Iron Out Your Losses

Iron out your losses

Why you need iron Every cell in your body needs iron. 1,2 Iron is important for energy; growth and development; and to make haemoglobin. 1,2 Red blood cells in your body contain haemoglobin, which carry oxygen from your lungs to all the parts…

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Too Tired To Keep Up?

Too tired to keep up?

Magnesium plays an important part in your body’s energy levels. 1 Every organ in the body needs magnesium, especially the heart, brain, muscles, and kidneys. 1,2 Therefore, if you feel more tired than usual, or struggle with your athletic performance, you could be…

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Get Enough Exercise

Get enough exercise

Regular exercise is the single most important key to heart health. 1 And it is free! Not only does exercise make you fit, give you more self-confidence and decrease your stress and anxiety levels, but it also has numerous cardiovascular…

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Avoid Smoking

Avoid smoking

Cigarette smoking is an independent risk factor for heart attacks and strokes. 1 The more cigarettes you smoke per day and the longer you smoke, the higher the risk. 1,2 Also, if you have other risk factors such as high…

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Manage Your Stress

Manage your stress

Stress is not always a bad thing. In fact, the right amount of stress motivates you to be alert, full of energy and focussed on your world. 1 However, too much stress or unmanaged stress, especially stress-related anger and hostility,…

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Get Enough Sleep

Get enough sleep

Did you know that having disturbed sleep of 6 hours or less per night may increase your risk of having cardiovascular diseases such as high blood pressure, heart attack, or stroke? 1-3 So getting enough restful sleep at night is…

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