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This is What Happens to Your Brain When You Exercise

If you’re looking for some motivation to get exercising today, then this is the perfect video 💪. In this TED Talk, Neuro-scientist Wendy Suzuki discusses the transformational impact exercise has on our brain. With brain-changing benefits such as boosting mood, memory and even protecting the brain against neuro-degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, Wendy outlines the importance …

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These Balance Pad Exercises Will Work Wonders For Your Stability and Body Control

Balance is a core pillar of overall fitness. Although flat abs, toned glutes or a muscular upper body may often be perceived as what “fitness” looks like in today’s society, skills such as balance (along with flexibility) are actually highly under-rated and incredibly important to support lifelong fitness. Although it may not be the most …

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I Start My Day With These 3 Yoga Poses To Prepare My Body and Mind for Anything

In recent years, engagement with yoga has skyrocketed with an estimated 300 million people practising yoga worldwide. In 2019, it was reported as one of the top ten fitness trends in the world and certainly looks set to continue in popularity. The term ‘yoga’ stems from an ancient Indian practise, originating as far back as …

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Popular Physiotherapy Exercises You Can Do At Home

While physiotherapy will not stop the ageing process, it can help to reduce its impact on our bodies and our lives. Physiotherapy has been demonstrated to improve many factors associated with ageing including strength, balance, coordination, flexibility and pain levels. Overall, research has shown that physiotherapy helps older adults maintain their health, well-being, functional ability …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Tai Chi (And Our Favourite Movements to Get Started)

As a low impact exercise exerting little pressure on bones and joints, Tai Chi is a great exercise regime for anyone – regardless of age, ability or fitness levels. Tai Chi originated in 13th century China where it was developed as a martial art. Indeed, it is still practised as such. For today, however, we …

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9 Underrated Mobility Exercises That Are Beginner Friendly

All sorts of good things can come to us as we grow older, including a taste for the “finer things” in life, whatever our personal predilection may be. But when our pleasures become primarily sedentary – fine dining, choice wine, spa retreats, relaxing holidays in the sun – our fitness levels and general mobility can …

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