April 20, 2024


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10 ways to improve your health, fitness and wellbeing during winter

The world is still settling into a new normal as we start heading into the colder months.

Along with the usual challenges that come with the seasons changing, we’re also having to deal with new ways of living through  coronavirus.

All of this makes maintaining your health, fitness and wellbeing more important than ever. 

Below are 10 ideas for improving in those areas during the winter months…

1. Enjoy your CBD in gummy form

Gummies are one of the easiest and hassle-free ways to enjoy CBD

As CBD grows in popularity, so too does the range of ways in which it’s available. CBDfx gummies are one of the most accessible and hassle-free ways of taking the supplement, offering easy-to-manage servings in a soft, sweet package.

They come in seven varieties, including apple cider vinegar, biotin, spirulina and mixed berry, with each serving of CBDfx gummies containing 10mg of CBD. The gummies are all-natural, vegan and contain no artificial flavours.

Get 25% off your first CBDfx gummies purchase with coupon GUMMY25 at cbdfx.co.uk. Offer code valid until 31 December 2020.

2. Kit out your home gym for hassle-free workouts 

There’s never been a more important and opportune time to invest in home fitness

If you’re worried about heading to your local gym, working out at home offers the ideal solution to maintaining your fitness. JLL Fitness can identify the best products to suit your ability.

It offers a broad range of cardio and weight-training equipment for all levels, from beginners through to advanced, so you can plan your daily exercise regime from the comfort of your home.

As summer turns to autumn and outdoor exercise becomes less appealing, you’ll be glad to have what you need at home.

Get your home gym experience off to a flying start with 10% off the retail price using discount code HomeGym10 at  jllfitness.co.uk. Offer code valid until 31 December 2020.

3. Keep your immune system in good shape 

Vitamin C is a vital part of a healthy and balanced diet

Support your immune system through the colder weather of autumn, by making healthy lifestyle choices – eating nutritious foods and getting enough sleep and exercise.

We all know how important vitamin C is, and Educohealth offers a range of supplements that aim to help keep your immune system in great shape, such as Energy C, a delicious drink containing 1,000mg of vitamin C in each serving.

The Dublin-based company offers a broad base of nutritional supplements that complement our busy modern lives.  educohealth.com.

Claim 10% off your first order with offer code ENERGYC – Offer code valid until 31 December 2020.

4. Get your nutrition on the go

Boost your smoothie with a load of nutrients in one pouch

It can be hard to ensure you have a balanced diet and hit all your nutritional needs, particularly while dealing with the demands of today’s hectic lifestyle.

Finding a food supplement that meets some of those needs could be the answer — each teaspoon of Next Gen U’s Organic Super Greens Powder provides a nutrient kick from nine superfoods including matcha, acai berry and flax seed, and can be quickly and easily stirred into water, fruit juice or a smoothie. Only the best organic ingredients are used to provide a high-quality nutrition hit.

Claim 10% off your entire order using the code GREEN10. nextgenu.co.uk. Offer valid until 31 December 2020.

5. Taking the mystery out of the menopause

Practice self-care during one of the most monumental life changes

Taboos are finally being broken around the menopause, with more and more women talking openly about the challenges it can bring. Women are realising they don’t have to suffer in silence and that focusing on their self-care is key to ensuring they’re thriving — not just surviving — during such a monumental life change. Founded by Meg Mathews, the MegsMenopause range includes carefully formulated feminine health products encompassing intimate care (wash, moisturiser and lubricant), skincare and supplements.

The entire range is organic, vegan and dermatologically tested, and can be delivered discreetly to your door. Find the entire product range at  megsmenopause.com, which is also packed with information and advice on tackling every aspect of menopause, from hormones to hot flushes and more.

To try the range for yourself, go to  MM shop  and enter code MM0150 for 15% off your first order until 31 December 2020.

6. Enjoy refreshing organic cocktails on the move

Let the good times roll with cocktails on the go

The Miami Cocktail Company’s Organic Spritz range has hit the market, eschewing the artificial flavours, colours and sweeteners commonly found in other ready-to-drink beverages.

You can indulge in a Mimosa, Bellini, Sangria, Margarita and Paloma, at 4% ABV, without throwing any health goals out of whack because each one contains just 110 calories per can and has no added sugar.

The Miami Cocktail Company’s Organic Spritz range is also gluten-free, vegan friendly and certified organic. Available at more than 170 Waitrose stores.  miamicocktail.com

7. Smile with new-found confidence

Give your self-confidence a boost with clear aligners

A bright smile can work wonders for your confidence — if you feel self-conscious because of your teeth, an expert programme using state-of-the art aligners could be just the answer you’re looking for. PlusDent’s discreet aligners can be integrated easily into everyday life.

Initial consultations with the dentist are free, before a unique treatment plan is developed showing overall tooth movement and expected results. Your aligners will then be produced in the dental laboratory in Berlin before being shipped straight to your home. PlusDent’s dentists will even monitor your progress remotely, every step of the way. 

Book a free consultation now and secure an exclusive £300 discount on your treatment with invisible aligners by using voucher code LAUGH300. plusdent.co.uk. Offer valid until 31  December 2020.

8. Measure up for your bespoke furniture

Experience the benefits of bespoke furniture

Tailor-made furniture designed with added comfort and support can be a game-changer — particularly with so many of us spending more time at home. New Life Mobility specialises in bespoke rise and recline chairs and profiling beds.

These eye-catching pieces are designed with conditions such as poor circulation, arthritis and osteoporosis in mind. All chairs are made to measure with optional lateral back support. Heat and massage options are also available, with the goal of soothing aches and pains.

Every effort is made to ensure each item of furniture is specifically designed to suit individual needs. newlifemobility.co.uk

9. Take an unflinching look at hair loss

Address the effects of hair loss

Hair loss can be really tough to deal with, and it’s something that affects both men and women.

The award-winning Ginkgo Hair Care Plan from Simone Thomas Wellness aims to help; it provides a one-month supply, is suitable for vegans, and is gluten- and dairy-free. It includes ginkgo biloba, super greens and everyday wellness capsules, which provide vitamins, iodine, live cultures and botanicals.

Get 25% off using discount code MIRROR25 at checkout. Offer available from 10th October to 5 December 2020 at  simonethomaswellness.com

Gain peace of mind with a Will 

Make sure you have all the expert help you need to deal with life’s challenges

Often something you put off for another day, creating a will can ensure your family and assets are taken care of in the event of the worst coming to pass, so why not give yourself peace of mind and tackle it today.

The team of legal and financial experts at The Law Group can offer a free review of your estate and how to protect it without any obligation. The Law Group’s services include the preparation of Wills, ensuring your assets go to exactly where you want them to. thelawgrouplimited.co.uk