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Top 10 fitness trends 2015!

Never has keeping in shape been as dynamic and exciting as it is right now. There are so many different ways to work out and an incredible range of training styles. Knowledge about how what we do affects our bodies, as well as our minds, is increasing, inspiring a wave of really positive developments in […]

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Top 10 fitness trends for 2015!

Never has keeping in shape been as dynamic and exciting as it is right now at Kaia. There are so many different ways to work out and an incredible range of training styles that our Kaia girls are really enjoying the challenge. Knowledge about how what we do affects our bodies, as well as our […]

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Can speeding up slow down aging?

Over 57s who think you can’t teach an older dear new tricks might want to consider the findings of a new study which suggest exercise, even in the short term, could have a positive impact on aging and memory too. Certainly, there’s plenty of evidence to suggest that keeping fit as you hit the twilight […]

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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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Alzheimer’s poor sleep link

Poor sleep as you get older may not only leave you feeling tired out but could have an impact on the level of beta-amyloid, a biomarker for Alzheimer’s. And it’s not just lack of sleep that could have a negative impact on this type of dementia, but also quality of sleep too. With around half […]

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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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Low impact can still be high intensity!

If you think about low impact exercises, do you imagine a full-on cardio workout? Or do you imagine a more moderate approach which doesn’t get your heart pumping quite as much? There’s a common misconception that low impact equals low intensity, but there’s no reason why you cannot incorporate low impact exercises in high intensity […]

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Low impact does NOT mean low intensity!

If you think about low impact exercises, do you imagine a full-on cardio workout? Or do you imagine a more moderate approach which doesn’t get your heart pumping quite as much? There’s a common misconception that low impact equals low intensity, but there’s no reason why you cannot incorporate low impact exercises in high intensity […]

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The world’s oldest marathon runner!

Most people think of their golden years as a time to start slowing down and taking things a little easier; a well earned time out after a lifetime of work. You might be already at an age where a few walks on the beach or a morning of light gardening is as much as you […]

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