Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Is your memory failing?

Many people tell me how concerned they are about their memory not being as good as it used to be. Interesting to see Keith in this video who is worried about it at 45! He did the right thing in checking out if there was a physical problem here. There was not. So he proceeded to get advice on what to do to improve his daily memory. All of his ideas might not be right for you but listen with an open mind. Now exactly what did he say ..............

Sunday, 29 May 2011

Ageing Muscles Benefit from Post-Exercise Protein Drinks

As a runner I was particularly interested in this research study which claims that we will benefit most from exercise by drinking protein drinks after aerobic activity.  This will increase the training effect after six weeks, when compared to carbohydrate drinks. Additionally, this study suggests that this effect can be seen using as little as 20 grams of protein.

I shall be remembering this as I train for my annual Jane Tomlinson 10k charity race in Leeds on June 19. I am running for the Stroke Association this year after my wife Valerie was struck down with a severe stroke last October and currently cannot walk properly and cannot talk. If you would like to contribute go to