Christmas is coming

Christmas is coming

Dear Reader This week I am giving you a break from my relentless pro-exercise propaganda. Here is a commercial to encourage you to give my book as a Christmas present to your loved ones, relatives, friends, colleagues etc – as a sure indication of the esteem in...
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 than lifespan, but no-one wants to die sooner than necessary. As the old question goes – “who wants to live to be 90?” The answer is “someone aged 89.”

FRAILTY PART 2

FRAILTY PART 2

Frailty and Physical Fitness Several surveys have highlighted the low level of fitness in the general population and all confirm the progressive reduction which occurs with increasing age. However physical capacity becomes increasingly important as age increases. For...