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Brain gains – The impact of exercise on the brain

An article I originally posted at Australia's Science Channel   Exercise has a wide range of benefits for the body. It improves cardiovascular fitness, lowers blood pressure and reduces the chance of developing heart disease and stroke. But more than just improving your fitness, aerobic exercise has a range of benefits for your brain too.… Continue reading Brain gains – The impact of exercise on the brain

Dry January? Febfast? Ideas for giving up alcohol and sugar successfully

Over January I've decided to quit drinking alcohol. This was for multiple reasons, but particularly after a boozy December I wanted to try to reset some habits (particularly mindless drinking in the evenings while watching Netflix) and stop thrashing my liver after all of those Christmas parties. As it's now nearly over I'm actually feeling… Continue reading Dry January? Febfast? Ideas for giving up alcohol and sugar successfully