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Live Life Get Active

Live Life Get Active is building a fitter, healthier and happier Australia and we want people to have fun along the way. With the help of Local Government and Corporate Australia we provide FREE health, fitness and nutritional education both online and in the parks, suburbs and cities of Australia.

6 common mistakes that make you lose muscle not fat

Muscle mass is key to our health. Not only does it keep you strong, it also improves quality of life by lessening the risk of injury and bettering your mobility. But the truth is, many people make the mistake of exercising in a way that burns muscle instead of burning fat – which isn’t good. …Read more »

9 best high protein foods to build muscle and lose fat

Protein makes up the building blocks of our muscles, skin, hormones and organs. This means that we need to eat high protein foods to build and maintain our best health. Protein also helps with weight loss and losing belly fat! Resistance exercise paired with eating protein can boost your metabolism meaning you burn more fat. …Read more »

6 stretches to become more flexible

Stretching is a crucial part of any exercise routine. Not only is it a great way to warm up or cool down before or after exercise, it also keeps your muscles and joints healthy, strong and flexible. Which is super important as you spend more time at home, sitting down or moving less than normal. …Read more »

9 tips to avoid winter weight gain and blues

We are well and truly into the chilly season of the year, and while it may seem like the easy time to let things go a little, it’s important to not let your healthy habits slip. So you might be wondering, how can I avoid winter weight gain? We know that it might seem like …Read more »

5 Foods to avoid before exercise

Are you exercising to lose weight, improve your flexibility, boost your mood or get stronger muscles? If you are trying to achieve your goals with cross-training, yoga or pilates, what you eat before your class can either optimise or destruct your performance. There are some foods that will leave you feeling heavy and lethargic for …Read more »

10 Foods and Nutrients To Beat the Winter Blues and Weight

Food helps you feel better and avoid weight gain! Healthy foods are full of nutrients that help your brain function well and your mind feel good. Each of these nutrients play lots of different roles inside our bodies to achieve this. When you eat food, your gut breaks it down into separate nutrients and chemicals …Read more »

7 reasons why you shouldn’t skip 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! 1. Your …Read more »

Are you on the brink of developing diabetes? Re-think these 6 behaviours

56% of Australian adults will develop diabetes in the next 5 years – are you one of them? This week is national diabetes week so we have created a blog to spread awareness of how your lifestyle choices could lead you to developing type 2 diabetes. When you eat food your pancreas turns glucose into …Read more »

How To Book Into Your First Live Stream Session

We promote ourselves as aiming to improve the health and fitness of Australian’s across the country, To do this we provide different online offerings to keep you active indoors and outdoors with sessions guided by our professional trainers. All of our members have unlimited access to live-stream sessions including Yoga to stretch hand rejuvenate the …Read more »

5 Common Mistakes that can Sabotage your Healthy Eating Goals

You may be kicking goals with your fitness and attending lots of classes, but if you are not noticing many changes, it may be because you are falling into some of these common food traps! 1. Drinking Sports or Energy Drinks Drinks like Powerade and Red bull are marketed as ‘hydrating’ and ‘high energy’ to …Read more »