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Sun, sea, snacks, cocktails…? Holidays and overseas trips are all about unwinding and enjoying yourself.   If your holiday isn’t action and adventure packed and more like a week or two surrounded by cocktails and coconuts, then it’s easy for our exercise routines go slightly out of the window. However, there are some things you can do to stay on track, many you probably do already! Here are some tips to stay on top of your physical activity when overseas:   Swim Make the most of that swimming pool. Whenever you go for a dip, aim to do a few laps each time. Swimming is great for...

We all know that exercise is important for our physical and mental health, yet it can be even more important for those who travel. If you travel often for business you’ll know the inside of every airport, where to get the Uber from and how to pack light. We also know that keeping your exercise habits may be low down on your priorities. Let’s face it – making sure you remember to pack your laptop charger may be more important that popping the runners in your bag. Did you know that: Your chances of catching a cold are 100 times higher on a...

What is an autoimmune disease? The body’s immune system protects us from disease and infection by attacking bad bacteria in the body. An autoimmune disease is when the immune system is unable to recognise the difference between good and bad bacteria, mistakenly attacking healthy cells and affecting many parts of the body. It can affect the joints, muscles, skin, red blood cells, blood vessels, connective tissue, kidneys and lungs. There are many theories about what triggers autoimmune diseases and some of these include bacteria or virus, drugs, chemical irritants, environmental irritants and/or stress. It is therefore important to manage your autoimmune...