Get Back in the Groove After a Back Injury
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Post No.: 0190   Furrywisepuppy says:   If you suffer from chronic back pain or osteoarthritis then you should definitely do at least some regular exercise – ‘if you don’t use it then you’ll lose it!’ The cure for a … Read More

You Can Stick Your Detox Back in the Box
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Post No.: 0184   Furrywisepuppy says:   Many blogs on the Internet promote pseudoscientific remedies and health fads but I hope you realise by now that this is no ordinary blog because Fluffystealthkitten and I care about the hard science … Read More

Natural is Best, Poo is Natural, Poo is Best!
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Post No.: 0176   Fluffystealthkitten says:   A lot of people hold dearly onto the over-generalised belief that ‘natural is always best’ for our health and that anything that isn’t considered natural is bad or at least cannot be as … Read More

Exercising for Real-World ‘Go’ Rather than ‘Show’
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Post No.: 0171   Furrywisepuppy says:   Bodies can physically appear in many different ways and still be physically fit. For example, a top triathlete will look very different to a top weightlifter, yet both can be incredibly fit in … Read More

Fad Diets, ‘Superfoods’ and Health Food Trends
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Post No.: 0152   Fluffystealthkitten says:   A problem in health education right now is that many people currently seem to take their influence and education from social media influencers, brand ambassadors and advocates who are not sufficiently educated or … Read More

Good Goed Godt Gott Gut Bacteria
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Post No.: 0137   Furrywisepuppy says:   There used to be a time when all bacteria was, in the main, considered the invading enemy that we ought to do our damnedest to destroy and get rid of from our bodies … Read More

Sleep Deprivation and its Effects on Health
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Post No.: 0123   Furrywisepuppy says:   Get some sleep… is something I keep having to tell myself(!)   Sleep is for repairing the body and for the consolidation of memories. Toxic debris that builds up in the brain during … Read More

Tackling Doping in Sports
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Post No.: 0115   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Anabolic steroids, erythropoietin (EPO), human growth hormone (hGH) and the use of other banned substances in sport is dilemmatic in the sense that the cheaters, as in those who take them, often do … Read More

Training for a Sports Competition or Event
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Post No.: 0109   Furrywisepuppy says:   Sports success depends on biological (e.g. genes), sociological (e.g. opportunities), psychological (e.g. discipline) and educational (e.g. coaching) factors, as well as luck (e.g. what injuries happen to your competitors or which opponents you … Read More

Facing Physical Challenges Makes You Mentally Stronger Too
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Post No.: 0092   Furrywisepuppy says:   Facing tough challenges, not stopping, and still surviving, is what makes us stronger and builds our confidence. It can be a long road but it’s a worthwhile road – it’s worth it because … Read More

Prescribing Exercise and a Healthful Diet as Medicine
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Post No.: 0082   Furrywisepuppy says:   Time and time again, longitudinal (following the same study participants over time) and cross-sectional (taking a snapshot of the population at a particular time) scientific studies have shown that regular physical activity allied … Read More

Giving In to Nagging, Whining or Begging
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Post No.: 0062   Furrywisepuppy says:   If you ever give in to your child’s demands for unhealthy (or less healthful) snacks or drinks or anything else you don’t want them to have, especially after saying, “No” to them a … Read More

A Healthy Diet is Not Actually Expensive at All
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Post No.: 0043   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Regarding obesity, if you are poor and live in a ‘developing’ country then you won’t generally get to eat convenience or junk foods – you’ll cook from raw ingredients and eat what humble … Read More

Health is About Performance, Not Vanity or Weight
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Post No.: 0033   Furrywisepuppy says:   Our physical health is about how our bodies can maintain equilibrium and how we can cope with all the things that life can and will throw at us. So our health is really … Read More

Stretches as an Exercise Itself, Not as a Warm Up
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Post No.: 0022   Furrywisepuppy says:   Physically warming up before exercise is critical to reduce the likelihood of sustaining an injury, and it also helps one to gradually feel more and more mentally in the mood and prepared for … Read More

Good Health is Never About Extremes
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Post No.: 0014   Furrywisepuppy says:   Some people misuse the term ‘being too healthy’ – but you cannot be too healthy that it makes you unhealthy because if your extreme behaviour causes you to be unhealthy then that is … Read More

We Care For What We Love (and Can Love What We Care For)
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Post No.: 0003   Furrywisepuppy says:   To look after your health – confidence in yourself and self-compassion (which is self-esteem and a respect for oneself but without ever venturing into a feeling of self-superiority over others, narcissism or self-righteousness) … Read More

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