High Blood Pressure Pt 1

High Blood Pressure Pt 1

What is Blood Pressure (BP)? We all have “blood pressure”. Blood pressure (BP) is the pressure of blood within the major arteries. It is expressed as a two-figure quantity – say 120/80. The higher figure is the systolic pressure, which is the peak pressure...
Fitness Awareness for Children

Fitness Awareness for Children

For a long and healthy life, starting young is really important. If when you reach your twenties, thirties or forties you are overweight and unfit, the struggle to attain normal weight and a high level of physical fitness is so hard. The tendency is to go on getting...
New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions

Now is the accepted time to make your annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving the road to hell with them as usual.   Mark Twain New Year Resolutions All NY resolutions seem to demand self-denial. Not many people resolve to smoke more cigarettes or to...
Motivating people to get active

Motivating people to get active

Encouraging exercise taking This is a bit of a rehash of a blog which I wrote about two and a half years ago. How do we encourage people to increase their physical activity levels? It is all very well knowing that exercise is good for you but, like knowing that eating...