7 reasons why GPs are prescribing parkrun

Health journalist Rosalind Ryan finds out why parkrun could be as powerful for our health and wellbeing as medicine parkrun has grown from a 5k timed-trial in Bushy Park in 2004 with 13 friends to a global phenomenon with 1.7 million parkrunners. Why do so many people show up every Saturday? Well, breakthrough new research has…

8 reasons you’re not seeing results in the gym

You’ve been hitting the gym but you’re not seeing results. Sound familiar? You’re not alone, says Virgin Active personal trainer Emily Cole. Here, she explains 8 reasons why your workout might not be cutting it and how to fix it today Nothing is more disheartening than spending months working towards a fitness goal and failing…


Should I be worried about air pollution?

Air pollution is now at record levels nationwide. Health journalist Rosalind Ryan investigates how air pollution could be harming your health, with practical tips to protect yourself We’re used to seeing pictures of smog-filled foreign cities such as Beijing, but the UK doesn’t need to worry about air pollution – right? Wrong. A recent survey…

Do I have coeliac disease?

Worried about regularly bloating? Confused between gluten-intolerance and coeliac disease? Dietician Jo Travers explains all  With 1 in 100 people suffering from coeliac disease – and nearly half a million people not realising they have it – here’s a guide to what to look for and some tips for keeping it under control. What is coeliac…


7 ways to garden yourself to better health

From air-purifying plants to money-saving grow-your-own, Shawna Coronado, gardening expert and author of The Wellness Garden, shares seven easy ways you can boost your health with gardening We already know that gardening is good for us but new research is proving that it can improve more than our mood. In Shawna’s book she discusses tools…



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EXPERIENCE UNFORGETTABLE SPORTING MOMENTS WITH VITALITY VIP Vitality members have the chance to win tickets to see our partners in action. Vitality is the Official Wellness Partner of Arsenal FC, AFC Bournemouth, Liverpool FC, Liverpool Ladies FC, Manchester City FC, Manchester City Women, England Rugby, Scottish Rugby, the Welsh Rugby Union and the UK’s Cricket…

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