Feature Story

Layne Beachley Competing at Scorps Carve | © Layne Beachley

LAYNE BEACHLEY AIMS TO LEVEL THE AUSTRALIAN PLAYING FIELD WITH STAR FOUNDATION

IN-DEPTH NEWS FEATURE: By Nina Gass and Tricia Snell Layne Beachley, Australian surfing icon and founder of Aim for the Stars Foundation, a women's sponsorship group, is seeking to level the playing field when it comes to equality in Australian sport. With sheer focus and determination, Beachley's foundation is empowering women to reach new heights in sport. According to Mamamia.com, a women's news site, … [Read More...]

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Entertainment News

Anjelica Huston 50/50

CANCER COMEDY FOR ANJELICA HUSTON

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: Anjelica Huston is known for playing quirky roles, but her latest film could be her most challenging to date. Find out what Anjelica had to say about her latest role. Read the … [Read More...]

Blake Worall-Thompson, Eat Yourself Sexy Personal Trainer | © Blake Worall-Thompson

‘EAT YOURSELF SEXY’ PERSONAL TRAINER EATS AND SLEEPS HIMSELF SEXY

 NEWS FEATURE: Blake Worall-Thompson, celebrity trainer and fitness guru for the television program ‘Eat Yourself Sexy’, works out six days a week and eats and sleeps his way to a sexier … [Read More...]

Pat Panetta | © Pat Panetta

3AW REPORTER AND ‘THE CIRCLE’ PRESENTER PAT PANETTA LOSES 10 KILOS ON AN ALKALINE DIET

NEWS FEATURE: Pat Panetta, 3AW reporter and sales promotion manager and ‘The Circle’ presenter, shed 10 kilograms by eating alkaline foods and doing incidental exercise. 3AW, a Melbourne based … [Read More...]

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Sport

Guy Leech 2011 | © Guy Leech

GUY LEECH STILL TRAINING HARD FOR THE INDIAN OCEAN CLASSIC

NEWS FEATURE: Guy Leech, former World Ironman Champion and professional athlete from 1984 to 1995, will compete in the Perth beaches Indian Ocean Classic on Jan. 28, 2012. Proclaimed as ‘the … [Read More...]

Marke Winterbottom Skye City Triple Challenge, 2012 Australian V8 Supercar Championship | © Ford Performance Racing

MOTORSPORT MUSCLE: CRAIG LOWNDES, WILL DAVIDSON, MARK WINTERBOTTOM AND ANDREW GILLESPIE TALK TRACK FITNESS

IN-DEPTH NEWS FEATURE: Motorsport, of any kind, is physically and mentally demanding. But for those who compete at a professional level and want to be winners, then their fitness needs to be … [Read More...]

James Magnussen | © AFP

COMMONWEALTH GOLD MEDALLIST HAS A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO FITNESS

NEWS FEATURE: James Magnussen, FINA world champion 100m freestyler and Commonwealth gold medallist, is health and fitness focused and firmly believes that it is his holistic approach to his … [Read More...]

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Travel News

Smart travelling is staying fit and healthy

COMBINING HEALTH AND FITNESS WHILST TRAVELLING

NEWS-IN-BRIEF: The Australian Bureau of Statistics estimates that 2.4 million Australians travelled overseas during 2010. Of this number, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade estimates that … [Read More...]

One of the many activities at the Sharing Bali Retreat

THE SHARING BALI HEALTHY TRAVEL ALTERNATIVE

NEWS FEATURE: Every year, between 20 to 70 percent of international travellers, visiting developing countries, contract some form of illness whilst travelling. According to the American National … [Read More...]

Gretchen Workingout While Travelling | © Spring

AUSSIE TRAVEL AND FITNESS IS IT A FAD OR A LIFESTYLE CHOICE?

NEWS FEATURE: Australians enjoy exploring their own country just as much as travelling overseas. The lure of the great outdoors is the largest drawcard as it combines beauty and serenity with … [Read More...]

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World News

Yoga in a functional garden | © iStock

FUNCTIONAL GARDENS FOR FOOD AND FITNESS

IN-DEPTH NEWS FEATURE: Years ago, Australian and UK homes sported large backyards and fine gardens. These gardens promoted outdoor activity and allowed for home owners to enjoy gardening, get amongst the great outdoors and unwind. Today, these … [Read More...]

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National News

Living life to the fullest

Nestlé To Conduct Health Study in Australia

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: Motivational psychologist, Dr Anthony Grant and Nestlé Australia have developed … [Read More...]

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State News

Safety

2012 Health and Safety Legislation Time Consuming

NEWS-IN-BRIEF: New national work health and safety regulations come into effect on January 1 2012 … [Read More...]

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Local News

Mo Fever

Local Business Supports Movemeber for the Second Year

NEWS-IN-BRIEF: November is officially Movember or the month of the moustache, a time when men … [Read More...]

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Environment

Escape Melbourne and Enjoy Your Enviroment | © David Hall

Paperless Personal Training May Ease Current Ecological Burden

NEWS FEATURE: For many businesses, the paperless office that was once predicted never transpired. … [Read More...]

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Technology

Virtual Reality Therapy |© Virtual Medicine

Virtual Medicine an Evolution in the Battle Against the Bulge

NEWS FEATURE: Obesity and weight issues are an escalating problem in many western countries. A … [Read More...]

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Art

An artwork by Manisha Lee

Live Love Your Body

NEWS-IN-BRIEF: Body image is a major concern in Australia. According to the Better Health Channel, … [Read More...]

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