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Posts Tagged ‘Sitting long periods’

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A Gift to Take the Pain Away

Aircycles make great gifts and could be the perfect Mother’s Day gift for your mother or grandmother this year. It will keep her moving while she sits, relieve aches and pains and deliver lasting health benefits.

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Is Sitting Also Bad for Your Mental Health?

Prolonged sitting, a new study has found, may contribute to the risk of depression. For some time we have known that spending less time in your chair can lower your risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes but now this new research has found that reducing sitting time may also lessen feelings of […]

Travel in Comfort and Savety

More Travel Tips – Comfortable Flying

To ensure your flight is a pleasant experience it is worthwhile to heed certain health tips. They are designed to improve blood circulation, avoid ankle swelling, relieve cramped muscles and help you to arrive with a spring in your step. Wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing. Make sure your shoes allow for expanding of feet and […]

From an Experienced Traveller

Travelling from Australia to see my family in Yorkshire, England, is a long way. The excitement of seeing them all again is clouded by what state my feet and legs will be in after 26 hours flying. My past track record has been painful swelling, making it hard to get my shoes on, and a […]

Who is More Susceptible to Blood Clots (DVT) on Flights?

Those with heart and circulation problems People who’ve had surgery recently People who are overweight Smokers Office workers Pregnant women Those on the contraceptive pill Older people – 60+ Boeing recommends that passengers do light exercises that may assist in increasing blood circulation and massaging the muscles. The Aircycle exercises do both of these things. […]

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