Health

Anthony’s breakfast smoothie recipe

2020-03-25T11:18:28+00:00Categories: Leisure|Tags: , , |

Start the day right with Anthony's breakfast smoothie packed with vitamin C. Macronutrients  Calories = 323 Carbs = 55g Fat = 4g Protein = 17g Ingredients  100ml Semi skimmed milk 100g Protein yogurt  100g Banana  100g Frozen berries  200g Strawberries  This energy boosting smoothie is perfect if you're looking for a pick me up. With [...]

Important Information about Coronavirus

2020-03-17T10:58:07+00:00Categories: News|Tags: |

Acresfield is open for business as usual. We would like to reassure everyone that we have, and continue, to take extra precautions to ensure we provide a clean and safe environment across all areas of our business for you to continue your health and fitness journey. We would like to particularly highlight the following precautions [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Physiotherapy Clinic at Acresfield

2019-04-23T14:54:58+01:00Categories: News|Tags: , , |

There's a new physiotherapy clinic at Acresfield Health Club & Spa, run by Rob Bale a chartered physiotherapist. Clinics are on Wednesdays with appointments available from 8am to 6pm. Who it’s for? The Clinic is open to everyone, including Club Members. Treatments cover a wide variety of needs, including general injuries, sporting injuries, aches, pains, pre [...]

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 [...]