Exercise IS medicine. Start taking the pill !

Physical inactivity (not reaching the recommended exercise levels per week) is a bigger risk factor to health than smoking, obesity or high blood pressure. The Aerobics Centre Longitudinal Study (ACLS) showed that low cardiorespiratory fitness was the biggest risk factor for all-cause mortality. This is really an incredible statistic- think of all of the greatContinue reading “Exercise IS medicine. Start taking the pill !”

Stoic Philosophy- the way to a happier life

Stoicism is a form of philosophy that was founded over 2000 years ago. It was initially founded in Greece by Zeno of Citium around 300 BC. The name “stoa” is Greek – meaning painted porch. A porch or doorway is where the first followers of stoicism would listen to Zeno and his teachings.Stoicism in simpleContinue reading “Stoic Philosophy- the way to a happier life”

The Importance of Exercise during Lockdown

At the time of writing this blog, our PM Boris Johnson is currently in ITU in London after deteriorating with a 10 day history of illness from Covid19. The world has not seen anything like this for over a hundred years since the deadly Spanish Flu that killed many millions. Along with all Covid 19Continue reading “The Importance of Exercise during Lockdown”