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Brain can repair after stroke: study

Retirement review the perfect time to assess the family home

Brain can repair after stroke: study

A world-first Australian study is uncovering the impact of exercise in helping the brain to ...

Researchers slow Alzheimer’s

alzheimers brain

Researchers slow Alzheimer’s

Scientists hunting for a treatment for dementia label discovery an “exciting revelation”.

Free passport to better health

Better health is simpler than you think

Free passport to better health

How parks, forests and green spaces contribute to physical and mental wellbeing.

Take control of how you age

Here’s how you can take control of the way you’re ageing

Take control of how you age

Lessons learnt from the Super Agers and other key ageing studies.

Never too late to extend your life

A new study reveals how exercise boosts longevity

Never too late to extend your life

A new study reveals how exercise boosts longevity, regardless of previous activity levels.

Why strength training is critical

Why strength training is critical as we age

Why strength training is critical

Physiotherapist Jason Lee explains what we should be doing to keep our muscles strong.

How to … get fit without exercising

How to … get fit without exercising

How to … get fit without exercising

Exercise-free fitness … it’s more realistic than you think with these achievable daily changes.

The best exercise for older people

The best exercise for older people

The best exercise for older people

Recent research shows that resistance training improves the health of over-65s.

Take control of your blood pressure

Take control of your blood pressure

Take control of your blood pressure

Morning exercise with short walking breaks could help you control your blood pressure.

How you can sit out backache

How you can sit out backache

How you can sit out backache

You can drive or sit for long hours and avoid backache … if you follow ...

Movement can prevent dementia

Prevent dementia with higher levels of daily movement

Movement can prevent dementia

New findings suggest more daily movement can prevent dementia in older adults.

Boost your hand strength

Boost your hand strength

Boost your hand strength

Finger exercises to help you handle anything.

How exercise keeps brains healthy

How exercise keeps brains healthy

How exercise keeps brains healthy

Staying physically active later in life can help keep your brain healthy.

How to stay active for longer

How to stay active for longer

How to stay active for longer

The exercises that can build and maintain strong healthy bones.

How to prevent diabetes

Middle aged man with belly sitting on couch

How to prevent diabetes

Six ways you could be increasing your risk of diabetes without even knowing it.

End of joint pain a few steps away

End of joint pain a few steps away

End of joint pain a few steps away

Avoid these 11 bad habits that weaken your joints.

Can walking keep you healthy?

Can walking keep you healthy?

Can walking keep you healthy?

The experts have their say on the benefits of getting out and about.

How to spot bad circulation

How to spot bad circulation

How to spot bad circulation

If you have poor circulation, it is possible that some of your organs are being ...

Foolproof ways to move more

Smiling mature sporty woman exercising with friends

Foolproof ways to move more

Jean Hailes offers you foolproof ways to start moving and keep moving for optimum health.

Exercise without trying

Easy exercise

Exercise without trying

You can fit exercise into your regular day without having to dedicate extra time to ...

Exercise your way to mental health

Exercise your way to mental health

Exercise your way to mental health

Just one hour a week can make all the difference.

Habits to keep your memory sharp

Habits to keep your memory sharp

Habits to keep your memory sharp

By age 60, more than half of adults will have concerns about their memory.

Need for speed with Alzheimer’s

Need for speed with Alzheimer’s

Need for speed with Alzheimer’s

Study focuses on an everyday practice that could show start of disease.

New pill could replace exercise

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New pill could replace exercise

A new pill called '516' is being created to replace exercise.

Preacher in Harlem got me thinking

Preacher in Harlem got me thinking

Preacher in Harlem got me thinking

I went for gospel singing and got a whole lot more – a sermon to ...

Do your joints go snap, crackle, pop?

Do your joints go snap, crackle, pop?

Do your joints go snap, crackle, pop?

Most of the time they’re doing what they should be doing.

Getting the right fit for fitness

Getting the right fit for fitness

Getting the right fit for fitness

Fitness footwear doesn’t have to be expensive – it just needs to fit right.

Is your body older than your age?

Is your body older than your age?

Is your body older than your age?

Take this quiz to see how old your body really is and how to keep ...

How to get fit when you hate exercise

How to get fit when you hate exercise

How to get fit when you hate exercise

Techniques to get fit – even if that wasn’t your New Year’s resolution.

Is your bum starting to sag?

Is your bum starting to sag?

Is your bum starting to sag?

