Better Breathing Part 2

Better Breathing Part 2

‘Take a deep breath’ is excellent advice when you need to calm down or gather your thoughts. We are programmed to prepare for fight or flight (in times of stress). Our breathing alters to becoming fast and shallow. By slowing down the way we inhale and exhale we are...
Better Breathing Part 2

Why Breathing Well Matters.

Did you know? Just by practising some simple breathing techniques you can reduce anxiety and improve your sleep quality? It seems that many of us are ‘shallow breathing’ which means we are using the upper part of our lungs (chest breathing) rather than the lower part...
Take Care of your Core

Take Care of your Core

Strengthening the muscles in your midsection may help you stay active and pain-free. First Published: Harvard Health, October, 2019 Whether you refer to it as a spare tire, a muffin top, or love handles, having a roll of fat around your waist is pretty common. But...

Don’t Just Sit There!

When humans spent their time hunting and gathering, there were several events that could shorten our lives such as disease, parasites, and predators. However, obesity and inactivity were not that much of a concern. Simply surviving expended a lot of energy and...
VitalityNZ Blackcurrant trial results.

VitalityNZ Blackcurrant trial results.

At a recent meeting Jim Grierson Managing Director, Vitality® New Zealand and Gillian Eadie, Director Memory Foundation, agreed that Vitality® New Zealand would ask for fifty participants to take part in a new blackcurrant product evaluation trial. Fortunately, we are...
VitalityNZ Blackcurrant trial results.

Blackcurrant News Update

Watch out for Jim Grierson and Dr Jian Guan TV1 on or around February 27th. Last month, we told you about the research findings of Dr Jian Guan and the team of clinical doctors at New Zealand universities. Jim Grierson of Vitality®New Zealand has advised us that they...