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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9 fitstagrams to follow now

January 27, 2016

In need of some fitspiration? These Instagrams have all the healthy eating, workout and #RawFitspo you need. 1. Brittany Cutts @brittactive With a love for helping people and an endearing sense of humour, this girl tells it how it is. You’ll find nothing but a raw and pure fitness journey with a side of motivation. A photo posted by Brittney Cutts (@brittactive) on Jan 11, 2016 at 3:27pm PST  …

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Fitness motivation with Rachael Attard

  It’s all about enjoying your workouts so it doesn’t feel like a chore for personal trainer, model and nutritionist Rachal Attard. Take note of her motivation tips and health advice and be on your way to a better you.   Rachael Attard is all about teaching women how to “live healthier, exercise the right way and not starve their bodies to lose weight”. An advocate of balance, which extends…

January 12, 2016
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Steph Prem’s fitness motivation

  Struggling to kickstart your workouts? You’ll be suprised by how Steph Prem‘s simple tactics can reframe exercise as a want-to not a have-to do. You might remember Steph Prem’s vital, blonde persona from the 2010 Olympic Games, where she was the only woman to represent Australia in snowboard cross. A career-ending crash in the same year meant that Prem turned her sights away from professional snowsports and to an…

January 4, 2016
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How to trick yourself into training

Struggling to stay motivated? Use the ‘nudge theory’ to tweak your environment and smash your gym and diet goals. Also called ‘automaticity’ or goal priming, the nudge theory is about little changes that essentially trick you into achieving your goals. “Rather than trying to overtly change people’s behaviour, the idea is to subtly direct people down a particular path by tweaking their environment,” says health psychology researcher Dr Nicola Davies….

September 6, 2015
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Weed: Good for the Bones?

August 8, 2015

Got pot? Marijuana might take a cue from the famous advertising slogan for milk. A new study suggests that weed might be good for the bones. The compound cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD), which is a nonhallucinogenic chemical in marijuana plants, helps heal bone fractures, the research finds. The study was done in rats, but rodents have proven to be useful models for human bone treatments in the past, said Yankel Gabet,…

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This Amusing Video Might Finally Convince You to Stand Up Straight

August 7, 2015

The number of times we’ve resolved to have better posture is probably in the low hundreds. Yet for every five minutes we sit up straighter and promise this time will be different, we inevitably find ourselves slumped over our laptops a half hour later. That being said, after watching this TED-Ed video explain the rights, wrongs, and repercussions of poor posture, our bad habits feel a little harder to ignore….

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A first look at Rihanna’s new Puma campaign

August 6, 2015

Puma have released the first image from their latest campaign featuring Rihanna In the black-and-white photo, unveiled on Puma’s Instagram page, Rihanna poses head to toe in Puma and the new Pulse XT shoe. The global superstar was named creative director of Puma in December, overseeing the direction of the womenswear line, and will join famous sportsmen including Usain Bolt and Mario Balotelli as a brand ambassador. Having signed a…

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Winter pants you’ll want in your wardrobe now…

August 5, 2015

Leather leggings Best for tall girls and hourglass figures. Team with a cropped or waist-length top to balance out the proportions. Get the look H&M pants, $59.95; Country Road pullover, $129; Kookai necklace, $45; Helen Kaminski bag, $225; River Island cuffs, $25 each; Wittner Avril heels, $159.95 Trackpants Best for strong or bulky legs – the relaxed fit allows extra breathing room around the calves, and by folding the cuffs…

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