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Fitness Devices – Do Kids Need Them?

Wearable fitness technology has become a billion dollar industry around the world. I’m sure you have heard of, considered buying, or already have a Fitbit, Garmin, TomTom or Apple Watch - or maybe you keep track of your daily steps on your smartphone? While various...

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Is Poor Sleep Linked To Elevated Blood Pressure?

Several studies have shown that regularly sleeping for less than 6 hours increases your risk for hypertension (high blood pressure), and that sleeping between 7 to 9 hours appears to be the best amount for maintaining a healthy blood pressure profile. In this article,...

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When Is The Best Time To Exercise For Better Sleep?

Many people are unsure when the best time is to exercise for better sleep. We caught up with our sleep science expert, Dr Dale Rae, about the effect of exercise on sleep, and when the best time to work out is. When is the best time to exercise for better sleep? The...

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The Importance of Play for Children

Can you remember you and your siblings being left for hours to keep yourselves busy after school, on the weekend and during the school holidays? Maybe exploring in the garden, building forts under the dining room table, or playing ‘shop shop’ and ‘hospital’ with your...

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Fitness Devices – Do Kids Need Them?

Fitness Devices – Do Kids Need Them?

Wearable fitness technology has become a billion dollar industry around the world. I’m sure you have heard of, considered buying, or already have a Fitbit, Garmin, TomTom or Apple Watch - or maybe you keep track of your daily steps on your smartphone? While various...

read more
Is Poor Sleep Linked To Elevated Blood Pressure?

Is Poor Sleep Linked To Elevated Blood Pressure?

Several studies have shown that regularly sleeping for less than 6 hours increases your risk for hypertension (high blood pressure), and that sleeping between 7 to 9 hours appears to be the best amount for maintaining a healthy blood pressure profile. In this article,...

read more
When Is The Best Time To Exercise For Better Sleep?

When Is The Best Time To Exercise For Better Sleep?

Many people are unsure when the best time is to exercise for better sleep. We caught up with our sleep science expert, Dr Dale Rae, about the effect of exercise on sleep, and when the best time to work out is. When is the best time to exercise for better sleep? The...

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Se7en’s Blog: Conquering the Healthy Weight Programme

Se7en’s Blog: Conquering the Healthy Weight Programme

Welcome back to the SSISA Healthy Weight Series... I blogged my way through the Beginner Series and ended the series as a completely different person to the one that began the programme way back in February. I am different for so many reasons, apart from the obvious...

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