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Nov

27

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Fibromyalgia and Exercise

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The treatment of fibromyalgia can be difficult, recommendations often include getting enough sleep, exercising regularly and eating a healthy diet, managing stress and anxiety is also helpful.

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Nov

19

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The Seniors Guide To Healthy Weight Loss

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If you’re carrying extra pounds, losing weight can improve your health and quality of life. However, after 60, losing weight becomes more complicated. The basic principles of weight loss still apply, but seniors’ nutrient needs mean dieting isn’t as simple as cutting back.

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Nov

08

18

Developing Emotional Fitness

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Coping emotionally when life gets tough can be extremely difficult. We can help you develop coping strategies and build resilience. Our 4 week courses are affordable and your counsellor will listen, guide, encourage and support. There are 4 people per group and one counsellor, you can be sure that everyone is struggling with similar issues and that your sessions are completely confidential, relaxed and inclusive.

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Nov

02

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Exercises for Posture

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The common reality of modern life – sitting, hunched over. At a desk. In a meeting. At school. Watching the tv. Commuting. Staring at a phone..
Repetitive behaviours lead to adaptations and changes to our body – commonly, hunched shoulders and back, chronic back pain and a weak core.

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Oct

29

18

How can you improve your health in 38 minutes??

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Thousands of workers with desk jobs only actually take an average of 22 minutes for lunch, many stay within the confines of their desk… siting deadlines and workload as the main factors for lunchtime sedentary behaviour.

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Oct

16

18

Exercise and Health

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Exercise can be described as any activity involving movement. This can be housework, gardening, taking the dog for a walk or sharing family time at the park. However, a large percentage of the UK’s population is sedentary, defined as a person who sits for long periods of time.

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Jan

29

18

New Year, New You!

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.

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Jun

29

17

Overcoming Anxiety

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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.

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May

23

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Is Body building and body sculpting a healthy option?

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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.

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