Childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years and family-oriented clubs are programing everything from fitness-oriented play groups to sports specific training to curb the epidemic.
This year’s Jerry Morris Memorial lecture will be given by Dr I-Min Lee, Harvard University, School of Public Health, who will present “Does physical activity play a role in cancer prevention?”.
Qigong (pronounced chee gung), is the Chinese art and science of using breathing techniques, gentle movement and meditation to cleanse, strengthen and circulate qi, the life energy. Qigong Illustrated is a step-by-step guide complete with detailed instructions and full-colour photo sequences of the most effective movements, exercises and traditional routines, including Daoist Five, Eight Silk Brocade and Turning and Winding the Belt Vessel. Centered on the three essential components of qigong (body, mind and breath), Qigong Illustrated’s straightforward, highly visual approach is the quickest and most effective way to experience the physical and mental benefits of each routine, such as improving your posture, strengthening your body, and reducing tension.
Falls are one of the leading causes of death for old people, with over a third of over 65s and half of over 80s falling each year, leading to an estimated 14,000 people in the UK dying as a result.
a field-tested resource that will enable teachers, youth workers, administrators, and coaches to help their charges develop into becoming solid citizens in both their personal lives and as members of society in general.
StreetChance uses Street 20, a quick, easy to play and accessible version of cricket that involves limited equipment.
Fitness Illustrated allows you to see exercise and activity from a whole new perspective. In this unique guide you are taken inside each type of activity to show you what works, what doesn’t and why!
Experts found those who sat down for long periods without getting up had a larger waist circumference and lower levels of good HDL cholesterol.