STAY ACTIVE

One of the most important things in life is to stay active.  It is well known that regular exercise is good for your physical and mental well being and the good news is that there are so many different ways to get some physical activity

DEEP BREATH

30/08/2020

It's common knowledge that eating a variety of nutritious foods and regular physical activity are important for health but have you ever thought about how the way you breathe could be used to help improve your overall health?  From reducing stress to improved posture, better sleep and for increase energy why not give some different breathing techniques a try.  

SNACK TIME

16/08/2020

We know that chocolate, lollies and potato chips aren't good for us but snacking in between meals is not such a bad thing if you look for the healthy options.  From yogurt to tuna, peanut butter to rice cakes, there are plenty of different ideas to keep your body fuelled and to keep those mid afternoon hunger pangs under control.

UP IN THE AIR

16/08/2020

If you're up for a fun, new challenge, learning to juggle can be a pretty good way to entertain yourself and others whilst also being great for co-ordination, balance and concentration.  It may prove a bit difficult to begin with but with practice and patience, over time you can become more and more comfortable enjoying a fun new activity.

EXERCISE RIGHT

09/08/2020

Hold one ear and stand on one leg is a good way to enhance your balance, co-ordination and prevent falls. A round of golf with mates, swimming and cycling make up some of the 20 fitness tips for older men put together by Exercise Right, a campaign produced by Exercise and Sports Science Australia.  Regular physical activity can help improve sleep, mood and overall well being, check with your GP and get moving today!

STRONG CORE

02/08/2020

Lower back problems are one of the most common ailments for Aussies with around 8 in 10 experiencing some type of back pain in their lifetime.  One way to minimise or prevent the onset of back problems, particularly if you regularly help lift or move someone,  is by strengthening your core stomach muscles.  Bird Dogs, Planks and Bridges are a few starter moves to try. 

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