Entries by Siawash Arib

Member of the Month – Cathie Watson

How long have you been a member of Health Mates? I have been a member of Health Mates for nearly 2 years What inspired you to join Health Mates? My daughter and I were keen to try a new gym & Health Mates looked fresh/clean with lots of equipment and friendly staff. What have you […]

Exercising to Improve Your Posture (September Quiz)

These days many of us spend our lives looking down at our phones, stooping over a computer keyboard typing away or driving to get to places. We constantly bend our necks, shrug our shoulders and hunch our backs, making us susceptible to developing chronic postural dysfunction. This is usually not an issue until we develop discomfort, restricted movement, pain or even headaches.

Benefits of training for older adults (APRIL QUIZ)

As you age, regular exercise is more important than ever to your overall health. In fact, a recent Swedish study found that exercise was the number one contributor to longevity, adding extra years to your life—even if you don’t start exercising until your senior years. But it’s not just about adding years to your life, it’s about adding life to your years.

Melanoma & Exercise (MARCH QUIZ)

Melanoma is a cancer that forms in the pigments of skin cells, known as melanocytes. Melanocytes are what protects the skin from ultraviolet light, such as sunlight. Often melanocytes aggregate together in the skin, resulting in the formation of a mole.