Health & Fitness Blog

This new blog will be updated by our health & fitness team here at Splash, providing you advice and guidance on healthy living

Hydration - Are you drinking enough water?

Are you drinking enough water? Why water should be a big part of your daily routine. Our bodies are made up of approximately 75% of water. Water is essential for. Drinking water helps maintain the bodies balance. The functions of these bodily fluids include digestion, absorption, circulation, creation of saliva, transportation of nutrients, and maintenance of body temperature. You should ideally drink at least 1-2 litres of water a day. One way you can increase your fluid intake is by drinking fruit teas and green tea. Drink green tea, 2-4 cups a day, it speeds up metabolism, clears toxins and contains lots of anti-oxidants. Staying properly hydrated is very important for everyone especially

Benefits of Exercise

Why should you exercise? What are the benefits to all this sweating, huffing and puffing? The benefits of exercise are endless. Ok, let's start with the physiological effects of exercise and what it actually does to your body. Exercise has powerful effects on the body, it can actually prevent certain diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, strokes and reduce cancer by up to 50%. There is strong evidence that participating in exercise will lead to a long and healthy life. Besides the physical effects exercise can massively improve your mental health too. Exercise releases endorphins in the brain and it's proven to lift your mood. Exercise can improve your quality of sleep, improve y

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