most likely already dedicated to some form of exercise and healthy eating plan, but if you are still looking for a way to improve your lifestyle and bring about positive changes, this edition has plenty to offer. Whatever your goals are, there are so many ways to keep your fitness going, but try […]

We Asked: What Does HEALTH & FITNESS Mean To You?

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Health Coach, Business Owner And Positive Thinker Kathryn Cowan Replies For me, fitness is a personal journey with a multi-directional approach. It’s all about finding something that you love, that gives you variety and drive, and can be easily slotted in to your routine. I have always been interested in fitness and nutrition, and I have […]

MATT HUDD MARTIAL ARTS Reach Your Full Potential

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Ever since Matt Hudd started out in martial arts, he has been committed to being the best he can be. Teaching provided a new motivation for this passionate instructor (and a qualified personal trainer) to bring out the best in his students. In the past five years, Dragon Fitness Academy brought together Chinese martial arts […]

SIXTH SENSE FITNESS: Pete Crilly’s HIIT Workout

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High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT, combines short bursts of hard work with short periods of rest in between the bouts of intensity. The method is particularly useful for fat loss, but it’s challenging, so it’s important to increase the intensity gradually. Here is an example of a workout we might do in our class: […]

MILK And Its Alternatives

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By Andrea Slivkova Dairy milk has been a subject of hysteria for a while, it has divided the nation for decades. In the red corner we have the virtuous 1%-ers who only ever touch skimmed milk, while in the blue corner the defenders of full fat milk have been saying that it can’t be so […]

MUNDAY & JONES Greengrocers And Box Delivery In And Around Monmouth, Wye Valley And Herefordshire

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Monmouth greengrocers Munday & Jones have been selling fresh local produce to the local community for nearly three decades. A wide range of fruit and vegetables, but also milk, butter, cheese, eggs and honey, even bird seed and flowers, can be found in many varieties in this wonderfully stocked local treasure. Whether you fancy some […]