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Stress and the heart

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Stress can affect the heart and your overall wellbeing. Here are some tips to better manage it.

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Core strength: why is it important and how do you maintain it?

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Many people have become more sedentary, which may have impacted core strength. But why is it important to have good core strength?

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How to return to exercise after a cardiac event or diagnosis

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If you're recovering from a cardiac event like heart attack or stroke, or just been newly diagnosed, here are some tips on how to return to exercise and physical activity.

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A paramedic’s perspective on heart attacks

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What would you do if you had sudden onset chest pain? Would you wait, hoping it would go away, or would you call emergency services?

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Keeping fit: how to do the right exercise for your age

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The type and amount of exercise you should do changes as you age, so follow this simple guide for tips on the right type of exercise for your stage of life.

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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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