Healthy Ageing : Overcoming the challenges of the ageing process

After climbing a flight of stairs, Alex is out of breathe, his joints and muscles ache so bad one would think he just crossed the finish line of an 800 meter race. He stretches himself to an upright position and he hears the popping sound of crackling bones and muscles, the one  he is getting used…

The Emerging Sudden Cardiac death Syndrome …

This post is inspired by the increasing accounts of sudden death cases I have encountered in recent times, especially among individuals in the young and middle aged group. Most of these stories have been recounted directly by bereaved loved ones, while others are simply stories splashed across social media platforms.  One thing is however unanimous, they…

Heart Attack … the heart’s calling 911

  What is a Heart Attack? The heart is made up of muscle cells which require oxygen to function. However, when there is inadequate supply of oxygen to the heart muscles, they are starved and in just a short period of time, part of the heart can be damaged or die.

Healthy living … the journey so far !!!

Few weeks ago, I did promise to keep you up to date with progress on my personal lifestyle transition. YES! I’m going through a transition to CLEAN and HEALTHY living. I mean, I wasn’t born a health enthusiast, I have eaten burgers, pizzas, fries, fizzy and all you can imagine. I also love my gadgets,…

New Year resolutions anybody?

Happy New Year! It is 2016! First and foremost I apologise for the long pause and inconsistency in posting new articles. I started a new course ‘Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology’ and this has kept me very occupied. Its a very hands on course which requires

Let’s talk Heart …

In summary, you can’t know too much about your heart! The Heart is argueably one of the most important organs in the Human body. It has been described as the power house of the body as it carries out numerous functions that maintains the overall function of other organs. It is important to keep your…