Household items are perfect to use to work out

Household items you can use to work out

Working out from home is not easy and we typically find plenty of reasons to put it off such as “I don’t have time to exercise” or “I don’t have the proper equipment to exercise”. The good news is we have a solution for you. If time…
Benefits of exercise on mental health

3 benefits of exercise on mental health

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While it’s sometimes hard to find the motivation, regular exercise can help alleviate stress, anxiety and symptoms of depression and other mood orders. In fact, despite countless research proving its effectiveness, exercise is the most under-prescribed…
Meditation for the Min and Heart

Meditation for the Mind and Heart

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Meditation can be a great way to help you battle mental health issues. It not only quietens down the mind, but can also help relax the muscles. In addition to which it’s accessible to anybody regardless of your strength or flexibility.If…

How to motivate yourself when you don’t want to exercise

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We’re living in one of the toughest periods of life right now and it is sometimes hard to muster up motivation to do anything- let alone exercise. Often, exercise is the first thing that we let go of when we are limited on time or bandwidth.…
Cardio to improve mental health

Cardio to improve your Mental Health

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You’ve probably heard that exercise is great for mental health and to combat anxiety and depression. But with so many different exercise options, it can be difficult to know where to start. While exercise needs to include different workout…
Specialised group exercises to boost your mood

4 reasons why specialized group exercises are for you

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We all know that exercise is good for our physical and mental wellbeing but often we need that extra something to get us to that place where we do it. Here are 4 reasons why specialized group exercises are for you. You have something you want…
Yoga Side stretch

A gentle 5-minute yoga practice to jump start your day

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Yoga is a great way to keep every part of the body moving. By bringing awareness to the body and the breath, it can also help quieten down our busy minds and boost our energy and mental health to help us not only get through the day but strive…

STRAIGHT SETS: Q&A WITH CAM WILSON, MOOD ACTIVE FOUNDER

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Cam wears a lot of hats.He is our co-founder, head trainer, committee president, a qualified tennis coach and freelance travel journalist. He has also battled bipolar depression since his late teens, and relies on exercise to boost his own…
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STUDY: Exercise can prevent depression

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This week new research was released from The Black Dog Institute which found physical activity can prevent depression.The international team included researchers from The Black Dog Institute, UNSW Sydney and Western Sydney University's NICM…
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What happens to our brain when we exercise?

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We all know that breaking a little sweat does wonders for our physical health, but there is increasing information about the benefits of exercise on our mental health. Research over recent years has discovered that simple exercise does wonders…