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Why the Heart’s Function is Reduced at High Altitude

7 June, 2018

We’ve all known for years that altitude training restricts the amount of oxygen delivered to the muscles, and as such encourages the body to create more haemoglobin—a specialised protein that binds to oxygen in the lungs so that the oxygen can be transported to the rest of the body—in red blood cell...

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New Research Finds Strength Exercise as Important as Aerobic

9 May, 2018

Great news for those of you that hate cardio exercise, and just news for those that don’t. Recent research found that push ups and situps, or other strength exercises, could add years to your life according to a study of over 80,000 adults led by the University of Sydney. That’s right, this st...

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How exercise makes you happy

7 March, 2018

Wendy Suzuki, a Professor of Neural Science and Psychology in the Center for Neural Science at New York University, once said in a TEDtalk in reference to exercise that “simply moving your body, has immediate, long-lasting and protective benefits for your brain”. There aren’t many things we can do f...

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How to introduce a Healthy Eating Plan!

1 August, 2017

There are so many people and companies talking about different diets and eating plans. Talking about macronutrients, fasting, high fat / low carb, Atkins, paleo and what seems to be hundreds of other different diets—we even have a workshop devoted to Supplement and Fad Diet Facts to help explain the...

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Australian Guidelines to Healthy Eating

28 June, 2017

The Australian guidelines for healthy eating aim to promote the health and wellbeing of Australians and apply to all healthy Australians, as well as those with common health conditions such as being overweight. The recommendations outlined in the guidelines aim to help in reducing in the risk of die...

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Weight Loss Diet Plan: What You Need to Know

15 June, 2017

When starting out a weight loss diet plan, you need to make sure you understand the difference between the following: Weight loss diet vs. Fat loss diet Lifestyle vs. Diet Quick fixes vs. Sustainability In 2011-12, over 2.3 million Australians (13%) aged 15 years and over reported that they were on...

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