April 25th, 2018
Fitness for Beginners: How to Get Fit
If you’re a complete beginner, starting out on your fitness journey can feel incredibly daunting. How do you get fit, or improve your existing fitness? In this guide, we give you some basic tips to get you started on your fitness journey.
April 16th, 2018
Food Hack #Pasta
For years this has been known as the endurance fuel of choice for athletes, those of us that are physically very active and a staple for most students due to its ease of preparation and being budget friendly.
February 28th, 2018
Food Hack #NutButter
Most individuals are surprised when I mention they can eat nut butter. Yes, they are high in fat but they are high in good fats and provide you with so many other essential nutrients
February 5th, 2018
Food Hack #RedLentils
As a vegetarian, this has been a staple in my diet for years. However, I appreciate for many when faced with the challenge of what to do with them, they are at a bit of a loss.
February 4th, 2018
Great Britain and Stress - How bad is it and why is it happening?
In January 2018, here at Forth we decided to conduct a survey in order to gather some hard facts about stress levels across the UK. As wellbeing specialists, we are all too aware of the impact a high-pressure lifestyle can have on mental and physical wellbeing, so we know this would be a vitally important project for us.
January 30th, 2018
One small step for man, one giant leap for me - part 1
Guest blog by Chris Baines. Technical Director of Forth
January 2nd, 2018
Food Hack #Walnuts
Walnuts are one of the only plant based sources of omega 3 fatty acids in the form of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), which can be used by the body to make omega-3- fatty acids.
December 14th, 2017
Taming a Festive Hangover
We’ve survived the clocks going back and the nights drawing in; we’ve donned our woolly hats and watched the fireworks light up the night sky, which can only mean that fairy lights and festive cheer will be arriving on our doorstep any day now.
October 14th, 2017
Testosterone in Women: What You Need to Know
What are the effects of high testosterone in women? In this post, we examine what symptoms look like for women who suffer from high testosterone.
October 12th, 2017
What’s the Difference Between Ferritin and Iron?
If you’ve ever been tested for iron, you may have come across the term "ferritin". In this post, we outline the difference between them.
October 2nd, 2017
Understanding Cholesterol: The Good, the Bad and the Balance
Not all cholesterol is bad. Here we talk about what the difference between good and bad cholesterol is and what the risks of high cholesterol are.
December 10th, 2016
6 Ways to Stay Motivated this Winter
Now that the nights are drawing in, and it’s more than a little chilly, what can we do to keep our motivation up?
October 30th, 2016
Why Low Vitamin D Could Make You More Susceptible To Infection This Winter
Vitamin D has been in the news a lot over the last five years as scientists discover more and more evidence about what makes this vitamin so vital to our overall health.
August 31st, 2016
Feeling exhausted after the school holidays? 4 reasons why the kids may not be to blame.
The kids return to school next week and for me it can’t come quick enough. It’s not that I don’t like spending time with my kids but the juggling act of keeping the kids entertained, trying to keep on top of...
July 31st, 2016
I’ve walked 10,000 steps but what’s happening on the inside?
Wearables which allow us to check how many steps we’ve taken, the number of hours of uninterrupted sleep we’ve had and the intensity of our workouts have taken the world by storm. People have embraced this technology in their desire to...