27 January 2017 - Runners' Brains more Connected
Links between physical activity and mental function are
increasingly being studied as a way to highlight the intricate connections
between body and mind. University of Arizona researchers recently discovered
that runners' brains appear to have greater functional connectivity than
non-runners' brains, with MRI scans putting the benefits of running on a
similar level to playing a musical instrument when it comes to greater
19 January 2017 - It's all About the Core
Core strength has become a huge buzz word in the world of
fitness - and for very good reason. The muscles that define your core are at
the very centre of your being, giving you the strength you need to complete
your daily tasks and the stability you need to move your body without pain.
While core strength training is known as a great way to lose weight and get
great abs, it also has the potential to transform your posture, improve your
balance, and control your internal body functions.
17 January 2017 - How Meditation can Help You
Meditation is widely believed to induce relaxation and
reduce stress levels, with this ancient practice helping countless people
around the world to unwind and slow down. The advantages of regular meditation
stretch way beyond simple relaxation, however, including a number of
scientifically proven benefits related to physical, emotional, and mental
health. With meditation proving helpful on so many levels, perhaps it's time to
put your inner sceptic to rest and find out what all the fuss is about.
06 January 2017 - Echo Tech in 2017
Global warming and other ecological challenges continue to
face humanity, as people around the world look to solve a growing range of
environmental problems. While technology is often seen as a catalyst for
environmental destruction, it will also play a big role in the solution.
Environmental scientists and eco-tech companies across the globe are likely to
make their biggest splash yet in 2017, including projects related to wind
power, artificial photosynthesis, and smart transportation.
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