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Nourish’s Wellbeing round-up

2020 was an insane year, one most of us are happy to see the back of. With the blank canvas of 2021 stretching ahead of us we should be feeling excited and invigorated to start fresh, but that may not be the case. Many of us are heading into the …

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Rib fractures

Simple rib fractures usually occur as a result of blunt trauma and in the yachting community are often due to a fall onto a winch or stanchion. They are also caused by contact sports such as rugby and is a common cycling injury or road traffic accident when the chest …

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The home-made crew med kit dilema

I remember when I got my first Deck/Stew position and was responsible for the Medical Kit. The official Medical Kit arrived from the authorised Medical Company and while it contained everything we needed to sail the world, I felt compelled to create a separate Crew Medical Kit, so we did …

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Nourish’s Wellbeing Round-up

The festive season is upon us so this month’s round-up is all about wonderful gift ideas for our loved ones. Nourish has always been about supporting small local and sustainable businesses but given the current climate we think it’s even more important than ever to get behind these amazing companies …

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The Piriformis Muscle of the Hip

Piriformis is one of the lesser known muscles of the hip joint although any trainer at your local gym should of know it´s importance. Along with the Gemelli, Obturator and Quadratus Femoris muscles, the Piriformis is a short muscle forming the core of the hip external rotators. Consider the position …

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Covid-19 Testing 101

As the covid-19 pandemic continues and the inevitable second waves engulf Europe, the USA and other nations, the demand and necessity for testing has become an even greater priority to help measure the infection rates and thus determine what sort of measures are put in place to reduce and control …

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 Me an alcoholic?

Endless boss trips, back to back charters. Will this season never end? Weeks, months without a drink. I can’t possibly be an alcoholic, can I? But who, or what, is an alcoholic? The scruffy old man in the long coat in the park with a bottle in the bag? The …

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Fitness tips & techniques with BT23 Fitness

Welcome back to another session from BT23 Fitness, in this months issue we will be doing an upper body session, the majority of the session will be bodyweight exercises, some equipment will be necessary, so if you have it then great, if not i will offer solutions around the exercise. …

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Nourish’s Wellbeing Round-up

November is a great time of year on Mallorca. We’ve come out of October, generally the wettest month, and temperatures are perfect for outdoor adventures and enjoying nature. We’re also loving all of the fresh, autumnal produce, perfect for making warming, nourishing meals for cosy evenings in. Here’s what we’re …

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Ganglions

A ganglion is a balloon like swelling that extends out from a joint. It may also be described as a synovial cyst as the tissue which forms the balloon or sac, is an extension of the tissue that lines the joint. This tissue is called synovium which is the lining …

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