Sitting on the Throne.

Sitting on the Throne.

It’s a room you visit every day. You probably don’t give it much thought. But, did you know – Toilets have only been around since the 18th century?   From then onwards, for many, squatting became a thing of the past. However, it turns out,...
Hail to the Ankle!

Hail to the Ankle!

Have you ever sprained your ankle?  And hobbled around for a few days? Then you know how essential a healthy ankle is to your ability to move. Your ankle maintains your centre of gravity, which constantly changes as you move. In order to stay upright, your...
The ‘Yes, But’ Tactic

The ‘Yes, But’ Tactic

The research is clear. Exercise is a breakthrough medicine. It enhances the health of brains and bodies. It improves neuroplasticity and learning. It helps us delay, avoid or manage many health issues both mental and physical. What’s more, we don’t need research to...
A New Twist to the World’s #1 Exercise.

A New Twist to the World’s #1 Exercise.

A simple ‘sit to stand’ is the Number One Exercise for older adults to practise.                 Now try two added extras to this fabulous functional exercise: Take your Sit-to-Stands a bit further: Stand up from a sturdy...
Can you Exercise When in Pain?

Can you Exercise When in Pain?

Kris Tynan says YES! It is very hard to summon up the motivation when pain and fatigue are getting you down. But it is Catch-22 – the less you exercise, the worse your condition can become. Kris Tynan It is not unusual for people with chronic conditions like...
Is Exercise like Medicine?

Is Exercise like Medicine?

Kris Tynan says YES! Your brain LOVES exercise! You may have heard of the term ‘neuroplasticity’. The ‘plastic’ part of that word refers to our brain’s incredible ability to reorganise and rewire itself. Research shows that this quality staves off the...
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