Mind, Body, Spirit: Why You Should Try YOGA

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By Lauretta Furlonger Yoga can provide enormous benefits to anyone pursuing a fitness regime – it offers a unified approach to toning and strengthening the body. Where some other fitness training practices can over-develop particular muscle groups, regular practice of yoga postures improves balance, strength and overall flexibility, making you more capable of pursuing training […]

Want To Get YOUR KIDS Into GOOD HABITS Now?

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Every parent and carer wants their children to be healthy, but life in 2016 can limit the amount of exercise they get. We know that, and at Halo we have devised a whole range of activities to get tots moving from day one (well almost!). Visit our website www.haloleisure.org.uk to see the full range or […]

In The Comfort Of Your Own Home MAT PILATES Or The REFORMER With Phaedra Bushby

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“I believe in addressing health and fitness issues by taking an all round approach, and I can offer you just one of the treatments outlined or combine them as required,” says Phaedra Bushby, whose professional qualifications include Certified Personal Trainer, Sports Massage, Pilates, Sports Nutrition and Performance Stability trained posture and movement analyst. She is […]

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME: Is Surgery The Only Answer?

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By Dr. Bruce Fraser The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway located in the wrist. It comprises eight irregularly shaped bones (carpals), linked to form a ring through which passes the median nerve and nine tendons used to flex the fingers and clench the fist. Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition caused by compression […]