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Why Do People in Some Countries Live Longer?

The average lifespan of the world’s population as a whole has been on the rise since the advent of many modern medical discoveries. Antibiotics have helped to treat the infections that in former generations caused widespread death. There are numerous advances that have been made in treating diseases such as cancer. Even with the advances […]

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Running and Recovery

  Any form of exercise is going to take a toll on your body. It is crucial that recovery plays a big role in your fitness regiment. For runners, it is especially challenging to fully recover, especially when running back-to-back days. When you use the same muscles over and over again, the recovery process, is […]

Tips For Exercising with Arthritis

Tips for Exercising with Arthritis

  Exercising when you have arthritis can prove challenging. Your body may not be able to handle certain exercise regiments that it used to be able to handle. Your joint pain may be so high that you don’t want to exercise. Compiled below is a list of tips that can help you when deciding how […]

Running Advice for Older Runners

Running Advice for Older Runners

  As we get older, our bodies go through different changes. The way we exercise changes as well. Our bodies need more recovery time and we can’t train or exercise in the same manner as when we were in our 20’s. That doesn’t mean that you can’t still train and exercise. You will just need […]

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The Power of Water: Part 2

It makes up 70% of our earth’s surface and about 60% of our own body weight. Water is the essence of life. Without it, we would all perish and many people have a hard time getting enough into their system in one day. Some people go their entire life without enough water and that may […]

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Tips for a Healthy Ageing Brain

  At any age, there are times when our brains seem to travel to a far away place and it becomes concerning. Even as young as our 20s our brain can see memory levels fading and forgetfulness. This being said, our brains will often remain sharp until our senior years but it is never too […]

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The Power of Water: Part 1

Ageing is something that we all go through but dread happening. As much as we take care of our bodies, it is inevitable that our bodies will go through changes, the more birthdays that we celebrate. If you’ve frequented this blog before, you will see that there are many ways that we can support our […]

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2 of the Best Running Apps for Beginners

If you’ve read some of my more recent blog posts, you’ll have noticed that running has become a huge part of my life. Having transitioned from not being able to finish a few miles to now running half marathons, my eyes have opened to the wonders of exercise. My hope is that through my journey […]

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It’s Healthy Ageing Month!

As a specialist in healthy ageing, I know that it is important to always be aware of what your are doing to better your body as the years go by. Many people are unaware of the harmful things that they do, everyday, which neglects them from ageing in a healthy manner. As any good cause […]

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Coconut Oil Craze

Over the years we have seen various amounts of trends in regards to health, wellness, and beauty. Most often, these trends have little to do with one another and require their own regiment. However, a recent product has becoming growing in popularity and it happens to help people in more than one aspect of their […]

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