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

Before, After, and Way After | © Gabi Rose

GABI ROSE SPEAKS OUT ABOUT HER TRANSFORMATION FROM MORBIDLY OBESE TO FITNESS ADVOCATE

NEWS FEATURE: After 12 years of being morbidly obese, suffering from asthma and other weight related illness, and having a near death experience, American born Gabi Rose decided her size 26 figure … [Read More...]

Shamala Ratnesar's Book the Total Life Diet | © Shamala Ratnesar

DIETICIAN SHAMALA RATNESAR TACKLES LIFESTYLE DISEASES WITH TOTAL LIFE SOLUTION

IN-DEPTH NEWS FEATURE: By Nina Gass and Tricia Snell Award-winning dietician Shamala Ratnesar is committed to reducing type 2 diabetes and heart disease, known lifestyle illnesses that have cost … [Read More...]

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...]

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Sport

Australian Rules Football

SYDNEY SWANS AIMING TO BE STRONGER FOR 2012 SEASON

NEWS-IN-BRIEF: During the 2011 AFL season more than 1,500 player injuries were recorded, with knees, hamstrings, and groins being some of the most common injuries on the sports ground. Scott Howe, … [Read More...]

The Crew of the Telcoinabox Merit in 2009 | © Leo Rodriguez

TIME OUT ON THE HIGH SEAS: COME SAIL IN THE SYDNEY TO HOBART

IN-DEPTH NEWS FEATURE: Live the Dream, Sail the High Seas and Share Your Passion… The ocean roars as waves pound the stern, salt spray kisses your cheeks and your nostrils are filled with the … [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...]

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Travel News

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...]

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...]

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World News

Mrs Australia World Karen Miles with Other Mrs Australia Contestant Winners | © Ms and Mrs Australia Quest

MRS AUSTRALIA WORLD DISCUSSES ‘WORK LIFE HAPPINESS’

NEWS FEATURE: Karen Miles, Mrs Australia World 2011, is a busy mum and TV presenter that has developed ‘work life happiness’ in order to manage her commitments. The Mrs Australia World title is one of four that can be gained in the Mrs and Ms … [Read More...]

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National News

Vanessa Auditore Competing | © Vanessa Auditore

The Art of Natural Female Body Building

NEWS FEATURE: Female body builders defy nature and bust the boundaries of what many believe to be … [Read More...]

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State News

Reduce bloating

Battle Bloating Naturally by Eating Well

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: Good digestive health is vital in maintaining energy and assisting to battle … [Read More...]

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Local News

Indigenous women in 12-week health and fitness program

Indigenous Health Trial in Adelaide

EXPRESS NEWS LINK:  A 12-week trial program for overweight Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander … [Read More...]

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Environment

Cluttered Storage  | © Susanne Thiebe

Declutter Your Life and Lose Weight

NEWS FEATURE: Many of us are guilty of having a cluttered household. This, not only makes it … [Read More...]

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Technology

The Cochlear Implant

Implants Recalled by Cochlear

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: Cochlear, a Sydney-based company that has cornered the inner-ear  transplant … [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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