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How much sugar are you drinking?

Recommended daily intake There isn’t currently a recommended daily intake for sugar, but the World Health Organisation has suggested that no more than 10% of our total energy intake should come from sugars. For an average Australian consuming about 8700kj a day, that equates to about 55g or 13 teaspoons of sugar per day. One... Read more »
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Exercises to prevent lower back injuries

Lower back injury and chronic pain is a common complaint. Over time long periods of sitting can cause overly tight lower back muscles and poor posture, increasing risk of injury. Because of it’s position and role in certain movements, the lower back is subject to injury while lifting heavy objects, twisting, or sudden movements. There are... Read more »
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Is your smartphone killing your neck?

Did you know that looking at your smartphone or tablet can double or triple the weight of your head and can strain your neck? If you are reading this article on a cell phone or tablet, you are probably doing it right now: tilting your head forward and down in order to look at your... Read more »
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Benefits of Corporate Fitness for employees

There are MANY benefits to exercise. Everyone understands that exercise helps with maintaining a healthy body weight, it increases physical abilities in cardiovascular endurance, muscle endurance and muscle strength. But there’s SO much more that exercise does for you. Let’s specifically talk about some ways that exercise can benefit employees who are participating in workplace... Read more »
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Can exercise help with anxiety?

Mental health is an issue that affects many Australians, it’s estimated that 45 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. In any one year, around 1 million Australian adults have depression, and over 2 million have anxiety. Anxiety is more than just feeling stressed or worried. While stress and... Read more »
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Easy at-home seated stretches

Stretching is one of the easiest things we can do to improve our mobility, ability to perform daily tasks, relieve muscle tension, and prevent injuries. Stretching doesn’t have to take a long time or be difficult. In fact stretching should be relaxing, enjoyable and help to alleviate the aches and pains that come from overly tight... Read more »
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Balance exercises for older adults

Falls can lead to significant injury, disability and even death in older adults, in fact, falls are the leading cause of deaths from injury for Australians aged 65 and over. On average, one in three people aged 65 and over will fall at least once per year. Rates of falls are higher among older women... Read more »
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