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Thinking of Ditching Yoga? You May Want to Reconsider

Any exercise is great for health. But yoga has the benefit of being low impact, promotes strength and improves balance – particularly important benefits as people age. Since starting yoga, I get less twinges in my neck and shoulder after carrying … Continue reading

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I don’t remember that!

I’ve said this far more often in the last few years than in the previous forty! Regrettably, friends, it’s not just after a few (a lot) glasses of wine. The mind is not as sharp as it once was. I’ve admitted … Continue reading

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Say Bye Bye to Love Handles

I don’t know how I remained in total ignorance for so many years of the trend for the “Plank” exercise as a way to a flatter and more toned core body. Everyone I rave to about it has been planking for ages … Continue reading

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3 mins exercise per week the key to fitness?

The BBC Horizon Programme, The Truth about Exercise describes how a few relatively short bursts of intense exercise, amounting to only a few minutes a week, can deliver many of the health and fitness benefits of hours of conventional exercise, according to … Continue reading

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