Diabetes & Exercise

Written by Kira Lightfoot Diabetes is a metabolic condition in which an individual’s body is unable to regulate levels of glucose in the blood 1. If blood glucose becomes too high or too low this can lead to both short term and long-term health complications 1. The...

Alzheimer’s condition and exercise

Written by Madhura Salvi Dementia is a term used to describe a group of conditions characterised by the gradual impairment of brain function.1 An individual’s health and functional ability decline as the condition progresses, their personality may also change as a...

Exercise in Women’s Health

‘Women’s Health’ is a term that can be used to explain the life stages of women, from puberty, pregnancy, postpartum and menopause, and the health conditions that might occur through these stages.1 From menarche to menopause, pregnancy to any chronic conditions,...

Physical Activity and Ageing

By Isabelle Zendler Physical activity is extremely important for both our physical and mental wellbeing. However, so many people aren’t aware of the recommended guidelines therefore often don’t meet the requirements, especially as we get older. The physical...

Reducing Menopause Symptoms

By Amy Ross Hot flashes, night sweats, have you had the ‘pleasure’ of experiencing them yet? If not, lucky you!  Eighty-eight per cent of post-menopausal women suffer from hot flashes or night sweats (vasomotor symptoms; VMS).  To make matters worse, they’re often...