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Yoga for Confidence

Yoga isn’t just a form of meditation; yoga teacher Mollie McClelland Morris explains how it can also boost your self-confidence.

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14th Feb 2018
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Exercise keeps the mind sharp post 50

Dr Sally Norton explains how exercise helps keep the mind attentive and sharp during the ageing process.

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24th Jan 2018
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Four yoga poses to strengthen bones

Improve your bone health and reduce anxiety with these simple yoga positions that can be carried out at home.

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9th Jan 2018
Janey Lee Grace
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A fitter frame for a fitter brain

Can’t remember the last time you went to the gym? Well, your lack of exercise may well account for that, in more ways than you might think.

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26th Sep 2017
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Yoga for Beginners

With a positive impact on both mental and physical health, Yoga is an excellent way to stay healthy.

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25th Jul 2017
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Anyone, any ability, anytime

Getting fit after 50 just got a whole lot easier and it's not a challenge you need to face alone.

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27th Jun 2017
Eloise Craven-Todd
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DIY exercise – burn calories doing household chores

Been putting off those household jobs? Not only will your house be gleaming, you will be burning calories too.

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31st Jan 2017
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A get-fit guide for over 50s

A New Year's resolution that you'll be able to stick to with the help of this easy guide that allows you to get fit in the comfort of your own home.

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18th Jan 2017
Eloise Craven-Todd
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Exercise as you age

Exercise doesn't have to be press ups and jogging. There are low intensity activities that will improve your flexibility, strength and stamina as you get older.

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10th Feb 2014
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Power Walking tips from Walk the Walk

Health and fitness benefits for over 50s finding the time to walk for 30 minutes a day

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8th Jul 2013
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More Active Ageing – the film of the Year!

A couple of weeks ago I was moaning about all the ‘European Years’ that had come and gone without most of us even hearing about them – particularly the 2012 Year of Active Ageing.

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29th Mar 2012
Anthony Page
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Pilates for over 50s

Beginners introduction to Pilates method covering principles, mat work and standing exercises.

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20th Feb 2012
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Keep your heart healthy

Make cardiovascular exercise easy with expert advice on the best, fuss-free ways to reduce your chances of coronary heart disease.

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17th Nov 2011
Mark O'haire
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Cholesterol: What you need to know

Health expert Sisi Green demystifies the facts on cholesterol, the new ‘bad kid’ on the block in the health world.

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12th Aug 2010
Mark O'haire
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Yoga for the over 50s: a passport to better health

Practising yoga in later life can be a passport to far better health\; amongst a myriad of benefits are improved energy levels and prevention of arthritis and osteoporosis. Yoga teacher Lucia Cockcroft, founder of Yoga Abode and YA Retreats, explains more.

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19th May 2010
Gareth Hargreaves
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5 Top tips to boost your energy levels

Are you feeling sluggish and tired all the time? Try these quick fixes to boost flagging energy levels.

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5th May 2010
Mark O'haire
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Fitness Vs. Fatness

A woman’s level of fitness predicts and prevents heart disease in women better than a focus on weight.

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25th Mar 2008
Gareth Hargreaves
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A Two Week Body Blitz

In Time For Summer 

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25th Mar 2008
Gareth Hargreaves


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