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Health & Wellness

 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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Hand washing

Hand sanitising is the “new normal” and we find ourselves splashing hand sanitiser on every time we walk into a shop, cafe or office. I see so many people half heartedly splashing on some hand sanitiser, and wonder how often they are washing their hands thoroughly. Before you decide I …

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Fitness tips and techniques with BT23 Fitness

Welcome back to another session from BT23 Fitness, in this months issue we will be doing a HIIT session, (High Intensity Interval Training) using nothing but our own bodyweight. HIIT is such an efficient way of training cardio and building endurance, with the average session taking between 20/30 minutes its …

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Nourish’s Wellbeing round-up

October on Mallorca is usually a time of harvest celebrations and sporting events; however, this year is sure to be a little more low key given the current climate. There’s still plenty to enjoy, with mild temperatures, delicious seasonal produce, and local small businesses offering some wonderful wellbeing treats as …

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The Iliotibial Band          

The Iliotibial tract is a long wide band running down the outside of the thigh. It gives shape and conformity to the quadriceps and stability to the knee and hip joints. Usually any injury to the ITB is caused by repeated stress such as regularly running, jumping or climbing. Other …

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The Importance of Medical Training

Azores, Spring, 2017. You come home to the boat first, after a night out celebrating another successful Atlantic crossing, and you find a semi-conscious crew member lying on his side at the bottom of the companion way.  You reach for your cell phone, but there are no service bars. You …

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Nourish’s wellbeing round-up

There are no bad months on Mallorca, however September is up there as one of our favourites. A reprieve from the scorching temperatures of July and August we can get outside more to explore and move our body’s, yet it’s still warm enough for sea swims and al fresco dining. …

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