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Exercise and mental health

Trusted information about exercise and mental health, including benefits of exercise, mental health benefits of exercise, exercise and the mind and information on how much exercise you need from leading Australian health organisations.

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Arthritis and exercise

If you have arthritis, keeping active through regular exercise can help manage your condition. Learn tips on the right type and level of exercise you can do.

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Exercise therapy

Links to trusted information about exercise therapy.

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Fitness and exercise

Fitness tips and exercise topics to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Cycling, walking, running, swimming, yoga and dancing among others.

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Obesity and exercise

If you're overweight, losing weight will bring you a range of important health benefits. Discover tips that will help you lose weight.

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How to start exercising

Trusted information and tips on how to start exercising including how to get started, finding time, tips to keep going, and getting active at work.

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Incontinence treatments – 10 ways to stop leaks

Trusted information on treating incontinence with tips on stoping leaks including exercises, diet, losing weight and dealing with constipation.

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Arthritis prevention

Trusted information on arthritis prevention including chronic disease risk factors, weight, exercise, alcohol, smoking, and links to trusted resources

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Back pain prevention

Trusted information on back pain prevention including posture, sleeping, exercise, lifting and handling, and links to trusted resources

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How to lower blood pressure

Trusted information on lowering your blood pressure and keeping it at healthy levels including exercise, healthy eating, losing weight and medicines.

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Dementia prevention

Trusted information on dementia prevention including diet, exercise, being socially active and expert advice and links to trusted resources.

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