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These days most organisations have some degree of an employee wellbeing strategy, whether it is access to a discounted gym membership, office fruit bowl or a wellbeing week. However many of these programs are implemented without thinking about why you have a workplace wellbeing program...

The average person sits for 9.5 hours a day. For many of you this number is probably much higher. You are most likely to be sitting as you are reading this. How much time did you spend on the derriere yesterday? Not just at your...

If you want to be a better runner start running, a better swimmer start swimming. However one of the biggest set backs for any beginner or elite runner is picking up a frustrating overuse injury caused by too much running. Sports Medicine Australia shows that...

As the Mckinsey Maxim goes ‘You can manage what you measure’. However many people have the perception that if I am thin than I am fit. This has led to us defining our health by the numbers on a set of scales. That skinny somehow means...

As a society we are obsessed with the idea of thinness, there is a preconceived notion that our level of fatness is the best indicator of our overall health. A recent book, The Obesity Paradox by Cardiologist Carl Lavie, is challenging this conventional wisdom, suggesting...

Ye olde static stretching! Servicing runners since the beginning of time. But is it the best way to prepare yourself for your running endeavours? Static stretching has long been thought to improve performance and prevent injury; the reality is, it actually causes an immediate strength and power...

'Get fit and lose weight with just 16 minutes a week' sounds like a tagline from one of those late night info-mercials. The difference being this particular methodology has been backed by real science and can be done anywhere. It is known as High Intensity...

Do you ever feel the harder you train the less results you see? But how is this even possible? Surely more is better. More intensity, more duration, more resistance surely equals greater results? More calorie restriction, more measurement, more time training so less sleeping should be a good...