“They say when I’m on the bike I’m like the Bionic Woman!”

Aysel Atas has faced a lifetime of battles head-on with determination and a love of physical activity. Now she is an inspiration and mentor to woman and people with disabilities in Turkey. Photo: Jerome Guiraud

How being active gave Aysel Atas the super-power to battle on.   For Aysel Atas, the Journey of Hope represents a lifelong journey that has seen her move from Turkey to the Netherlands as a child, be married by the time she was 16 and battle breast cancer at the age of 36. Aysel believes that being active […]

Doctors could prescribe Tai Chi to relieve chronic disease patients


Tai Chi, the ancient Chinese practice consisting of slow stretching movements, breathing and balance techniques, may provide relief among older adults with chronic diseases by improving symptoms and quality of life, a recent study says. The study, conducted by the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and published in the British Journal of Sports […]