Active Seniors

Metabolic Disease

New Year, New You

Among the top New Years resolutions world wide are the resolutions “exercise more” and “lose weight”. While they sound simple in theory, less than half of us succeed at achieving our new years resolutions. Exercising to lose weight may seem straight forward, but in fact there are variables to consider to make sure that you …

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BMI – Important or Not?

Body Mass Index (BMI) is the magical term that is often thrown around many readings that focus on exercise and wellness. You may have also heard your GP and other various specialists mention it. What is a BMI? Put simply, it is the relationship between your weight and height. It is a great baseline indicator …

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Lift and lose it

One of the most common goals that we see with men attending Active Seniors is the desire to shed weight around their midline. This is a great goal as more than 60% of Australian adults are overweight, and the fat surrounding the abdominal area is the most dangerous because it surrounds important internal organs. It …

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Men and heart disease

Heart disease is a leading cause of mortality in men. According to the Heart Foundation, approximately 98 men in Australia have a heart attack every day and one in seven of those men die. One of the major risk factors is age so it is important that you get your heart health checked regularly and …

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