The Viavi:be Blog – Health & Fitness Advice2019-01-17T11:40:04+00:00
1407, 2019

Exercise and Cancer Care

By |July 14th, 2019|

How exercise can be a key component of cancer care after diagnosis There has never been a clearer understanding of the role an unhealthy lifestyle plays in the development of chronic disease and in particular cancer. A lifestyle incorporating low movement levels, poor nutrition, smoking, high psychological stress and excessive body fat will increase [...]

2105, 2019

How to put your diabetes into remission

By |May 21st, 2019|

Is there a cure for diabetes? Wondering how to put your diabetes into remission? More people than ever are at risk of Type 2 diabetes. If nothing changes, more than five million people will have diabetes in the UK by 2025. This disease of blood sugar threatens the very existence of the NHS through the cost of treatment and the [...]

2104, 2019

Physical activity in older adults – what are the long term benefits?

By |April 21st, 2019|

It would be fair to say most people feel confused about some aspect of what it now means to lead a ‘healthy lifestyle’. Physical activity in older adults What does the research say? The rise of the number of studies conducted about health and wellbeing, combined with strong, often polarising, industry biases [...]

1103, 2019

Avoiding cardiovascular disease: The UK’s biggest killer

By |March 11th, 2019|

Cardiovascular disease, the UK's biggest killer, will account for 155,000 deaths in the UK this year. That figure constitutes 27% of all deaths in the UK and reflects global figures categorising cardiovascular disease the biggest killer in the western world. This figure is all the more astonishing when we consider cardiovascular disease is a [...]

1802, 2019

Stress resilience

By |February 18th, 2019|

Stress resilience. The biggest error people make around stress is to assume stress in itself is negative thing. It has been long understood that stress is actually great for us. Stress, be it called pressure, arousal or stimulus drives our performance, our energy; it provides purpose to our lives. Stress is essential to life [...]

2901, 2019

Exercise for the over 50s

By |January 29th, 2019|

Exercise for the over 50s. Walk into any gym or exercise class in the land and chances are they are full of the wrong people... Not wrong in the sense that the participants won’t benefit – they most certainly will. Wrong in the sense they are not the people who would benefit most from [...]

901, 2019

Back pain, a modern day epidemic

By |January 9th, 2019|

Back pain, a modern day epidemic. Globally back pain causes more disability than any other condition, yet we accept this as a natural part of ageing. The struggle to identify and manage back pain. One of the great challenges with tackling back pain is that in the majority of cases there are no obvious [...]

3108, 2018

The importance of sleep and how we can improve it

By |August 31st, 2018|

The importance of sleep and how we can improve it. At Viavi:be we recognise that sleep is an integral part of your overall wellbeing, as well as in helping you avoid ill health. Humanity has long been interested in uncovering the mysteries of sleep, and today we understand more about sleep than we have [...]

1408, 2018

The health benefits of cycling

By |August 14th, 2018|

The health benefits of cycling. On Thursday 8th August 2019 it will be Cycle to Work Day, the UK’s biggest cycle commuting event. It involves enthusiastic cyclists coming together to cycle to work, and encourage others to do likewise. If this sounds like something you’d be interested in, head to their website to find [...]

1807, 2018

Proven results – our members’ stories

By |July 18th, 2018|

Proven results - our members’ stories. At Viavi:be we have a very clear purpose and that is to help our members live life, well. We recognise that everyone is unique, that we all have very different needs. We might want to stop struggling on long family walks, climb the stairs without getting out of [...]

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