Royal London One Day Cup Final 2016 – Health Benefits Of Cricket

On Saturday 17th September 2016, the Royal London One Day Cup Final takes place at Lord’s Cricket Ground.health benefits of cricket health benefits of cricket

Surrey and Warwickshire face-off in Saturdays final.

Cricket originated in England and is now a popular sport in lots of other countries.

Cricket has lots of health and social benefits such as:

  • Physical fitness
  • Social interaction
  • Improving hand-eye coordination

To find out more about Royal London One Day Cup Final,CLICK HERE

For more health benefits of cricket, CLICK HERE

If you are overweight (BMI 28 or over), tried dieting and exercise but still haven’t had success in losing weight, please go to www.ukmeds4u.com for a free private online consultation for other weightloss options.

 

 

 

Sexual Health Week – STIs

Sexual Health Week is happening on 12th September until 18th September 2016.sexual health week sexual health week sexual health week

This years focus is sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

FPA aim to raise awareness about where to get tested and encourage condom use.

If you have unprotected sex (without using a condom), you are at a greater risk of getting a STI.

STIs can be passed by gential contact and sharing sex toys.

In England, there were more than  435,000 STI diagnoses in 2015.

To read more about STIs and Sexual Health Week, CLICK HERE

While the theme this year is sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and safer sex, if you (or a man you know) suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED) or “impotence”, then that condition would need to be addressed before you (or they) can even think about engaging in any sexual activity.

For more information about erectile dysfunction, and some of the treatments available, CLICK HERE

Know Your Numbers!

During 12-18 September 2016, it is Know Your Numbers! week.

This years aim is to promote Know Your Numbers!, Know Your Risks!

If you do not have blood pressure checks you are more at risk from a stroke or heart disease – that’s why its important to Know Your Numbers!

High blood pressure has no symptoms, which is why it’s known as the silent killer.

One in three adults (16 million) have high blood pressure in the UK.

Blood pressure checks are free at your GP practice, local pharmacy or at Blood Pressure UK pressure stations during Know Your Numbers! week. To find your nearest free blood pressure station, CLICK HERE.

For more information about high blood pressure, CLICK HERE.

To read more about Know Your Numbers! week, CLICK HERE.

Great North Run – Health Benefits of Running

GREAT NORTH RUN GREAT NORTH RUN great north runThe UK’s Great North Run is the biggest half marathon in the World with over 57,000 runners taking part in the famous 13.1-mile run.

Great North Run is on Sunday 11th September 2016 and begins in Newcastle city centre.

There are other events happening in the local area on Saturday 10th September such as the Junior and Mini Great Run, the worlds biggest pasta party and the Great North 5k.

Other running & swimming events are also organised by the same people in other cities/areas (for adults & children) throughout the year.

Running is a great way to keep fit and to socialise with others, as there is most likely a local running club that you can join in your area.

Running/jogging has lots of health benefits such as:

  • relieve stress
  • lose weight or help maintain a health weight
  • improve cardiovasular fitnes
  • strengthen muscles

If you are overweight (BMI 28 or over), tried dieting and exercise but still haven’t had success in losing weight, please go to www.ukmeds4u.com for a free private online consultation for other weightloss options.

MORE ABOUT THE GREAT NORTH RUN
Great North Run (adults): CLICK HERE
Junior and Mini Great North Run: CLICK HERE

For more health benefits of running/jogging, CLICK HERE

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games – Health Benefits

This summer, 162 countries will be participating in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, between 7th September – 18 September.2016 Paralympics 2016 paralympic 2016 paralympic

This year the event will be hosted in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in South America. Thousands of athletes will compete in 22 sports competitions such as swimming, boccia and judo.

Around 4,350 athletes will compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games, and approximately 1,650 will be women. This is a 9.9% increase on London 2012 Paralympic Games.

A total of 264 athletes will compete for Great Britian and Northern Ireland (“Team GB”) in 19 sports.

