Fitness

Gong Baths & Marma Abhyanga Massage

Everyone know how easy the internet makes it to research a holiday destination, but I was astonished by how much a friend found about where I live in Malvern. While over 9000 miles away in Australia she found and booked tickets to a Gong Bath & Meditation at Hits the Spot Natural Health & Back …

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Fitness Tech, Apps vs Wearables

This follows on from our series of posts about fitness tech (https://www.digital-champion.co.uk/category/news/fitness/), today we are looking at wearable technology. In previous posts we have discussed how a modern smartphone uses its sensors to monitor daily activity and can show you the results through apps such as Google Fit and Apple Health. Both of these give …

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Fitness Apps for the Chronically Sick and Less Mobile

We have several posts on the site that look at using apps to help people get fit, but what if you can’t run due to a medical condition or a serious illness? We are going to look at apps that can help you improve your health, even if you are less mobile. Before you start …

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App Review – Couch to 5k

This app has been mentioned in previous posts, but as I have recently completed it I thought I would share my experiences with it. C25K, as it is abbreviated, was created to encourage people to get running. The plan was originally designed by Josh Clark in 1996, a novice runner who wanted to help his …

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New Year’s Resolutions – Part 1

According to a recent YouGov poll, the most popular New Year’s resolutions for 2018 are as follows: 1. Eat better 2. Exercise more 3. Spend less money 4. Self care (i.e. get more sleep) 5. Read more books This will be split into two posts, the first looking at the health and fitness resolutions, along …

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Health and Wellbeing Apps

Health and Wellness Apps Most people now own a smartphone, but can you use this device for more than calls, messages and emails, in way that will have a positive impact on your health and wellbeing? Step Counters Walking is simple, free, and one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and …

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