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Is the health of your brain linked to the power of your legs?

In a recent UK study, 324 twin sisters aged 43 to 73 (average age 55) had their health monitored over 10 years. They were tested twice – at the start of the 10 years and at the end.   Read this post

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

What's better: walking 10,000 steps a day or interval training three times a week?

If you saw the ABC’s recent Catalyst program on interval training you might be wondering.   Read this post

Friday, October 23, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

An under-rated but great form of health insurance

When you think of health insurance you probably think of companies like Bupa or HCF. But one of the best forms of health insurance for 50-plus women has nothing to do with them.  Read this post

Saturday, August 29, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Finding the motivation for winter exercise

Struggling to get out and exercise on grey chilly days?  Read this post

Saturday, July 25, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Are your knees noisy when you squat?

That crackling noise can be disconcerting. It’s called ‘crepitus’ and you hear it because the cartilage in your knees isn’t as smooth and tidy as it used to be.   Read this post

Friday, July 10, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Is your bladder weak?

It’s World Continence Week, though we seem to be calling it Weak Bladder Week here. The underlying message is that bladder leakage isn't normal and that there's help for weak bladders.  Read this post

Saturday, June 27, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Four ways to plan for a healthy winter now

With temperatures dropping it’s time to set yourself up to stay healthy through the winter, before you get a cold. We all know what to do yet we get caught out, even on the obvious things like staying warm and washing our hands. It takes a bit of forethought but it’s worth it to avoid spending weeks feeling miserable.   Read this post

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Findings on exercise from the 45 and Up Study

Recent Australian research shows that people over 45 who do at least some vigorous exercise live longer than people who do moderate intensity exercise. But what does this mean for you?  Read this post

Sunday, April 12, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Getting older, getting better

If you’ve seen the photos on my website you’ll be familiar with the blonde in the mauve top, but what might not be obvious is that she’s 77 this year. Her husband Dino just turned 81.  Read this post

Monday, March 30, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Why posture makes a difference

How often have you woken up with a stiff neck, hip or shoulder and presumed that you must have slept in an awkward position?  Read this post

Monday, March 23, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson