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12 Apr The 4 Pillars of Health

Sometimes in life we need a reminder about how important some of the simple things are to our overall health. Four of the most important aspects to our health include exercise, nutrition, headspace and sleep. I think of these four pillars as the foundations to our...

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05 Apr Mental Health and Exercise

There is mounting evidence that exercise is very effective in the treatment of mental illness, some suggesting this mode being more effective then medication. Despite all of this Australia’s mental illness rates are almost double the  global average with 1 in 5 Australians experiencing a...

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28 Mar Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise

The prevalence of diabetes has nearly tripled between the years 1989-90 to 2014-15. With an estimated 1.2 million (6%) Australian adults living with diabetes as of 2014-15, with this totalling close to $6 billion dollars in annual costs for Australians. Beyond the financial costs of...

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21 Mar What’s your Why?

We all know that we should be exercising more and eating healthier so why are 30-40% of Australians leading sedentary lifestyles and only 5% are eating the recommended fruit and vegetables. Clearly knowing this information is not enough. What is stopping us leading a healthy...

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16 Mar The Complex Shoulder

Have you ever had a shoulder injury, completed an exercise rehabilitation program but then weeks, months even years later the pain is back? Chances are you only scratched the surface of your exercise rehabilitation program. Read more The Complex Shoulder...

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08 Mar Chronic Pain

Chronic pain, as defined by the Australian Pain Management Association, is a pain that persists beyond the normal healing time of 12 weeks [1]. This pain is all to present in everyday life and I am sure that either yourself or someone you know is...

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01 Mar What is the best type of exercise?

This is a question I get asked alot as an Exercise Physiologist. The answer is not a straight forward. This will depend on what your goals are and of course your age, medical history and previous exercise history. One of the factors I am often educating people...

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