Christmas and the festive risks!

Christmas and the festive risks!

Holiday injuries can ruin your fun The busy holiday season is already upon us.  And if you are celebrating the season or hosting visitors, “the most wonderful time of the year” may leave you overwhelmed with additional chores — house cleaning, seasonal...
The 21-day Christmas Challenge

The 21-day Christmas Challenge

December is the new January. We are in the final countdown as we approach a new year. If the holiday season leaves you time-poor and fatigued, you are not alone! Although you may struggle to find the energy to combat the end-of-the-year doldrums, your body will...
Can you delay strength loss as you age?

Can you delay strength loss as you age?

What is the rate of  strength decline with ageing? One consequence of ageing is a decline in strength, particularly in leg and arm muscles. Strength refers to how much force your muscles can produce when they contract. Thus, when an we move from a sitting to standing...
Is exercise for weight loss overrated?

Is exercise for weight loss overrated?

The role of exercise in maintaining health Regular physical activity and exercise provide both immediate and long-term benefits, especially as we age. Exercise improves muscle strength, heart health, bone strength, and brain function. It reduces blood pressure and...