Category archive: Health

Optimising nutrition in a bid to break the two-hour marathon mark

Stephen Mears, Loughborough University Twenty-six seconds. That’s how close Kenyan runner Eluid Kipchoge came to breaking the two-hour marathon and bettering a mark many thought to be unachievable. Although this was the fastest time ever run over the 26.2 mile distance, it unfortunately did not count as a world record. In the event, organised by […]






How to get your four-year-old school ready

As Loughborough University research reveals many four-year-olds are not physically ready for school, the experts behind the findings share some simple activities for parents to try at home with their children to improve physical development…






Don’t just sit, get fit, and move it

Have you heard? Today’s the day (29 April) to make a stand for workplace health. Are you ready to take up the On Your Feet Britain challenge? Our sedentary behaviour expert Dr Stacy Clemes shares her top tips on how to sit less and move more.