Incidental Exercise

Posted on 10 February, 2008 In your everyday life you do activities that burn fat. You may not realise vacuuming the house or washing the car is actually doing you good. The fact is you can get in great shape simply by incorporating a little […]

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Hydration (For Exercising)

We all know we should drink plenty of fluids every day to stay fully hydrated, but how much is enough during exercise? The Sports Dieticians Association’s guidelines recommend that you should drink approximately 2 litres of fluid every day. How Much Fluid Does Our Body […]

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Household Finances

Written by Sarah Davis What expectations should we have about how much each should contribute to joint household budgets? Our expectation may be that we contribute proportionately according to our income. This is potentially very fair and equitable, but it begs many questions about who […]

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Foods That Fight Cancer Diet

Here is a book review taken from the magazine of Patria King’s Quest for Life Centre.The Quest for Life Centre provides wonderful support to people facing life threatening diseases. By Richard Beliveau and Denis Gingras This colourful and informative book, written by biochemist Richard Beliveau […]

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Fitness Program

A well balanced fitness program should include three components of exercise: cardiovascular, strengthening and flexibility. It doesn’t matter how or when you fit exercise into your busy lifestyle, as long as you do activities that benefit you in these ways. Exercise Category Benefits Examples Cardiovascular/Aerobic […]

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Employment Facts

Without significant change in attitude and practice, Australia’s ageing population may prove a burden, not a blessing. Some key facts about mature age working: Many older workseekers will never find full-time work again, once they have been “down-sized”. For those who do not qualify for […]

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CSIRO – Total Wellbeing Diet

What initiated the creation of the diet? CSIRO received many public enquiries as well as enquiries from the medical and health professional community wanting to know about the validity of some of the popular diets. As there was little research in the area at the time, […]

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Avoid Rigid Plans

Written by Sarah Davis A key challenge of the transition is giving up the notion that our time should be, ought to be structured in some way. In fact, giving up ‘should’ and ‘ought’ in our language is a good starting point. We won’t of […]

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