According to research, interval walking can lower the risk of lifestyle-related diseases in middle-aged and elderly people. Led by researchers at Japan’s Shinshu University, the study found that participants who followed an interval walking training plan – walking at 70% of their maximum capacity for 3 minutes, then at 40% for the next three, continuing… Read More
Out of all the organs of the human body, nothing is more fascinating and remarkable than the human heart. It is small, just as the same size as the fist, in proportion to the human body. But as small as it is, it is also a quite formidable organ. It is powerful enough to pump… Read More
“Complex exercise like racket sports that involve tactics gives you a bigger cognitive boost than simpler workouts like jogging.” (New Scientist, 2019, p.21). Reference New Scientist. (2019) Working Hypothesis. New Scientist. 14 September 2019, pp.21.
Ecotherapy is the name given to a wide range of treatment programmes which aim to improve your mental and physical well-being through doing outdoor activities in nature. Connecting with nature in this way can have lots of positive health benefits. Ecotherapy, also known as nature therapy or green therapy, is the applied practice of the… Read More
Physical activity and exercises are recommended by doctors, physicians and medical representatives for a reason. To be more precise, for a whole list of reasons. However, even though physical activity has numerous benefits in regards to our health, many are wondering whether it actually affects our brain and the way we think, process information and… Read More
If you are in your 60’s and you are getting less exercise than your doctor recommends, you certainly aren’t alone. According to the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 31 million adults aged 50 or older are inactive, which increases their risk for everything from heart disease to osteoporosis. Seniors who do… Read More