Health and Fitness Articles

Whether you’re a fitness industry professional or a health and fitness enthusiast, if you’ve found yourself here, you’re probably passionate about nutrition, exercise, and overall well-being. Our health and fitness articles include nutrition information, training tips, injury management advice, and some articles that shine a spotlight on individuals or facilities that we think you’ll find interesting.

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Guy Leech’s Tips to Get a Killer Core at Home

Australia’s number one fitness guy and former World Ironman Champion, Guy Leech, shares his top tips on how to strengthen and shred your core, sans the serious gym equipment. “The truth is, even if you don’t have an ounce of fat, you can still have a weak core,” explains Leech, who was once named as

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Common Pre and Post Natal Exercise Myths

Having worked with mums both pre and post natal for almost a decade, I have discovered that there are many myths around appropriate ways to exercise during pregnancy and recover postnatally. In this article I offer a different perspective on a number of these myths, providing tips for you to move forward with your clients

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Elite Performance Testing for the Everyday Athlete

In an Australian first, Elite NRL Strength & Conditioning Coach, Aaron Sculli is bringing performance testing to the masses. Whether you are training for a sport, looking to optimise your performance in the gym, or looking  to understand your injury risk profile, this ground breaking lab will give you an insight to up  your game.

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5 Steps to Prevent Winter Weight Gain

Any health professional who works in health and fitness knows the occupational hazard that arises at this time of year – cancellations – a lot of them explained by weak excuses such as, “It’s too cold”, “I am not feeling motivated”, “I am just going to wait until the weather gets better”. Unfortunately, when we

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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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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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Do Protein Supplements Cause Weight Gain?

One of the most common misconceptions in nutrition is that protein supplements contribute to weight gain. We asked Mark Robinson, dietitian and expert for BSc supplements to offer up some advice on the topic and so we can answer the question – do protein supplements cause weight gain? The facts around protein and weight gain

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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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8 Productivity Tips For Procrastinators

As a solo business operator, procrastination can be extremely detrimental. We recently asked a sample of business owners to share their tips to keep it at bay. Here are the top things we identified that help them to be freakishly productive. Enjoy these 8 productivity tips for procrastinators: Productivity tip: Keep the home office tidy

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