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#BetterInRed: Why should I exercise anyway?

“Exercise is good for you.” “Do some exercise, you’ll feel better.” We hear these phrases all the time, but have you ever wondered why exercise is actually so good for you? Need to know the scientific reasons why you should get off the couch before...

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Elite Athlete #3: Lachlan Hinds

We’ve all heard of tennis, rugby league and AFL because they get plenty of publicity, but what about all the other sports you never hear about. What about cross-country skiing, rugby sevens, cycling and marathon swimming? I bet you didn’t know CSU...

Healthy habits to kick-start your New Year

Healthy habits to kick-start your New Year

Make your bed every morning. This doesn’t mean you have to completely change and wash your sheets Every. Single. Day. But you’ll sleep and feel better if you shake out your doona, straighten your pillows, and throw your cushions back on your bed...

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Simple sunburn solutions

In case you missed our ‘Avoid the summer sting’ post and are suffering from some serious sunburn from Australia Day festivities, we’ve collated the best ways to recover. But don’t worry, we’ve all been stung before. Whether you burn just from the...

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The First Year Five

What is it? If you enjoy watching American TV shows based around college students, then you’ve probably heard of the ‘freshmen 15’. The ‘freshman 15’ refers to the phenomenon of first-year college students gaining weight (15 pounds) during their...

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Summer snacks to keep you cool

by Loren Howarth It’s finally the best time of year to enjoy tropical and refreshing treats. These recipes require little preparation, a few cheap ingredients and are sure to prove to your parents that you actually can cook for yourself. Banana ice...

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Avoid the summer sting

by Loren Howarth The weather is warm and it’s the perfect time to take a trip to the beach or visit your local pool. Lounging around in the sun is one of the best ways to spend summer. However, long amounts of time spent in the sun can be dangerous...

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Thunderstorm asthma — are you at risk?

A friendly heads-up has been issued to people as thunderstorm season approaches. Although this time it’s not a warning for storm damage. Residents are being warned about spring-time thunderstorm-triggered asthma. What is it? We caught up with CSU...

Are you up for the challenge?

Are you up for the challenge?

Summer holidays are an opportunity to bounce back from the poor health decisions we made throughout the year, and give our health a real kick-start! If you feel like a challenge and are looking to hit the health restart button, then this summer...

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