Sleep helps reduce stress If your body doesn’t get enough sleep, it can react by producing an elevated level of stress hormones, which are a natural result of today’s fast-paced […]
When we’re in our 20s, we may tease our friends about being “over the hill.” when they turn 30 or 40. You may even decorate their birthday party with black […]
Many of us make health-related resolutions, such as to lose weight, stop smoking or join the neighbourhood health club. While it is common to set high goals, experts say that […]
When it comes to healthy weight loss, one of the secrets of success is to eat a balanced diet. Balance here means eating the right amount of nutritious food. In […]
“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.” Winnie the Pooh. It may seem odd to quote a fictional bear about fitness, but […]
Doing nothing now to build and maintain strength and fitness invites the consequences of frailty and—most important—the loss of independence in later life. -anonymous The two major concerns of Over […]
Australia, (if you didn’t already know) most of the population in our country is overweight or obese.
The medical world generally defines ‘overweight’ as a condition in which a person’s weight is 10 to 20 percent higher than ‘normal’, as defined by a body mass index (BMI) […]