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Do you have an unhealthy addiction to exercise?

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We’re not talking about overtraining syndrome, which is the temporary upshot healthy athletes not allowing enough time to rest or recover properly while preparing for big race events or game days. Exercise addiction is where individuals are completely obsessed with working out. Nothing else matters. Family life, work and other commitments take a back seat […]

Could downward dog be the answer to PMT?

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Are you plagued by period cramps, mood swings and general irritability during ‘that’ time of the month? Research conducted by King’s College in London has found the symptoms of Pre Menstrual Tension (PMT) are reduced by yoga. The subjects studied were women aged between 13 to 45 years of age. All women found there was […]

2017 Wellness trends you should try at least once

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Black Garlic Garlic is renowned for its many medicinal properties, especially when eaten raw. Black garlic is also known as aged garlic. It still contains all the great properties, but is less pungent. Studies by Nutrition Research and Practice showed black garlic is hugely beneficial for reducing cholesterol and managing diabetes. Add it to cooking […]

Beat the 3.00pm slump with exercise

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Struggling to make it through the afternoon at work? Before you reach for the 3.00pm caffeine hit or can of coke, new studies suggest a 10 minute work-out will have the same effect on your energy levels. The research conducted by the University of Georgia suggests a quick 10 minute walk, or taking the stairs […]

How to beat the heat this summer

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If you live on the east coast of Australia, chances are you’ve been feeling the heat! Summer is in full swing. Most of us hibernate indoors with the aircon cranked up, vowing to recommit to the exercise regime once winter arrives. But for those fanatical exercise addicts who break out in a sweat just thinking […]

The three phases of recovering from acute sports injuries

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Anyone who has suffered a knee injury knows an injury can be a lifelong game-changer without the right treatment plan. Physiotherapist, Tim Keely is a rehabilitation expert who has first-hand experience with recovering from surgery following a knee injury. With his advice, athletes can reduce their recovery time and aid their rehabilitation results. The rest […]

Solutions for shin splints

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The guide to running pain  free Shin splints, also known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) is tissue damage and inflammation to the connective tissue and muscles attached to the tibia bone. A very common injury for fitness fanatics, shin splints are relatively easy to diagnose and treat. Pain usually develops down the length of […]

Beat festive hangovers

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It can often be hard to resist a drink at this festive time of year. Everyone also has that one friend who encourages you to overindulge, leaving you feeling like death warmed up the next day. Follow these few steps and you’ll be the perky one the next morning, able to fit more into your […]