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NHS Fitness Plan: Discounts and Deals

Finding the time and energy to focus on your health and keep fit can be very difficult, especially when you work in the NHS. With our NHS fitness plan, we can change that. Long, draining hours and working on your feet all day can really take its toll – never mind if there are some gruelling night shifts thrown into the mix. There’s no better time to start becoming a healthier you than right now; all you need is some willpower, determination…

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NHS Stretching Exercises: Yoga Exercises to Do After Your Shift

After a long shift on your feet, you may find that you’re dealing with aches and pains. If that’s the case, stretching could be extremely beneficial for you, your health and your wellbeing. Within this post, we have included some excellent NHS stretching exercises that are aimed at NHS employees to offer support after a long shift. Stretching is a great way to start the day, and it’s great for winding down after a long shift at work – especially…

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Starks Fitness Portugal Retreat: NHS Staff Can Get Active, Meet People and Discover Portugal.

Mental Health is an integral part of our overall health, but more often than not, it’s the one area many of us neglect. After a long day at work, we are so focused on getting home, having a shower, sleeping, and trying to reset for the next shift – leaving no time for self-care. Because we are so go-go-go all the time, small everyday tasks that keep us mentally healthy can slip away from us – like exercise! We often…

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NHS Wellbeing: Let’s Get Healthy

Do you struggle to squeeze fitness around your busy schedule? Do you often struggle to find time to focus on your mental health after a long week? From work life and home life, finding the time to do a workout or practice mental wellness can often feel like a chore, but it doesn’t have to stay that way.  Health Service Discounts has partnered with the incredible Starks Fitness to highlight how looking after your health, fitness, and mental wellness don’t…

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Ways To Beat The January Blues – NHS Staff

Blue Monday is the name given to the third Monday in January, as it is often defined as the most depressing day of the year. After spending all of November and December rushing around and preparing for the holidays, January can leave us feeling a little deflated. From the lack of daylight, minimal socialization (thanks to dry January) to the gloomy weather, January can leave us feeling a little blue – but it doesn’t have to be that way! We…

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Keeping Active During Winter Lockdown

It’s official, we are all back into lockdown, just as we are said we would join the gym and start dieting. We all thought summer lockdown was bad but at least we got to sit out in the sun and do garden workouts whereas this time it’s cold, wet and gloomy. However, as much as it makes you want to sit in bed all day, binge-watching Netflix with comfort food, it is so important that you find at least 30…

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Keeping Fit At Home

Life isn’t quite what it used to be at the moment and we’ve all had to change our routines to help stay safe and support each other in what are difficult times. Trying to recover that feeling of normality is hard, but there are some things you can adapt to not only bring about some normality, but to help you stay fit and healthy, even at home. Home workouts are an excellent way of keeping healthy, both physically and mentally…

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Should You Ditch Sweaty Gyms for an Outdoor Workout?

Bored of the sight of the gym? We get it, the gym can become a place of dread when you’re doing the same workouts day in day out. To get your motivation back why not mix things up and try an outdoor workout? There are tons of benefits to exercising outdoors and incorporating one outdoor workout into your weekly routine can boost your well-being. So, what are you waiting for?! If you’re ready to get started and want some outdoor workout…

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