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Pain Management

Innovative trial to test age-old theory – and beat back pain

YourLifeChoices and a Sydney University research team want to help older Australians manage musculoskeletal pain, stay active, thrive - and beat back pain.

Fitness

Friday Reflection: Exercising mind and body

Jim McNeilly tells how he keeps boredom at bay while thrashing out the laps.

Health news

Data shows Aussies ‘alarmingly complacent’ about exercise

In a Heart Foundation survey of more than 7000 Australian adults, two in three said they knew that exercise could lower their risk of heart disease, but few met the physical activity guidelines.

Health news

Study finds a strong coffee before exercising increases fat burning

Scientists have shown that caffeine ingested half an hour before aerobic exercise significantly increases the rate of fat burning.

Health news

Study shows link between exercise and heightened immunity

Research confirms exercise can stimulate bone growth and boost the production of immune cells.

Diseases

How to … sharpen your memory at any age

It's never too late to improve and sharpen your memory. It's easier than you think.

Fitness

Does sex count as exercise?

Whether it’s in short spurts or marathon sessions, sex requires effort. And, as with all things in life, you get out what you put in, but can we really consider sex as exercise?

Fitness

How to fix these walking mistakes

There's more to walking than putting one foot in front of the other.

Fitness

The surprising health and fitness benefits of golf

If you're not a fan of the gym, a golf club membership could be a great alternative to benefit mind and body.

Fitness

Study finds this exercise can add years to our lives

A Norwegian study concludes that high intensity interval training provides bigger health benefits for older people than recommended exercise standards.

Fitness

Walking is the most underrated form of exercise

It may be simple, but walking really is one of the best - and cheapest - ways to boost mental and physical health.

Mental Health

Why you should start swimming in 2021

Swimmers tell researchers their daily dip boosts their mental health. We explain the benefits.

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