THE SOCIAL & ECONOMIC COSTS OF INACTIVITY Part 1

THE SOCIAL & ECONOMIC COSTS OF INACTIVITY Part 1

“If we had a drug in our therapeutic armamentarium that conferred all the benefits of regular exercise it would be the single best treatment for preventing disease and improving overall health and life expectancy”. O’Keefe JH et al 2013 The cost of health Maintaining...
LONGEVITY part 2

LONGEVITY part 2

Habitual exercise and lifespan I indicated last week that lifelong exercisers live longer than their more sedentary friends.  Is it ever too late to start? The answer is a qualified no because the effect on longevity takes a while to kick in. It probably takes several...
LONGEVITY Part 1

LONGEVITY Part 1

This is the bottom line – how long you live. As I have banged on about in the previous blogs, I regard  healthspan as more important that lifespan, but no-one want to die sooner than necessary. As the old question goes – “who wants to live to be 90?”...
YOGA

YOGA

  Guest Blog This week’s offering is a departure – a guest blog. It has been submitted by Melina at lotuskitty, a website dedicated to Yoga. Find it at www.lotuskitty.com It is my hope that as many people as possible should become as physically active...