Some of the benefits of taking part in a sport are:

  • can help to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight
  • improved posture
  • increased cardiovascular fitness
  • making friends/meeting people

If you are overweight (BMI 28 or over), tried dieting and exercise but still haven’t had success in losing weight, please go to www.ukmeds4u.com for a free private online consultation for other weightloss options.

MORE INFO ABOUT THE GAMES
Official Rio Paralympic Games sites: CLICK HERE or HERE
Team GB: CLICK HERE

For UK news & TV coverage, CLICK HERE

US Open Tennis Tournament – Health Benefits of Tennis

The 136th US Open begins on 29th August 2016 until 11th September 2016 and is hosted in New York City, USA. us open tennis us open tennis

The US Open is a hardcourt tennis tournament.

Playing tennis has lots of health benefits which include:

  • lowering body fat
  • improving muscle tone
  • lowering blood pressure

An hour long game of singles tennis can burn around 600 calories for men and 420 calories for women – a great sport to lose weight.

For more information about the US Open, CLICK HERE.

To read more about the health benefits of tennis, CLICK HERE.

If you are overweight (BMI 28 or over), tried dieting and excerise
but still haven’t had success in losing weight– please go to www.ukmeds4u.com for a free private online consultation for other weightloss options.

2016 World Rowing Championships – Health Benefits Of Rowing

WorldRowChamps_supported-by2 rowingDuring 21-28 August 2016, the 2016 World Rowing Championships will be taking place in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

The opening ceremony will taking place on 20th August 2016, which will be a celebration of rowing.

The competition is an annual event and first began in 1997.

GB rowing Team (Team GB) have currently won 3 gold and 2 silver medals in the Olympics Games Rio 2016.

Rowing has lots of health benefits such as:

  • builds muscle strength
  • reduces stress
  • increases cardiovascular health
  • promotes weight loss

For more information on the 2016 World Rowing Championships, CLICK HERE

If you are overweight (BMI 28 or over), tried dieting and excerise
but still haven’t had success in losing weight– please go to www.ukmeds4u.com for a free private online consultation for other weightloss options.

Health Benefits Of Football/Soccer

Football, also known as soccer, is the most popular sport in the world – billions of fans watched the World Cup on the television.football

Football can be played at most ages and by any gender.

Playing football has lots of mental, physical and social benefits.

Some of the health benefits of playing football are:

  • increased cardiovascular health
  • help to maintain a healthy weight or lose weight
  • increases bone strength

For more information on the health benefits of playing football, CLICK HERE.

If you are overweight (BMI 28 or over), tried dieting and excerise
but still haven’t had success in losing weight– please go to www.ukmeds4u.com for a free private online consultation for other weightloss options.

Olympics 2016 – Health Benefits

 

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This Summer, 206 countries will be participating in the 2016 Rio Olympics, between 5th August – 21st August.

This year the event will be hosted in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in South America. Thousands of athletes will compete in over 26 sports competitions such as swimming, athletics and judo.

A total of 366 athletes will compete for Great Britain and Northern Ireland (“Team GB”) at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. While this is significantly smaller than the 542-strong team at the London 2012 Olympics, it is the biggest contingent sent to an ‘away’ event since the Barcelona 1992 Olympics.

Some of the benefits of taking part in a sport are:

  • can help to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight
  • improved posture
  • increased cardiovascular fitness
  • making friends/meeting people

If you are overweight (BMI 28 or over), tried dieting and exercise but still haven’t had success in losing weight, please go to www.ukmeds4u.com for a free private online consultation for other weightloss options.

MORE INFO ABOUT THE GAMES
Official Rio Olympics sites: CLICK HERE or HERE
Team GB: CLICK HERE

For UK news & TV coverage, see below…
BBC Web site (with additional viewing coverage): CLICK HERE
Event Times by Date: CLICK HERE
Freeview TV Listings/Schedule: CLICK HERE
Freevsat TV Listings/Schedule: CLICK HERE
Sky TV Listings/Schedule: CLICK HERE
Virgin Media TV Listings/Schedule: CLICK HERE

 

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