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11
2017

Group Fitness Improves Quality of Life

Group fitness participants showed significant improvements in all three quality of life measures: mental (12.6 percent), physical (24.8 percent) and emotional (26 percent). They also reported a 26.2 percent reduction in perceived stress levels. By comparison, individual fitness participants on avera...

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09
2017

Planet Gosford’s Oldest Member – Killer Karl Lukk

Karl from Gosford is proud to be Planet Gosford’s oldest member, having recently turned 85 years old! Karl shared his life story with us… I arrived in Australia in 1949 from Estonia as a 17 year old scrawny teenager due to lack of proper nourishment after the war. At age 19, I joined a g...

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07
2017

How to Live a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Heart Disease (which includes strokes and other cardiovascular diseases) still remains the number one cause of death – and when you think about that statistic, it is pretty chilling as there are more deaths to heart disease than all forms of cancer combined! Heart disease is also known as the “Silen...

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06
2017

Three Ways to Combat Stress

Heart thumping, muscles tensing, shallow breathing and foggy thinking. We are probably all familiar with stress in one way or another – from acute anxiety to the kind of nagging worry you lose sleep over. In times of high stress – such as exams or job interviews – it is important to care for your me...

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04
2017

How Yoga Can Help Tight Hamstrings

Many of us suffer from tight hips and hamstrings. It is said that we hold a lot of negative energy in our hips and hamstrings. Opening up these areas is a great way to release that negativity. This will help to uplift your body, mind and spirit. BENEFITS OF STRETCHING YOUR HIPS & HAMSTRINGS DECR...