Exercise and Menopause

EXERCISE AND MENOPAUSE Menopause is the cessation of a woman’s menstrual cycle and typically occurs between 45 and 55 years of age. As women age, oestrogen and progesterone levels reduce and ovarian function begins to diminish, which affects the menstrual cycle. During menopause, women may suffer from a wide range of symptoms including disturbed sleep, hot flushes, headaches and mood swings. They are also more susceptible to osteoporosis. Osteoporosis (low bone density) is linked to […]

Exercise for Life

Exercise for Life How much would you pay for medication that would decrease your risk of heart disease by 50%, strokes by 30%, diabetes by 50%, Alzheimer’s disease by 50%, and decrease the risk of 13 different types of cancer? This medication also helps you lose weight, improves your fitness, improves your strength and the only side effect is that it makes you happier. I guess this is something you would be interested in and […]

10 Healthy Tips for the Holidays

We love the Christmas time at Active One. The Christmas lights, the parties, the presents, time off work, and most importantly getting together with our friends and family. But the increased food drink and sitting around that goes hand in hand with Christmas can start to take a toll on our health. That is why we have tried to make Christmas as healthy as possible this year with a few small adjustments. Below is a […]

Crispy fish, mango & chilli salad

Crispy fish, mango & chilli salad Serves: 4 Time to make: 25 mins Recipe: 2 tablespoons cornflour 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes 600g skinless firm white fish fillets 2 baby cos lettuce, leaves separated 1 medium Lebanese cucumber, thinly sliced 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 1 x 200g punnet grape tomatoes, halved 2 ripe mangoes, peeled, stones removed, thinly sliced 1 cup fresh herbs (such as mint and coriander) 1 tablespoon kecap manis (Indonesian […]

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation    What is it? Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia and it occurs when the electrical impulses of the top two chambers of the heart (the atria) become distorted. This causes these chambers to quiver (or fibrillate) instead of beating regularly. When the atria fail to beat regularly, it allows for the blood to pool and potentially form a clot. If this clot then travels to the brain this […]

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