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Health & Wellness

What Is Wellness?

By | Health & Wellness

Wellness, an elusive and magical destination? Or a state of being that everyone should strive for? According to the World Health Organization;  “Wellness is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”

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Bringing Wellness to work

By | Health & Wellness

When you think about ‘wellness,’ good health comes to mind. Which, in a nutshell it is. But if we dive deeper, you could say that wellness is more than just ‘being healthy’. It’s the active process of becoming aware of ones self. Making smart and healthy choices helping you lead an actively healthy and fulfilling life. It’s a dynamic change of process and growth and can be applied, anywhere and in everything we do.

 

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Mg Life is LIFE!

By | Health & Wellness

“I love a good workout session. There’s nothing better than being challenged physically and mentally. The not so enjoyable part is the DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) that comes afterwards. But after discovering Mg Life, I’m certain those days of hobbling around are over!” –  Jackie Tann

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Why should you stretch?

By | Health & Wellness

It’s one of the most debated topics these days and the most misunderstood. Whether you run, ride, play footy, golf or walk the dog every morning, you should stretch. Not to become a Cirque Du Soleil contortionist, but for your own good. And yes, there are certain times when stretching will be more effective for you and times when stretching is not the answer. Today I am going to help you identify both, but first we need to understand why stretching is good for you.

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How to Prevent Back Pain

By | Health & Wellness

Back pain is probably one of the most common complaints we hear. We’ve all experienced it at some point whether we have been able to pin point the cause or not. It can be acute or it can gradually happen over time and although back pain can be specific, the causes and treatments will vary from person to person because biomechanically we are different in our habits, activities and daily repetition. Today we will give you the brief break down on what back pain is, possible causes and strength and postural exercises/alignment to prevent the reoccurrence of injuries to the back.

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Is Smoking Worse Than Sitting?

By | Dangers of a Sedentary Lifestyle, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living

If you sit all day then you must read this!

The physical implications of sitting at your desk all day for most of your life is not something to take lightly.

The myriad of consequences on your body from sitting for long periods is now said to be worse than smoking. Dr. James Levine says sitting for as little as 2 continuous hours increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, back pain and other orthopaedic problems.

Find this hard to believe?

Let us break it down for you.

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