The Facts and Risks of Type 2 Diabetes

The Facts One person is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes every 5 minutes in Australia Diabetes can lead to complications like blindness, amputations and heart disease. This disease is on the rise in Australia, but can be reduced with simple lifestyle changes like healthier eating and regular exercise. You may be at risk even if …Read more »

The Foundation of Healthy Eating

Eat more veggies!! We can’t preach this enough!…. Why? Because veggies are the foundation to a long, healthy and happy life! Every ‘diet’ you see out there has 3 things in common: Lowering kilojoule (calorie) intake Cutting out junk food Eating more vegetables! So ignore the diets, and just fill your plate up with more …Read more »

Exercising Alone vs. Exercising with Others.

Live Life Get Active offers free camps where you can exercise with others across the country. Which means wherever you are you can enjoy the benefits of group exercise and meet some great people along the way. But which one is better, exercising alone or exercising in a group? We have explored 6 different areas …Read more »

Benefits of sharing food with friends and family

Food is not just fuel Food’s number one purpose is to deliver nutrients to our bodies so they work! But, food is also part of our lifestyle. It is the basis of many social gatherings and celebrations! In fact, one thing the healthiest and longest living communities in the world have in common is that …Read more »

Your Number One Healthy Eating Goal

Eating more veggies should be your number one healthy eating goal! You always hear you should be eating more veggies, but do you actually know why they are so important? Veggies are vital to life! Veggies have nutrients, vitamins and minerals which all have special roles inside your body that keep it functioning. Your body …Read more »

THE 4 P’s – The Best Character Traits For Achieving Goals

Setting goal is really important, but what good are they if we are never achieving them? Do you find your setting goals only to never reach them? To help achieve your goals we have outlined the top 4 character traits you should work on – Perseverance, Patience, Persistence and Passion! Focussing on how to improve …Read more »

5 Achievable Healthy Eating Goals

These 5 eating goals are just small changes you can make within your day. They are realistic and can fit into your lifestyle. Try introducing one per week until you have 5 healthy new habits! Add an extra serving of vegetables to one meal a day This is easy, especially when it comes to dinner …Read more »

Feed your Mental Health with the Right Fuel

Your brain needs constant fuelling Everything you think, feel and do comes from your brain working hard to make this all happen. It gets its fuel from the food you eat. If you put bad quality fuel in your car, it’s going to function poorly. The same goes with what you fuel your body with. …Read more »

9 Exercises for Burning Belly Fat You Can Do at Home

Always Combine Exercise with Nutrition. Whether you’re trying to slim down for summer or fit into an outfit for a special occasion, how to lose cm’s from around the waist is a question we get asked all the time. Eating a balanced diet is a great start and we have outlined the best foods for …Read more »

Your Guide for when it hits Snack O’clock

Snacking can be fun, delicious and distracting. However, we need to make sure that we’re snacking for the right reasons and that we’re choosing snacks that are made up of healthy foods and will keep us full until our next meal. Do we need to snack? Snacks are a great way to keep you going …Read more »