95% in cognitive test – brain-fitness at 80+!

95% in cognitive test – brain-fitness at 80+!

Mike has an amazing story to tell. 80 years old and still achieving way above many half his age! Read how Mike keeps his mind sharp and active. ‘I am not academic. I left school at fifteen, as young people raised in country towns did in the 1950’s. I have...
‘Glutes’ and the Disappearing Derriere!

‘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,...
Is ‘Baby Brain’ real?

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...
“I’ve Got a Bad Back!”

“I’ve Got a Bad Back!”

It’s a rare person who hasn’t uttered these words at some time or another. Our long-suffering lower back can get a bit grumpy when we’ve not treated it well. How does this pain happen?  Too much bending forward – as in gardening, Lifting or twisting awkwardly...
Sleep Quiz – True or False?

Sleep Quiz – True or False?

      Test yourself on these common sayings about sleep.  1.  Sleep is time for the body in general and the brain specifically to shut down for rest. True or False? Mostly False.  Sleep is an active process involving specific cues for its regulation. Although there...