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How Exercise Motivation Really Works

Positive feedback is essential in helping people to stay motivated whilst pursuing any goal. However, research suggests that the increasing popularity of activity trackers (wearable’s) do not help most people achieve long-term motivation when it comes to exercise. Once the initial novelty (and intention) fades – and life circumstances intervene – motivation wanes. Whether the […] Read more

Time To Take Up Running Again?

Regular running can dramatically reduce the risk of death. At least, according to a study published in the BMJ Researchers took 14 previous studies, totaling more than 230,000 people. They were followed over periods ranging between 5.5‌ ‌and‌ ‌35‌ ‌years.‌ The study’s meta-analysis showed that: Regular runners had a 27 per cent lower risk of […] Read more

Exercising For Brain Health

On my way to a race at Knole Park (Sevenoaks) yesterday, the driver remarked: “I just hope there is a cure for Alzheimer’s in our lifetime”. There is I said: “Exercise!” They all (in the car) then gave me a slightly puzzled look as if I was bit loony. First a quick caveat: Yes there […] Read more

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