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  • Posted May 25, 2021

    Workouts for the working day

    By Sally Rowe

    Stuck at a desk all day? Here are some simple tips and tools for building more physical activity into your work time

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  • Posted Mar 29, 2021

    Gentle stretches

    By Sally Rowe

    Tired or stiff muscles will really benefit from being stretched and flexed, getting the blood circulating, improving posture and leaving you feeling energised. These exercises are perfect to kick-start your day.

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  • Posted Dec 21, 2020

    Cut your risk of cancer

    By Matt Fisher

    We can all take action to cut our risk of cancer. Better health matters. There's never been a better time to kickstart your health.

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  • Posted Nov 19, 2020

    Get Lost in Nature

    By Matt Fisher

    With locations including Studland Beach, Kingston Lacey and Golden Cap – the National Trust have some stunning scenery to enjoy in Dorset.

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  • Posted Nov 16, 2020

    Note to self

    By Matt Fisher

    Now may seem like a strange time to set a goal... but it's the perfect moment! Keep focused on your goal, 2021's around the corner. Choose small steps over no steps. 

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  • Posted Jul 10, 2020

    COVID fatigue

    By Polly Durrant

    Are you wondering why you are feeling so tired lately? Do you feel less motivated, lacking energy and unable to get excited about life?

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