These articles cover various topics on health and fitness.
This article is aimed at anyone who sits too much – and that’s nearly everyone! It discusses the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle, while offering suggestions for fitting more incidental movement into each day.
Do you have a twelve-a-day habit? We’re talking seated hours, not cigarettes, although recent studies indicate that sitting too much and moving too little can be just as bad for your health.
The Victorian Government’s Better Health website suggests that sitting is the new smoking, and plenty of studies are backing up the claim. According to government stats, more than 60% of us do less than the recommended 30 minutes of daily exercise.
But it’s not just structured exercise we’re lacking...
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This article explains the upsides and downsides of the phenomenon of multitasking and its potential effects on our minds. It offers some tips on how to manage our focus more effectively.
There’s an old joke about scientists discovering something that could do the work of two men. One woman.
The implication was that women are better at doing two or more things at once than men, now referred to as ‘multitasking’, and there is some science to back this up. Even so, and regardless of gender, there’s also plenty of evidence that multitasking isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
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