The Surprising Truth About Sugar

 Here’s a very informative article from Brian and Krista of Precision Nutrition on one of the most talked about topics on the planet – and one of the most confusing.  I hope that this will provide you with education and enlightenment,


Here’s everything you need to know about what it does to your body.

By Brian St. Pierre and Krista Scott-Dixon

Worried you’re eating too much sugar? Wondering how much is safe to eat? Or whether it’s bad for you… no matter what? It’s time we took a clear-headed look at this topic. It’s time you heard the truth about sugar.
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A guide to myofascial release by Ruth Duncan | Human Kinetics Sport, Health & Fitness Blog

Ruth has written a blog for Human Kinetics, giving us expert insight into myofascial release, with an explanation of how it works.

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Title:Myofascial Release
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Posted in PILATES, Wellbeing

Tumeric

One of the few super foods that I make sure that I add to my diet is Tumeric.  It has so many amazing properties and I think anyone would be unwise to pass it by.

Turmeric root and powder on white background

The humble bright yellow spice, turmeric (a relative of the Ginger plant) has been used for its medicinal properties for centuries to help fight an array of health problems including digestive disorders, liver problems, and skin diseases.

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Are you Drinking Enough Water?

50-Shades-of-Pee-Urine-Chart-As we are moving through the Summer months I become a little more preoccupied with the hydration levels of my clients.  When I ask them whether they thought they were drinking enough water the answer is generally ‘no’!  I myself know how hard it is to remember to drink enough water and cut down on drinks like tea, coffee and colas to further reduce the risks of dehydration. Read more ›

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What are Ways to Prevent Falls and Related Fractures?

It is very important that we start our fall prevention strategies early on in our 50’s and 60’s….or even earlier!  If we wait until we start falling then there is not a lot we can do to reverse the trend.

 

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