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Exercise Matters


We know we should do it, we know it can prevent all kinds of illness, but it can be very had to get started and to keep it up.

Episode 1: getting started

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Health journalist Cathy Johnson takes us for a warm-up session on how much exercise we need, and

how intensely, to get the substantial disease prevention benefits.

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Episode2: walking

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In this episode walking to lose weight. We all know you have to exercise if you want to lose weight, is walking a good way of dropping kilos?

Andrew Cate is a Personal trainer and he says most people don’t walk for exercise properly – we avoid hills, don’t keep the pace up and don’t do it regularly enough.
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Episode 3: resistance training

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Want to spring out of your chair at the age of 70? Then start lifting those weights now! Research shows resistance training is vital in staving off diabetes type 2, osteoporosis and other age related illnesses.
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Episode 4: building core strength

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In this episode we’re talking about core strength, the body’s powerhouse, according to practitioners of Pilates, a popular form of exercise good for posture and sore backs if it’s done properly.
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Source: ABC Australia http://www.abc.net.au/rn/lifematters/features/exercisematters/default.htm

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