cardiovascular disease and exercise

Physical Activity, Exercise and Cardiac Disease

Cardiac disease, or cardiovascular disease (CVD), is the single biggest leading cause of death of Australians every year. And by a lot! Nearly 30% of all deaths last year were attributed to CVD (ABS, 2017). The stark reality is when you die, chances are it will be due to a heart related disease. Don’t worry, I’m…

Activity - how much is enough?

How much (exercise) is enough?

Did you know that more than half of Australia adults are not active enough? If you don’t know the amount of exercise recommended each week, or if your lifestyle involves very little physical activity, keep reading to discover some benefits of being active and tips to get you moving. Physical activity includes anything that: gets you…