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exercise body mind Rachel Withers fitpreneur BalletBeFit

Exercise: Benefiting Both Your Body and Mind

Your brain is a complex organ. One new case of dementia is diagnosed every four seconds, so it’s important to protect your brain function however you can. There is research emerging daily that indicates exercising your body is actually working out your brain, as well. Exercise and Your Brain When you exercise, you breathe harder…

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Morning or Evening: What Time of Day Should You Workout?

Rise and shine! Research suggests that anyone who wakes up with the sun and cranks out an early morning workout is doing their body a favor. Running on Empty A handful of small studies have shown that weight loss is more pronounced when you exercise in the morning on an empty stomach. It is believed…

Aging Adults prioritise physical activity by Rachel Withers fitpreneur BalletBeFit

Why Aging Adults Should Prioritise Physical Activity

In the UK, 10 million people are now aged 65 or older. That’s 16% of the population! Furthermore, we’ve seen a significant population growth among those 85 years and older. Advancements in medicine and education have played a huge role. This is great news because our loved ones can be with us longer to see…

How Dance Combats Dementia by Rachel Withers

How Dance Combats Dementia

For some, dancing is a fun, effective means of physical fitness. For others, it is much more. Recent studies show that frequent dancing may improve cognitive function, offering protection from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia and Dance As we age, our brain loses mental connections when brain cells deteriorate. Those with Alzheimer’s and other forms…