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Free Christmas Colouring Printables for Children

Free Christmas Colouring Printables for Children

8th December 2009

Download a free Christmas Colouring Printable for Kids.
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Doctors warn of dangers of home treadmills

Doctors warn of dangers of home treadmills

8th December 2009

Doctors have warned parents about the dangers of treadmills in the home after a number of children were seen by plastic surgeons at Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children in Crumlin, Dublin, for hand injuries sustained on the running machines.
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Irish kids happier and healthier than UK kids

Irish kids happier and healthier than UK kids

12th November 2009

Children in Ireland are healthier and happier compared to children in England, Scotland and Wales, a new survey has found.
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Eating well will help children in later life

Eating well will help children in later life

5th November 2009

Parents should make an effort to teach their children about the link between a healthy diet and physical performance from a young age, according to Noreen Roche, the nutritionist for the Kilkenny hurling team.
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Regular Exercise can reduce risk of Breast Cancer

Regular Exercise can reduce risk of Breast Cancer

21st October 2009

Regular exercise can significantly cut a woman’s chance of developing breast cancer, a new study shows.
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Exercise keeps heart and bones strong

Exercise keeps heart and bones strong

14th October 2009

The importance of exercise for maintaining strong, healthy bones cannot be underestimated.
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Children and Obesity

Children and Obesity

9th October 2009

ONE IN five nine year olds in Ireland is overweight and a further 7 per cent are obese putting them at risk of disease now and in the future, the research has found.
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Children Lack Proper Exercise While in School

Children Lack Proper Exercise While in School

5th October 2009

IRISH schoolchildren are not getting enough exercise, according to experts.
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Staying fits delays ageing

Staying fits delays ageing

1st October 2009

Maintaining aerobic fitness through middle age and beyond can delay biological ageing by up to 12 years, the results of a new study indicate.
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Obesity and exercise - every bit helps

Obesity and exercise - every bit helps

1st October 2009

Even a very small amount of exercise goes a long way towards helping severely obese people improve their quality of life, US researchers have found.
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Prescribed exercise improves life quality

Prescribed exercise improves life quality

15th September 2009

Exercise prescribed by doctors improves health and quality of life and should become part of wider strategies to promote exercise, a New Zealand study has concluded.
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Running slows effects of ageing

Running slows effects of ageing

15th September 2009

Running regularly may slow down the effects of ageing, the results of a new study indicate.
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Weight bearing exercise benefits bones

Weight bearing exercise benefits bones

1st September 2009

Weight bearing exercise during adolescence, such as fast walking, running and dancing, appears to be the best type of exercise for maintaining bone strength later in life, the results of a new study indicate.
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Moderate exercise helps heart

Moderate exercise helps heart

27th August 2009

Even low levels of weekly exercise can drive down blood pressure and boost overall fitness, according to new research.
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Balance training prevents ankle sprains

Balance training prevents ankle sprains

27th August 2009

A simple training programme, based on a series of balancing exercises, can cut the risk of recurrent ankle sprains by 35%, a new study has found.
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Music ups exercise endurance by 15%

Running on a threadmill

27th August 2009

Choosing the right music to listen to while exercising can increase physical endurance and make the overall experience more positive, new research indicates.
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No exercise ages the body faster

No exercise ages the body faster

27th August 2009

People who exercise more in their free time are biologically younger by up to nine years, compared to their more sedentary peers, the results of a new study indicate.
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10 Exercise & Fitness tips

Exercise & Fitness

13th July 2009

10 Exercise & Fitness tips.
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