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How to Make Movement a Regular Habit for a Healthier Life

How to Make Movement a Regular Habit for a Healthier Life

Dr Gina Cleo
Making movement a regular habit can sound daunting, but with the right tools, it’s within reach for everyone. By redefining exercise, prioritising consistency over intensity, seeking accountability, finding joy in movement, and practicing flexibility, you can create a lifelong movement habit that nourishes your body, mind, and soul. So, lace up your sneakers, stretch those muscles, and get ready for a journey toward a healthier, more vibrant you. 
Sleep is essential for good health - Top tips for a healthy sleep

Sleep is essential for good health - Top tips for a healthy sleep

Jaime Rose Chambers

Sleep is one of the most essential human functions. It’s a time where our body and mind switch from ‘doing,’ to recharging and repairing. There are so many factors that can affect our sleep and when sleep is impaired, it can have major consequences on our mental and physical health. Sleep impacts our immune system, respiratory and cardiovascular (heart) systems and our metabolism and ability to manage our weight. The good news is that there are some changes we can make to our diet, lifestyle and night time habits to improve sleep quality. 

The benefits that exercise can have on your mental health

The benefits that exercise can have on your mental health

Em Batger
October is mental health awareness month. In Australia 1 in 5 people aged 16-85 have experienced a mental health disorder in the past 12 months. These are quite confronting statistics. Regardless of whether you have a lived experience of mental health or not such events can provide an opportunity to pause and take check of your mental head space and that of those around you. For me, exercise is the single most important thing I do for my mental health every day. Why? While most of us know the physical benefits, it may surprise you to learn that what motivates many people to engage in exercise is what it can do for your mental health.  
Nutrition and Osteoporosis

Nutrition and Osteoporosis

Jaime Rose Chambers
Our bones form our physical structure, they hold us upright and keep us moving. When our body takes calcium from our bones to use in the body and doesn’t have the nutrients available from our diet to replace them, over time bone becomes brittle. This leads to osteopenia, and the more serious, osteoporosis and increases the risk of bone fractures. It’s estimated 1 million Australians have osteoporosis. We can’t reverse it but we can make some diet and lifestyle changes to stop further bone loss and potentially build back some bone.  
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