Share The Pressure – helping individuals reduce their risk of heart disease, stroke & dementia

Mental fitness

30 Sep 2020
How can we boost ourselves mentally as a way to prevent illness or build back up mental wellbeing? How can we add in these activities into our already stressful, overbooked lives?

Should a health intervention fit routines or disrupt them?

24 May 2017
24 May marks the start of the Virgin Pulse Global Challenge, a 100 day journey to 'get the world moving'. Virgin Pulse's Andrea Maltman answers the question of whether a health intervention should fit routines or disrupt them using evidence from the GC. And, don't forget to wish C3 luck as we compete in the Global Challenge again this year!

Overcoming the challenges facing “healthy lives” interventions

02 May 2017
Chronic, non-communicable diseases pose a huge challenge for England’s National Health Service. But the NHS itself is overwhelmingly concerned with sickness rather than health. Instead, the levers of change in our everyday lives – the environment, organisations and individuals that shape our decisions on health – lie largely outside the medical world.

Salt: the forgotten killer

24 Mar 2017
When thinking of making healthy dietary changes, cutting out sugar, carbohydrates and red meat promptly springs to mind – but what about salt?