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06
2017

How Much Should I Exercise?

It is important to realise that even a small amount of physical activity is better than none. If you currently do no physical activity, start by doing some, and gradually build up to the recommended amount. The current Australian Physical Activity Guidelines recommends that each week adults should a...

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06
2017

Protein Power

Everyone is talking about it – in the clubs, in magazines, online – so what’s all the fuss about protein? What is Protein? First to understand what protein is. Protein is a macro nutrient that is found in animal products like meat, milk products, eggs and fish, as well as non-animal products –...

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05
2017

How Years of Failure Made Me Work Out Again

The exact moment one man realised he was direly out of shape Once, a long time ago, I was fit. It had never happened before and, until last week, I wondered if it was ever going to happen again. I vividly remember the feelings: Legs that didn’t ache after a few flights of stairs. Back muscles I coul...

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05
2017

10 Reasons to Get off the Couch

Straight out of science, we bring you ten of the best research-backed, age-defying reasons to get moving. Youthful looks: Exercise protects against wrinkles, crows feet and other signs of skin ageing. Exercise triggers the release of interleukin 15 (IL-15) which prevents the loss of the thin layer o...