Use it or lose it – Falls Prevention Tips

As we progress through later decades of our lives, a nasty phenomenon called ‘sarcopenia’ dawns upon us. This entails deteriorating muscle mass, strength and ability to keep us optimally engaged in our day-to-day activities. Our bone mineral density (BMD) also starts to plummet. You might have heard of osteopenia or…

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Strength Training & Back Pain

Is it really the case that you can't do strength training with back pain? Dr Suess was quite right when he wrote “I’m sorry to say so, but sadly it’s true, that bang ups and hang ups can happen to you” (1990). If exercise and physical training are a regular part…

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