Health experts’ blunt warning on ageing muscles

All about middle-aged weight gain

All about middle-aged weight gain

All about middle-aged weight gain

Our friends at Jean Hailes explain what's really going on in midlife weight gain.

Lower your risk of chronic illness

Lower your risk of chronic illness

Lower your risk of chronic illness

Small increases in our physical activity could have huge health benefits.

Exercise increases memory function

Exercise increases memory function

Exercise increases memory function

Aerobic exercise can improve memory function and maintain brain health as we age.

What is ‘prehabilitation’?

Prehabilitation

What is ‘prehabilitation’?

Prehabilitiation is a process that can help to ensure your recovery time after surgery

How to strength train safely

How to strength train safely

How to strength train safely

Learn how to do strength training safely and effectively.

Vital exercises to avoid falls

bathroom fall

Vital exercises to avoid falls

Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospital visits.

Why are you so unfit?

Why are you so unfit?

Why are you so unfit?

New research reveals the decreasing fitness levels of older Australians.

How to cope with chronic pain

man with chronic pain sore neck

How to cope with chronic pain

Is your pain all in your head? Learn how to manage chronic pain regardless of ...

Set goals to kick unhealthy habits

Happy people riding bikes

Set goals to kick unhealthy habits

Here are seven positive health habits you can start today.

Claw your way back to strong hands

Handy exercises for staying nimble fingered

Claw your way back to strong hands

The niftiest way to get a strong grip is literally at your fingertips – hand ...

Losing weight for your body type

view from behind of different female body shapes

Losing weight for your body type

Find out how your body type affects weight loss and weight gain.

Seven ways to beat pre-diabetes

Doctors hands holding smiling diabetes reader

Seven ways to beat pre-diabetes

If left untreated, pre-diabetes can lead to type 2 diabetes.

Stretch your Levator Scapulae

Jason Lee explains an easy Levator Scauplae exercise which can help prevent back and neck pain

Stretch your Levator Scapulae

Reduce back and neck pain by learning this quick and easy stretch.

Does sex count as exercise?

older man lifting weights in bed whilst his wife reads a book

Does sex count as exercise?

Sex: it’s fun (while it lasts), but can we really refer to it as exercise? ...

How to exercise your whole body

How to exercise your whole body

How to exercise your whole body

These exercises will engage the muscles in your whole body.

Ways to lower your heart rate

Stethescope with heart rate line on wooden background

Ways to lower your heart rate

An unusually high heart rate may signal that there is a problem. So here’s how ...

Strengthen your deep neck flexors

Jason Lee explains deep neck flexors and how to exercise and strengthen them

Strengthen your deep neck flexors

Jason Lee shows you how to strengthen your neck to help carry the weight of ...

Walk off the weight

Walk off the weight

Walk off the weight

How to use walking as exercise, to lose weight and stay healthy.

Five bone-strengthening exercises

older woman doing bone strengthening exercises

Five bone-strengthening exercises

Reduce your risk of osteoporosis with these five bone-strengthening exercises.

Seven efficient exercises

happy older couple walking strenuously through a park

Seven efficient exercises

These seven moves will ensure you work smart, getting more results for your efforts.

Smarter people live longer

Smarter people live longer

Smarter people live longer

New research suggests DNA is the key-determining factor for how long you live.

Factors that affect your metabolism

Factors that affect your metabolism

Factors that affect your metabolism

Discover the top 10 factors that affect your metabolism.

Five best core exercises

Five best core exercises

Five best core exercises

Five low-impact exercises to strengthen your core.

Belly bulge worse than being obese

Belly bulge worse than being obese

Belly bulge worse than being obese

Is it worse to be overweight all over or just carry extra weight around the ...

Muscling in on the hard ‘cell’

Muscling in on the hard ‘cell’

Muscling in on the hard ‘cell’

Interrupted exercise best for building muscle function.

Steer clear of the dreaded lurgies

Man With Cold

Steer clear of the dreaded lurgies

These simple health tips will help you to steer clear of the dreaded lurgies.

Swearing can make you stronger

Dropping the occasional curse can make you stronger

Swearing can make you stronger

New research reveals that, if you want to be stronger, you should swear more often.

The six best workouts for over 50s

couple stretching

The six best workouts for over 50s

Healthy ageing is all about exercise, but what are the right activities?

Losing 3kg can reduce obesity impact

Man touches his stomach fat and considers losing 3kg to lessen the impact of obesity

Losing 3kg can reduce obesity impact

Small changes to your weight could make a big difference to your health.

