Great Walks in Colchester!

Walking reduces the likelihood of falling by keeping your joints flexible. Many sources indicate that regular exercise staves off dementia, is healthy for the heart, derives energy and last but not least: it’s good for your mental health. Increased activity will help you lose weight. The experts suggest you do 30...

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The rise of the Trekking Pole and Nordic Walking

Back in the 1930s, ski coaches reached a Eureka moment after searching for a solution to the difficulties training the Finnish olympic team during the off season months. They suggested the use of trekking poles to support walking without snow, hence the name Nordic Walking. Nowadays, the use of trekking...

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Five ways to wellbeing: Learning

For combating loneliness and #StayingWell in later years: 4 – Learning Learning is a lifelong experience, for who could ever claim that they know everything? As far as the five ways to wellbeing is concerned, to learn is not just dealing with facts and knowledge, but is also about discovering...

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Five ways to wellbeing: Taking notice

For combating loneliness and #StayingWell in later years: 2 – Taking notice As we travel through life what would happy memories be like if we didn’t stop to notice them? Even every day activities have a significance through renewing our awareness about what’s actually going on around us. As one...

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Five ways to wellbeing: Connection

For combating loneliness and #StayingWell in later years: 1 – Connection Confidence is reliant upon feeling valued and shared experiences with other people. Having others to connect with will provide engagement and support for someone lonely so that they feel more positive about themselves. Regular human interaction is a well-defined...

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Healthy eating 50+_

            Have you ever considered that over the age of 50 what you eat will have an impact on your health? Don’t worry, you won’t need to banish those much loved dishes from the shopping list in order to stay healthy. As you grow older,...

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