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Why is it so much harder to stay slim as we age? New research from Sweden published in Nature magazine, has shown that lipid turnover in the fat tissue decreases during ageing and makes it easier to gain weight. In the study, scientists studying the fat cells in 54 men and women over an average period of…Read more ->
‘Rock the Boat’ is a simple exercise that requires no equipment, although you can use a balance for support. Begin by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart, with even weight on each side, then raise your arms out to the side for balance. Stand up straight, shoulders back, head looking forward. Raise one foot off the ground,…Read more ->
Setting yourself measurable fitness goals will help keep you motivated – and sharing them with the Fit For Good team will help us to help you achieve them. Rather than weight loss, focus on improving your general fitness. This is likely to prove more satisfying and ultimately more successful. The NHS guidelines for physical activity for…Read more ->
According to Diabetes UK, three in five cases of Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed by improving your diet and becoming more physically active. Blood sugar levels can be lowered with around 2.5 hours of activity a week. Activities could include any of the following, as long as you get out of breath: fast walking…Read more ->
While most of us won’t be running marathons this year (except our training director Jordan Burns – more on that to follow!), it was encouraging to read this week that even novice runners can cut years off their artery age by taking up running. The BBC reported that this can also reduce the risk of heart…Read more ->
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