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It’s also being used more often by professional athletes as “prehab” (preventative exercises). If your body is functioning correctly then you are stronger when an external force, such as a tackle is exerted. You’ll be able to maintain better balance and are less likely to become injured.… Read more
So often, people let their health & exercise habits slip during the summer months. With holidays, weddings & BBQs, wellness just seems to fall through the cracks. This, however, creates an influx of anxiety as August appears and shakes everybody to their core, literally.
So, what are the benefits of starting or continuing a yoga practice in summer?
As summer is a time for families and friends to get away from their daily routine, yoga classes tend to be a little quieter – leaving more room to breathe, move around your mat and not worry about knocking your neighbour Susan in the nose during a swan-dive.… Read more
When a person is not engaged in any particular activity, something happens in the brain. The mind begins to wander. We start to mull over past conversations or future events. This is type of brain activity can be seen using fMRI scans. Just like a computer that defaults to a screensaver mode when no tasks are being performed, the mind-wandering activity that switches on is called the Default Mode Network (DMN).… Read more
The sun is out, the kids are off school and the novelty wears thin when havoc at home ensues due to boredom. We’ve written 5 tips to help you keep your little ones entertained during the summer months in every weather condition!1. Pitch Up A Tent!
There’s nothing kids love more than a camping experience. You can easily pick up a cheap tent and bring that getaway feeling to your own back-garden, or even your sitting room.… Read more
The desire to slow down the ageing process is common to all. Interventions like Botox work well for filling in lines but leave the ageing of the body and skin unaffected. What we really want is to put the brakes on the ageing process in the whole body.
Facial rejuvenation acupuncture works directly on lines by making the skin produce keratin and collagen to plump out wrinkles.… Read more
Reflexology is so much more than a relaxing foot massage. Reflexology is based on the principal that certain reflex points on the feet correspond to different body organs and systems, and that pressing them creates real benefits for the person’s health. It is a unique treatment that benefits those suffering from a broad spectrum of health conditions and disorders.What common conditions can reflexology treat?
1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
20% of people in Ireland suffer from this embarrassing health condition but there is little doctors can do to help other than a prescription of tablets which can even perpetuate symptoms.… Read more