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Health & Wellness

HEALTHY BREAKFAST OPTIONS

  Many of you ask me what you should eat for breakfast if you can´t do cereal, toast or that big puffy croissant ! If you start you day off with a 20 minute burst or interval activity for fat burning and then tuck into one of the options below. …

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What is a Detox

If you find yourself hard-pressed to stick with your new gym/yoga routine & you still need to drop a few pounds a detox retreat might just be the way to go. Detoxing can help reset your digestive track and change bad habits so that you no longer crave certain unhealthy …

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Workouts in STP

  Come and join us for group workouts in THE GLOBAL BUILDING in STP.   We run group classes, pilates, personal training , captains classes, mums classes and stretching. Its a great way to socialise and burn calories . Book yourself in for some personalised training sessions post Christmas – …

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Hamstring Tears and Strains

Over the last few issues of The Islander I have been exploring anterior knee issues and am now going to take a look at the back of the knee starting with the Hamstrings which are also known as Biceps Femoris, Semitendinosus and |Semimebranosus. The hamstring muscles attach to the pelvis …

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The Quadriceps : Chondramalacia Patellae

In the last issue of The Islander we started to look at problems of the Quadriceps Muscle Group. In this issue we are going to look at Chondramalacia Patella. aka     Runner´s Knee aka     Cyclist´s Knee aka     Housemaids Knee aka     PFPS   (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome) aka     AKP   (Anterior Knee Pain) A lot …

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Ideas for Christmas Gifts

  Christmas is coming – yikes it even sounds scary …. is it that time of year already ? If you are stuck for a Christmas present then how about a gift of monthly group classes or personal training and nutrition – all made up in a classic , luxurious …

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Katie Handyside – November 2015

We have new outside classes in Club de Mar if your boat happens to be moored there or closeby otherwise we still have daily classes in STP. So if you are in STP or close by please come and join us – the group classes start at 06.30 for the …

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DOCTOR AT SEA : Black dogs and Englishmen

I have just finished reading an interesting novel which included Winston Churchill as a significant character and, perhaps inevitably, included reference to his imaginary black dog that sat on his shoulder when he was depressed. The black dog image probably helped him to rationalise these unpleasant downturns and give them …

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