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‘Glutes’ and the Disappearing Derriere!

No it is not your imagination! Do you feel your rear end has been shrinking and sliding around to the front of your torso in recent years? It's all about 'Glutes'! The muscles you sit on are called glutes. There are three of them; gluteus , medius, maximus and...

Your Memory Questions Answered.

Brainfit Coaches and Memory Foundation speakers are asked a lot of questions! Over the next few months, Dr Allison Lamont will give you the answers. (And you can ask your own questions below, too.) Why can’t I remember phone numbers here? When I am in France (where...

Is ‘Baby Brain’ real?

Many women experience a kind of mental fog during pregnancy. Are they imagining it?   A recent Australian study says: NO!   'Nappy brain' or 'Baby brain' is real. It's a genuine, measurable phenomenon. And four our of five women report forgetfulness, lack of...

Being ‘perturbed’ is a GOOD thing!

Being 'perturbed' is usually pretty uncomfortable! You'll feel unsure what to do next and worried about outcomes. But if you are a physiotherapist, it all changes. Perturbation is the term used by physiotherapists to describe the state when you are physically required...

‘LiveStronger’ for Strength and Balance.

          You KNOW you should be doing regular exercises at home ..... but, truth be told, very few of us do them. That’s why being part of a class makes sense. Not only do you get appropriate instruction  - that's great. AND it also gives you accountability and an...

Will taking a photograph help you to remember?

Do you come back from holiday with your camera loaded with photographs?  You will remember everything, right? WRONG! Research says that sometimes taking a photograph makes it harder to remember a great view or experience. Why is this? Is it because we give less...

Gillian Eadie – Featured on Giant Sisters Project

2018 is the 125th anniversary of Women's Suffrage in New Zealand. As part of the celebrations, Jo Brothers is recording a series of interviews with prominent women in New Zealand - 'Giant Sisters'. Gillian Eadie is one of them and here you can listen to Gillian...

Music: The Medicine of the Mind.

What does music do for your mind? Music optimises learning Helps you retain information better Helps severely brain-injured patients recall personal memories & respond to therapies Helps with Alzheimer’s recall and sharing of memories Helps promote rehabilitation...

Dr Doug Wilson talks about Dementia.

Did you hear the Dementia interview with Kim Hill and Dr Doug Wilson?  If not, you will find this interview an excellent coverage of the latest insights into dementia. At the age of 70, Wilson, who is dyslexic, began a new career as an author. After writing nine books...

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