Do Brain Exercises Help with Dementia?

Do Brain Exercises Help with Dementia?

One of our Brain Tuners asked this question and I thought many of you would be interested in Memory Specialist, Dr Allison Lamont’s answer. Today I found out that my friend has dementia. Would it be worthwhile for her to do some ‘brain tuning...
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...
Healthy Eating – Low GI and High GI

Healthy Eating – Low GI and High GI

Eating for brain health does not mean radical changes to the amount you eat.  It isn’t a fad. It isn’t a new ‘diet’. It is simply about choosing a healthier option so that your blood sugar levels are kept low. That isn’t rocket science...
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...
Add value to your walk – it’s easy!

Add value to your walk – it’s easy!

Walking is a great exercise. What could be easier and cheaper than lacing up your shoes and stepping out the front door? By incorporating a few extra exercises along the way, you’ll be adding value with some simple strength and balance training you don’t get with...
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