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Exercise, fitness, posture & rehabilitation.

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Exercise helps people to keep their weight at an optimal level and can help to lower the risk of some diseases. Exercising to maintain a healthy weight decreases a person’s risk of developing certain diseases, including type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.

What are the benefits of regular exercise? It tends to increase appetite, reduce constipation, and promote quality sleep. The benefits of exercise diminish within months after a person stops exercising. Heart strength, muscle strength, and the level of HDL cholesterol decrease, whereas blood pressure and body fat increase.
 

The importance of good posture cannot be stressed enough in modern times. It extends far beyond our outward appearance and aesthetics. Posture refers to our body’s alignment and positioning with respect to gravity. Gravity exerts a force on our joints, ligaments and muscles whether we are standing, sitting or lying down. Good posture distributes this force through our body with minimal muscular effort and so that no one structure is overstressed. Sitting or standing with proper postural alignment allows us to work more efficiently with less fatigue and strain on our body’s ligaments and muscles.

Running: The Best Way To Lose Weight?

Running: The Best Way To Lose Weight?

When we’re heartbroken or feeling dejected, sometimes we make it an excuse to go on an eating spree. It’s alright because good food can actually help a person’s mind to release hormones that can change his or her mood for the better. Continuing to devour several servings on your own every day, however, even after… Continue Reading



Does Your Workplace Cause Back Pain?

Does Your Workplace Cause Back Pain?

Physical injury isn’t something you’d associate with an office job. Despite what you may think, there are more grievous physical dangers in an office than getting a papercut. Sitting for long periods of time in front of a computer can cause other types of pain: primarily back pain. However, this doesn’t have to be the… Continue Reading



5 Posture And Core Connection Exercises

5 Posture And Core Connection Exercises

Here are 5 posture and core connection exercises for increased fitness, better sleep, productivity and more… It is becoming increasingly well known that poor posture will affect everything in your life and that good posture gives you more energy, less stress and better productivity. Without good posture, you are not able to be physically fit. Good… Continue Reading



Self-Love. Foam Rolling

Self-Love. Foam Rolling

Daily life gets SO busy doesn’t it? It’s so full of stuff to do all the time! Sometimes it feels like time is being sucked out of you without you really even realising it, like a leach when it’s attached unbeknownst to you and before you realise, it’s taken loads of blood without you even noticing…Yuck! The never… Continue Reading



What Is Yoga Nidra?

What Is Yoga Nidra?

Yoga Nidra is described as the waking sleep, as it can take the participant to a state of conscious deep sleep. It is a systematic method of inducing complete physical, emotional and mental relaxation. The practitioner appears to be sleeping but the unconscious mind is functioning at a deeper level. It is sleep with deep… Continue Reading



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