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Healthcare, Exercise and your Health

March 6, 2018

"Stretching is one of those things you either love or hate. Personally, I hate it, I find it boring, awkward, and generally ineffective, also I’m useless at it, usually looking like a stiff lump of cold clay whenever I try. However, I know...

March 2, 2018

When Lizzy Williamson got a job as a professional dancer on a major cruise ship, her delight soon dimmed. She was one of a handful of "not very large" dancers instructed, in front of the others, to lose weight before the ship sailed. It led...

December 16, 2017

Take a movement break every 30 minutes, say experts. No matter how much you exercise, sitting for excessively long periods of time is a risk factor for early death, a new study published Monday in Annals of Internal Medicine found.

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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.

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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 10, 2017

Many of us exercise on a regular basis, and we become comfortable with the same exercise routine. But is your standard routine leading to a plateau in fitness gains? Once the body becomes used to running a few kilometres each day, is it bas...

November 4, 2017

Regular exercise may prevent many cases of future depression, according to a new Australian study, and researchers say that as little as one hour a week can make a real difference.

The paper, published in the American Journal of Psychia...

November 3, 2017

People are spending more time sitting on the toilet every week than exercising, a poll has revealed. Adults clock up an average of three hours and nine minutes on the lavatory every week - but spend just 90 minutes being active.

According to...

October 25, 2017

Is there such a thing as too much exercise? A new study, published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings, suggests that there is. Fitness diehards may have a higher-than-average risk of coronary artery calcification (CAC): a buildup of cal...

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Tap your holiday stress-busting super power: Breathing

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

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