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

Nicole Madigan-Everest | © Nicole Madigan-Everest

JOURNALIST NICOLE MADIGAN-EVEREST IS HEALTH AND FITNESS FOCUSED

NEWS FEATURE: As a busy mum, journalist, and PR consultant, Nicole Madigan-Everest has learned to balance her lifestyle so that she can stay fit, healthy, and active. Madigan-Everest, who was a … [Read More...]

Man versus Nature

CELEB SIX PACK BREAKS THE CARDINAL FITNESS RULES

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: The surgically enhanced six-pack is pitted against those that are naturally acquired. Learn how you can develop your own six-pack without surgery and with a little time, effort, … [Read More...]

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IS BONO’S HEALTH IN QUESTION

VIDEO NEWS LINK:  U2 lead singer, Bono, has denied claims that he is unwell after he was seen leaving a hospital in Spain. Doug MacLaurin has the … [Read More...]

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Sport

Nina Curtis (middle) Training in Sydney | © Craig Heydon

OLYMPIC FITNESS GOING FOR GOLD

IN-DEPTH NEWS FEATURE: The years of preparation, hundreds of hours of training and countless sacrifices have paid-off for Tate Smith, 30, Nina Curtis, 24, and Jayden Hadler, 18. All three will be … [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...]

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

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...]

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...]

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

Scott Reynolds on the 2012 Cambodian Cultural Experience | © Australian College of Physical Education

PHYSICAL EDUCATION COLLEGE GIVES CAMBODIAN CHILDREN A BRIGHTER FUTURE

IN-DEPTH NEWS FEATURE: By Nina Gass and Tricia Snell Aiming to improve life for disadvantage children in Cambodia, many of whom work from a young age and live in poverty, the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) and the Cambodian … [Read More...]

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National News

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The 2012 Kidney Kar Rally is Outback Bound

IN-DEPTH NEWS FEATURE: If you love the Australian Outback, have a passion to try something new and … [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

Eating well contributes to sound mental health

Teens and Junk Food Study

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: A study of 3000 Australian teenagers has found that a poor diet high in junk … [Read More...]

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Environment

Jane's Wellbeing Tool Kit | © Yoga Concepts

The Environmentally Friendly Wellbeing Toolkit

NEWS FEATURE: Walking, group activities such as aerobics, yoga and pilates, and swimming are the … [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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