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Diabetes and Exercise

According to Diabetes UK “12.3 million people in the UK are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.” Around 7.0% of men and 4.9% of women are living with some form of diabetes in the UK – of which 85%-90% are type 2 diabetics. Type 1: Type 1 diabetes cannot be prevented around 8% of […]

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What is Sarcopenia?

Sarcopenia is an age-associated, degenerative disease involving a loss of muscle mass and strength – this meaning there is a reduction in the number of muscle fibres within our muscles, and the size of those muscle fibres begin to decrease, and so our strength decreases. It hinders physical performance; causing poor gait, balance and overall […]

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