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Exercise – Yoga to lift up your life

Exercise – Yoga to lift up your life As for many people, the first week of January marked my first attendance at a yoga class for a while. I felt thoroughly relaxed and energised, although I did ache a little the next day. There are many different types of yoga and I’m sure there are [...]

By |2018-01-10T20:28:41+00:00January 10th, 2018|Articles, Exercise|1 Comment

Excercise – Walking for Fun and Health

Exercise - Walking for Fun and Health This is the second ‘back to basics’ article, with the aim of keeping things simple. While I appreciate not everyone can walk (sadly, I count two of my own family among this number), the majority of us can, and walking is relatively accessible and easy to do. Indeed, [...]

By |2017-09-18T17:56:59+00:00September 13th, 2017|Exercise, Health|2 Comments

Exercise – the benefits of exercise for successful ageing – part 2 of 2

I already covered the health-related benefits of exercise in part one, in this post I’ll examine some other motivations for exercising, at any age. I’ll also challenge some of the reasons, or dare-I say it ‘excuses’, I sometimes hear for not taking enough exercise. Relaxation At least two of the exercises I currently engage in [...]

By |2017-08-13T09:27:22+00:00June 25th, 2017|Articles, Exercise|0 Comments

Exercise benefits for successful ageing – part 1 of 2

Exercise benefits for successful ageing– part 1 of 2 I’ve already mentioned the importance of remaining active in several of my earlier posts, notably the exercise intro. This week, I’ll be covering the benefits of exercise and the impact on ageing. As I have a lot to say on this subject, you can find part one [...]

By |2017-08-13T09:25:40+00:00June 21st, 2017|Articles, Exercise|0 Comments

Exercise – Part of the balance

Exercise - Part of the balance Exercise and fitness can mean very different things to people no matter what age, so we need to be thoughtful about how to approach this subject. While some people think nothing of a regular hour-long high-intensity workout, others may get exhausted just thinking about taking the stairs. The good news is that there [...]

By |2017-08-12T16:48:46+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Articles, Exercise|6 Comments