Liz Matthews

Horse-riding and TRX

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When 50 horse-riders attended the Trot-On event Improving Rider Performance in Exeter on 10 October 2015, Albie McMahon of Hands-on Health was there to describe how the unique TRX suspension training system helps riders to improve their fitness and strength and ultimately prevent avoidable injury. He explained how horse riders suffer from treatable symptoms. For […]

Anja with Neil

How can I do a mysore class when I have no short-term memory?

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Neil Richardson, Ashtanga yoga teacher at Hands-on Health, discusses Anja Thys’s story. I find one of the best things about teaching yoga is the great feedback you get from the students. The majority can’t wait to tell you how life feels so much better, and how the problems they had been experiencing with their health […]

The engraved glass trophy

We’re an award-winning business!

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We’re proud and delighted to have been named the Sports/Fitness Provider of the year in the 2014 Exmouth Business Awards which were announced on Friday 9 May. This is the application that we made to the Award judges. Thank you to all our clients who submitted their own nomination forms to support this application. Many […]

Hand-tied bouquet from Daff-o-Dil's

Daff-o-dil’s joins ‘shop local’ gift voucher scheme

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Another independent Exmouth business has joined the ‘shop local’ gift voucher scheme introduced by Hands-on Health before Christmas. Florist Daff-o-Dil’s in Church Street has got together with the Victoria Road clinic to offer a hand-tied bouquet plus a voucher for a half-hour neck and shoulder massage at a special price – and will be including a […]

L-r: Helen Newton (Stuart Line Cruises), Dave Frost (Exmouth Cycles), Albie McMahon (Hands-on Health), Becky Smith (Deli on the Strand)

Shop local with a difference

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To help people ‘shop local’ for their Christmas presents this year, four independent Exmouth businesses have linked up to offer gift vouchers with a difference. Hands-on Health has got together with Stuart Line Cruises, the Deli on the Strand and Exmouth Cycles to make sure residents can buy their gifts right here in Exmouth. They […]

Christmas Cracker massage poster

Join in the fun at Exmouth’s Christmas Cracker

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Hands-on Health will again be fundraising alongside its adopted charity, Stallcombe House, the residential community for adults with learning disabilities at Woodbury when the medieval-themed Christmas Cracker event hits Exmouth on Saturday, 1 December. A wealth of art and craft items produced by the Stallcombe residents, as well as Stallcombe’s eggs and other farm produce, will […]

Richie shows off his TRX Pike at Stallcombe Fayre

“I haven’t felt so fit in years”

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Richie Evans describes progress with his charity weight loss and TRX fitness programme at Hands-on Health. Hi there blog fans – it’s been a while, and although I am a very busy man trying to conquer the world (or Exmouth at least) with my musical activities, there’s really no excuse for keeping you all in the dark […]

Richie jogs around the studio carrying kettlebells

Gaining confidence, losing weight … and jogging!

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Richie Evans describes progress with his charity weight loss and fitness programme at Hands-on Health. Apparently, if my fitness guru is to be believed, I have fans of my blogs out there, and some of them have been asking where on earth I’ve been … Well folks, there are a couple of reasons for the gap between […]

Richie kettlebell training

Best week yet – Richie’s blog week 4

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Richie Evans describes progress with his charity weight loss and fitness programme at Hands-on Health. And so, after last week was wasted because I was suffering from an appalling virus, this has been the best week yet at Hands-on Health. Laid low, but bizarrely still keen to come in to the clinic for my sessions (Albie very […]