Feature Story

'Feeling Free' | © Mark Lobert Gallery

ART FOR MARK LOBERT IS A LIFESAVER

IN-DEPTH NEWS FEATURE: By Nina Gass and Tricia Snell Adelaide artist and gallery director, Mark Lobert,  47, who has battled lung disease over the last 18-months says that art is his breath of fresh air.  Lobert, however, is one of many. According to the Lung Foundation Australia, some 7 million Australians over 35  are at risk of lung diseases, including lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease … [Read More...]

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Entertainment News

Shiralee Coleman Modelling | © Shiralee Coleman

MODELLING MYTHS BUSTED

IN-DEPTH NEWS FEATURE: Sleek, super toned and supple are just a handful of words that can be used to describe a model, male or female. Those who don't model are often envious of the model's physique … [Read More...]

Julie Goodwin | © MasterChef Australia Channel 10

MASTERCHEF’S JULIE GOODWIN KEEPING HER MIND AND BODY FIT WITH PERSONAL TRAINER PEDJ BOJIC

NEWS FEATURE: Julie Goodwin, Australian MasterChef winner for 2009, has decided it is time to shape up and she has elected to train with Central Coast Mariners defender, Pedj Bojic. Pedj Bojic, a … [Read More...]

Natalie Bassingthwaite at the Cirque Du Soleil Premiere

NATALIE BASSINGTHWAITE SHAPING UP FOR MARRIAGE IN DECEMBER

NEWS-IN-BRIEF: Natalie Bassingthwaighte, X Factor host, is shaping-up for marriage to Rogue Trader’s drummer Cameron McGlinchey in December Blake Worrall-Thompson, owner of the Ministry of … [Read More...]

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Sport

Natalie at the Beijing Olympics

THE SUN, THE SAND AND THE ADRENALIN

SPORTING NEWS PROFILE - OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALLIST - NATALIE COOK: Born in 1975, in Townsville Queensland, Natalie Cook, a professional beach volleyball athlete and gold medal winner in the Sydney 2000 … [Read More...]

Melinda Gainsford-Taylor | © Asset Superannuation

MELINDA GAINSFORD-TAYLOR IS SPRINTING TO SUCCESS

IN-DEPTH FEATURE: Imagine standing before a crowd that consisted of hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world, on not one or two occasions, but three, whilst wearing the colours of your … [Read More...]

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...]

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Travel News

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...]

Di Westaway Hanstanding on Everest | ©Wild Women On Top

ADVENTURE TRAVEL WITH WILD WOMEN ON TOP

NEWS FEATURE: Adventure travel for some is no more than visiting the next town or city, but for others this means trekking to Nepal, Africa, or Laos. Also known as heritage travel, ecotourism, and … [Read More...]

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...]

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World News

Youth and Fitness Commission's Focus

MEDICAL COMMISSION PAPER SEEKS TO IMPROVE HEALTH OF YOUTHS

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: A consensus statement that is classified as 'unique' has been published by the IOC Medical Commission in the United States. This paper defines the 'consequences of inactivity' and is aimed at improving 'the health and fitness of … [Read More...]

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National News

Healthcare profits put ahead of patient welfare

Health Minister Confronts a “Financial Monster”

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: Health Minister, Nicola Roxon, voiced her concerns over financially motivated … [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

Thanks to technology Alison Cavill (pictured) is a health and fitness business success

Technology ‘Must Haves’ Reducing the Risk of Economic Failure in the Australian Health and Fitness Industry

NEWS FEATURE: 21 years ago, the world-wide-web and applications such as Skype, Facebook and Twitter … [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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