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Brookfield’s Dance with the Doc – Christmas Special

Brookfield took fitness to another level as they held their 1st Dance with the Doc – Christmas Special on Saturday, 14th of December, 2019. It was an exhilarating moment seeing both old and young individuals engaging in physical activity in the most fun loving way! The event started off with a stretching session and then proceeded to warm up aerobics. As led by Vin Focus Bodyfit, the participants danced in synchrony to the tunes of Nigerian Afro beats. Why dance? Dancing is a way to stay fit for people of all ages, shapes and sizes. It has a wide range of physical and mental benefits including: Improved condition of your heart and lungs Increased muscular strength, endurance and motor fitnes

2nd International Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2019

On 29th and 30th of November 2019, the 2nd International Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2019 was hosted by the Society of Lifestyle Medicine of Nigeria (SOLONg). The conference was held at the State House Auditorium, Aso Presidential Villa, Abuja. Theme: LIFESTYLE MEDICINE: REVOLUTIONIZING THE MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC ILLNESSES IN THE 21ST CENTURY. Sub-theme: THE EMERGENCE OF EPIGENETICS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC DISEASES. Present at the conference was Her Excellency Dame Edith Okowa; Wife of the Governor of Delta State, Dr. Rob Lawson; President British Society of Lifestyle Medicine (BSLM) and board member International Board of Lifestyle Medicine (IBLM), Dr. Pamela Ajayi; founder and MD Syn


WWAD November edition held on Saturday, 23rd November 2019 at Millennium Park Abuja was the best of its kind. Health focus was ‘’Walking against Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity and Prostate Cancer”. The event kicked off with warm up stretch exercises conducted by Jordan – Phoenix Boot camp. This was followed by the 5km walk which included 5 rest points where participants were led on aerobics and stretch exercises to increase their endurance levels. In between the walk, there were dance sessions, running competitions. Upon return from the walk and after a short break and photo sessions, Focus bodyfit led the dance and aerobics. The WWAD November edition also incorporated Brookfield Exercise As Medic

Sights from Walk with a Doc October 2019.

Sights and Sounds from Walk with a Doc October 2019. This WWAD October edition was exciting, exhilarating and elating, just a few words to describe the walk! It was amazing walking, dancing and celebrating with the good people of Jaytees Wellbeing and Abuja residents. Health focus was ‘’Sitting is the New Smoking”. Sitting has been tagged the new smoking and here is why; Sitting for a long time is so overdone that it is as hazardous to our health as smoking, “prolonged sitting will shorten your life, just like smoking”. Prolonged sitting which is one of the hallmark of a sedentary life and physical inactivity, has been shown to be a risk factor in many chronic diseases. Research has shown th