Exercise With Alice
Exercising four times a week helps stave off dementia and increases brain power by a third
Regular exercise has a protecting effect on the brain, studies find that even exercising once a week (At my class of course :-
More than 9,000 individuals took part in a 40-
The study found participants who exercised weekly throughout their life performed better on tests of memory, learning, attention and reasoning at the age of 50, compared to those who exercised two to three times per month or less.
Recommended exercise for ‘Falls Prevention’ (if you are American this is nothing to do with preventing Autumn ha ha)
In a study of women from 70-
In my classes we do a lot of ‘Wrist and Ankle’ work to strengthen the wrists, ankles and surrounding areas. The most recent routine for this is using Japanese Fans to some Flamenco music a bit of an oxymoron but a lot of FUN !
Exercise plays an important role in building and maintaining of bone strength. Just like muscles, bones respond when they are stressed, in other words, when they are forced to bear more weight than they are used to. This can be achieved by weight bearing or impact exercises.
People over the age of 60 benefit from regular weight-
VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY
The UK's first clinical guideline on the identification and treatment of vitamin D deficiency has been published by a group of clinicians and scientists at the National Osteoporosis Society. Arthritis Research UK, the biggest funder of research into osteoporosis in the UK, has officially endorsed the new guidelines.
PREVIOUS CHARITY FUNDRAISING
Alice's 101 Lengths Swim 4 Charity
Well, the plan was to train and be sponsored to do 100 Lengths on December 1!
However this was completed Saturday 19 Oct 2013 instead! Wooohooo !
Alice’s fundraising 5k
Race 4 Life for
Hi all ! In 2013 I swam 101 lengths and raised £334.40 for this great charity... In 2014 I ran 5k in Hillingdon on Sunday 8th of June in a pink neon wig, in memory of 2 people very special to me. And also my friend Martin who passed away recently.
All of us have known people who have suffered from cancer, some who are sadly no longer with us, and many who have beaten it or are beating it now thanks to the great research advances supported by this charity. So this is a great cause guys! Thanks all
Exercise is good for your Brain, as well as your Body !