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‘Mind over matter’ key to a healthy lifestyle

People who want to increase their participation in regular exercise and adopt a healthier lifestyle may be best to mentally […]

Warming up to the benefits of stretching

Stretching before exercise has no impact an athlete’s performance on the field, new research from Edith Cowan University has found. […]

High intensity exercise in teenagers could ward off heart disease

New research published in Experimental Physiology has indicated potential differences in heart health benefits of exercise intensity in teenagers. Teenage […]

Exercise makes the blood of obese people healthier

Exercise can reduce inflammation in obese people by changing the characteristics of their blood, according to new research published in […]

Exercise is the best medicine for cancer patients

ACU’s Prue Cormie has led the national push for cancer patients to be prescribed exercise medicine in a dramatic change […]

Body weight bias weighs on minds of fitness instructors

The research, published in Body Image, examined how a fitness professional’s perceptions of a hypothetical client’s motivation to exercise, as well […]

Fitness tracking devices to motivate older Australians

Researchers from Curtin University have found fitness tracking devices worn by older Australians could help promote physical activity and reduce […]

Scientists discover why heart function is reduced at high altitude

For over a century, we have known that high altitude reduces the amount of blood the heart pumps around the […]

Exercise to stay young: 4-5 days a week to slow down your heart’s ageing

Participating in exercise 4-5 days per week is necessary to keep your heart young, according to new research published in […]

Young knees at risk of repeated injury

New La Trobe University research has revealed a high number of young children and teenagers who play popular sports are […]
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