Staying Healthy – What’s Your Number?

Staying healthy in a study led by Dr Sandra Mandic, of the University of Otego in Dunedin, New Zealand, of nearly 4,400 healthy US adults, found that the 20% with the lowest physical fitness levels were twice as likely to die over the next nine years as the 20% with the next lowest fitness levels. In other words, if you can get yourself out of the least fit 20% of the population, you can double your survival chances. Now I don’t know about you, but I like percentages, you always know where you are at a glance.  So where […] Read more »

Exercise Over 50…Does It Really Matter?

Exercise over 50…Does it really matter…? If I don’t do regular exercise? This is a question I’m often asked when I talk to people about my exercise routine, and the research I have done and the things I have learned. And the answer is undoubtedly…YES! People say “but I feel fine”, “what’s the point in pushing yourself like that?” “We are all going to die of something” My reply to this is Yes, we are all getting older and aging is a part of life, but we don’t have to accept the negative consequences it can have on our health […] Read more »