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No frills fitness

When it comes to getting active, some of the excuses you’ll hear are “I don’t have time”, “I can’t afford it” or “I don’t have the equipment”.  What’s a busy, frugal lady to do? Luckily, workouts actually don’t have to be expensive or time-consuming. There are plenty of ways to move your body that do […]

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The MS Walk + Run: the gift of hope

It’s hard to begin to imagine what it would feel like for your body to suddenly change and never recover. But this is a reality for 23,000 Australians—each day, four Australians are diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The cruelty of this disease means that symptoms and affects vary from person to person so it’s a […]

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Dogs and Easter: Not an eggscellent combination

Easter is a time for celebration. For some it’s a religious celebration, for some it’s a celebration of chocolate and for some, it’s simply a celebration of the biggest long weekend of the year. Your dog is probably pretty excited too. Four whole days of you being at home! Lots of people in the house! […]

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Fitness Road Test: Federal Golf Club

In researching this article, I typed “women in golf” into Google. The top result was ‘The 20 Hottest Women in Golf’ on Men’s Health, with a link right next to it to a charming article title ’19 glorious butt selfies you have to see to believe’. Clearly, this is another sport where women are grossly […]

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The key fundamentals of gut health

Have you started drinking kombucha for its gut health promoting properties? If you have, you can stop. Of all the things that make a difference to how well your gut functions, kombucha is relatively pointless. Instead of forcing down a disgusting fermented tea product, in the hope it’s your missing link to wellness, try making some […]

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10 ways to get active in the school holidays

As the school holidays continue, the inevitable question pops up – how do you keep the kids busy? Keeping kids active can take some creativity, particularly when the weather turns cold and it gets dark early. But with over 63 per cent of adults and around one quarter of children overweight or obese, it’s more important […]

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Sustainable Life: Eat, Grow, Autumn

Ripe figs, luscious leafy greens and still more zucchinis… It must be autumn in the kitchen garden. A great season for growing. The scorching heat of a midsummer’s day has passed, leaving just a lovely warm soil and mild days – perfect growing weather. Tender, crisp leafy plants love autumn. In the kitchen, it’s time […]

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Are You A Control Freak?

Don’t panic, it could be a good thing… Does the thought of a life without lists leave you a cold sweat? The mere mention of a last minute change of plans send you into a tailspin? Do you have an overwhelming urge to ‘supervise’ others, to make sure they’re doing things the right way? You, my friend, may […]

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Roadtest: Pure Zen Flotation

We as a team have done some pretty odd things in the name of health and beauty. We’ve had tiny needles inserted into our face and body, stood in a chamber and endured temperatures of -140 degrees celsius… we’ve even had our colons irrigated (yep – that happened). Climbing into a pod full of salty […]

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10 tips for long term weight loss

Losing weight seems like it should be reasonably simple. It’s just a matter of making the energy we eat from food less than the energy we expend through our metabolism and physical activity. Right? This is fundamentally true, but there is so much more to the journey of losing weight than just maintaining a negative […]

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