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Are you diabetic or could you be pre diabetic – World Diabetes Day 2017

Women are the gatekeepers of household nutrition and lifestyle habits. They have the potential to drive prevention in their household and beyond. – International Diabetes Federation Diabetes is the fastest growing health issue in Australia today. 1.2 million Australians have been diagnosed. 500,000 are estimated to be undiagnosed type 2 diabetics. And every 5 minutes another …Read more »

Feeling nervous about taking your first fitness class?

We know it can be hard taking your first fitness class so we wanted to share this member’s story about her first steps to a fitter, healthier and happier life. We hope it inspires you to give it a go. My name is Jessica. I am currently attending the Live Life Get Active classes in …Read more »

Want to look and feel great? Yeah! Well let’s talk high intensity interval training.

We’re sure you’ve heard of High Intensity Interval Training and we’re sure you’ve heard it’s beneficial for you. But you’re also probably scratching your head wondering ‘What is it exactly and HOW does it benefit me?’ High Intensity Interval Training is a popular form of exercise that combines two of the most effective fat-burning workouts: …Read more »

6 reasons why it’s even more important to exercise in winter

Winter is here and it’s starting to get cold and when it’s cold it’s really hard to stay motivated about your health and fitness!! We tend to take on a “Snuggle up” mentality, we eat more and we do less – human hibernation! But we are not bears, we don’t need layers and layers of …Read more »

2016 You are amazing and we thank you!!

Another great year! See you in 2017! Check out our 2016 infographic.  Read more »

Sitting kills. Its time to stand up!

We know that sitting all day isn’t good for us, but do we really know what it’s doing to our bodies? Let’s find out. It’s killing us According to research we all sit too much. It’s estimated that we spend on average, 7.7 hours sitting – that’s about half of our waking hours. Today’s modern …Read more »

Is muscle tone the secret to reversing the ageing process?

Looking younger and feeling younger! We all want this, yet the answer to this elixir seems so out of reach… or does it? It’s no secret, we spend billions of dollars on creams and diets to look less wrinkled and thinner. We inject things into our bodies and suck unwanted fat out in the attempt …Read more »

Do you want to feel better about yourself?

We can’t say it enough, exercising outside in the park will change your life.  Here’s a beautiful story from one of our member’s, Kareena,  whose story is quite inspiring. She explains how her health and overall life has improved. I first started LLGA at the start of March 2016 as I wanted to be a …Read more »

Are You Worried About Self Image?

In our latest story from one of our members, we explain how exercise can address self image issues by making you feel better about yourself as well as helping you tone and shed the kilos!  This is Amber’s story from our Miranda camp in Sutherlandshire. I’m a 25 year old full time carer for my …Read more »

Body image, self-esteem and the influence of society

Society shapes us in many ways, possibly more than we realise – from our interactions, to our personal development through to others’ perception of our bodies as a reflection of self worth. We are social beings. Genetically we rely on one another for the survival of humanity. That primal connection makes our interactions physiologically and …Read more »