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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

Seminar on Women, Ageing & Weight, Saturday 7 March

Last month I included a post about a 4-month program I’m looking to run for women over 50 who want to get healthy and lose weight. I’ve decided to run a seminar on this topic on the afternoon of Saturday 7 March from 1-4pm.  Read this post

Friday, February 27, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Does your bottom look like a pikelet?

Sydney physiotherapist Anna Louise Bouvier says buttocks come in three shapes — the Pear, the Peach and the Pikelet. Pears are curvy in their youth and spread sideways as they age. They’re often accompanied by saddlebags on the thighs. Peaches are firm and high-set, but as they get older they move down the back of the leg. Pikelets are flat and perhaps a little out of shape.

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Friday, February 27, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Get healthier and change your outlook. You might even lose your belly.

From early March I’m running a 4 month program for women over 50 who want a healthier body and mind and as an outcome of those, a flatter belly.   Read this post

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Losing our 'old lady' posture

Many of us over 50 look the same: our head pokes forward, our shoulders and back are rounded, and our belly sticks out. While it doesn’t look good, it doesn’t feel good either. This kind of ‘old lady’ posture restricts our breathing — and consequently our vitality — and makes us susceptible to neck, shoulder and back pain.   Read this post

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson

Exercise: sometimes it pays to work in, not work out

Our summery weather gets some of us feeling we ought to be doing more exercise. On one hand that’s a plus since our bodies need regular and consistent movement to stay healthy. But there are times when more exercise isn’t smart.   Read this post

Thursday, October 16, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson