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Why Exercise is Vital in Lockdown….

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Ashleigh Hooper, Exercise Physiologist

Its no doubt, COVID-19 has played a massive toll on our physical, mental and emotional wellbeing this past year. Whether it has been job insecurity, financial stress, ever-changing travel plans, or having to wait an extra 6 months for that hair appointment… you name it, COVID has added to the stress and anxiety of our lives.  For others, the impact of lock downs, travel restrictions and social isolation has potentially compounded the effects of anxiety and depression.Read More

Help Us Stop Men Dying Early From Heart Disease

We’ve just finished Men’s Health Week, aiming to raise awareness of the gender gap in health, which sees Aussie men die on average 6 years earlier than women.

The number one killer of Australian men is heart disease. Here’s some disturbing stats

❌ Four out of five heart deaths under 65 are Men
❌ Thirty men a day die from heart disease EVERY DAY in Australia, that’s over 10,000 a year.
❌ Heart disease is the number one killer of men in Australia

Here’s 4 ways for men to reduce the risk of heart diseaseRead More

Parkside Power for Parkinson’s Disease

Do you have or do you know anyone that has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease?

Over 10 000 Australian’s are diagnosed with Parkinson’s each year. More than 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s. Numbers are expected to rise 4% each year with the biggest risk factor being ageing.

If the answer is yes, you’re not alone. Make sure you read on to find out more information on how we can help you take control with our new Parkside Power exercise challenge.Read More