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

How to beat the Christmas Bulge!

Christmas is nearly here and we are all thinking about our party nights and all the amazing food we will be enjoying. Christmas is a time to be enjoyed so doing these little extra things will help you curb the extra pounds that you could put on. Firstly.. Get moving! Why not go for a walk in the fresh air or do some exercises at home. If you lack motivation then join a gym or go to a fitness class where you should get encouraged and supported. Add some strength training into your regime to help you build some muscle instead gaining extra fat. Drink in moderation.. As we all know alcohol is extra calories so choose your drink wisely. Drink alcohol which contains less calories such as spirits

Foam rolling and why you should be doing it!

Foam rolling is a form of massage that helps to stretch muscles and tendons and breaks down soft tissue adhesions and scar tissue. These are simple exercises done to perform your own self massage or myofascial release, ‘myo’ meaning muscle and ‘fascia’ meaning band, doing this will break up trigger points and soothe tight fascia, which in turn will stimulate blood flow and circulation to the soft tissues. The fascia surrounds, infuses and protects every tissue, tendon, bone, muscle, ligament and organ of the body, so making sure that you foam roll to release the fascia will help with recovery. The benefits of using a foam roller can be cost, not that a foam roller could ever replace a sports

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