Our Sporting Heroes: Role Models from the World of Tennis

Our Sporting Heroes: Role Models from the World of Tennis

The last blog in in our “Sporting Heroes” series looked at what we can learn from sports people with depression. This included Naomi Cavaday, a mental health ambassador for the LTA who retired from professional tennis to prioritise her health. To see what else we…

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Can dehydration impact your performance during exercise?

Can dehydration impact your performance during exercise?

In this article, Waterlogic cover everything you need to know about drinking the right fluids at the right time to ward off the ill-effects of dehydration, suggesting the optimal way to hydrate during events like running, hiking & trekking, and extreme sports. We also discuss…

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‘Why We Love…’ The Traditions of Wimbledon

‘Why We Love…’ The Traditions of Wimbledon

Strict rules on all-white kit cause debate to re-ignite each year, and everyone knows about strawberries and cream… But what about some of the other interesting Wimbledon traditions? For better or worse, the All England Tennis Club honours plenty of customs and practices. Some maintain…

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Our Sporting Heroes: 6 Lessons to Learn About Depression in Sport

Our Sporting Heroes: 6 Lessons to Learn About Depression in Sport

It’s fair to say we think of our sporting heroes as resilient super-humans, but this doesn’t mean they’re any less likely to encounter depression. No matter their circumstances or profession, mental illness can strike anyone, at any point in their life. Although depression in sport…

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Sporty Books to Motivate Reluctant Readers

Sporty Books to Motivate Reluctant Readers

How to get your child interested in reading… There are all sorts of reading activities for children that adults can use to get the most out of books; for example, outdoor storytelling activities. However, some reluctant readers may struggle to find the right book for them in…

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Gym Dos and Don’ts for Beginners

Gym Dos and Don’ts for Beginners

We’re bringing you some super easy gym tips and tricks to follow that even beginners can use. In the coming months, lots of us will be on the ‘health wagon’ trying to shift the gloom of the winter blues. For many, whether or not you…

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BS EN 16579 – Why, What, When & How?

BS EN 16579 – Why, What, When & How?

Why is there a new standard for football goals? Previously, there were two separate standards for football goals: BS EN 748 for 24’x8’ senior goal posts, BS 8462 for small sizes. However, you may notice that there is no ‘EN’ in front of 8462. That’s…

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Celebrating Grassroots Football

Celebrating Grassroots Football

Stadia Sports recently offered amateur football clubs the chance to win £200 worth of training equipment; this included footballs, bibs, training hurdles, cones and much more! The aim? Celebrating grassroots football, specifically the great work carried out by managers, coaches and volunteers around the country.…

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Exercises For Children To Keep Them Active This Autumn

Exercises For Children To Keep Them Active This Autumn

We’ve created a list of fun activities and exercises for children! All it takes is a little bit of planning to keep them moving… Though many parents and carers manage to fill their summer with family fun, this can be quick to change when autumn…

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Why You Should Encourage PE this Academic Year

Why You Should Encourage PE this Academic Year

A commitment to encourage PE at school is a step forward for pupil development. During term time, children are in an environment where they experience physical education at least once per week. PE is a key subject in the school curriculum, for more reasons than…

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