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Wim Hof Bath

Discover The Benefits of a Wim Hof Experience

Cold water therapy has gained a lot of traction over the last few years and, not without good reason.  One thing to note is that this trending technique isn’t just yet another health fad working its way around the various social media platforms. 

We’ve all seen various friends and fitness-nuts proudly plunging their bodies into freezing pools and sharing it on their stories, often leaving us wondering exactly what they’re getting out of it. Well, if you’ve always wondered about the “how” and the “why” behind this seemingly insane behaviour, we’re here to tell you the cold, hard facts behind the Wim Hof Experience.

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Top tips for a successful post-marathon recovery

Everyone knows that preparing for a marathon takes months of sweat, tears and intensive training. But how often do you hear people talk about post-marathon recovery?

Well, we should be talking about it. Because the steps you take after you cross the finish line are almost as important as the strides that got you there.

Call it 'un-training', if you like. Here's how to prepare your mind and body for another 26 miles.

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Solo Spa Breaks: The Benefits of a Solo Stay

Solo spa breaks offer a wonderful way to reconnect with yourself, tempting with the promise of well-deserved R&R. Far removed from the rhythm of everyday life and the distractions that come along for the ride, these dreamy breaks from reality provide an important opportunity to unwind and settle into a more relaxed pace.  

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2024 goals: how to master realistic New Year goal-setting

It's a trope as old as time. January rolls around and we enter a flurry of New Year goal-setting – only to feel like a failure by February when we inevitably miss our lofty targets.

Newsflash: you are not the problem. It might simply be that your 2023 goals were a little unrealistic. There's nothing wrong with aiming high. But you can't shoot for the stars without first landing on the moon.

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Top tips for boosting your Winter wellness

There’s plenty to look forward to in winter - the roaring fires, hearty recipes and holiday cheer - but winter’s chill can come with a bite. The dropping temperatures, lack of sunshine and reduced exercise can prevent us feeling quite so merry. If you’re feeling in the need for a winter wellness boost, here are our top tips.

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The Benefits of Sourcing Local Produce

Imagine you could meet and speak to a great-great-great-great-grandparent. What would you talk about?

You'd probably start with technology. Smartphones, computers and the internet would be unthinkably extraordinary for someone born in the 18th century – especially the concept of a digital detox.

Then, invariably, the conversation would turn to food. And your out-of-place antecedent would probably be just as surprised by your dietary habits as they were by your iPhone.

 

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The benefits of hydration

When it comes to healthy habits, there is one easy, obvious and frequently overlooked action we can all take: stay hydrated. Your body is mostly water, so your fluid levels can affect your physical and mental well-being much more than you may think. It’s time to focus on the benefits of hydration.

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Best Treatments for your Summer Spas

The longer, lighter, warmer days are the ideal time to indulge in a Summer spa. As our schedules get busier, the sun gets hotter and the beaches beckon, it’s the perfect opportunity to press pause, take timeout for wellness and focus on our physical & mental health. At the Glass House, we know how to ensure a Summer spa helps you do all three.

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Cycling as Outdoor Exercise: A Beginner's Guide

You can't beat a bit of outdoor exercise. No gym subscriptions. No space restrictions. No waiting your turn for the treadmill. It's just you, the great outdoors and as much fresh, clean air as you can breathe...

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The Best Tea for a Good Sleep

Our bodies are beautiful, delicate, complicated things. Like the butterfly that flaps up a whirlwind, even tiny lifestyle changes can have a huge impact on our health and well-being.

For instance, did you know that sipping caffeine-free tea can help you sleep better? In this article, we look at the best blends of tea for a good sleep, as well as the importance of sleep for our health and well-being.

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