At Active Aims, we understand that wellbeing is a combination of both physical and mental health; the mind and body are intrinsically linked, and reaching your goals and targets might mean that you need to access not only your physical health but also your mindset.
The world around us changes at a rapid pace; the way we live today is very different from our ancestors and our perception of danger and stress has radically altered. However our physiological stress responses have not changed, we release the same hormone when faced with danger as our predecessors.
What has dramatically changed is what we perceive as dangerous or stressful, imagine being faced with a Saber tooth tiger or a huge human battle when your only protection is a sword; here we desperately need our fight or flight stress response because it is a life or death situation that requires a quick reaction.
In todays society, life threatening danger is limited; our perception of stress is more about a fast moving competitive environment and personal issues.
Todays society with its access to social media often promotes image as being the be all and end all. Gym memberships are cheap and many people don’t just workout, they want to change their entire physique. Body building and body sculpting are very popular for many people frequenting the gym on a regular basis.
Golf is a challenging game which requires great technique; however getting the technique right requires proper physical function. Golf specific fitness is about physical performance, for example flexibility, balance, stability, power, core strength and endurance
Fasting and other dietary regimens have been used to treat epilepsy since at least 500 BC. Over the past 15 years, there has been an explosion in the use, and scientific interest in the KD. This review traces the history of one of the most effective treatments for childhood epilepsy.