If you have tried to access the website or blog over the summer and found it unavailable we apologise, we have suffered some technical difficulties that took far longer to sort than we could ever have expected. However if you are seeing this now that should mean we are back on line as before. Summer…

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What is my motivation? This is often a refrain when actors are trying to get under the skin of their character in working up a part, but it is also a useful question that we can ask ourselves in life. This month I want to remind you to look again at what and how you…

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Happy New Year! I thought we might start the year off with the fashionable topic of nudging. Not the nudge, nudge wink, wink variety so exquisitely (and painfully!) displayed all those years ago by Erik Idle of Monty Python fame, but rather the way in which the government wants to change the way we think…

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A very big thank you to all of you who have sponsored us so far, in aid of the Sunflower Trust, to do this wonderful walk. At the time of writing we are 70% towards our target. If you wanted to help, but had just not got around to it yet, It is not too late…

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Research at Tufts University in Boston at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Centre and outlined in their book Biomarkers by Dr.s Evans and Rosenberg found that there were ten key biomarkers all of which could be affected positively with greater physical fitness, particularly better muscle to fat ratio that comes with strength training. These were:…

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Last month I chose to focus on why we should bother with Exercise and drew your attention to more ideas and support on this on our website were I list  some of the 30+ reasons why is so essential, if we want to have optimal health and full functioning of our bodies for the maximum…

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“Our findings add to the growing body of evidence that physical activities such as walking or weight lifting may turn out to be the best medicine that physicians can prescribe to help their patients feel less anxious.” — Matthew Herring, department of Kinesiology, The University of Georgia Thanks again for all those who let us…

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As is the case in the United States, we in Western Europe are also observing an increasing trend toward less exercise and more unhealthy food. This behaviour is leading more and more often to such conditions as: * Hypertension * Diabetes type 2 * Obesity * Hypercholesterolemia * Dyslipidaemia * The combination of all of…

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