Are you on your feet for hours a day? When your legs and feet feel tired have you noticed your whole body tends to feel tired, achy and you slow down? It’s as though your total wellbeing is dependent on the fitness of your limbs and if your legs ache and ankles swell you mayContinue reading “Exercise – Thighs, legs and feet”
We sit to take the weight off our feet but sitting for too long can result in slack abdominal muscles and slumped posture encouraging cramp and indigestion. Exercise helps to re-oxygenate your system and improve your circulation and digestion. Reintroducing exercise for the less active and for those getting older or restricted in their movementsContinue reading “Too much sitting”
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 Do you want to exercise atContinue reading “Joint Pain”
Our hands and fingers are anatomically complicated areas of our bodies consisting of 27 bones, and for us human beings they play an important role in how we function in both our body and sign language. It’s fascinating to learn that the 10 digits of two hands, and also the 12 phalanges of 4 fingers (touchable byContinue reading “Strong hands and fingers”
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Diana Moran – The Lady 21st April 2016 – Great posture never goes out of style.
“Jane reminds us that God is in his heaven, the monarch on his throne and the pelvis firmly beneath the ribcage. Apparently rock and roll liberated the pelvis and it hasn’t been the same since” says the delightful Emma Thompson on her heroine – Jane Austen.
The muscles of your back are the largest muscle group in your body and having strong upper back muscles is imperative to performing well. A strong back allows us to do daily tasks, such as house and garden chores and enables us to lift heavy objects. Strong muscles help to prevent injury during sports, especiallyContinue reading “Backs”
The Actual Rate of Decline is faster than the Best Possible Rate of Decline, that is the rate of decline due solely to the ageing process and the difference between the two is the Fitness Gap. Both the point at which physical decline starts, and the rate at which it proceeds is for the first few decades determined by loss of fitness, and loss of fitness is determined by social factors, namely by the decisions people make about their life and the pressures which influence them decreases
Poor posture can cause many problems but can be improved. With bad posture breathing becomes more difficult and the amount of air inhaled is less. So for this reason it’s important to maintain strength and mobility of the chest and back as we get older. For seated exercising always chose a firm upright chair (preferablyContinue reading “Exercise – Upper body, shoulders and back”