Tag Archives: Exercise

Worthwhile Resolutions

The New Year is an opportunity for change. For that change to be successful you need to be convinced it’s really worthwhile because change takes a lot of effort, that effort needs energy and commitment.

If I can’t convince you that change is really worthwhile then it simply won’t happen.

So here is my list for some healthy New Year Resolutions. I can’t believe that many of you will be surprised by anything on the list.

Respectful advice

I confess that over the last few months (or possibly even years) this newsletter has been heavy on opinion (or at the very least ranting) and light on good old fashioned medical advice. This is in part because if I don’t have my monthly rant I will simply explode and in part because I’m not… Read More »

The Olympics Legacy?

One of my biggest regrets in life was missing out on the 1966 world cup final. I was only 6 years old but I remember my father asking me if I wanted to watch the match, when I said that I’d rather go play football with my friends down at the park he warned me… Read More »

Brainy Exercise

The evidence that exercise helps you live longer is pretty overwhelming – it appears to halve your risk of diabetes, hypertension, stroke, heart disease and most cancers. It is also meant to be one of the most successful treatments for anxiety and depression. So it was with some considerable surprise that I read about some… Read More »

Healthy Chocolate

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away – but where did that come from and is it right? A short Google search later and I find it comes from Pembrokeshire – Eat an apple on going to bed, And you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.

Happy New Year – Still keeping those resolutions?

For everybody whose New Years Resolutions may have already fallen by the wayside the following advice I received in an Email from an eccentric Chinese doctor, Dr Quak, may be of some comfort. Q: Doctor, I’ve heard that cardiovascular exercise can prolong life. Is this true ?