25/07/2022

  The Body Coach, Joe Wicks, is taking ‘P.E with Joe’ on the road with MINI for the second year running to bring people together for wellness wins – staged as the ultimate event to get families feeling energised, mentally and physically. Seven in 10 adults say that they used exercise to manage their mental health during the pandemic – highlighting its important link to wellbeing.  As part of MINI’s Big Love initiative, Joe is out to keep families healthy…

09/06/2021

Sometimes the biggest hurdle to me trying anything new, is my mind. Thinking it’s not for me, it won’t suit me, I won’t know anyone there or I don’t know how to do it has stopped me from taking many fitness classes. Boxing was no exception. Lockdown has gotten me out of the group exercise habit, sneaking in a free you tube workout before breakfast or just watching one whilst I ate breakfast, was about as much as I did…

08/03/2019

Key facts: • 77% of participating schools noted an improvement in brain function and learning in pupils after exercise • Exercise improved mood of all children in the study • Brain speed improved by up to 19% after exercise • Improved mood led to improved brain speed after exercise – most notable for boys • Not having breakfast resulted in poor memory • Involved from Manchester, Hull, Berwick, Huddersfield, Wolverhampton, Bristol, Bournemouth, Southampton, Leicester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Cardiff A STUDY…

01/10/2018

At 1.00pm on Tuesday people from across Wales will “cycle on the Senedd” to lobby Welsh Government for an increase in investment in walking and cycling to £20 per head, as recommended in a recent report by the Assembly’s Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee.  Welsh Government is currently spending just £10 per head, half of the level in Scotland. They will hear from representatives of each of the major parties as well as speakers from health and environmental organisations. The…

27/09/2018

  Born with cystic fibrosis on 31 July 1987, baby Josh Llewellyn-Jones wasn’t expected to make it through the night Josh, from Cardiff, says he “trains to stay alive” – and has started CF Warriors, a charity to inspire children around the world with CF to turn to exercise His extreme challenges peaked last year with 24hrs4cf, when he exercised for 24 hours non-stop to raise awareness of and funds for CF Now he intends to lift 1 million kilos…

08/07/2016

There are never enough hours in the day or days in the week to get everything done. The bare essentials may make it through but looking after us often ends up at the bottom of the list. It’s crazy – because looking after ourselves saves time in the long term, as we are able to function more efficiently and less likely to succumb to illness when we are healthy. But when life is out of control, try to find just…

23/06/2016

Not only does Ultimate Fitness Centre (UFC) Cardiff play host to a fully equipped gym, sauna and sunbed facilities, but as the base of Cardiff Kickboxing Club it is the only place this summer to pick up martial arts training from the very best. From cardio to conditioning, UFC boasts an affiliation with Ex-World Kickboxing Champion Denzil Lawrence as well as World Lowkick Champion Howard Hogg, offering both personal and class training with the greats to boost not only your…

07/06/2016

Walk your way to beautiful legs! What do Kelly Brook, Heidi Klum and Elle Macpherson have in common? Beautiful legs! And it’s all thanks to … walking. Combined with good posture, it can make your pins look toned and slimmer, just in time for Summer! Walking is one of the most basic aerobic exercises you can do, and done right, it can have maximum effect for minimum effort! It’s not only something that we all do everyday but it’s also…

20/08/2015

Housed within the Old Library building, Cardiff Story Museum has been telling the story of the city since 2011. On the first Friday of every month the museum opens its doors late for a chance to explore the galleries after hours. We’re offering more than just an open door event, we’re building on our mission to be the voice of Cardiff by inviting people to curate the night.   We’re offering a platform for local talent and welcoming suggestions for…

20/08/2015

Deadline for entries: September 11 www.startupsawards.co.uk The 12th annual Startups Awards – the UK’s most prestigious awards for up-and-coming companies – are now open for entry. Sponsored by the UK’s favourite business insurance broker Simply Business and organised by Startups.co.uk, the number one website for start-ups and small businesses, the Awards recognise the success of Britain’s newest businesses which have been trading for four years or less. This year’s event will take place on Friday 27 November at the underground…