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Does exercise help or hinder recovery?

Monday, September 6, 2021 5:50 PM


It can be hard to know if exercising when you are sick helps or hinders your recovery. While we know that exercise plays an important role in maintaining good health, does that also mean you should power on even when you’re not feeling well? In some circumstances it is perfectly fine to carry on. But in other circumstances it can …

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When to ditch your type 2 meds

Monday, September 6, 2021 5:38 PM


People often wonder if they still need to continue taking their type 2 diabetes medications when their blood glucose levels are in target range and they feel fine. The quick answer is yes.  Taking your medications and incorporating healthy lifestyle choices, such as being active and eating healthily, make a huge difference to your blood glucose levels. A word of …

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Reduce your risk of falls by nearly 25%

Monday, September 6, 2021 5:30 PM


Resistance and balance training is an important form of exercise for anyone who wants to maintain a good quality of life. It can also massively reduce your risk of falls. It’s of special significance as we age because of the associated improvements in bone mineral density (BMD) and the loss of muscle mass and strength associated with old age. How …

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