5 Ways to Stay in Shape while Recovering from Addiction

Introduction There is growing evidence that exercise can be a powerful tool in an individual’s recovery, with experts believing that regular physical activity/exercise can be a healthy ‘stand-in’ for addictive substances. With this in mind, many treatment centres have incorporated exercise into their treatment programmes, alongside other aspects of treatment, including therapy. What are the… Read More

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7 Ways to Stay Fit while Recovering from Alcoholism

Introduction Exercise is a key aspect of maintaining one’s health, and it has been proven to offer many benefits for both physical and mental well-being. And, when it comes to addiction and recovery, exercise and physical activity can provide even more advantages which can aid the journey to sobriety easier. In addition to the positive feelings everybody… Read More

Top 7 Fitness Tips To Strengthen Your Feet

Your feet are the foundation of your body. This owes to the fact that they serve numerous crucial purposes for your general wellbeing, primarily offering general body support and balance by evenly distributing your weight. But despite their importance, they are among the most overused and often neglected body parts. Such neglect may result in… Read More

Higher Step Count = Lower Risk of Death?

The higher your daily step count, the lower your risk of death per year, according to a new analysis – but the link only goes so far. We have long been encouraged to walk as a way of improving health, but many studies on its benefits have focused on people in their early 60s and… Read More

Running vs. Walking; Which is Better for You?

In several large-scale studies that follow people for many years, they show that running has a dose-related effect. More running is better, though with diminishing returns. However, the good news for couch potatoes is that the largest gains come by going from nothing to something – with the biggest health benefits being observed with just… Read More

Reviewing the Exoskeleton Expansion for Improving Walking & Running Economy

Research Paper Title The exoskeleton expansion: improving walking and running economy. Background Since the early 2000s, researchers have been trying to develop lower-limb exoskeletons that augment human mobility by reducing the metabolic cost of walking and running versus without a device. In 2013, researchers finally broke this ‘metabolic cost barrier’. The analysed the literature through… Read More

Signal Interpolation & Analysis of Gait Variability

Research Paper Title Gait variability analysis through phase portrait estimated from the Hilbert transform. Abstract Gait variability has been used to evaluate the ability to control gait. Several studies approached this topic by analysing the influence of different conditions on gait variability, such as different walk speeds, inclined surfaces, load carriage, or comparing characteristics of… Read More