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11 Steps For Managing Stress

11 Steps For Managing Stress

Our friends at Duo have come up with 11 steps for managing stress;  1. Plan Make to-do lists with your highest priority tasks first.  2. Delegate You can’t do everything on your own. Outsourcing the tasks that can easily and efficiently be done by others will open you up to tackle the more difficult ones with more time and energy.  3. Learn to say “no” This seems simple, but knowing and sticking to your limits is often the most difficult act to maintain.  4. Write down your goals This causes you to clearly articulate them and keeps you more accountable than if they were...

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Meet our new Ambassador; Ed Jackson!

Meet our new Ambassador; Ed Jackson!

Meet our new Ambassador and former professional rugby player Ed Jackson!  Ed played professionally for 10 years after he left school for various teams including Bath, London Welsh, Wasps and NG Dragons.  11 months ago, Ed went through a serious incident where he broke his neck diving into a swimming pool which put an end to his rugby career. His official prognosis was that he would never be able to walk or use his arms again and that he would need an electric wheelchair. Since then, Ed has been on his road to recovery. Initially, he had to deal with...

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The SFN Show // Episode 18 // Tom Abell

The SFN Show // Episode 18 // Tom Abell

At only age 24, Tom Abell is currently in his 3rd year of being a full-time Batsman at Somerset Cricket Club. Tom attended Taunton School where in 2012 he accumulated seven centuries and passed 50 in every innings he played at an average of 193, and he was named 2013 Young Wisden Schools Cricketer of the Year. He then went on to Exeter University where he studied Sport Science and French.  Off-season, Tom would often have a lot of strength and conditioning coaching at the club. If you look at the players in the last century of Cricket you’ll notice how they’ve...

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2018 - The Year Of Plant Based Eating

2018 - The Year Of Plant Based Eating

There are many trends that come and go within the health and fitness industry, from bulletproof coffees to oil pulling and detox teas. But one trend that is gaining more and more momentum in recent months is the movement towards more plant based eating. In 2018, over 168,500 people signed up to do Veganuary, an increase of 183% from 2017. With an ever increasing number of people turning towards a plant based diet for a number of reasons, is this just a fad that will come and go or is this way of living here to stay? Whatever position you...

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