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Video: 10 Best physio exercises to ease knee pain

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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.

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How to boost your energy levels naturally this winter

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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

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

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

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

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

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Melburnians Victoria University needs your dodgy knees

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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.

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Top 3 tips for staying positive and productive in the darker months

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As the end of daylight savings can leave Aussies feeling pretty blue with the lack of sunlight leaving many feeling tired, unproductive and lacking in energy. Highlighting the impact of lighting on people’s lives, recent research conducted by Philips Lighting shows that 80% of the nation feel more positive if they live in a light

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Older Australians urged to count steps and stay out of hospital

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Older Australians can reduce their time spent in hospital by walking an extra 4300 steps, or 3 kilometres per day, according to research published in the Medical Journal of Australia.

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Exercise : motivation gets you started, but routine keeps you going

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The benefits of exercise have been well documented over the years. Carol Maher and Tim Olds, Researchers from the University of South Australia review the best science about how to start an exercise habit, and how to keep it going.   

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Health Check: do cold showers cool you down?

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  It’s normal to feel hot, sweaty and uncomfortable in warm weather, but what’s the best way to cool down? To answer this question, Yossi Rathner, Joshua Luke Ameliorate and Mark Schier from Swinburne University of Technology took a look at how the body maintains stable internal (core) temperature.

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Measuring up: this year, aim for fitness over fat loss for long-term success

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Getting fit and losing weight are consistently among the top New Year’s resolutions, and January is the boom period for the billion-dollar gym industry. While any attempt to incorporate more exercise into our lives should be welcomed, it’s time to rethink the reasons for joining the gym. And, in particular, the way we measure success

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