15/10/2016

Wales celebrates series of tennis successes Morgan Cross (Wrexham TC) and Megan Davies (Ruthin LTC) have fulfilled a dream by lifting a trophy at Wimbledon. The pair won the Regional 14U Girls Doubles at the HSBC Road to Wimbledon competition, beating top seeds Lillian Mould and Harriet Petley in the final, 6-4 7-6. HSBC Road to Wimbledon offers young players the chance to meet their tennis heroes and inspire the next generation of Wimbledon stars to take their tennis careers…

15/10/2016

Leading sustainable transport charity, Sustrans Cymru launches second online travel challenge to get workplaces encouraging their employees to walk, cycle or use public transport for their daily commute.  The ‘Cymru Travel Challenge’ runs from 10th to 31st October with 77 workplaces and 877 individuals signed up so far to leave their cars at home and choose greener modes of transport.  Each year physical inactivity costs the NHS in Wales £51 million and this challenge is aimed to address this, demonstrating how…

15/10/2016

International tennis came to the Cardiff suburbs when Rhiwbina Tennis Club hosted an ITF (International Tennis Federation) world seniors tour event. The Yonex YCsports Welsh Seniors Open involved more than 60 players from Wales, England, Scotland, Hong Kong and New Zealand, in age groups 35, 45, 55, and 65, singles, doubles and mixed. There were some very competitive matches, including the ladies 35+ singles, between Ellie Lewis and Ellen Jones, which turned into a three-set epic. Winners from Wales were:…

08/10/2016

If you’re avoiding wheat, gluten, dairy or even soya but are struggling to find healthy alternatives to your favourite foods, you’re not alone. Many free-from products on our supermarket shelves – especially in the ‘baked goods’ and gluten-free category – are made with refined ingredients, and often contain more sugar than their conventional equivalents! This makes these products no better than those made with standard white flour: high in refined carbohydrates, low in vitamins, minerals and fibre, and an excellent…

07/06/2016

    Health dilemmas in your shopping basket answered  Coconut water or green tea? Skinny popcorn or frozen yogurt? We are facing health dilemmas every day, and with the constant stream of new research and new supposedly ‘healthier’ options bombarding us continuously, our choices are getting more and more complex. When it comes to your food, health and lifestyle, you want to make sure you’re making the right decisions. We have spoken to leading experts to answer the most common mind-boggling…

07/03/2016

Healthy Office, Healthy Life  The VARIDESK is a sit / stand desk. It’s an effective, affordable, easy-to-use height adjustable desk for both home and office. The VARIDESK allows you to work from either a standing or a sitting position, and makes it easy for you to switch positions as often as you like. It’s an adjustable platform that sits on top of your existing desk. When you feel the need to stand, simply raise the VARIDESK up using the convenient handles on either side. Simply reverse the process to return to…

27/11/2015

Do you find yourself succumbing to the Winter blues and plagued with colds and flu ? The good news is that it’s actually easy to support and boost our immunity as long as we tune into the winter seasonal rhythm and adjust our lifestyles accordingly! Winter time is typically associated with cold short days and long dark nights. At this time of year more than any other it’s important  to wrap up warm and protect our immune system. Holistic Nutritionist Elizabeth Montgomery…

03/06/2015

In recognition of National Best Friends Day, B Fit Have The Perfect Way to Have Your BFF Around For A Long, Long Time.      June 8th is Best Friend Day. It’s a great time to enjoy and appreciate your best friend or relight a friendship with a former best friend you haven’t seen in a while. To encourage you to do so, B Fit are offering individuals (and one of their good friends) a free consultation and two free workout sessions, where…