What is metabolic syndrome?

What is metabolic syndrome?

  Metabolic syndrome is a term that is tossed around quite a bit these days but what does it actually mean? It is a term that describes a number of different conditions that can increase your risk of heart disease and diabetes and is linked to overweight or obese...
Is it ok to eat farmed fish?

Is it ok to eat farmed fish?

It’s worthwhile doing a bit of research about the fish, in particular farmed fish, that you buy at the fish shop or at your local restaurant. I assumed (incorrectly it seems) that most of our Australian fish were caught in the wild. This however from what I have...

What are mobility exercises?

Mobility exercises should be done when your body is nice and warm like at the end of a strength session or cardio workout.   These exercises are similar to stretching but involve muscles, tendons, ligaments and essentially most of your muscular system.   A great...
Why should you swim between the flags?

Why should you swim between the flags?

On my way home just the other day, I called in to our local beach for a swim. The beach is regularly patrolled by lifeguards through the week and lifesavers on the weekend, so all in all is pretty safe. The water looked good but was a bit rippy and choppy with the...