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    How to Stay Active When it’s Cold Outside

    Winter is here! Are you finding it hard staying motivated to exercise? Thankfully, there are a number of ways to stay active in the comfort of your own home.
    • Fitness
    4 August 2015
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    Does BMI Matter When it Comes to Cancer?

    Can a high Body Mass Index lead to a higher risk of cancer? We’ve done some research and have found that you are more at risk of certain types of cancer if you are classified as overweight or obese. Find out more here.
    • Fitness
    11 June 2015
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    Burn fat now by focusing on these three things

    Forget about following those ‘Fat-Burning’ diets. We’ve got the only tried and true way to burn fat, and it’s all about keeping these three things in mind. Find out what they are in this article.
    • Fitness
    13 April 2015
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    Australian bushwalks for the nature fan

    Australia is home to some of the greatest bushwalks in the world, and we’ve put together our top 10 favourites that everyone should try at least once.
    • Fitness
    12 January 2015
  • Obesity: The second biggest preventable risk factor for cancer

    Here's a scary statistic – did you know that 3.4 million people die each year from being overweight/obese? And that obesity is now the second leading cause of preventable cancer in the world? Here’s the research to prove it.
    • Fitness
    24 November 2014

  • Cycling in France will tip the balance in your favour

    Australians have poor work/life balance, which is known to affect physical and mental health. The French rate above average. Perhaps you could pick up some tips on a cycling tour of the Loire Valley. If not, the holiday itself could be enough to restore some balance!
    • Fitness
    24 November 2014
  • Keep calm and stretch

    Back pain is incredibly common, with an estimated 80% of people who experience it in their lifetime. For this reason it’s essential that you look after your spine, and here we show you how.
    • Fitness
    24 November 2014

  • The Australian Government’s physical and sedentary guidelines, by age

    More and more research is pointing to the fact that regular physical activity contributes to good health and reduces our risk of chronic diseases. This article examines the Government’s Physical and Sedentary Guidelines that have been compiled to try and address the problem and what we can do to become more active in our daily lives.
    • Fitness
    24 November 2014
  • Exercise During Pregnancy may Increase Baby’s Brain Development

    The benefits of exercise have in recent years been studied by researchers all around the world, and one of the latest studies was on how exercise can affect the development of a baby’s brain during the gestational period.
    • Fitness
    6 October 2014
  • Weighing up pre-exhaust training

    There is some conflicting information floating around regarding pre-exhaust training. This technique is named as such because it reverses the conventional order exercises are performed in, so that isolation moves are performed first, followed by compound exercises.
    • Fitness
    6 October 2014
  • Skip your way to good health

    Skipping may have a reputation for the playground and kids alone, but this frequently undervalued exercise is a great aerobic workout that is easy, cheap and uses up more calories than running alone!
    • Fitness
    5 October 2014
  • Top 10 fitness gadgets

    Do you want to make exercise more fun and informative? Why not try one of these top 10 fitness gadgets? They can do everything from monitor your heart and respiration rates to tracking your running speed and distance travelled.
    • Fitness
    5 October 2014
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    Tips on finding the best personal trainers

    If your New Years resolution for 2014 is to exercise more and get in shape, then a great way to do this is with the help of a personal trainer. However, it’s essential that you choose the right trainer to suit you and your needs.
    • Fitness
    5 October 2014
  • Why you should exercise as a family

    Making time to exercise as well as spend time with the family can be hard, so why not combine the two? Take a walk together after dinner or go for a bike ride, and create healthy new habits for 2014.
    • Fitness
    5 October 2014