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  • Posture Correction Exercises for Upper Crossed Syndrome

    Performing the right type of posture correction exercise is essential when treating the muscular imbalances associated with Upper Crossed Syndrome (UCS). Upper Crossed Syndrome is described as a muscular imbalance pattern that effects the position of the head, shoulder girdle and spine. UCS is usually developed due to postural repetition and is commonly found in […]

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  • Tips to Increase Your Calorie Expenditure for Weight Loss

    The rate at which your body burns calories at resting (homeostasis) will heavily influence your weight loss. Weight loss and gain is a balancing act between energy consumed by the body and energy expenditure. Exercise is the most variable factor in human energy expenditure in that this is what we have control over most. While we […]

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  • Effects of Prolonged Sitting on your Health

    Many of us are becoming victims to the negative effects of prolonged sitting due to extensive working hours, meeting specific deadlines and increased computer use. The human body was designed to be vigorously active for hunting, gathering and native purposes. However, with the evolution of time and the movement from caves to offices, a large majority […]

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  • Diabetic Recipe for Controlling Blood Glucose Levels

    Whether you have been diagnosed with insulin resistance or type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), controlling blood glucose levels becomes the primary focus to ensure you avoid any long term damage to the small and large blood vessels of the heart, brain and legs. By controlling blood glucose levels you will reduce your risk of developing any secondary complications […]

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  • Exercise as Medicine for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM)

    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is considered to be a lifestyle non-communicable disease. It is characterised by varying levels of insulin resistance or impaired insulin secretion, resulting in the inability to control blood glucose levels. This results in high blood sugar levels (hyperglycaemia) and can have multiple effects on the body including loss of sensation/control […]

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  • Health Effects of Sugar – Test Your Addiction

    Research based evidence continues to grow addressing the serious health effects of sugar consumption on the human body. In particular refined sugar, which lacks essential nutrients such as minerals, vitamins and fibre, providing the body with ’empty’ or ‘naked’ energy (calories). In addition, congesting sugar causes the body to be drained from valuable vitamins and minerals through digestion, […]

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  • Resistance Training for Osteoporosis – Preventing Bone Fractures

    Physical activity, particularly weight-bearing resistance training for osteoporosis, is thought to provide the mechanical stimuli or “loading” important for the maintenance and improvement of bone health, whereas physical inactivity has been implicated in bone loss and its associated health costs. Osteoporosis is a musculoskeletal condition that causes a person’s bones to become fragile and brittle […]

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  • Supergreens Superfood Powder

    ‘Supergreens‘ or raw green superfood powders are providing extensive health and nutritional benefits due to their high nutrient density. Raw green powders are loaded with essential vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, amino acids, probiotics, nutrient herbs and protein. Increasing your raw fruit and vegetable intake has been linked to reducing your risk of developing some chronic […]

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  • Creative Hatha Yoga Parramatta – 90 minute Class

    Back to Basics Health & Exercise will be offering a end of month creative hatha yoga class on Sunday morning, with the intention of expanding the current yoga timetable in Parramatta, Sydney. Our yoga teacher Roxana will be hosting 90-minute creative hatha yoga classes on the following dates: Sunday 29th November 2015 from 9:00am to 10.30am […]

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  • Glycemic Index & Glycemic Load – Understanding Them

    Implementing and understanding Glycemic Index & Glycemic Load can significantly influence your weight loss goal. If you need to lose weight and keep it off, incorporating a low Glycemic Index (GI) (sometimes referred to as the Glycaemic Index) & higher protein foods into your diet can help you achieve this. The Glycemic Index is a numerical […]

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