Exercise for Life

Exercise for Life How much would you pay for medication that would decrease your risk of heart disease by 50%, strokes by 30%, diabetes by 50%, Alzheimer’s disease by 50%, and decrease the risk of 13 different types of cancer? This medication also helps you lose weight, improves your fitness, improves your strength and the only side effect is that it makes you happier. I guess this is something you would be interested in and […]

Frozen Yoghurt Layer Fruit Cake

Frozen Yoghurt Layer Fruit Cake Serves: 12 Time to make: 15 mins plus freezing Ingredients 250 g strawberries 16 tablespoons natural yoghurt 250 g bananas 250 g raspberries 250 g blackberries seasonal berries Instructions: Line a loaf tin with clingfilm. In a blender or food processor, blitz the strawberries with 4 tablespoons of yoghurt. Pour the fruit mixture into the tin and place in the freezer for at least 15 minutes. Meanwhile, rinse out the […]

10 Healthy Tips for the Holidays

We love the Christmas time at Active One. The Christmas lights, the parties, the presents, time off work, and most importantly getting together with our friends and family. But the increased food drink and sitting around that goes hand in hand with Christmas can start to take a toll on our health. That is why we have tried to make Christmas as healthy as possible this year with a few small adjustments. Below is a […]

Brian Russell – Client Story

Brian Russell Brian first attended our clinic 6 months ago to help manage his type 2 diabetes. He started his Active One journey with Vanessa our diabetes educator who started him off on his health journey. Brian had enjoyed running in the past but was unable to continue exercising at those higher intensities due to lower back pain. From working in health for many years Brian understood the importance of exercise but was not sure […]

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation    What is it? Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia and it occurs when the electrical impulses of the top two chambers of the heart (the atria) become distorted. This causes these chambers to quiver (or fibrillate) instead of beating regularly. When the atria fail to beat regularly, it allows for the blood to pool and potentially form a clot. If this clot then travels to the brain this […]

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