6 Ways to Move More Each Day

November 23, 2020Physical activity

Does your job require you to sit at a desk or around conference tables for several hours per day? Many health risks are associated with sitting down for prolonged periods of time.  Research has demonstrated that sitting for an extended period is linked with obesity, type 2 diabetes, and an increased risk of death from …

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TUH Connecting Employees To Thrive

September 15, 2020Physical activity , Wellbeing

TUH employees have just spent six weeks focusing on their physical wellbeing, completing Active Teams for the third time with provider Active & Thriving. Quick to recognise the shift in working arrangements caused by the global pandemic, TUH understood the value of providing an employee wellbeing program that keeps everyone connected.  Bernadette Hanly, Culture, Change …

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Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease in Australia: the role of exercise.

March 3, 2020Physical activity, ,

Alzheimer’s disease is a neurological disorder. This means that it is a disease that affects the brain. It causes progressive damage to the brain. It is worth noting that Alzheimer’s disease is a very common form of dementia in Australia, contributing to about two-thirds of cases. Brain degeneration in Alzheimer’s affects thinking skills, memory, mood, …

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Incidental Exercise: How Little Bits of Movement Make a Big Difference

February 19, 2020Physical activity, , ,

There is a difference between what is known as incidental activity and exercise, but the terms are often combined into the expression “incidental exercise,” and it describes physical activity done by the body that is not planned exercise. In other words, there is a very common recommendation made by fitness and health experts that we …

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