Avoiding total hip surgery Hip surgery is one of the most frequent procedures performed in hospitals today, as osteoarthritis of the hip takes its toll on a number of elderly and not-so-elderly people. Hip fractures, also common in the elderly, may necessitate hip surgery, which can lay you up for weeks or even months. You [...]Continue Reading →
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Proper hydration – myths and facts The human body is made up of 70% water, and can lose up to 3 litres daily, therefore it stands to reason that we need to maintain our water level in order to be healthy. For proper hydration, it is recommended that adults drink eight 8 glasses of water [...]Continue Reading →
Swimming for fitness Are you looking for a fun, easy way to boost your metabolism, improve fitness and endurance and lose weight? Then try swimming. This low-impact activity provides aerobic benefits for young and old and can be done all year round if you have access to a heated, indoor pool. Many people who suffer [...]Continue Reading →