Category Archives: Recreation

Exercise can ease PMS and period pain – what if I’m too busy to exercise?

When you’re curled up with cramps the last thing you want to do is work out, right? Gentle exercise with the emphasis on ‘gentle’ can ease period pain. Soft yoga postures have been found to reduce pressure on the lower back by elongating the spine, while stretching and toning the abdominal muscles. It’s now official […]

Walking 10,000 Steps a Day is Poor Advice

It turns out that “Walking 10,000 Steps per Day” was actually part of a marketing plan in Japan back in the 1960’s. According to this new report from Michael Mosley, the idea was born from Dr Hatano, a concerned Japanese scientist, who was worried that the Japanese were falling into a slothful American lifestyle. More […]