Welcome to Fitmodo, your regular weekly round up of the news you need to know to keep your earthly form in top shape — from fitness advice to breakthroughs in medical research.
The 2016 CSIRO Healthy Diet Score report, released today, canvassed the dietary habits of more than 86,500 adults across the country over a 12 month period. An early snapshot of the survey results released in August 2015 awarded the nation’s diet a score of 61 on a 100-point scale.
Scientists from the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity — a joint venture between The University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital — the Biomedicine Discovery Institute at Monash University, and the Centenary Institute developed a unique “prime and trap” vaccine method, which when tested in mice, gave complete protection against malaria.
To get ready for Tough Mudder, I’d like to lose a few kilos of fat and build a little bit of muscle over the next month. Nothing serious, but every little bit helps, right? If you’re doing the same, here are five things you can do, and how you can do them.
And the situation is set to become significantly worse.
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- To paraphrase award-winning author Garth Marenghi, there are only three heterosexual sex positions worth a damn: doggie, woman on top and “normal”. But which one is best? Lifehacker Australia has the answer.
- If you’re looking to transform your body in time for Summer, mastering your squat technique is important for getting the tush you want (and preventing injury). Popsugar Australia show us how — in GIFs, of course!