Stay hydrated: prime your body and mind to perform at its peak

By | September 14, 2021 | Well Being | Comments Off on Stay hydrated: prime your body and mind to perform at its peak
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Did you know that the human body is 60% water? Yes, that’s the level of fluid required for your cells, organs, and tissues to function properly. As when you stay hydrated, your body is equipped to function effectively. Hydration helps regulate your body temperature, lubricate your joints, and support your overall bodily functions too. But if your fluid levels dip, it can cause your energy to slump, your concentration to fade, and your immune system to weaken. Find out more about how to stay hydrated and how it helps your body function.

By | June 18, 2021 | Well Being | Comments Off on Do you lack energy in the afternoon?
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Whether you spend your day at work in an office, in a store or in your car visiting locations across town — one of the most typical parts of an average workday is the afternoon slumps. You can almost set your clock by it. At around 3pm, you can lack energy, concentration, and the verve to smash those last few goals in your day. But there are ways to beat it.

By | May 31, 2021 | Posture, Sport | Comments Off on How flexibility exercises could be the missing link in your workout regime
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Maximising your flexibility means you are likely to have less injuries, less pain, improved posture and balance, increased strength, and better physical performance. Flexibility – or how much your muscle can lengthen – significantly affects your overall mobility. Made up of your strength, coordination and balance, your mobility is simply the ability you have (or haven’t!) for your joint to move through a complete motion. If your joints do have a wide range of motion, you can enjoy optimal physical and functional performance with little pain and discomfort. Essentially, performing stretches allows you to be more mobile which is one of our main treatment goals.

So, here we share how you can improve your flexibility and what flexibility exercises can help.

By | March 10, 2021 | Well Being | Comments Off on Ergonomics for road trippers
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A journey on the long open road is more than just packing a suitcase.  In reality, sitting behind the wheel (or in the passenger seat) in a fixed position for hours can contribute to everyday wear and tear on your body. Read our top tips to reduce your risk of lower back pain, shoulder stiffness, or leg cramps on your next long drive.

By | December 15, 2020 | Well Being | Comments Off on Holiday Health | Tips to look after your body when you travel
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Cue the out of office – it’s holiday time! Here’s how to look after yourself when you’re out of routine, away from home, and busy having fun.

By | October 30, 2020 | Well Being | Comments Off on How can you reduce stress? Exercise boosts your mood and boots the gloom
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Stress is a part of life. It’s an absolutely natural reaction when you feel under pressure to do something. And, a healthy level of stress in your life is fine. But, when the level of demand exceeds your ability to cope with it, it can affect you physically, mentally and emotionally.

Here, we explain how stress can impact your health, and what you can do to tackle it.

By | July 6, 2020 | Sport | Comments Off on Winter Wellness: Six indoor activities to try
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Keeping active in winter isn’t just important for your waistline, it also helps keep your body strong and your immune system in tip-top shape. So, if a chilly weather forecast is keeping you from enjoying your regular outdoor exercise, consider an activity indoors.

By | June 11, 2020 | Well Being | Comments Off on 6 Healthy Life Habits #StayHome Illuminated
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The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted lives worldwide. In fact, it’s shown us that change is good – these 6 essential health tips it illuminated are all keepers.

By | April 23, 2020 | Well Being | Comments Off on 4 Must-Dos For Good Quality Sleep
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We heal when we sleep. After a day of being upright — walking, sitting and standing – the discs in our spine squish a little bit. This is not necessarily a bad thing, it’s just part of your body’s normal function. Here’s 4 tips to develop good sleep habits so you can maximise your opportunity to reap rest benefits at night.

By | April 5, 2020 | Well Being | Comments Off on Surviving Self-Isolation: 3 Tips for Finding a New Normal (For Now)
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Today, life is not as we’ve known it. The uncertainty of the COVID-19 outbreak across Australia and the world can make you feel overwhelmed, scared and fearful. What we know for certain is that social distancing (and good hygiene!) will help stop the spread of the virus. Therefore, its essential that we take this time to stay home wherever possible and stay on top of our health. Gabi spent 14 days in self-isolation – here’s her tips to help you tackle the new normal we all find ourselves in.

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