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Under Pressure: What exactly is Blood pressure and Why Is It Important?

10th September 2020

This weeks blog is written by Frankie Hayward our Senior Occupational Health and Well-being Coordinator in collaboration with Mark Newton-Livens our Occupational Health Advisor who features as an important case study.  Take a read to learn all about blood pressure and how you can raise awareness to combat this disease as well as the latest updates on the Know Your Numbers Campaign 2020. There is information on what blood pressure is, what it means to have high blood pressure and what lifestyle changes you can make to maintain a healthy blood pressure. 

Water Baby: Swimming your way to Improved Well-being

18th August 2020

In this blog Frankie discusses her personal connection to swimming and explores the theories behind how cold water immersion can improve mental and physical health. Frankie shares some of her images taken around the Cornish coastline and also highlights some important beach and sea swimming safety messages with her beach lifeguard experience. This has particular relevance, given the number of major incidents and emergency service call outs over the last few weeks in Cornwall. 

Steps of Cornish Curiosity & Adventure- Walk this May

28th May 2020

In this blog, Frankie discusses the health benefits of walking, shares some of her observations on positive exercise behaviours during lockdown and takes you on a fascinating scenic and historical journey of West Cornwall (Penwith), with one of her favourite lunchtime walks. The blog also provides useful signposting to the abundance of walking trails and footpaths available to us all in Cornwall.

 

Best foot forward: 10,000 steps a day

1st May 2020

Zara takes a walk on the wild side and discusses her goal to get physically active through daily walking.  

Workout Wednesday #1

1st April 2020

Here's our brand new weekly feature... WORKOUT WEDNESDAY! We will be releasing a video every Wednesday showing you how you can easily get your fit on at home.



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