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What makes a Kubota super fit for Australian conditions? Kubota sweat over the tiniest details. Every Kubota is jam packed with Japanese engineering and is designed and tested to excel in the world’s toughest conditions.

What can I do to protect myself against the ravages of skin cancer?

The major cause of skin cancer is too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. Skin can burn in as little 15 minutes in the summer sun, so it’s important to take a very basic steps before getting behind the wheel of your Kubota. • Slip on some sun-protective clothing that covers as much skin as possible, including arms and legs. • Slop on broad spectrum, water

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resistant SPF30+ sunscreen.

Put it on 20 minutes before you go outdoors and every two hours afterwards. • Slap on a hat that protects your face, head, neck and ears while working on your Kubota.

How can I avoid trauma

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Play and work safely in a stable Kubota Utility Vehicle. All have built-in safety features, including dynamic braking for safe downhill operation, seatbelts and a sturdy, rollover protective frame for head and upper body protection.

Q to manage back pain? • Generally, the most effective exercises for improving back pain and function are gentle stretching and strengthening exercises. • Low impact cardiovascular exercise that places little or no stress on the back, such as walking, cycling or swimming may help to prevent debilitation due to inactivity. • Gentle yoga classes can help improve back pain symptoms. It’s thought yoga helps increase the awareness of back pain sufferers’ habitual movements and postures, which may be the cause of their problems.

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If you’re suffering from a back problem, always consult your doctor before starting any new exercise.

Squat to lift and lower. Do not bend at the waist.

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ASK DOCTOR kubota Q Can I do more to look after my heart? A

• Quit smoking.

•T  ry to have a balanced diet, containing plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, oily fish, starchy foods such as wholegrain bread, pasta and rice. Avoid foods like biscuits, cakes, pastries and dairy products that are high in saturated fats and sugar. • Aim for 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise a day. If this seems too daunting, start off gently and build up gradually. • Get your blood pressure and cholesterol levels checked by your local doctor. You can help lower your cholesterol level by exercising and eating high-fibre foods such as porridge, beans, pulses, lentils, nuts, fruits and vegetables.

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Keep the weight as close to you as possible.

Squats are a simple exerise that can be done anytime, anywhere.

If you must turn, turn with your feet, not your body.

M40 Series Tractors

Re-Engineered Seats for great back support Reclining, weight-adjusted seats are standard equipment on all M-Series models. These comfortable seats with ergonomic lumbar support are specifically designed to absorb shock, significantly reducing operator fatigue.

MX Powershift Tractors V6108 Kubota Diesel Engine Strong enough to breeze through a marathon of work.

The big heart of the Kubota

There’s a reason why Kubota’s environmentally friendly engines are the world’s best selling diesel engines under 100HP. Employing a Common Rail System (CRS), the ever reliable 4 cylinder V6108 impresses with incredible torque, power and output that turns mountains into hills.

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Fitted with ROPS and seatbelt for maximum protection

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Health Tips from Dr Kubota