Upper body workout

February 22, 2016

Kick start your workout and tone with this upper body workout by fitness trainer, Nikki-Fodgen Moore.   Whether you pop this into your full body workout, use it as a warm up or want to include it as an express upper body workout, these exercises are designed to tone and strengthen your upper body. Express Sessions – 15 minutes •    Go max out on each exercise for 50 seconds then…

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Top spa retreats around Australia

February 13, 2016

Let us take you on a tour of beauty around Australia this Valentine’s Day. Whether you fancy a cut and polish or want to reset in a luxe retreat admist Balinese gardens, we’ve found a spa to suit. Victoria   New South Wales   Queenland   ACT   South Australia   Tasmania   Western Australia   NEXT >> Check out our beauty section for all your health and beauty tips….

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6 ways to beat cravings

February 11, 2016

Retrain your brain to decrease those unwanted cravings with these 6 tips.   If your food choices disappoint your tastebuds, you’re more likely to resort to an unhealthy sweet treat to make up for feeling deprived. Here’s how you can reduce those hunger pangs. 1. Choose low-GI foods “Foods with a lower glycaemic index (GI) of 55 or less are more slowly digested, absorbed and metabolised and cause a lower…

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How to stick to your health and fitness goals

February 10, 2016

Learn how to achieve your fitness goals with the help from someone other than a fitness guru.     For motivational speaker, self-love teacher and author of Mastering Your Mean Girl Melissa Ambrosini a healthy lifestyle is all about slowing down, listening to your body and living from the heart. Here are her top 4 tips to help you achieve your goals: 1.        Get crystal clear on what your goals…

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7 fitness Instagrams to follow now

February 9, 2016

Whether you’re after workout inspiration, fit fashion tips and healthy eating ideas, we’ve put together 7 Instagrams you need to follow now.     1. Steph Prem @stephieprem As the founder and head trainer at Studio PP Steph Prem’s feed varies from reformer workout shots, healthy eats and snaps of when she’s out and about, that’s what keeps it exciting and oh so inviting. A photo posted by Steph Prem…

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Jess Sepel’s FebFast tips

February 1, 2016

We chat to clinical nutritionist Jess Sepel on how to stay on track this FebFast – are you up for the challenge?   The festive season is over, the January hangover has slowly subsided and it’s time to rekindle the healthy routine you’ve been avoiding so far in 2016. Lacking motivation? The annual Febfast event encourages a month-long pause from alcohol and sugar, while raising money for underprivileged youth. Enter…

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7 running tips to improve your stride

  There’s more to running than just hitting the pavement. Reduce your risk of injury with these head to toe running tips. Head: the way you hold your head when you run will determine your posture. Look ahead to where you are running, not down at your feet. Shoulders: Your shoulders need to stay relaxed; think about dropping them away from your ears. While running you may find they start…

January 19, 2016
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10 step guide to clean eating

  Stick to your diet plans with this 10 step guide to help you resist temptations, stay on track and get results. 1. Shop once a week – if the food is not in the house, you can’t eat it. Set aside just an hour each week to stock up on dietary staples or order online. Resist purchasing chips and chocolate. 2. Know your quick and easy meals – if…

January 19, 2016
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Combat workplace stress

  Prevent workplace stress with these simple tactics. Take active breaks from work or niggling problems to let your brain get its stuff together. Try getting up and walking away from the site of the problem; you may just have an ‘aha’ moment. Fix your posture. Standing tall can boost confidence and tell colleagues you’re on your game. Curate facial expressions – not so much to send a message to…

January 12, 2016
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Full body toning circuit

  The six move workout that will firm your arms, thighs and butt.     No time to get to the gym. Spending your group class budget on the mortgage. There are a million excuses not to get moving. All you need for this set of six toning moves from WH&F trainer Nichelle Laus is the resistance of your own body weight and a set of dumbbells. The rules –…

January 12, 2016
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