Tag Archives: longevity

Running for your life!

Going for a run seems to have somehow lost its standing in the exciting mix of exercise programs. However, a new study suggests that not only can running promote longevity, you don’t have to commit to an intense amount of sprinting at a fast pace to really reap the health benefits. At Kaia our training […]

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Run for your life!

Going for a run seems to have somehow lost its standing in the exciting mix of exercise programs. However, a new study suggests that not only can running promote longevity, you don’t have to commit to an intense amount of sprinting at a fast pace to really reap the health benefits. The findings suggest that […]

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Tis the season to be older and fit too!

Across the globe populations are getting older. Baby boomers are all grown up and lower mortality rates among babies and young people, and in many cases falling birth rates, have contributed to an increase in the over 65s. With more older people than ever before living longer than ever before, now is the time for […]

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More safety first for seniors!

Diana Nyad has become the first person to swim the 100+ miles across the Straits of Florida between Cuba and Florida, after a determined fifth attempt at the three day treacherous swim. Impressive by any standards but even more so when you consider that Diana is 64. Gone are the days when the over 60s […]

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Safety first for over 60s fitness!

With 70% of people over 60 in the US not doing enough exercise many are not so much growing old gracefully as growing old unhealthily. However, with exercise combating many of the physical signs of ageing, promoting longevity and lowering risks for many diseases, what’s not to love about keeping fit? However, as you age […]

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Working longer and older?

When you started out on your career path, did you imagine that you’d still be trundling off to work in your late 60s or 70s? Possibly not, but as the populations of the world age, and people are living longer, there’s increased pressure to raise retirement ages, so that increased longevity will mean an increase […]

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Baby boomers older but not healthier!

The good news is that we seem to be living longer. The not so good news is that we’re all less healthy! Certainly if we compare the post war baby boomers with the generation which preceded them. Life expectancy might be rising, especially as new medical advances are made, but the question is, are we […]

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Older but not healthier- baby boomers!

The good news is that we seem to be living longer. The not so good news is that we’re all less healthy! Certainly if we compare the post war baby boomers with the generation which preceded them. Life expectancy might be rising, especially as new medical advances are made, but the question is, are we […]

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