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Addressing Childhood Obesity Beyond Diet and Exercise

Addressing Childhood Obesity Beyond Diet and Exercise

Childhood obesity is a complex issue that requires complex solutions, according to a new study by the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre. The study found that focusing solely on immediate fixes such as diet and exercise programs won't be enough to tackle the problem.

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Hybrid Work: The Key to Better Sleep and Mental Health?

Hybrid Work: The Key to Better Sleep and Mental Health?

1 year ago

Do you need help to balance your work and personal life? Well, it turns out that hybrid work might be the answer to all your problems!

According to a recent study by the International Workplace Group (IWG), hybrid workers report better health outcomes than their remote or in-person counterparts. So, what exactly are the benefits? For starters, hybrid workers get an extra 71 hours of sleep each year compared to before the pandemic.

The Surprising Impact of Mindset on Physical Activity: What the Latest Research Reveals

The Surprising Impact of Mindset on Physical Activity: What the Latest Research Reveals

1 year ago

Do you ever feel like you need to do more physical activity? Maybe you've heard about the benefits of exercise, but you can't seem to find the motivation to get moving. What if we told you that your mindset about physical activity could be the key to unlocking your potential?

Reasons Why Variety in Sports is the Spice of Life

Reasons Why Variety in Sports is the Spice of Life

1 year ago

Sports play a crucial role in our physical and mental well-being. They help us stay active, improve our overall fitness, and reduce the risk of chronic illnesses. However, playing the same sport repeatedly can become monotonous and may not provide a comprehensive workout. This is where mixing up and playing different sports can be beneficial.

In this blog post, we'll explore why it is essential to mix up and play different sports and how it can impact our health.

Study: Physical Activity More Effective Than Medication for Depression

Study: Physical Activity More Effective Than Medication for Depression

1 year ago

Researchers from the University of South Australia are urging for exercise to be prioritized as a primary approach to managing depression, as a new study has shown that physical activity is 1.5 times more effective than counseling or leading medications.

The study, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, is the most extensive to date, covering 97 reviews, 1039 trials, and 128,119 participants.

How to Encourage Your Child to Get Active

How to Encourage Your Child to Get Active

1 year ago

As a parent, you undoubtedly want your child to lead a healthy and active lifestyle, and this latest research suggests that exercise not only benefits their physical health but also their mental wellbeing. In this article, we'll share some tips to help you get your child moving and enjoying exercise, so they can reap the benefits for their mental health as well as their physical health.

Inspiring People: Colin Thorne - 98 year old park runner

Inspiring People: Colin Thorne - 98 year old park runner

1 year ago

Colin Thorne, a remarkable 98-year-old from Whangārei, New Zealand, celebrated finishing his 100th parkrun after giving up marathons eight years ago. Despite having started running later in life, Thorne had completed an impressive 50 marathons from the age of 64 and countless half-marathons. He attributed his success to his determination to keep active and fit.

Inspiring People: Rajinder Singh "Skipping Sikh"

Inspiring People: Rajinder Singh "Skipping Sikh"

1 year ago

Fitness and wellness are crucial for a healthy and balanced life. However, many people struggle to maintain a regular exercise routine due to various reasons. One man, however, has made it his life's mission to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to stay active and healthy - and he's doing it in a unique way.

Physical Activity: The Benefits of Starting Slow

Physical Activity: The Benefits of Starting Slow

1 year ago

Starting a new physical activity routine can be daunting, especially if you haven't been active in a while. It's easy to feel overwhelmed and unsure of where to start. But the good news is that you don't have to go from zero to hero overnight. In fact, starting slow and gradually building your fitness level has many benefits.

Top 10 Free Fitness Apps in 2023

Top 10 Free Fitness Apps in 2023

1 year ago

In recent years, the popularity of fitness apps has grown significantly, making it easier than ever for people to stay active and healthy. However, with so many apps available on the market, it cannot be easy to know where to start. This article will explore ten of the most popular free fitness apps in Australia.

Looking to get active?

Here is a few options to explore: