Summer fitness test

Summer fitness test

 Assessing fitness is something many of us don’t even consider doing on a regular basis, though I have heard some folks argue they do check it regularly – say once every ten years! Yet it is something even gym and generally active enthusiasts should consider adopting;...
Can 60 really be the new 40?

Can 60 really be the new 40?

  There is a growing divergence in our rates of aging, with many people, depending on their diet and level of exercise, experiencing much wider variations in their chronological and biological ages; some forty-year-olds have the body of a sixty-year-old, while...
The importance of balance and symmetry

The importance of balance and symmetry

  Muscular balance and symmetry has received a lot of attention over the past few years with an increasing emphasis on ‘aesthetics’ in the fitness community. Many individuals go about achieving it in a rather haphazard manner, with the ironic result that the...
Upper-back pain: causes and remedies

Upper-back pain: causes and remedies

 Are you a desk-worker?Sitting with your head tilted toward a computer screen?Or do you spend a significant amount of time staring down at your mobile?If so, you may be at risk of a growing problem amongst the working population.Spinal kyphosis.Spinal kyphosis is the...
Stand-up for better health

Stand-up for better health

  We spend so much of our lives sitting down, more so in modern times than ever before. It also seems to be addictive, considering how people rush for a seat on the bus or train after a long day sitting in front of a computer screen in an office. Yet simply...

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