- Now is the time
Do you recall talking about New Year’s resolutions, goal setting and renewing your desire to get fit this year?
- Breastfeeding benefits & the workplace
There is no doubt that breastfeeding gives a baby and mother the best start possible. Despite this only about one third of mothers still do so at 6 months, well below the World Health Organisation’s recommendation.
- Leave the baggage behind
Many fitness trainers started out their career by overcoming their own health issues. Therefore they understand the emotional aspects of being unfit.
- Healthy means wealthy and wise
Health and fitness programs are gaining in popularity in many corporate circles. But proving their ROI is still a challenge for HR professionals. Sarah O’Carroll speaks to Sinclair Knight Merz’s Carrie Luzar about the benefits of a healthy workforce
- A night out to remember – food poisoning
We have probably all at some stage been affected by a case of diarrhoea and/or vomiting after a take-away meal or eating out in a restaurant. While there are some foods that are classic food poisoning stories, almost any food can be affected, and affect you in turn. Classically, dingy take-away restaurants are regarded as suspicious, but in actual fact any kitchen, whether at home or the city’s most popular nightspots, can produce a meal you would rather forget
- What do I need to know?
In a recent article, it was stated that “anaerobic activity can improve the cardiovascular system, while aerobic activity stimulates muscle growth”. Obviously, the words “anaerobic and “aerobic” should be switched in that statement, so if you’ve been trying to bulk up by running marathons, our apologies, but hopefully you’re enjoying the increased cardiovascular endurance