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5 moves you can do at home while watching the Australian Open tennis

Australian Open

If the energy and agility of your favourite tennis players has inspired you while watching the Australian Open, put your time to good use and try some strength based exercises while you watch. Danielle Steedman, Naturopath and Blackmores Wellbeing Coach has 5 moves to do while you are at home watching the Australian Open. 


A simple step to prevent stroke in 2018


  We hear so much at this time of year about New Year’s resolutions – eat healthy, quit smoking, get more exercise, drink more water. The list goes on and on and on. While these are all valid and well intentioned goals, Stroke Foundation Clinical Council Chair, Associate Professor, Bruce Campbell, is urging you to


5 ways to trick your body into losing weight and keep healthy over the festive season

interval weight loss

With the festive season well and truly in full swing, Dr Nick Fuller, author of “Interval Weight Loss” gives us 5 savvy tricks to help our body into losing weight and to keep healthy over the silly season.


It’s a fact – women get better with age

women get better with age

New research finds that post-menopausal women become happier as they get older, writes Cheryl Critchley.


Video: 10 Best physio exercises to ease knee pain

knee pain

As our joints begin to increase in age, so to does our pain. Most significantly is knee pain. They are holding all our body weight and are constantly on the go, twisting and turning and keeping us stable.


How to boost your energy levels naturally this winter

boost your energy

Energy levels can fluctuate at the best of times, even before considering the colder months and the toll they take on us. As we age it becomes increasingly important to make smart health and lifestyle choices to maintain both our wellbeing and energy levels, particularly when the winter months come around. Life Begins At sat down


Brisk walking each day ‘may cut risk of dying from cancer’

brisk walking

Brisk walking may cut the risk of dying from cancer, even in more advanced stages of the disease, research suggests.


Aerobic exercise and tai chi keeps mind sharp for over 50s


Taking up exercise at any age is worthwhile for the brain, Australian research shows.


Hold off the fat to ease osteoarthritis

Eating fatty foods could be more damaging to the cartilage in your knees and other joints than everyday wear and tear caused by walking and other exercise, Australian researchers say.


Melburnians Victoria University needs your dodgy knees

knee pain

In a world-first study, Victoria University researchers are investigating what happens to the body when an older person with osteoarthritis of the knees stumbles or falls.