Fragile vs Anti-Fragile

Pain and injury can makes us feel quite vulnerable, due to weakness, fear or pain avoidance. This is very common in the early stages of illness and injury but can at times persist beyond expected healing timeframes. Some people under these circumstances may feel that they or their bodies are fragile, and this can often lead to a sense of...

Strength Training Across the Lifespan

Muscle strength refers to the ability of muscles to create force, this is determined by how large your muscles are as well as how coordinated your brain and nervous system are at using your musculature for certain tasks. Muscle strength is associated with increased lifespan as well as an increased quality of life through increased health and...

Benefits of Active Ageing

As we grow older we become more susceptible to chronic conditions such as diabetes, osteoporosis, heart disease, dementia and cancers. Thankfully, we know that living an active lifestyle throughout ageing can help to greatly reduce the risk of these conditions occurring and impacting our quality of life in our later years. There are many...

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