• Top spa retreats around Australia
  • Must-visit spa retreats in Victoria, Australia
  • Australian spa retreats in New South Wales
  • Beauty escapes around Queensland, Australia
  • Spa and beauty retreats in Australian Capital Territory

Top Tasmanian spa retreats to visit

For locals and visitors alike, experience a spa retreat like no other at one of these breathtaking locations in Tasmania, Australia. PURE LUXE Waldheim Alpine Spa At Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge The place: The spa well and truly makes the most of its spectacular location, overlooking the Cradle Mountain and its ancient forests, snow-capped pine trees and crisp mountain streams. Drop in and ease your body after a day of…


Spa retreats in Western Australia

Holistic health and wellbeing experiences awaits at these top spa retreats in Western Australia. PURE LUXE Indijup Spa Retreat The place: A spa retreat surrounded by national parkland, sprawling vineyards and unspoiled beaches. There are 10 luxurious villas, each with a private plunge pool overlooking a secluded beach. As well as massages, they deal in invigorating sea salt scrubs, clay body masks and detoxing baths infused with Australian native ingredients…


6 ways to beat cravings

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…


How to stick to your health and fitness goals

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…


7 fitness Instagrams to follow now

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…


Do vitamins boost your workouts?

If you think that vitamins, particularly antioxidants such as A, C and E help maximise your workouts, think again. There’s emerging evidence that antioxidant supplements may adversly effect:   Insulin benefits of exercise “One previous small study found that trained and untrained people who dose up on antioxidant supplements impair important exercise training adaptations such as improved insulin sensitivity and production of special proteins that actually help defend the body…


Salted caramel post workout smoothie

Change up your post-gym snack with this salted caramel smoothie by @silverspies. 3 heaped tbsp (approx. 30g) of natural whey protein (WPI or WPC) 2-3 medjool dates (depending on desired sweetness) 1/8 tsp pink Himalayan salt 1 large frozen banana ¼ tsp cinnamon 1 cup rice milk Simply place all ingredients into a blender & blend until smooth and creamy. Pour and enjoy. NEXT: Choc chip banana protein ice cream……


Jess Sepel’s FebFast tips

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…


9 fitstagrams to follow now

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  …


Smores protein cup

  Looking for drool-worthy recovery snacks? Try this smores protein cup recipe for a healthy treat.   What you’ll need (makes 1) 1 ½ scoops chocolate protein powder 1 tbsp cacao 2 tbsp melted marshmallow (or marshmallow fluff) ½ digestive biscuit Water What you’ll do Combine protein and cacao with one to two tablespoons of water to create a thick pudding. Lightly grease a small, round plastic container with coconut…