Keeping Active | Challenge 1

Keeping Active | Challenge 1

Keeping Active | Challenge 1 What is the best and most efficient way to stay or become strong, active and mentally healthy? Exercise (even a single bout) can boost your immune system, can aid in your recovery from viruses and infection, and is a powerful tool to...
The 21-day Christmas Challenge

The 21-day Christmas Challenge

December is the new January. We are in the final countdown as we approach a new year. If the holiday season leaves you time-poor and fatigued, you are not alone! Although you may struggle to find the energy to combat the end-of-the-year doldrums, your body will...
Can you delay strength loss as you age?

Can you delay strength loss as you age?

What is the rate of  strength decline with ageing? One consequence of ageing is a decline in strength, particularly in leg and arm muscles. Strength refers to how much force your muscles can produce when they contract. Thus, when an we move from a sitting to standing...
Preparing for a total knee replacement

Preparing for a total knee replacement

Preparing for your total knee replacement So, you are taking the plunge and have scheduled a total knee replacement (also known as a total knee arthroplasty)! Evidence shows that preoperative therapy for patients undergoing total knee replacement has a positive impact...