Seven exercises for better sex

happy older couple kissing in a pool

Seven exercises for better sex

Exercises to help you mentally, physically and, hopefully, sexually.

Help for post-menopausal women

Senior woman with water bottle smiling after exercise

Help for post-menopausal women

Good news for women looking for an alternative in post-menopausal treatment.

Is walking enough to lose weight?

Mature woman power walking for exercise

Is walking enough to lose weight?

Want to use walking as exercise? Here’s how to do it.

The only way to lose weight

Single pea with knife and fork for weight loss

The only way to lose weight

Dieticians say that Aussies are wasting time and money on pricey fad diets.

Why you should lose fat not weight

Woman standing in front of mirrror with measuring tape

Why you should lose fat not weight

Today, find out why losing fat is better than losing weight.

Reduce your risk of stroke

Blackboard with word stroke and stethoscope

Reduce your risk of stroke

Described as a ‘brain attack’, a stroke can happen to anyone at any time.

Should I use ice or heat?

Should I use ice or heat?

Should I use ice or heat?

Read this before you reach for an ice or heat pack next time you’re injured ...

Seven ways to alleviate joint pain

Seven ways to alleviate and prevent joint pain

Seven ways to alleviate joint pain

Seven ways to help alleviate joint pain so that you can go on with your ...

Simple steps to slimmer thighs

Variety of women's legs posing together

Simple steps to slimmer thighs

Three simple steps to slimmer thighs courtesy of fitness guru Emily Skye.

Five super pre-flight stretches

Five stretches that will make ‘cattle class’ bearable

Five super pre-flight stretches

Five pre-flight stretches that will make ‘cattle class’ a little more bearable.

Six sure-fire ways to a fitter future

Fit mature couple going for a run

Six sure-fire ways to a fitter future

With these fail-safe fitness tips, you’ll find your way to a fitter future self.

Steer clear of these workout traps

Mature fit man training with weights at gym

Steer clear of these workout traps

Three things you don’t have to do to achieve your ideal body.

How to sneak in exercise on holiday

Fitness on the go: how to sneak in exercise on holiday

How to sneak in exercise on holiday

If your idea of a good trip doesn’t include a gym we’ve got some exercises ...

The five pillars of brain health

Senior man keeping a fit and healthy brain by exercising

The five pillars of brain health

Following the five pillars of brain health will help you maintain a healthy brain.

Getting back on the bike

Happy senior man enjoying a bike ride

Getting back on the bike

Sometimes cycling is not ‘as easy as riding a bike’.

Toni Basil is still swinging at 72

Toni Basil is still swinging at 72

Toni Basil is still swinging at 72

Eighties’ pop sensation, Toni Basil, shows the young’uns how it’s done.

The importance of core strength

What is core strength and why is it so important?

The importance of core strength

Physiotherapist Jason Lee discusses the importance of core strength.

Which ‘chronotype’ are you?

Which ‘chronotype’ are you?

Which ‘chronotype’ are you?

Your ‘chronotype’ determines the best times for you to sleep, workout and have sex.

How to lose weight, not money

How to lose weight, not money

How to lose weight, not money

These handy hints will ensure that you lose weight without wasting money.

What is reformer Pilates?

Close up of womans legs doing reformer pilates

What is reformer Pilates?

Physiotherapist Jason Lee explains the benefits of reformer Pilates.

WHO health guidelines way off

WHO health guidelines way off

WHO health guidelines way off

A new study has found that recommended guidelines for exercise are way off.

Tips to help improve your posture

Nine tips to help improve your posture

Tips to help improve your posture

Aching back? Your posture may be to blame. Here are nine tips to straighten you ...

Getting started with exercise

Getting started with exercise

Getting started with exercise

Whether returning to exercise or trying for the first time, it’s important to start on ...

Make the most of your mornings

woman looking at the sunrise

Make the most of your mornings

Here are seven tips to get your day started the right way.

How to strengthen your pelvic floor

Mature woman with yoga mat smiling

How to strengthen your pelvic floor

Learn about pelvic floor health and strengthening exercises.

Safe exercise for older adults

Smiling mature woman exercising at swimming pool with husband

Safe exercise for older adults

Frequent exercise can ward off illness, keep you mobile, boost energy and improve your mood.

How to kickstart your exercise

Back view of motivated person at sunrise after exercise

How to kickstart your exercise

Five simple rules for getting back into exercise after a break.

