Author: Verve Media UK

TO STRETCH OR NOT TO STRETCH?

Stretching properly is a little more technical than just swinging your leg over a park bench or trying to touch your toes. We don’t want to be wasting our time or hurting ourselves so there are things we can do maximize benefits and minimise the chances or hurting ourselves. Which Muscles Should I Stretch? Well […]

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AIM FOR YOUR 30 A DAY

UK Government guidelines are a good place to start. They say we should all be aiming for 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity per week with at least two muscle strengthening sessions as well. But what does that mean?!? Well as a guide moderate activity includes brisk walking, dancing or gardening. It’s a good idea […]

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WHAT ARE YOU AIMING AT?

What are you aiming at? – Zig Ziglar once said, “If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.” And each of us knows from our own experience that he is right. The general flow of human life tends to be toward ease and comfort. One day flows into the next, and many […]

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WEIGHT LOSS & YOUR SHOPPING

Supermarket Sweep When we go shopping there is so much food out there that is not only full of rubbish but bad for us. Could this be hindering our weight loss? Our nutritional adviser Fiona calls the aisles that they are on the “aisles we don’t belong down!” So what do you need to do? […]

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MYTHS ABOUT EXERCISE & OLDER ADULTS

Everyone’s heard myths about exercise and just one out of four people between the ages of 65 and 74 exercises regularly. That needs to change! Many people assume that they’re too out-of-shape, or sick, or tired, or just plain old to exercise. They’re wrong! Exercise can help make you stronger, prevent bone loss, improve balance […]

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CARBOHYDRATE … TRICK OR TREAT?

CARBOHYDRATE … TRICK OR TREAT? Carbohydrate gets a bad press, but are all carbohydrates bad for us? are any carbohydrates good for us? how many carbohydrates are there? do we need carbohydrates? theres a lot going on, theres a lot more to carbs than just thinking they should be avoided or loaded! Lets start here […]

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