Easing Everyday Stiffness: What You Body Wants You To Do!

  As a physical therapist, I know the importance of a cool down and how it stops you feeling stiff in the morning. Feeling stiff in the mornings can be a problem. A client last week asked: Kim, do you have any advice for someone like me who is just incredibly stiff every day and…

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Simple Ways To Keep Active In Autumn

  So in a few weeks the clocks are going back. And for some people that knocks them completely off track. Some people hate early mornings. Others dislike dark evenings. Either way, it’s generally agreed that during Autumn and Winter your pillow and warm duvet calls louder than going for a jog. Yet since keeping…

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Spring Into Fitness

Happy First Day of Spring!  As the days get warmer and longer, it is natural to want to spend more time outdoors. And outdoor summer sports provide the perfect opportunity to spice up your fitness routine. It is easy to transfer your indoor gym routine to the great outdoors. Tired of the treadmill? Go hiking.…

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Walk Your Way to Fitness

Starting an exercise program can seem like a daunting task, but it is really as simple as getting off the couch and walking out your front door. Walking is one of the easiest and most beneficial forms of exercise. It burns calories, is easy on your joints, strengthens your bones and muscles, reduces stress and…

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Stress Hurts! It’s Scientifically Proven – Here’s What To Do About It

Many of us experience pain on a regular basis. This week, you’ve probably either had a headache, felt uncomfortable muscle tension, pushed through stiffness and fatigue, or had an upset stomach on at least one occasion. Maybe all of those symptoms are a regular part of your life, and you’ve just come to accept that…

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How Exercise Can Help Counter Cognitive Decline

Research and clinical studies from several disciplines of science have recently revealed that increased physical activity reduces aging effects that slow down our brains as well as our mobility. Why can physical fitness add up to ten years of active lifestyle and 36 percent brain efficiency to seniors quality of life? Brain Elasticity Prevents or…

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You’re Never Too Old To Exercise, This 105 Year Old Shows Us Why

Watch this video below… I was pretty shocked too, to be honest! And when I read about this incredible woman, I just had to share this with you – because if there’s one thing I want you to take from this article it’s this… That you’re NEVER ‘too old’ do exercise. Ever. Now typically when…

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Exercise Banishes “Blues” from Gray Days

Call it the doldrums, cabin fever or an instinct to hibernate: the shorter, grayer days of fall and winter can sometimes get you down. Cold weather is inevitable, but the “blues,” known as SAD (seasonal affective disorder), do not have to be! In fact, a dose of regular physical activity may boost your mood. Researchers…

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