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Cancer and the essential role of exercise

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I listened to a Macmillan webinar on physical activity and its importance for people living with and beyond cancer. Key facts - More than 2.5 million people live with cancer in the UK. More people are surviving and living longer with cancer. By 2020, one in every two people will have developed cancer in their lifetime. Forty percent of all cancers are caused by lifestyle factors, s...
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Exercise is primary factor in fighting cancer say Macmillan Cancer Support

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Macmillan Cancer Support’s new message is Move More – physical activity, the underrated wonder drug!   The cancer support charity has recently stated that “Family and friends could be doing more harm than good by insisting people with cancer ‘take it easy’ when they are going through treatment and recovery.” They add that “family and friends have a crucial role in supporting people to...
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Exercise – grab it where you can!

My client felt like cancelling yesterday morning because she didn't want to miss the solar eclipse excitement, but after reflection thought we could somehow manage to do both at the same time. She was right, we could. We met at her house but instead of heading off into the woods for a hilly walk, we walked up and down her own hilly back garden a few times to get warmed up (short but steep) and ...
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This lady can!

Personal Space Bristol Personal Training Studio
Exercising into your eighties and nineties - does that sound like an impossibility? It isn't, and hopefully, as we are living in a country with an ageing population, we will see more and more older people staying active, and participating in games and sports.  There is plenty of research documenting people aged over 80 starting weight lifting programmes and increasing their muscle mass, older p...
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Knowledge is power! Ask Barry!

Personal Space Bristol Personal Training Studio
With so much health & fitness information (perhaps it should be called 'misinformation') being bandied about, especially at this time of year, it's hard to sort the wheat from the chaff! The UK diet industry is worth in the region of £2 billion a year! What concerns me most is that, where money is to be made, many times its not with the persons best interests at heart - it's the company'...
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Action Stations!!

Personal Space Bristol Personal Training Studio
I will be blogging my ramblings about life through Personal Space over the year - straight from the hip! I will be putting the personal into personal space! I'm going to share with you the ups & downs through my perspective as a personal trainer & hopefully help a few people along the way! Through the year I'm going to share my journey with you & tell you what I've learnt, tha...
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Exercise & Dementia

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Dementia is the loss of mental abilities over time. It is often severe enough to interfere with a person’s ability to perform daily activities. People with dementia may have trouble learning new things and remembering names, and may have changes in behaviour. A growing body of research shows that cardiovascular exercise may help delay the loss of functional independence anddementia (Ahiskog et al...
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