Exercise is essential for healthy ageing and below we find out more!

The bare bones on exercise and osteoporosis

The bare bones on exercise and osteoporosis

Osteoporosis (low bone density) is an epidemic in older people that leads to weak bones and a high risk of bone breakage after a fall. It is estimated that over 200 million people worldwide suffer from this disease. Approximately 1 out of 3 of all postmenopausal women...

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Ride like a young-un

Ride like a young-un

Raising the levels of carnosine in people over the age of 70 has been found to increase cycling endurance by nearly 20%. Carnosine is present in large amounts in the body, especially in the muscle and brain. Carnosine can prevent and can even reverse damage caused by...

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HIIT out at ageing

HIIT out at ageing

Exercise and in particular high intensity interval training, aka, HIIT, is an ideal way to boost the ability of mitochondria, the power houses of our cells, to generate energy. Mitochondrial activity declines with age, which may contribute to fatigue and loss of...

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