'That Peter Crouch Podcast' is one of my favourite podcasts out there in the world, every episode is packed full of football experiences and plenty of banter with a massive following. The special guest on the episode released on the 29th July was none other than Prince William. As president of the Football Association, the Duke of Cambridge has been keen to use his role to start conversations around mental health, including helping to rename the 2020 FA Cup final the Heads Up FA Cup final.
You can read more with BBC Sport...
Should you do 10,000 steps a day?
There is a myth that people should try and do 10,000 steps a day to keep themselves on a healthy track but do you really need to do that many? Fitbit.com has the views!
You can also find a very in depth guide on why walking is good for you over on moccasinguru.com.
8 Strategies to Boost Weight Loss
Weight loss is more than just calories in and calories out — other factors such as quality of sleep, stress levels and a positive mindset can influence the number on the scale. The latter is important because approaching weight loss with a rock-solid mental game not only sets you up for success to lose weight, but it’ll also help you keep it off long term. myfitnesspal.com has the theories...
You may already suspect your metabolism slows as you age. According to research in the Public Health Nutrition journal, you’re right. In a review of data on energy expenditure, researchers found getting older is associated with progressive declines in basal metabolic rate. On top of that, many daily habits can drain your metabolism even further. myfitnesspal.com has more...
Sleep is non-negotiable. We all need 7-9 hours every night for a healthy brain and body, those with babies and toddlers are yet to remember what 7-9 hours feels like but 1 in 3 adults aren't getting that. myfitnesspal has the facts...
A poll of 2,000 people has found that six in 10 are increasingly aware of the need to get time to themselves with some people getting up to three hours every single day. The Sun has more...
In fact, a recent study from Mind revealed that 60 per cent of Brits' mental health has declined during lockdown - with 42 per cent rarely or never feeling relaxed at home in recent weeks. The Sun has more information..
From couch to kettlebells!
Of all the roles life has carved out for me, this one has to be one of the most unexpected.
But sharing my DIY lockdown kettlebell regime on social media, primarily for the purposes of self-motivation, has resulted in an avalanche of requests for help and support for others - mainly women - wanting to do the same. BBC News has the Covid-19 story...
Home schooling. Constant hand washing. Social isolation. These past few months have been enough to move a Zen Buddhist to distraction. So if you’ve found your running workouts tougher than normal, that’s understandable. A new study in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise found that just 45 minutes of stress can impair subsequent running performance.
Runner's World has the full story..
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