A report recently published by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare revealed the rate of hospital admissions for patients with a respiratory illness in the south east of South Australia is among the highest in the country. Hospitalisation rates for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were higher in inland and rural areas
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Running is a form of aerobic exercise. Quite literally, ‘aerobic’ means ‘with oxygen’. We need to breathe to get oxygen into the lungs. Although this sounds obvious, some runners have a shallow or laboured breathing style. However, there are some cases where this style of breathing results in severe muscle cramps, side stitches, poor performance