The well-being of the nation’s tradies is vital to our economy, the community and their own families, so keeping them healthy, mobile and pain free is the priority of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) initiative Tradies National Health Month.
How do you feel about going to a group fitness class in a gym, where there's no actual instructor? Instead the instructor's on a screen. Virtual fitness classes have been rolling out in fitness centres and gyms around the country. As with anything, there are pros and cons.
2New research from the UK has identified the summer holiday period as the peak time for children to put on weight and become less fit.1 Anecdotal data from a separate survey of Australian parents2 who use formal and informal childcare during school holidays identified a combination of diet and time spent inactive as key contributors to this decline.
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has released a new set of guidelines which highlight the importance of exercise in combatting the effects of cancer treatment and improving survival rates.