The five-minute travel workout

Holiday fitness concept running shoes and ipod

The five-minute travel workout

Even though you’re off the beaten track, you can still stay on track with your ...

Five tricks for a more active life

woman walking through a park

Five tricks for a more active life

Kickstart your new active life with these five tricks.

Walk your way to better health

Mature healthy couple walking for exercise

Walk your way to better health

Walking is the easiest way to improve your health and fitness, and lose weight.

Past it at 50? Not a chance!

Past it at 50? Not a chance!

Past it at 50? Not a chance!

Australians over 50 rate themselves healthier than their younger counterparts.

Too much sleep can kill you

Too much sleep can kill you

Too much sleep can kill you

Too much sleep, sitting too much and not getting enough exercise leads to an early ...

What to eat pre- and post-workout

What to eat pre- and post-workout

What to eat pre- and post-workout

What foods should you eat before and after exercise?

Getting back into exercise

Getting back into exercise

Getting back into exercise

Returning to exercise after a long period can often seem a daunting task.

Stress less through exercise

Stress less through exercise

Stress less through exercise

Friday 24 July is National Stress Down Day. Find out how you can stress less.

How to warm up and cool down

How to warm up and cool down

How to warm up and cool down

Warming up and cooling down are essential elements of a good workout.

Five pre-workout activities to avoid

Five pre-workout activities to avoid

Five pre-workout activities to avoid

Avoid these five pre-workout activities.

Exercising to keep joints strong

Exercising to keep joints strong

Exercising to keep joints strong

Exercise helps to maintain joint mobility as you grow older.

Five effective low-impact exercises

Five effective low-impact exercises

Five effective low-impact exercises

Low-impact exercise is perfect for beginner exercisers, as well as older adults.

Five websites for weight loss

Five websites for weight loss

Five websites for weight loss

Beat the battle of the bulge with these five free weight-management websites.

The secret to better health

The secret to better health

The secret to better health

Better health means making simple lifestyle changes and sticking with them.

How to detox after Christmas

How to detox after Christmas

How to detox after Christmas

Detox your body and spring back to health after your indulgence over Christmas.

Lifestyle medicine for cancer

Lifestyle Medicine for Cancer

Lifestyle medicine for cancer

Your daily lifestyle choices are completely in your hands.

No fuss weight loss

Weight loss, lose weight, easy, fun, exercise, diet, healthy, walking, swimming, how to

No fuss weight loss

Use these easy exercises to have fun while you gently shed some kilos and improve ...

Managing fatigue with diabetes

Managing fatigue with diabetes

Managing fatigue with diabetes

Simple tips to help keep your blood sugar levels stable and avoid daytime drowsiness.

Is a health farm the answer?

Is a health farm the answer?

Is a health farm the answer?

Is a health farm the answer to get Sue motivated to exercise?

Beating the osteoporosis stats

Beating the osteoporosis stats

Beating the osteoporosis stats

Strengthen bones through exercise and increased calcium intake to help prevent osteoporosis.

Get dancing to prevent broken bones

Get dancing to prevent broken bones

Get dancing to prevent broken bones

Are you looking to improve your balance and reduce the likelihood of falls?

Increase your life expectancy

Increase your life expectancy

Increase your life expectancy

A Danish study has shown that jogging can increase your life expectancy

Seasoned surfies

surfing, senior surfer, hobbies, exercise, health

Seasoned surfies

Anyone who thinks surfing is an “adolescent activity” needs to get down to the surf ...

Diet and exercise could prevent cancer

Diet and exercise could prevent cancer

Diet and exercise could prevent cancer

The Medical Journal of Australia has found that a quarter of cancers could be prevented ...

Get active to combat arthritis

arthritis, reduce pain, exercise, Arthritis Awareness Week

Get active to combat arthritis

For the nearly one in five Australians who suffer from arthritis, exercise could be key ...

Future Fit – Design your own exercise regime

Future Fit – Design your own exercise regime

Future Fit – Design your own exercise regime

You’ve assessed your health with the aid of the PAR-Q and now you’re ready ...

Future fit - General health concerns

Future fit - General health concerns

Future fit - General health concerns

Before starting any regime you must take into consideration your overall level of fitness ...

Future fit – Getting started

Future fit – Getting started

Future fit – Getting started

You’ve finally got some time for yourself and you want to get fit. But ...

Assessing your current fitness

Assessing your current fitness

Assessing your current fitness

Before you can start exercising, you need to assess where you’re at.

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