by Catherine Free, Life Coach
Movement can feel like a luxury and is so important.
Spring is the perfect time to get more active. In Ash Vale we have the beautiful Basingstoke canal to enjoy. Regular walking is beneficial in so many ways including:
+ Maintain a healthy weight and lose body fat
+ Prevent or manage various conditions, including heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, cancer and type 2 diabetes
+ Improve cardiovascular fitness
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By Mike Jacobs
Over eighty years ago I was marked with a sign that said I was safe. In 1940, I and many, many other children were vaccinated at the clinic in Stoke Road, Guildford. This left a scar high up on my left arm that was affectionately known by everyone as a ‘Dickie Bird’. The vaccination was to protect me against smallpox (variola), a disease that had decimated Europe throughout the middle ages. This process was followed a few weeks later by injections against Diptheria and Scarlet Fever. Since discovery of the process of vaccination, smallpox has been eliminated and is now considered exterminated.
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