There are over 6,000 suicides a year in the UK. Approximately 78% are male and 22% female. Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 50 in this country (www.mentalhealth.org.uk)…..
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Read my blog this month where I have a chat with Chris Jones, Fusion Lifestyle's Group Sports and Community Development Manager, and discuss how leisure operators can support the government's ambitions to build an active nation…
At Ad-Lib Training, we always like to connect with others who share our vision to promote mental wellbeing and physical activity in the community.
Rebecca has been catching up with our partner Reinvent Lifestyle. Warwick Wyatt shares all about his motivations, the brand and what the future holds.
Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust Acute Occupational Therapy Team commissioned Ad-Lib Training to help them deliver their vision of supporting their mental health patients adopt a healthier and more active lifestyle. Shakira successfully completed and passed the course. Articulate and with a passion for physical activity and health Shakira kindly agreed to share her thoughts a year after passing her assessment.
A book review: How to Break Up With Your Phoneby Catherine Price.
As you know, I started out on the journey of a phone detox after reading how usage can affect your mental health, as well as physical aspects… And what a journey it has been.
I first qualified to work in the fitness industry in 1991....
Lost your focus?
The most popular New Year resolutions out there are all about health, fitness, wellbeing, new experiences as well as looking and feeling great. Why wouldn’t we want to achieve this? Let’s keep on the pursuit..
My work in exercise and mental health as well as my own personal journey (I still have some battles) has shown me that despite these more enlightened times, there remains a strong stigma around mental health.. What are your thoughts?
Director Denise Page is talking about inactivity, and questions what can you do in your local community to gain success? Let's share ideas..
Starting an exercise programme for a non-exerciser represents a major change in behaviour and as such will be a challenge. For many, the greatest challenge is actually starting the programme..
With National Fitness Day tomorrow, check out Robin's blog on Exercise Adherence for Beginners to see how you can adjust your mindset to appeal to this clientele.