Pills or Pilates

Mon, Nov 20th 2023 at 5:45 pm - 8:15 pm

Three years ago, Kristine Hargen spoke to us about movement is medicine. Tonight, Kristine will explain lifestyle alternatives for better health. Click “details” for more information on the alternatives


Kristine Hagen MSc Chiro will talk us through the perils of chronic inflammation, poor diet and being sedentary; why setting health span targets makes more sense than life span targets; why walking briskly has huge benefits; which 10 easy changes you can make to your diet that will influence your DNA - blood sugars and immune response, the real and immense effects of regular exercise; and why simple tests (grip, balance, stride length) can predict your health and lifespan.

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Donation to Saint Oswald’s Church which is working working with Coney Hill Junior School to provide food meal boxes to vulnerable families in Coney Hill

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Rotary@Kingsholm has discovered that Gloucester City as only 3 accessible defibrillators. This is the lowest number in the country. A new defibrillator costs about £2200. Our aim during the next 12 months is to raise enough money to double that number.

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Rotary National Youth Competitions provide young people with the opportunity to develop their skills, the platform to showcase their exceptional talents and the chance to win some amazing prizes.

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Sadly Santa can’t see you before Christmas at Sainsbury’s or Tesco this year as he's in lockdown in Lapland. However don't worry as he’ll see you all on the night. At the moment the elves from Rotary@Kingsholm are busy helping him. Happy Christmas

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Longfield Hospice provides end of life support at home to reduce the demand on NHS beds. Recognising how It is vital that the hospice continues its work to help vulnerable people in need, we were happy to make a donation to their funds.

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For this initiative we work with, and help, asylum seekers and refugees from across the world currently residing in or around Gloucester learning the English spoken language

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Walk all 102 miles of the beautiful Cotswold Way National Trail in one day? Yes you can! See how you can take part in Rotary@Kingsholm’s annual challenge, enjoy a great day out and raise valuable funds for the charity of your choice.

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Each year nurses from overseas come to work in Gloucester. Rotary@Kingsholm has organised a series of events to welcome them to our county. Click on details to read more and see what we have organised.

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Donation to Gloucester Domestic Abuse Support Service (GDASS) for additional support required due to pressures of the coronavirus lockdown. GDASS’s aim is to reduce level of domestic abuse and improve safety of victims and their families.

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Rotary@Kingsholm pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II for all the pleasure she has given us during her life of service

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Roots Community Café working with Kingsholm School to provide free meals to vulnerable families in the immediate Kingsholm area.

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The aim of the Community Awards programme is to support organisations within the city area with a small grant which ‘will make a real difference’. This is a small grants programme with awards of up to a maximum of £500.

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Since formation, the club, formerly known as Gloucester North, has gone from strength to strength. We hope to celebrate with a formal dinner, and will use the year to raise our profile in a variety of imaginative ways. Watch this space for more details.

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