There is a huge body of research concluding that the food we eat impacts on the risk of chronic disease.`We are the food we eat` – food is believed to account for roughly 35-60% of cancers, including cancers of the stomach, colon, liver, prostate, breast, uterus, and ovary. Continue reading –>
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition, originally a martial art that has today become a very dynamic as it burns can burn calories and strengthen your muscles.
It can be performed at your own pace and is low impact, putting minimal stress on muscles and joints, Continue reading –>
Swimming is one of the best (and safest) ways for over 50s to improve their aerobic fitness. However it’s frankly not much use paddling slowly up and down with virtually no increase in your pulse rate or breathing. Continue reading –>
There is a huge amount written about nutrition for athletes. Much of the advice is dauntingly long and complicated, and some of it is contradictory.
If you exercise regularly, you need to eat and drink more. Continue reading –>
The Healthy Plate
What do athletes need to eat to perform better?
– Why do we need to eat to win
– What do we need to eat to win
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Ever feel there just aren’t enough hours in the day to do everything you want, including being more active? It doesn’t have to take very long – just half an hour a day, in ten-minute bursts if necessary. It can be built into your day-to-day life – it doesn’t necessarily have to be found as additional time. Continue reading –>
Aerobic, or cardiovascular, exercise is particularly important in the prevention of coronary heart disease. This is any kind of activity that increases your breathing rate and gets you breathing more deeply. Continue reading –>
1. Start slowly and build up
Lots of new runners get carried away and try to do too much too soon. This can lead to disappointment, loss of enthusiasm and possibly injury. If you want to be able to enjoy running for the rest of your life, start out slowly and build up. Continue reading –>