Category: Exercise Right

Exercise for the Right Reasons

So many of us seem to have a negative relationship with exercise. We tend to see exercise as a chore; another inconvenience that we just don’t want to deal with, or as a punishment, (hands up if you ever had to run laps of the oval or do push-ups at school?) Unhelpful messages like the […]

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World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day is the world’s largest diabetes awareness campaign and is this Sunday, November 14th! Diabetes affects just under 5% (1.2 million) Aussies in 2021. This includes 30,000 Tasmanians diagnosed, 12,000 undiagnosed and 45,000 at risk. Diabetes globally affects 537 million people with rates and risks increasing due to a modern westernised lifestyle. Three […]

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Movember 2020 

It’s the time of year when things start to get a little bit hairy with the annual Movember Men’s Health Fundraiser. Movember is on a mission to improve the state of Men’s Health with a particular focus on the areas of suicide prevention, testicular cancer and prostate cancer. The statistics around the current state of Men’s Health are alarming; on average, Men die 6 years earlier than women and in Australia, […]

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The Fact of the Matter

We live in a world where we want quick fixes and the easiest way to achieve what we need. This may look like taking a pain masking medication, a blood pressure or cholesterol lowering drug, a miracle diet or the most fashionable piece of exercise equipment that will basically do it for you. The fact […]

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Exercising “Right”

Often when we start exercising for the first time in a while, or the first time, it’s hard to know if we’re exercising right or not. Before we go any further, let’s take the negative connotations of exercise away for a moment, as well as the actual word exercise, and replace it with movement. Thinking […]

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