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What Are Isometric Exercises?

Isometric exercises are being talked about more and more, but what are they and what benefits can they offer? Let’s take a look. Is the plank a miracle exercise? With the release of a new literature review, with scientists reviewing over 250 trials looking at a range of exercises and how they affect blood pressure, […]

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Introducing a new health assessment system

Introducing a new health assessment system At STONE, we recognise that well-being encompasses more than just exercise. That’s why we’ve introduced a new comprehensive health assessment that measures the five essential pillars of good health: Sleep Body Movement Nutrition Mind How we measure your wellness Unlocking your full potential in the gym and in life […]

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Four areas where you can evaluate your health and wellbeing

Ever wondered how healthy you actually are? With the ever-growing world of social media, it’s easy for us to be overwhelmed with the amount of information available to us. “Try a diet of green juice cleanse to eliminate toxins from your body” or “follow my muscle building workout routine and you’ll end up looking like […]

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How to get better sleep

How much sleep do I really need?

We all know that we need to sleep. And we all know that we probably need to sleep more than we do. But why? Sleep is important both physically and mentally; it allows our muscles to recover, we store memories in the brain, we can imprint our movement patterns. But did you know poor sleep […]

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What is the best diet for weight loss?

Nutrition is often hotly contested across the internet and social media. What is the best diet for weight loss? Is a calorie really just a calorie? Why isn’t my diet working anymore? Quite simply, there is no one-size-fits-all diet. Whilst there are some overarching themes that apply to 99% of the population, nutrition is far […]

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How fit am I? How do I test my fitness?

Two useful questions to know the answer to. There are different ways to quantify fitness and therefore different approaches to get fit. In a broad sense, being fit means being in a healthy state of mental and physical health. But for most of us, when we ask “how fit am I?”, we are more likely […]

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Longevity and exercise

At STONE, we talk a lot about longevity and training for the future, not just today. You might ask, but what does longevity even mean? The Google definition (clearly the most reliable source for any question you might need to ask) for longevity is quite simply ‘long life’ or ‘long existence’. At face value, I […]

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