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Cardiovascular Fitness

Your Cardiovascular System
Indepth article - Know Yourself - September 06, 2019
Your heart, blood vessels and blood together form your cardiovascular system: a system that pumps and transports life supporting nutrients to tissues throughout your body. This system is also essential for removal of metabolic waste products. Learn more
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Your Aging Brain
Indepth article - Know Yourself - May 17, 2019
Your brain is the centre of a complex control system which governs your body, but function declines with aging, sometimes resulting in dementia. What can you do to keep your brain healthy? Exercise and diet may have brain benefits.
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Which Physical Activity For Which Health Benefit?
Introductory article - Exercise - November 16, 2018
You get the message that you need to be physically active to be healthy, but what physical activity is best for you. Should you run, walk, pump weights, do yoga or what? Is it true that running is bad for you?
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Swimming And Water Based Physical Activity
Introductory article - Exercise - May 25, 2018
Swimming is a popular water based physical activity which can provide participants with a range of health benefits. To maximise the benefits there are several factors to consider when participating in water based physical activity.
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Short Intense Workouts: Are They For You?
Headline - Exercise - December 22, 2017
Short intense bouts of exercise improve cardiac and calorie output and can improve your health. But if you are looking for a quick fix for weight loss or weight maintenance this regime may not hit the spot.
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