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27.04.2020
Category: 2014
Written by: Nick Jack
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With the Coronavirus sweeping through the world, we need to be investing in our health and wellness by eating good nutrition and exercise more than ever. In particular those of us who have heart disease or a history of heart problems as you may have a harder time fighting off viruses. Viral infections put added stress on your body which can affect your heart rate, blood pressure, and overall heart function, and raise your odds of having a heart attack. Heart disease is one the leading causes of death globally and in Australia it is the single leading cause of death. (Australian Bureau of Statistics 2018). In previous articles we have looked at the role of exercise (see best exercise for heart health) so today we wanted to take a closer look at the role of nutrition for providing a strong heart using this easy to read info-graphic.

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24.04.2020
Category: 2014
Written by: Nick Jack
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The past few weeks I have had several emails asking me questions relating to breathing and what are the best ways to improve lung capacity? I think people have become more aware of the importance of a healthy respiratory system with all the Coronavirus information spoken about on the news these past few months. Just like our heart we often don’t consider the important role our vital organs play in keeping us strong and well. It's not until we experience problems breathing that we take notice of our lung function. But the truth is, like the rest of our body, our lungs need daily care and attention. In this article I am going to share with you many interesting facts you may not know about breathing and lung capacity, but more importantly how you can improve it.

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23.04.2020
Category: 2014
Written by: Nick Jack
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If there is one thing that is really challenging people at the moment it is finding a way to stay motivated to exercise. There is no doubting that the Coronavirus pandemic has created tremendous amount of stress for people and one of the first things that is often lost or pulled apart is consistent exercise and eating. It is so much easier to sleep in, stay on the couch with a bag of potato chips and watch endless episodes of your favourite TV show on Netflix. Deep down though we know this is not good and we must do what is difficult and find a way to get up early and stick the health and fitness principles we had prior to the coronavirus. To help you out we asked our trainer Nathan Fejes to put together an article to show you exactly what is helping him to continue following his exercise and nutrition principles. This is a great read for the person struggling to find motivation or a reason to exercise right now.

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