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How Sleep and Exercise Impact Your Health

Sleep is an integral factor in maintaining good health, and is essential for physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Despite its importance, many people struggle with sleep quality. Understanding the importance of sleep and potential reasons for poor sleep can help us prioritise strategies to improve our sleep quality.  Why Sleep

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Walking vs. Bushwalking: Choosing the Right Path for Exercise and Adventure

Walking and bushwalking are both excellent forms of exercise that offer numerous physical and mental health benefits. Getting out in nature has been shown to improve mental health, cognitive function and reduce stress levels. The choice between bushwalking (hiking) and walking around your local area will depend on a few key factors; with preference obviously coming into play. 

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My “New Normal”

By Heidi Clarke ‘What’s going on with your hair?’ It wasn’t a weird question from my husband given that over the past few washes I seemed to be losing hair in clumps every time I washed it. I always ‘shed’ a fair bit of hair and as it was dark

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Why Body Composition Matters More Than Weight Loss

Focusing solely on weight loss from exercise will not provide a complete and accurate picture of your overall health and fitness. As a ‘non-weight focused’ practitioner, I look towards other benefits from movement and other parameters of health to measure success. In a weight focused world where weight loss strategies

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Balancing Nutrition and Exercise During the Festive Season

Christmas is all about spending time with your loved ones. But between the after-work drinks, holiday parties and Christmas feasts, it can be tricky to maintain healthy, consistent nutrition and exercise habits. We’ve put together this easy-to-follow guide that simplifies nutrition and exercise at Christmas so you can walk the

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Exercise Physiology for Children

Ask any Exercise Physiologist, and they’ll tell you that exercise is medicine. It’s great for improving your strength, increasing your mobility and also for managing pain, all of which betters your quality of life. It’s why our slogan at Body Dynamics Illawarra is Movement with Purpose, and it’s why we love doing what we do.

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