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May 2018 Treating persistent ankle pain

"Weak ankles, stiff ankles, sprained ankles, it's my bad ankle" are descriptions I hear a lot because the ankle is such a frequently injured body part. Just because it's a frequently injured body part doesn't make it a lesser injury or indeed something that necessarily recovers quickly. It can need ...

ankle pain, balance, Healthy toes and feet, Returning to exercise after injury, Strains and sprains, toes
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April 2018 blog Is your sofa good for your health?

How good is your sofa for your health? How well does it support you, hold you, revive you? Think how much thought and effort goes into selecting and buying a bed. Compare that to your humble sofa where OK, you may not spend as much time everyday sitting on it as ...

healthy posture, little and often, sitting
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March 2018 Simple solutions to neck and shoulder problems when sitting

Admittedly we have had a bit of a rough ride this winter, what with the odd flake of snow, occasional drop of rain and the hint of a breeze periodically introducing itself to our shores. It is hard not to crank your shoulders up to your ears and crunch your ...

Move your body, neck, shoulders, sitting, stretch out
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February 2018: Exercises for healthy feet and toes

So when did you last think about the health of your feet and the investments that you are making for their future? You might think such a question is more relevant to your bank balance than to the bottom of your legs but allow me to suggest otherwise. Your feet ...

healthy posture, Healthy toes and feet
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January 2018: Falling safely

January has arrived once more and along with it, the extremes of either icy ground or wet mud under our feet. I think regardless of age and ability the thought that runs through our minds when stepping out into these conditions is, "be careful not to fall". Taking sensible precautions such ...

Falling, Prepare your body
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December 2017 Ups and downs of looking after your body

As the year reaches its end, it's an opportunity to reflect on the themes of my 2017 blogs and the ups and downs of keeping our bodies more healthy, strong, fit and flexible. If you are immediately thinking that you've made some positive changes, however small and you're sticking to ...

Maintain a healthy lifestyle, Maintaining energy, Motivation for exercise
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November Back stretches

The November chill is upon us and with it the inevitable responsive hunching of our bodies. This repeated reflex results in stiffer joints and tighter muscles putting us more at risk of strain and injury. Conversely if we are proactive and repeatedly lengthen our spines and stretch our bodies for ...

back pain, Stay healthy in winter, Stiffness, Strains and sprains
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Living with low energy levels

Do you ever catch yourself wondering how it is that there are all these Uberhumans with their healthy looking bodies and their get up and go that hasn’t got up and gone, packing every spare moment with highly energised adventures while you hold your head in your hands and dream ...

Maintaining energy, mind and body refresh, stretch out
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July blog 2017 MOVE . YOUR . BODY .

This is me and I'm reflecting on my three-year anniversary since commencing my blog. As I reflected, comparisons between how I address writing my blogs and how exercise and the ease with which we adopt (or not) a regular exercise regime, tumbled into my head. First tumble. Truth be told it ...

little and often, Maintain a healthy lifestyle, Motivation for exercise, simply move
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June blog 2017 – Balance: How Good is yours?

It's the wind that prompted me to choose this month's topic. Very blowy. As it whipped up a strong gust I could feel myself grounding my body more firmly through my feet and drawing strength from my abdominal muscles to hold myself up. In doing so I wondered how many ...

balance, confidence, strength
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One to One

Looking at how your whole body interacts with itself

Simply Move!

Keeping exercise simple and making looking after yourself easy and fun

Simply Fit!

Improving your cardiovascular fitness and strength