The Let’s Get Fit Christmas Party 2013

Sarcopenia – The Osteoporosis Of Our Muscles

WHAT IS SARCOPENIA? Sarcopenia is the age-related loss of muscle fibres (i.e. a decrease in mucle mass or lean body tissue) and strength.  Sarcopenia is sometimes described as the osteoporosis of our muscles and is a contributor to falls, frailty, and mortality. WHY SHOULD YOU BE CONCERNED? If in your retirement and older years you would you like to, Be living in your own home? Travel? Be actively involved in […]

The Benefits of Shiatsu Massage Therapy

Shiatsu is a non-invasive therapy that can reduce stress and contribute to overall well-being. Advocates believe that it has both preventative and remedial effects. Shiatsu, literally means finger pressure. It is a form of traditional Japanese massage that works on the energy lines (meridians) in the body to bring about balance (health) and peace of mind. The practitioner uses thumbs, fingers, elbows, knees and even feet at times to work […]