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7 tips for sticking to your goals

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Almost half of all adults say they make yearly resolutions, but only about 10 per cent of people manage to stick to them. Here are seven tips to help you stick to your health and fitness goals.

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Sleep apnoea, high blood pressure and cardiovascular health: joining the dots

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Dr Melissa Farnham answers some common questions about sleep apnoea, its symptoms, differences between men and women, and what we can all do about it.

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Food for fitness: is it better to eat before or after exercise?

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There’s a lot of confusion surrounding food intake and exercise – is it better to eat beforehand or afterwards? And what type of exercise benefits most from eating?

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3 simple things to take care of your heart health

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Your heart health is one thing you can keep an eye on together with your doctor. Here are three simple things you can do to take care of it.

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How to help your body recover from exercise

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Exercising is only the first part in improving our heart health and overall wellbeing. The benefits are determined by our post-exercise recovery.

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Extra hygiene precautions won't weaken our immune systems

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There have been suggestions that using hand sanitiser and practising other hygiene measures too often could weaken our immune system.

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4 unusual things we’ve learned about the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic

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As the number of people infected with the coronavirus grows, so does our knowledge of how it spreads, how it affects the body, and the range of symptoms it causes.

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How to set up your own exercise program

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Working out at home or in the office – and giving your heart health a boost – has never been easier.

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People with coronavirus are at risk of blood clots and strokes

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There is mounting evidence COVID-19 causes abnormalities in blood clotting, which can cause heart attacks and stroke.

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