health Archives - We Move She Moves

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September 29, 20230

Hertfordshire Talking Therapies host a free ‘Menstrual cycle and mental wellbeing’ webinar, which introduces the physical and emotional difficulties that might be experienced during the menstrual cycle.

The webinar offers tips and advice to improve emotional wellbeing during menstruation. It is suitable for anyone, who would like to learn how to improve their mental health across their menstrual cycle or for anyone looking to learn more about the relation between the menstrual cycle and emotional wellbeing.

Visit the Hertfordshire Talking Therapies website to register for the next webinar.

 


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September 29, 20230

Parkrun is a great way to get active in any way you want. Parkrun is a 5k that takes place every Saturday morning, and even Christmas and New Years! Run, jog, walk or even volunteer at your local parkrun; it is a great way to get moving on the weekend!

In Hertsmere, parkrun takes place at Aldenham country park, with the race starting at 9am. It is a completely free event; come along and get involved!

Junior Parkrun is also available for 4-14 year olds. It is a fun 2k race with two locations in Hertsmere; King George Recreation Ground and Furzefield Leisure Centre. Bring your kids down any Sunday morning for a 9am start to get them moving and having fun!

 


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September 29, 20230

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In the UK, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every 10 minutes. It is vital that we know the potential risk factors that can cause breast cancer.

There are many small changes we can make to reduce our chances of getting breast cancer. Physical exercise for only 20 minutes a day and a healthy diet can help reduce the risk of breast cancer. Breast Cancer UK has many resources on how to reduce the risk.

Checking your breasts once a month helps identify what may not be right for you. Here is a video on how to check your breasts for any warning signs or symptoms.

There are plenty of resources available to help with support for those living with breast cancer. Here in Hertsmere, we are running a cancer awareness event at the Wyllyots Theatre, Potters Bar on 9 October, 2-6pm. This is a great opportunity to talk with local professionals about health services available to you.


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September 29, 20230

Stoptober is a national campaign aiming to get as many people up and down the country to attempt to quit smoking. Evidence shows if you stop smoking for 28 days, you are 5 times more likely to quit for good.

Quitting is always easier with the right support around you. Here in Hertsmere, our healthy hubs are fully trained to provide a stop smoking clinic to help you on your journey to quit. Anyone wanting to quit can also visit their GP or local pharmacy for support, helped by Hertfordshire County Council’s Stop Smoking service.

When you stop smoking, good things start to happen. Start your journey now to quit smoking this October.


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April 25, 20220

If you would like to get a free session pass through Herts County Council’s It’s never too late to be active campaign, please visit our timetable page choose your class and email community.services@hertsmere.gov.uk with the class, date and any medical conditions and we will book you on.

For more information and to register for the campaign, visit It’s never too late to be active | Hertfordshire County Council

 


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March 9, 20220

Hannah Ellis is supporting International Women’s Day by offering a free taster session at her Bootcamp in Meadow Park, Borehamwood on Saturday 12 or Sunday 13 March.#

The Bootcamp is for all abilities and fitness levels.  It’s about having fun, working as a team and getting fit all at the same time.  Each week will focus on a different theme – be it working the core, agility or strength.

For more information and to book your free space, please contact Hannah on 07952 876829.



September 27, 20210

We are pleased to be partnering with Zenith Trampolining Club in Potters Bar to offer reduced cost women’s only trampolining sessions on a Monday evening from 8-9pm at Furzefield Leisure Centre, Mutton Lane, Potters Bar.  The cost will be just £5 for the six weeks of the offer (starting 4 October).  After this time the class will be £7.50.  No need to book, you can just turn up.  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a drink.  Any questions, please contact the club directly on 07956 251025.



April 7, 20210

To celebrate #WorldHealthDay we have created this self kindness daily checklist to help boost your health and wellbeing. Why not save this image and use it as a reminder each day this month☺️ 

Share with your loved ones and let’s keep on top of our health and wellbeing as we come out of lockdown!



May 1, 20200

 Welcome

Welcome to the Spring 2020 edition of the We Move She Moves newsletter. Although a little different this time round our goal remains the same and that is to get as many women active as possible.

Included in this edition are:

We hope that you are all keeping well and safe during this uncertain time. We want to assure you that we are here for you and we will be back soon.

To read the full newsletter click here.

The We Move She Moves Team x