Health

What’s holistic therapy?

2020-02-24T15:32:13+00:00Categories: Health, Spa|

Holistic therapy is used to describe treatments which promote natural healing and wellbeing. Techniques such as acupuncture have been around for centuries and have remained popular thanks to their restorative properties without the need for medicine. At Acresfield we now offer the following three therapies at our Spa: Hopi Ear Candling Ear Candles  have a [...]

Sports Massage with Anthony at Acresfield

2019-06-17T13:14:42+01:00Categories: Health|Tags: , |

What is Sports Massage?  Sports massage is a form of massage that involves your soft tissues being manipulated through a range of techniques to benefit an individual engaged in regular physical activity. It is designed to help correct soft tissue problems such imbalances caused by repetitive and strenuous activity whether that be through a sport, [...]

Know your body type and focus less those scales

2019-06-10T13:12:35+01:00Categories: Gym, Health|Tags: , , , |

Getting to know which is your body type will help weight loss potential. Everyone’s body is obviously unique, but as a general rule they can be categorised into three primary types.   Body composition should be focussed on, as opposed to weight loss. Seeing a change in your body shape is a better indicator of [...]

Feeling bloated? You should keep reading

2019-05-10T15:16:56+01:00Categories: Health|Tags: |

Why do I feel bloated? Feeling bloated is caused by inflammation. Inflammation is part of the body's immune response, and occurs when irritants, pathogens and damaged cells are recognised. The body will respond by trying to heal itself and defend against harm. Just as you can recognise when you eat something that irritates your digestive [...]

Surprising effects of exercise, which are normal

2019-04-08T13:44:42+01:00Categories: Classes, Gym, Health|Tags: , , , |

It's the final instalment of our Motivation Month blog series. For our last entry we want to share with you some encouragement by dispelling some common myths about exercise. There are some side effects to working out that you may find surprising, but trust us, it's all positive indications that your body is hard at [...]

What to eat before and after exercise

2019-04-08T13:45:17+01:00Categories: Gym, Health|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever considered if it matters what to eat before and after you exercise? Here's our recipe to success when it comes to exercise. At it’s most primary function food is designed to fuel our bodies and in the same way that a petrol vehicle doesn’t run on diesel it’s important to take care [...]

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