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THE RUNVENTURE TOUR IN BALI

IN-DEPTH NEWS FEATURE: Mention ‘Bali’ to just about any Australian and images of beaches, Bintang Beer and ‘Rhonda and Ketut’ instantly spring to mind for many. But there’s much, much more to this beautiful tropical island paradise and a new ‘RunVenture’ tour promises to show the slightly more adventurous traveller the ‘real’ Bali. The tour is the brainchild of Sputnik, Chief Swashbuckler at The Swashbucklers Club (and regular InShape News contributor). Although Sputnik has been visiting … [Read More...]

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Sport

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

fencer IN-DEPTH NEWS FEATURE: 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, women are … [Read More...]

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SUPPLEMENTS: ARE THEY REALLY NECESSARY?

  ATHLETIC NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Michael Meredith - Athletic Coach: In short my answer to the question, "Are supplements really necessary?" Is YES, they are. But there are few things we need to think about before going out and spending your fortune on the latest “Body Building stack.” First of all, supplements need is based on the requirements of athletic performance, so you get … [Read More...]

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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 activity. This Australian love of nature is also seeing fitness groups making use of their natural environment for stimulation. According to Tourism Research Australia, Australians made more than 229.2 … [Read More...]

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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 Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the most common forms of illness are fever, malaria, and stomach infections. However, combining health and fitness with travel is an alternative that is … [Read More...]

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Chad Chesmark: The Law of Attraction More Than Just Hocus Pocus

  Photo Credit: Brad Cooper, 2010: Universal Law Chad Chesmark, motivational speaker, and hypnotist, has spoken out about the Universal Law of Attraction. Chesmark says that there was a time that he thought this law was just pure hocus pocus. Now he says his views have changed. Standing on stage at the age of six, as an amateur magician began Chad Chesmark’s career, though he didn’t know this at the time. Many shows and years later, Chesmark knew what he wanted to do with the rest of … [Read More...]

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Natural Immunity Boosters

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: Learn how to boost your immune system naturally so that you can be at the top of your game everyday. Lisa Guy has the story. Read the Story … [Read More...]

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Trigger Finger: A Layperson’s Guide to Trigger Points

MASSAGE THERAPY NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Matthew Nikitakis - Massage Therapist:   You've probably been there... You're lying on the massage table. You've just finished telling your therapist about the incredible pain you've been feeling in … [Read More...]

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Technology

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GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Methodology: Spiralling Motion

GYROTONIC NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Dana Rader  - Exercise Physiologist, GYROTONIC® & GYROKINESIS® Master Trainer: Photo credit: Dana Rader GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Methods - Over the past 8 months, I have touched on many essential elements of these unique methods that I feel … [Read More...]

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Post Tib Tendinopathy

PODIATRY NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Andrea Castello - Biomechanical, Sports and Paediatric Podiatrist: The tibialis posterior is a muscle that originates from the posterior and medial side of the tibia (shin) and travels via its tendon behind the medial malleolus (inside ankle bone) before … [Read More...]

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Environment

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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 gardens are giving way to urban sprawl and urbanisation as new … [Read More...]

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Do You Wish You Were as Skinny as You Were When You Thought You Were Fat?

MIND BODY NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Bianca Aiono - Mind Body Performance Coach: Photo credit: Body Image. The subjective concept of one's physical appearance based on self-observation and the reactions of others. via photopin (license) Have you ever seen an old photo of yourself and thought, … [Read More...]

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