Health & Wellness

Healthy Bermuda

From Bermuda Program Participant to Medical Doctor

Since the inception of the Bermuda Program in 1976, more than 150 young Bermudians have taken part in the annual summer internship at BIOS, and many apply their experiences toward university studies in science, as well as science-based careers. In 1989, at age 17, Joanna Sherratt was one of those students when she spent a summer studying the chemical composition of seawater. The program helped her fine-tune her interest in science; she realized that ocean science research wasn’t her passion, and that realization helped clarify her thinki...

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Fitness Reboot!

There’s nothing like making the most of the holiday season knowing that in the New Year, you will once again don your ‘active wear’ and exercise away those extra calories. But where do you begin? Running? Yoga? A class? You will be amazed ...

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Fitness Reboot: The Classics & Cool Classes

The ClassicsThese modes of mobility never go out of style.RunningIs running for you? Tim Price, running coach and personal trainer with Flatts Fitness, explains where to begin: • Start within your comfort zone and progress gradually. For examp...

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Fitness Reboot: Bend & Stretch and Get Your Fight On

Bend & StretchLike those who practice these disciplines, Yoga, Pilates and Barre are going from strength to strength in terms of their popularity. If you want to give one a go but don’t know which one to try, read on.Yoga: A group of physi...

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Fitness Reboot: Make a Splash & The 5 Secrets of Pilates

Make a SplashNow that Bermuda is home to a heated Olympic sized swimming pool, you can enjoy water sports all year round without your lips turning blue or having to invest in a wetsuit.Water aerobics instructor Michelle Viera explains some of th...

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Fitness Reboot: Feed Your Fitness & Motivational Music

Feed Your FitnessPre and post workout nutrition can boggle the mind, and for most regular exercisers, they need not stress about special strategies or the timing of their meals so much as making sure they are eating regular well balanced meals.Y...