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Australia’s Biggest Killer – how everyday choices affect your risk of Heart Disease

Heart disease kills an Australian every 12mins. Nearly THREE-QUARTERS of Australian adults have been told by their doctor they have at least one risk factor for heart disease. Most risk factors can be prevented by YOU! What increases your risk of heart disease? Not enough exercise Overweight/obesity Poor eating habits Too much stress Depression Excessive …Read more »

De-stress your mind by eating the right kind of food.

There are many ways to alleviate stress that result from a combination of balancing the food you eat, the amount of sleep you get, the amount of work and family commitments you have, exercise and taking time to yourself. Healthy eating, although just one piece of this puzzle, is a very important one! Stress eating …Read more »

The Link Between your Food, Gut and Mood.

From Your Brain… Your brain is responsible for sending orders throughout your body that tell you what to do, like breathing and moving your muscles. Your brain also receives messages from the rest of your body which tell you what you hear, see, smell, taste and feel both physically and emotionally. Your brain sends and …Read more »

Bodyweights or Weights: Everything You Need to Know

One isn’t better than the other We aren’t saying that one is better than the other; in fact both types of exercise are awesome for toning and strengthening our muscles. It’s simply about knowing what’s best for your personal circumstances in order to achieve your end goal. Bodyweight exercises involve one thing and one thing …Read more »

How to Live like the Healthiest Populations in the World

There are 5 locations around the world that have the healthiest populations in the world. These locations are referred to as ‘blue zones.’ The people in these blue zones, live longer and healthier lives than everywhere else in the world. They have the lowest rates of obesity and chronic diseases around the world and live …Read more »

Weight Loss Diets Debunked and Explained

The One Thing All ‘Diets’ Have in Common There are an overwhelming array of diets out there all claiming to be the ‘holy grail’ of diets. It can get very confusing as to what foods are ‘good’ or ‘bad.’ There is one thing every diet has in common, whether it’s low carb, low fat, gluten …Read more »

Starting Out With Exercise – A Personal Story

“Who was that woman in the photos?” 2 years ago, I looked at a photo from my holidays and was shocked when I saw myself.  I had been dieting on and off for years, but it was clear it hadn’t worked. Who was that woman in the photos? I just hadn’t realised I’d become so …Read more »

9 Secrets to Toning Up Your Arms

  Working out your arms but not seeing the results you’re after? Well, we have put together an easy to follow blog that may help you overcome this. Implement these secrets into your existing routine to get the most out of your workouts. Perfect Get your dip on Dips are the perfect workout for your …Read more »

5 Big Reasons to Eat Protein

It is very important we eat food with protein in every meal and do regular exercise to build and maintain muscle mass, particularly when ageing! See our top 5 reasons why below! Improves your quality of life when ageing Protein helps build and maintain muscle mass. As you age your body naturally decreases in muscle …Read more »

Controlling your Cravings with a Good Breakfast

Let’s take a look at what happens to our bodies if we regularly skip breakfast… Breakfast is probably the easiest meal of the day to skip. But, skipping breakfast can lead to unhealthy habits and a slower metabolism. An unhealthy breakfast can also set you up for a day of bad eating habits! Your body …Read more »