Author Archives: Ryan Parry

Now i’m sure it’s no surprise to everyone that you need to hydrate yourself, and considering we are made up of 60% water, it’s pretty important. But if you’re exercising or are a very active individual, then you have an even greater need to maintain proper hydration. But how much water should you actually be taking on each day? Let’s rewind quickly…my name is Poppy Harvey and i’m currently training to be a Nutrition Advisor. Before that, and before COVID-19 put a spanner in everyones works, I studied marketing at University of Southampton and actually based my dissertation on green purchase behaviours and their relationship to marine plastic pollution – to summarise, whether peoples knowledge of plastic pollution, influence how they buy.So you could say I now have a pretty rounded view of the importance of hydration, but also the importance of doing so sustainably – which leads me to collaborating…

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Bear with me on this, we are going to uncover a very simple and very effective strategy to help you stay motivated throughout lockdown.  Let’s be honest, unless you have the work effort and drive like Michael Jordan, you, me and pretty much 99% of the population will struggle to stay motivated to exercise continuously throughout lockdown. But first, we digress to another topic – social media. I’ll be honest, I have mixed feelings towards it. On one side, its distinct ability to provide an endless array of mindless distraction! Hats off to the tech giants and wiz kids, that have made social media so addicting and time zapping. I remember reading recently, that Twitter was the media equivalent of cocaine. A fitting statement, and apologies to the writer – I can’t remember who made that remark to offer full credit. Now for the love side. Social media is the…

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Need to drink more H2O? I think it’s fair to say that the majority of us know why we need to stay hydrated, and the benefits of doing so. A lot of health topics are discussed and promoted constantly by an array of people; be it your favourite insta influencer, TV presenters, or even from Trevor down the road. But how many of us can confidently say they drink enough water every day? My guess… not many. Being completely honest here, I am a bit of a health, fitness and book nerd. I love to stay healthy and often read books that I feel will help develop all aspects of my life. In turn, my eyes have been drawn to the inner workings of successful individuals. I’m interested in the daily habits they employ, no matter what industry they work across. And one consistent theme among them all is health-related.…

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