Daily Archives: September 12, 2011

Health & Fitness in the news – 12/09/2011

Exercise and Industry

1. The health reform Bill moves one step closer
The Telegraph

Max Pemberton gives his opinion on The Health and Social Care Bill, that  has now been passed by the House of Commons with a majority of 65. He states his heart sunk when he heard the news and believes without doubt, this signals the end of the NHS as we know it. Feels depressed and betrayed. He states he has no particular affiliation to any political party or ideological tie to the NHS. He just defends the NHS because the evidence shows that it is the best system to deliver health care.

The Telegraph

2.  Father-of-two loses 27 STONE in three years after walking to bathroom left him breathless
Daily Mail

A father-of-two lost an incredible 27 stone through healthy eating and cycling after he realised just walking to the bathroom left him breathless. Gary Brennan, has shrunk from almost 40 stone to 13 stone in just three years after he ditched eating crisps and fizzy drinks and got on his bike.

Daily Mail
Health & Lifestyle

1. If you’ve injured your foot you need RICE: Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation
Daily Mail

The foot is an incredibly complex piece of machinery, comprising 26 bones, 33 joints and more than 100 muscles and tendons. It is also incredibly resilient – after all, it takes the body’s entire weight – and is remarkably flexible. But this sophisticated piece of kit is vulnerable if injured too.

Daily Mail