The role of exercise in weight management

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Exercise is very significant in weight management, as increasing your activity levels increase the body’s fuel consumption (calories). It is highly beneficial for keeping the weight off once they’re gone…

Healthy Ageing – Keeping Active as you Age!

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Healthy Ageing  Exercise is medicine for the body and brain! Staying physically active has positive effects on our general health and well-being. Exercise has been shown to reduce our risk…
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Sitting the silent killer? Sure is!

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We all know that sitting for long periods of time can be extremely harmful to our health, but new research is showing us the extent of damage – and it’s…
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Why Strength Training is for ALL Ages

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If you think that lifting weights is just for those who are young and fit, think again. The benefits of strength training translate to anyone of all ages, and it’s…

Why Setting an Exercise Goal is Gold

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“All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.” —Orison Swett Marden Setting…

How Much Cardio is Good Cardio?

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Cardio. It’s a word that can often strike fear into our hearts. Those who prefer lifting weights dread the ‘cardio day’, and those who normally go to classes or use…

The Benefits of Exercising in Winter

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When winter comes around, we feel like staying indoors and snuggling up with a hot cup of cocoa by the fireplace…. While this great, what’s even better is getting out…

EXERCISE AND OBESITY: WHERE DO WE BEGIN?

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With over half Australian adults and a quarter of Australian children reported as being overweight or living with obesity, the importance of understanding how to exercise appropriately is becoming more…