EXERCISE FOR CANCER
According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s ‘Cancer in Australia 2019’ report, 1 in 2 Australian men and women being diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85. Every day, 396 people diagnosed with cancer in 2019, making cancer a leading cause of death in Australia.
Scientific research, around the benefit of exercise for people with pre- during and post-cancer treatment, has established exercise as a particularly potent medicine for the management of cancer.
GYMS AND FITNESS CENTRES IN AUSTRALIA – MARKET RESEARCH REPORT
The Gyms and Fitness Centres industry has grown strongly over the past five years while undergoing considerable structural change. According to IBIS World, the average Gyms and Fitness Centre industry growth from 2014 to 2019 was 5.7%.
PELVIC FLOOR ESSENTIALS
It’s an often forgotten fact that pelvic floor muscles are part of your core. They don’t work in isolation, but work synergistically with your transverse abdominus, diaphragm and deep spinal muscles and are essential for maintaining good posture, supporting your back, supporting your internal organs and controlling body functions such as passing wind or pee.
DO OLDER ADULTS RESPOND TO EXERCISE TRAINING IN SIMILAR WAY AS YOUNGER PEOPLE?
The answer is Yes.
A study, by Western State Colorado University, has found older adults were able to adapt to personalised cardio-respiratory and functional/resistance training and improve health-related fitness to the same extent as younger people.
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