With exercise amount matters, not frequency

Doing 150 minutes of exercise is just as good for you all in one go as it is broken up into several sessions each week, researchers from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada¬†have reported. For example, someone who performed no physical activity on Monday to Friday but was active for 150 minutes over the weekend would…

Use your knees when you are young or come to Lowford Clinic

Active children may have stronger knees as adults, based on a study of 300 children in America. The findings suggest that childhood exposure to physical activity has a long term protective effect on knee joint health. However, if rather than being¬† active as a child, you spent most of your time on the couch watching…

Cycling and walking ‘must be the norm’ for short journeys

The Chiropractors and Physiotherapists¬† at Lowford Clinic in Southampton were excited to see that the kind people at the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) are now advocating that we should all be more active. We should shun the car in favour of our feet or bicycle for all journeys that could be completed in…