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#BetterInRed: Why warm up?

Dr Cheyne Donges from the School of Exercise Science, Sport and Health argues the case for warming up before intense exercise. Think about what it is that you are doing before you exercise. Driven to the gym? Slept all night long? Sat at your desk...

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Your annual wellness check-up is here

Ever heard the expression ‘healthy, wealthy and wise’? Head along to CSU’s Wellness and Wellbeing Expo, and you could be on track to becoming all of these things! The Expos are running on all CSU campuses in March, and include great info, workshops...

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#BetterInRed: How can i track my progress?

Tracking progress over time can help keep you motivated and according to Dr Cheyne Donges from the School of Exercise Science, Sport and Health the best way to do it is to start with a baseline measurement. Your progress over time is a very...

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#BetterInRed: How hard should i push myself?

Whether you’re looking for permission to go slow and steady or for an excuse to ramp up the intensity from day one, the question of how hard to push yourself is a common one. But according to Dr Cheyne Donges from CSU’s School of Exercise Science...

#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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