Health & Fitness

Articles and posts in the Health & Fitness category cover general fitness content which can include areas such fitness training exercises and fitness training methods; an example might be altitude training or pre and post natal exercise or strength and conditioning training. Industry news, fitness equipment relevant to general health, fitness and wellbeing, mobile training apps, fitness competitions, fitness trends and studies are also covered here.

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How Can Altitude Training Help Increase Fat Burning, Reduce Insulin & Improve Fitness?

Simulated altitude training continues to grow rapidly in Australia as a value-adding service to members or clients in all types of gyms, studios and fitness and performance centres. What are the advantages of training in a simulated altitude environment? Altitude training is not only for elite sports performance, but offers benefits for everyday health and […]

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How will weight loss drugs affect the fitness industry in Australia?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll have heard about the massive uptake of weight loss drugs across the globe. Ozempic is by far the most dominant brand of GLP-1 agonist, but no doubt there will be an increasing number of competing drugs hitting the market in the near future. The impact weight loss

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The Aussie Underwear Brand Nailing the Brief for Profit and Sustainability

A pair of Step One underwear is being sold every 8 seconds around the world, including Australia, America and the UK. From humble beginnings as a bedroom start-up to a now multi-million dollar, publicly listed company, Step One is kicking some serious business goals, all the while managing to maintain meticulous ethical and sustainable practices.

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2024 Mother’s Day Classic Supporting Ovarian Cancer Too

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and while some families have a tradition of breakfast in bed or a favourite restaurant for dinner, plenty of Aussies have been making the Mother’s Day Classic fun run a part of theirs. Founded in 1998,  this charity event has raised more than $44 million for research into breast cancer

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Is the SMAI 3-in-1 Plyometric Box the Most Versatile Product in the Gym?

Box jumps have to be one of my favourite exercises. I’m not particularly good at them – I certainly can’t jump as high as I probably should be able to, but I really enjoy them. You know why? They scare me… just a bit! I also came to realise just how many exercises a plyometric

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Let’s Get Physical With Retrosweat Sydney!

Retrosweat, the fun, authentic, 1980s freestyle aerobics classes first started gaining a following in Sydney more than a decade ago and expanded to two locations, offering classes each week. Retrosweat also offer an online library of “at-home” workouts to meet the growing demand for exercise that is both fun and entertaining, along with being accessible

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Be Mindful in May and Pause for a Cause

What if you could find more focus, clarity, and effectiveness in daily life by learning a 10-minute mindfulness technique and at the same time have a positive impact on the world? Join the Mindful in May movement next month and you can make it happen. What is Mindful in May? Mindful in May is a

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Female Athletes Endorse Athena Sports Nutrition for Women

A new sports nutrition range has just hit our shelves that has been designed specifically to meet the needs of athletic females. Vitaco Health, known for leading sports nutrition brand Musashi, have launched ATHENA Sports Nutrition for women, with several well known Aussie athletes on board as ambassadors to the brand. What is ATHENA Sports

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6 Tips for Preparing for Your First Fun Run

Article written by Ben Lucas, Director of Flow Athletic. Preparing for your first fun run can be both exciting and a little daunting. Whether you are brand new to running or simply setting yourself a new challenge in your running journey, preparation is key. Setting a solid foundation with good technique and training is vital

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