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Get “Deskercising”

by Henry Jones

Chances are you are sitting in front of a computer reading this blog, in between replying to mountains of emails and wondering where all the paper on your desk appeared from. “Exercise?” you think. “Who has time?” Well, believe it or not, there are quick and effective ways to get yourself moving and never leave your desk.
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Exercise is good for your health, but are you really getting enough?

Exercise is good for your health, but are you really getting enough?

by Malena Hall

We all have been told by health professionals, social media, and more than likely by our mums, that ‘exercise is good for your health’, but do we really understand the importance of it?
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Five cold and flu hacks to get you through winter

by Ryan Tam

Around this time of year avoiding the cold and flu seems almost impossible. On top of this, those that participate in lots of hard training can be more susceptible to getting sick. The good news is, there are things that we can do to minimise our chance of getting sick as well as decrease the severity of the cold or flu in the case that we get it. Here are 5 tips for boosting your body’s immune system:
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‘Tis the season to eat junkfood…

by Samantha Lewis

The Christmas and New Year break is just around the corner, and for a lot of us, we start wondering how we're going to manage our nutritional intake over the break. Often, we write this time of year off before it's even here, and think about that all-too-common New Years Resolution - "Oh, I'll focus on exercise and nutrition in the New Year". Sound familiar???
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Physical activity: The cheapest poly-pill on the market

by Donald Kuah and Dr Brandi Cole

This article has been published in Medicine Today, a peer-reviewed journal for doctors.
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Physical inactivity is a major modifiable cause of disease burden world wide, yet 60% of Australians don’t meet the recommended guidelines for physical activity. It’s a commonly known fact that obesity is a risk factor for death and disease, however what most people don’t realise is that being unfit can actually lead to a greater risk of death than being fat.
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So you think you have a food intolerance?

by Nicole Dynan

Some people have mild reactions to food that are not as severe as allergic reactions but can still cause pain or discomfort. These symptoms are collectively called ‘Food Intolerances’. They can appear in the skin (e.g. rashes, itchiness, eczema, hives or swelling), the gut (e.g. pain, wind, bloating, diarrhoea, constipation, reflux or nausea), the airways (e.g. asthma like symptoms, nasal congestion, shortness of breath), the central nervous system (headaches, migraines or painful joints) or can be a general feeling of being unwell.
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