Monthly Wellness Talks

Monthly Wellness Talks

Location: MADE Cafe | FREE to members, £5 to non-members

Includes a hot drink!

The talks are around 45 minutes, half of that will be the talk, and the other half will be an interactive Q&A with your MADE expert.

Please book in advance via the MADE app to avoid disappointment!

Biomechanics
Thursday 21st July

If you have issues with your back or posture, problems with your ankles or knees, or experience pain when you exercise then we can help. Brogan to deliver a talk and clinic, where you can find out more about potential problems so she can help to get you back on track.

Body
composition
Thursday 21st July

What is body composition? If you don’t know then this workshop is right for you, we will talk about knowing about body composition and be more informative than focusing on your body weight, since you can measure both fat mass and fat-free mass and also, if you want to find out about how the scanner works, what results to expect and how to interpret the scan, then this workshop is perfect for you. The scanner gives you deep insights into your health, body composition, posture & measurements and enables us to track changes and set goals.

Optimizing
nutrition
for sports
exercise
and weight loss

 

Thursday 5th August

TBC

COVID
rehabilitation
Tuesday 17th August

During your illness you will probably have lost some weight and muscle strength, and your joints may be stiff. It is estimated that you will have lost 2% of your muscle mass each day during your illness. It is difficult to place a timescale on recovery as everyone recovers at a different rate, but you should not be concerned if it takes weeks or even months to get fully back to normal fitness. The only way to recover and to get stronger is to walk and exercise “little and often”.

It is important to pace your activities, so you don’t do everything in one go. We will discuss and plan several activities that you need to do so you have adequate rest periods. We will talk about staring with small goals and gradually increase the amount you can do as you feel able to do so. We will then go into the studio and demonstrate strengthening exercises as this will help improve muscles that have become weaker because of your illness. Strengthening exercises will not make you feel breathless in the same way as fitness exercises. Instead, your muscles will feel like they have worked hard.

STRENGTH &
CONDITIONING
WEDNESDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER

Join our experienced instructor Helena to find out more in-depth information on the benefits of strength & conditioning training. After the talk in the café, you will then take part in a workshop in our studio where you will learn new training methods which you can easily add to your training regime.

Mindfulness
Wednesday 22nd September

A workshop on reminding yourself to take notice of your thoughts, feelings, body sensations and the world around is the first step to mindfulness. We will discuss and demonstrate exercise such as meditation, breathing and yoga techniques practising mindfulness can give more insight into emotions, boost attention and concentration and improve relationships. 

FITNESS PRE AND
POST NATAL
THURSDAY 7TH OCTOBER

Join Brogan for a seminar on pre and post-natal fitness. Whether you are considering having children, currently pregnant or are post pregnancy, come along and find out more about how the body adapts to pregnancy, how you should train before, during and after and also how best to recover post pregnancy.

Body confidence
Wednesday 27th October

We believe that body confidence and empowerment is important to help maintain a positive mindset and a healthy relationship with exercise. MADE aims to help our members with body image and self-esteem, improving the way you feel and come across. You even have a ‘Stay Sassy’ poster to take away.

STEP BY STEP
SUN SALUTATIONS
SATURDAY 13TH NOVEMBER

Do you want to know more information on Sun Salutations then this workshop is for you, Surya Namaskar, or sun salutation, is included in a regular morning ritual of prayer and worship? It is the prayer of Lord Surya, the god of health. The Sun Salutation is a prayer in motion. It allows us to use the body as an instrument of higher awareness, so that we can receive wisdom and knowledge.

Mindful eating
in the
festive season
Wednesday 24th November

An engaging workshop that looks at simple and practical steps to more mindful eating through the festive season, helping you with techniques to sustain your diet. Whether you are a yoyo dieter, an emotional eater or a binge eater with a hectic lifestyle, we try to improve your relationship with food and control your eating habits… whilst still enjoying what you eat during Christmas time.

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