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Don’t argue; but exercise and eat nuts

Don’t argue; but exercise and eat nuts ‘Walnuts interact with the microbiome’ to produce beneficial effects on gut flora, reports The Journal of Nutrition. By Peta Bee The Times Run or cycle three times a week Most top athletes have superior gut health to sofa-surfers, but exercise more often and you too could boost your microbiome ...

Shortage of snooze nothing to sneeze at

Shortage of snooze nothing to sneeze at Taking work home with you can affect sleep and also your productivity Sean Parnell HEALTH EDITOR @seanparnell   11:00PM November 8, 2018 Maybe it’s the kids waking early. Or the curlews crying out through the night. Or the mozzies or the dogs or the developers or the hoons or the tricky bladd...

Youthfulness begins in the brain

Youthfulness begins in the brain Neuroscientists Norman Doidge and Michael Merzenich recommend keeping the brain young by forcing it to grow new neurons. Recently I was talking to a man of my age who said he was feeling old. He said he didn’t really want to go out much at night, preferring to stay home and watch TV, or Netflix and equiv...

Seven painful side-effects from overdoing exercise

Seven painful side-effects from overdoing exercise Even yoga can bring on painful injuries. Is your high-intensity workout giving you headaches? Do you have Spinning foot? Then you’re not alone. As more of us acquire a gym habit, we’re seeing a new wave of unwanted side-effects that go beyond the common muscle tears and strains. In so...

Stay active to keep chronic low back pain at bay

Stay active to keep chronic low back pain at bay Last year, 245.9 million new cases of low-back pain emerged around the world. It is often trivialised, made out to be only a part of life, certainly nothing to bang on about. But low back pain has been one of the leading causes of disability globally for nearly three decades. Last year alo...

5 Reasons you should see a Personal Trainer

1.       Maximise your time! We are all guilty of taking prolonged rests, or not resting enough between sets. Depending on your goals this is an extremely important factor to consider during your training. A PT will ensure you are utilising  your time effectively, to reach your full capability and get the results you want.   2. ...

Diary of an Ironman

Adam Gordon (Adsy) has been a Globe PT for 10 years, he just completed the Taiwan Ironman with an awesome 4th place against the best of the world’s ironmen. Here is his story of the day. Awesome Stuff! EPIC The only way to describe the week leading into ironman Taiwan was one filled with adventure, mishap, anticipation and patience....