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  • Swimming And Water Sports

    Splash Out! Try Open Water Swimming

    Whether you want to compete in the ocean equivalent of a fun run or simply avoid the congestion of the public pool, swimming open water may necessitate new skills.

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    Strength Training

    Keep Fit While You Travel

    You've booked a holiday but, after working really hard in the gym, are worried about getting out of shape. The good news is holidays don't have to be a time to let your hard-earned fitness slide.

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Search results for Obesity

Adolescent Health

Obesity Weighs Heavily On Young Minds

Overweight children face an increased risk of having poor self esteem during early adolescence.

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Women's Health

Obesity Link To Birth Defects

Could being obese increase the risk of birth defects?

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Women's Health

Obesity-Breast Cancer Link

Oestrogen has unlocked yet another mystery. It appears to explain the relationship between obesity and breast cancer in post-menopausal women.

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Active Families

Home Exercise Helps Obese Children

A home-based program that addresses obesity in children could replace hospital-based exercise regimes, Australian research has revealed.

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Parenting

Tackling Obesity In Children

As a nation we're getting heavier, and it's not just the adults – around a quarter of Aussie kids are overweight and an estimated 6–8 per cent are obese. So what can we do about it?

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Cancer

Overweight & Obese: Part 2

Having established the definitions of overweight and obesity, it's time to look at the causes, consequences and treatments.

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Workplace

Office Work Link To Obesity

A Canadian study suggests declining physical activity levels at work might explain the rise in overweight and obesity.

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Running

Running towards a healthier you

Running is one of the oldest and most effective forms of exercise, but getting started is the hardest part. Read about the benefits of running for your physical and mental health. There are also helpful tips to prepare for your first fun run.

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