Exercise

Adventure sports are for over 55s too.

Adventure sports for adventurous over 55s

Being over 55 does not condemn you to a future of lawn bowls, aqua aerobics or croquet. You’re still youthful, healthy and adventurous for a few decades yet, for goodness sake! Intrepid mature folk just like you are increasingly indulging their inner adrenaline junkie by taking up adventure sports, or extreme sports. So, what’s stopping…

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over 55s couple running

How to get (back) into running when you’re over 55

Just when you find yourself with a little less to juggle in your life, along comes the jiggle!  You know what I mean? It’s when your bits keep moving even after you’ve come to a standstill.  Naturally you don’t expect to be as fit or jiggle free as you were a decade or more ago,…

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Resolve pain, stiffness, recovery from injuries/surgery

Do you suffer from RSI, carpel tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow or constant stiff/painful back?  Then Bowen therapy can help you.  A non-manipulative and gentle bodywork.  I have observed excellent results several cases from chronic pain after childbirth that over stretched uterine ligaments, helping rebalance the metabolism, improving sleep, muscular pain (fibromyalgia), stress release and more.…

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10 tips to make exercising enjoyable

Fitness and physical activity should be fun. If you’re enjoying activity, you’ll have no trouble sticking to your goals. Here are 10 tips to make exercising enjoyable: 10 tips to make exercising enjoyable: Think about sports, activities that you enjoyed as a child and try then again. You might rediscover a sport that you use to play as a…

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The rich history of tennis

Tennis has a much debated and very colourful history that stretches back to before the 11th century. Did you know that in 1316 Louis X was reported as having died as a result of excessive tennis play? Read on to find out more about how tennis has evolved to become the much revered sport it…

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WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM JAPAN’S AGE BOOM?

When it comes to going gray fast, Japan is winning the race. With its birth rate below replacement levels and its life expectancy one of the highest in the world, Japan is the world’s oldest country with the exception of Monaco. Today, one in five Japanese people is a senior and by 2035 that’s expected…

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Strengthening your body through Pilates

As you get older, staying in shape becomes more important than ever. But if you’re put off exercise because you don’t like running or competitive team sports, rest assured that there are more options available. Pilates, for example, has become one of the world’s leading physical fitness systems over the last 50 years and it…

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Resolve pain, stiffness, recovery from injuries/surgery   

  Do you suffer from RSI, carpel tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow or constant stiff/painful back?  Then Bowen therapy can help you.  A non-manipulative and gentle bodywork.  I have observed excellent results several cases from chronic pain after childbirth that over stretched uterine ligaments, helping rebalance the metabolism, improving sleep, muscular pain (fibromyalgia), stress release and…

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