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Healthcare, Exercise and your Health

November 30, 2017

People who play a sport are more likely to stay healthy and fit as they age, according to a new study published in BMJ Open, compared to those who do other types of physical activity. Finding a sport you love early in life—and playing it of...

Does spending years running marathons or cycling for long distances potentially strain someones heart?

2 major studies on athletes and their coronary arteries suggest that the answer may be yes. Read full article here>>

Encouraging people to meet specific fitness goals when they are new to exercising can be ineffective. In fact, it may even make it harder to become active, according to an editorial published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.


November 24, 2017

Gardening, washing the floor or cleaning the kitchen could save your life, new research has revealed.

According to the Daily Mail, a report from McMaster University in Canada found that doing physical household chores five times a week for h...

Some people say depression leads to a broken heart. It’s a catchy expression, but is it really true? 

There is certainly a link between depression and heart disease, the most common cause of a heart attack. People with depression are 30% mor...

From October 1, the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care requires that each long day care, family day care and preschool service has a policy and procedure for sleep, rest and relaxation. These must document how...

November 18, 2017

Einstein is said to have slept for 10 hours a night. The authors of a new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience say sound sleep might protect against fear and distress, while a person’s tendency to sleep fitfully can make them more...

November 16, 2017

Happiness is an active process, not something you get by sitting back and waiting. It’s something to be grabbed by the horns or more vulnerable areas and then conquered.

Many also say happiness is not something we can buy, or steal, or work...

November 14, 2017

There are some common misconceptions about exercise and weight loss that need to be addressed. 

Myth 1: Exercise is the best way to lose weight 

Myth 2. You can’t be fat and fit 

Myth 3. No pain, no gain 

Myth 4. Only resistance training w...

November 13, 2017

With so much pressure on new mothers to 'bounce back', often women put unnecessary pressure on themselves to lose the baby weight and get back into shape right after the baby is born, at what is already a difficult time.

Not only that, doing...

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In the face of holiday stress, better breathing reduces physical tension, promotes mindfulness, and helps us rest. 

Despite the myriad joys the season...

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