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Obesity in Mid Life and Dementia

Obesity may increase adult's risk of dementia by up to 80 percent, studies suggest1. Ever-growing waistlines could result in a big increase in the number of people who develop dementia in the future, researchers have warned. The dangers of obesity are very well known....

Why Stretching Helps

As we all know, with age our skin and connective tissue lose elasticity, which making us look and feel old.  The effects of this slow process also manifest itself into poor body mechanics and alignment, which is why our ability to bend and flex becomes more limited.  ...

What are Trigger points?

Trigger points, are the result of tiny contractive knots that can develop in muscle fibres and fascia when an area of the body is injured or overworked.  They may occur as a result of muscle trauma (from car accidents, falls, sport and work-related injuries, etc.),...

Sugar: facts you should know

Sugar may suppress your immune system making you more susceptible to illness and disease.   If you eat a large amount of sugar, a bottle of coke or a chocolate bar, you temporarily dampen down the effectiveness of your immune system making it less able to respond to...

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a cause of heel pain. Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, this ia a strong band of tissue that stretches from the heel (calcaneus) to the middle bones of the foot. It supports has a supportive and shock absorbtion function....

How to get a good nights sleep

In this modern world where people are busy and often stressed, falling asleep can be be more difficult for now than it was 30 or 40 years ago.   What can we do to help ourselves fall asleep quicker? here is a list of things which can help you have a better nights...

Strength and Longevity

Latest studies show that strength is a key factor in longevity and an extended healthy life.  Resistance weight training may be the single most important thing you can do in a fitness regime, getting stronger may make you live longer. As we get older we get physically...