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Augmented reality – turn games into exercise

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 by

Are you looking to spice up your exercise routine? While we all know that exercise is a vital component of your health and wellbeing, sometimes it can be difficult to get motivated or interested in getting active. The first steps in developing healthy exercise habits can often be the most difficult, precisely because you haven’t developed the habit yet. To give you a hand, we’ve found some interesting apps that can help you get moving more using just your smartphone.

These days, most Australians have their own smartphone and thanks to the rising popularity of augmented reality technology (not quite virtual reality, but close) there’s a number of apps out there that can help exercise feel more like you’re playing a game, so you’ll find 30 before you know it! Best of all, most of the apps are free to download and if you do indulge in an in-app purchase or two, it’ll probably cost less than your average gym membership. Let’s get moving!

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Train your brain

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 by

Did you know that the human brain is capable of 1,016 processes per second, making it more powerful than a computer? Or that the average brain is believed to generate up to 50,000 thoughts per day?

Millennials aged 18 to 34 have been found to be more forgetful than Baby Boomers, meaning they’re more likely to forget where they put their keys than their parents! Our brains are amazing but just as we exercise our bodies, it’s important to exercise them to keep them sharp, performing at their best, and on top of where those keys are.

October 13th was Train your Brain Day so we’ve put together some apps and brain training games to get you thinking so you don’t get brain fried!.

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