Why Having a Pet is Good for Your Health

Who doesn’t love pets? Dogs, cats and the likes not only bring you joy, love and companionship, but they also improve your health. We’ve got the evidence… Good for Your Heart Watching cute animal videos might make your heart feel weak, but pets actually help improve your heart health. Studies show that pet owners have … Continue reading “Why Having a Pet is Good for Your Health”

Scale vs Non-Scale Victories: A Guide to Measuring Weight Progress

When it comes to achieving weight loss and improving fitness, there are many ways to measure progress, which can be divided into two categories: scale victory (SV) and non-scale victory (NSV). What are they, and how can you use them as an indicator of your health success? As the name suggests, SV is all about … Continue reading “Scale vs Non-Scale Victories: A Guide to Measuring Weight Progress”

How to Start Exercising

Everyone knows physical activity is good for your body and health. But if you, like many others, have not done any exercises since you can’t even remember, you’ve come to the right place. Starting to exercise is not the scary, unattainable goal it is often made out to be – with just a few simple … Continue reading “How to Start Exercising”

Kids’ Vitamin Gummies: Unhealthy, Poorly Regulated and Exploitative

Ken Harvey, Monash University; Eliza Li, Monash University; Rosemary Stanton, UNSW, and Stuart Dashper, University of Melbourne There are many brands of kids’ “gummies” on the market. They are promoted as deliciously flavoured and a great way for growing bodies (and fussy eaters) to get the nutrients they need. The “active” ingredients are usually listed … Continue reading “Kids’ Vitamin Gummies: Unhealthy, Poorly Regulated and Exploitative”

Top Sydney Suburbs With Parks/Outdoor Gyms

If health and fitness spots are a priority for you when you’re searching for a new home, you may need to consider the more active suburbs of Sydney. The best location is often near the water or around the inner city areas. PRINCE ALFRED PARK, SURRY HILLS If you’re a swimmer, you would enjoy Surry … Continue reading “Top Sydney Suburbs With Parks/Outdoor Gyms”