Yearly Archives :

2015

Good Health Begins in the Gut
Good Health Begins in the Gut 960 639 Janie

At Thrive Health we are very upfront about the fact that improving your health is hard work – there are NO quick fixes or miracle products that will replace the…

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Are you Committed to Health or Habit?
Are you Committed to Health or Habit? 958 614 Janie

Many people say that they need to find some commitment to achieve their health goals. They feel that when they find the time and energy to be committed to doing…

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Eating Fat Burns Fat!
Eating Fat Burns Fat! 960 640 Janie

It seems to contradict logic but a very effective way to burn fat is to eat fat. Well, before you quote some government agency or health care professional that has…

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What happens when you stop eating sugar in 10 Bullet Points
What happens when you stop eating sugar in 10 Bullet Points 960 611 Janie

Recently the World Health Organisation reduced their recommended sugar intake from 10% to 5% of total calories in the diet. For an average person eating 2000 calories per day that…

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Why Dieting Doesn’t Work in 10 Bullet Points
Why Dieting Doesn’t Work in 10 Bullet Points 960 689 Janie

We are told that to lose weight we need to go on a diet. In other words we need to restrict the calories we eat – especially fat which has…

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Sarcopenia – why every adult must know what this means
Sarcopenia – why every adult must know what this means 960 638 Geoff

For every 10 people I ask, only 2, maybe 3, have heard the term “Sarcopenia”. Given that Sarcopenia will negatively affect your quality of life as much as other physical…

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Youth Strength Training
Youth Strength Training 959 665 Geoff

Takeaway points: • An increase in absolute strength can offer immediate and significant benefit to a junior athlete who has not strength trained before • Strength training results in an…

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Recovery from Dieting
Recovery from Dieting 960 640 Janie

If you have spent most of your life dieting or cutting calories to try to lose weight then it is highly likely that you are suffering from metabolic damage which…

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Don’t be normal… be healthy instead!
Don’t be normal… be healthy instead! 960 498 Janie

The 1000 Norms Project (http://sydney.edu.au/health-sciences/research/1000-norms.shtml) is a ground-breaking research project currently generating great national and international interest. An initiative of leading researchers at The University of Sydney, the aim of…

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Strong is Beautiful!
Strong is Beautiful! 960 595 Janie

I lift weights. I don’t mean using machines in a gym, or light dumbbells on a swiss ball, or moving up and down under a smith machine. I mean I…

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