make sure your hands and wrists can stand the test of time. andreas160578 (CC0), Pixabay
Does Christmas mean too much food and too little exercise? Or, with time on your hands, is getting fitter the best Christmas present you could give to yourself? Either way – this is chance to buy either of Diana’s videos with a Christmas discount! Only available until 18th December 2020. This means you can purchaseContinue reading “’tis the Season to be …..”
Dear Diana I’ve just hit 60 and feel so frustrated because my joints are stiff and painful. It makes it more difficult to move around like I did previously. Is this just old age creeping on…or is there something I can do to help myself? Helen Martin Somerset Joint painContinue reading “Joint Pain”
Sometimes when you try to lose weight and exercise hard it can be frustrating if you don’t lose anything significant. One reason could be that regular exercise builds strong muscles, and muscle weighs more heavily than the flab it replaces. It takes time and effort to rebuild strong muscle and to stretch out and tone your entire body. Perhaps you could jog twice a week? If that is too strenuous I recommend you walk for half an hour every day instead. But it must be a brisk walk to keep your metabolic rate up.
I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 47. I was terrified. I was the BBC’s Green Goddess, the nation’s gym mistress. I felt desperately alone. John and I had separated a year before. I was on the crest of a wave with my campaign on BBC Breakfast: ‘Get Britain Fit’. Cancer happens to other people, we all know that. My thought at that moment was, ‘I don’t want my life to stop. I’ve got so much more I want to do. And the biggest thing at that moment was, ‘I want to see my boys with partners and I want to see some grandchildren.’
Amy has entered the competition – she tells us “Hi there Popped to my local store, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire and found the range and couldn’t help but get myself one to try! “ Have you entered the competition with your own local store? Send us a pic of your local store? You don’t even needContinue reading “Welwyn Garden City, enters the competition to win one of 10 sets of the full range – each worth nearly £16 per set!!!!! Entries must be in by 18th December 2020.”
Osteoporosis, a debilitating condition caused by the loss of bone mineral, makes the bone susceptible to fracture, especially at the hip, wrist and spine. It is most common in menopausal women as the decline in oestrogen levels leads to an increase in the normal rat of mineral loss from bone.
Exercise! exercise! exercise! what do these words conjure up? The gym, sweat, leotards, slimming, living longer, getting fitter, obesity, cancer, diabetes, heart disease. Take more exercise is the general advice but how should this be done easily, enjoyably and cheaply? Daily walking as the answer hardly gets a look-in when the different options are considered, but it is the simplest, most freely available, and medically by far the best of all possible answers. Walking is the way mankind has kept fit for purpose ever since evolutionary times. The reasons why we don’t do it enough in developed countries now is because we have made it just too easy NOT to do it. This book sets a challenge, which you can easily achieve – to walk 1,000,000 EXTRA steps between 2009 and 2013 – revolutionising your daily life, your health, and your carbon footprint.
Sarah Jane has entered the competition – she tells us “I visited the Northwich store today. The products are dotted around the cleaning product shelves.” Have you entered the competition with your own local store? Send us a pic of your local store? You don’t even need to purchase [but if you can’t help toContinue reading “Northwich enters the competition to win one of 10 sets of the full range – each worth nearly £16 per set!!!!! Entries must be in by 18th December 2020.”