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5 tips to get you race ready!

5 tips to get you race ready!

Whether you are a seasoned runner gearing up for your fiftieth event or a beginner lacing up for your first 5 km, keeping your body feeling healthy and refuelled is key. Here are our top tips to get race day ready. Regular Hydration: Runners of all levels should prioritise hydration before, during, and after runs. Aim for 300 - 500ml of water, 1 - 2 hours pre-run. During your run, replenish fluids every 20 minutes with 125 - 250ml of water for short runs (under an hour), and increase to 250 - 500ml every 30 minutes for longer runs. On...

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Move Smoothly: Enhancing Joint Mobility through Gut Health

Move Smoothly: Enhancing Joint Mobility through Gut Health

Ageing is a natural part of life and with it often comes the occasional creaky knee or stiff elbow. But what if there was a way to support your joints that didn’t involve endlessly applying menthol-scented creams or popping pain relievers? Enter gut health. Yes, you heard that right! The key to maintaining supple joints and smooth mobility might just be nestled in your gut. The Gut-Joint Connection While we often think of gut health in terms of digestion and immunity, its impact reaches much further, extending to our joints. Our gut is home to trillions of microbes that help...

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Check these 3 things for Bowel Health

Check these 3 things for Bowel Health

In Australia, Bowel cancer is the 4th most commonly diagnosed cancer. Affecting both men and women, it is estimated that 1 in 20 people will be diagnosed by the time they are 85. Fortunately, early detection can help prevent bowel cancer in 90% of cases. Let’s take a look at 3 things you should take a closer look at this week for your bowel health. Screen Test If you are over 50, regular screening every 2 years is important as bowel cancer can occur without obvious symptoms or any family history. With early detection, 90% of bowel cancers can be successfully...

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3 Reasons to make Collagen & Probiotics an Essential part of your Skin Ritual

3 Reasons to make Collagen & Probiotics an Essential part of your Skin Ritual

The dry and often harsh winter conditions can take a toll on our skin. Lower humidity levels can lead to increased moisture loss, leaving skin feeling dry, tight, and flaky. If you are seeking a natural and easy way to give your skin a boost this winter, look no further than collagen and probiotics.

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