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JOIN THE HURLEY SURF CLUB’S FREE SESSIONS TO SURF LIKE A PRO

NEWS FEATURE: If you want to surf like a pro, but never had the confidence to follow your dream, then the Hurley Surf Club, with global hotspots, can make it happen. In Australia, the club is helping surfers progress from 'wipeouts' to 'gnarly' with their surf coaching program that's travelling around New South Wales before heading to Victoria and, South and Western Australia. The Hurley Surf Club coaching sessions are 'free'. To participate, surfers must be over 12-years and able to catch waves … [Read More...]

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Sport

NUTRITION PRIORITIES: WHY YOU CANT OUT-TRAIN A BAD DIET

ATHLETIC NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Michael Meredith - Athletic Coach: Photo credit: Fresh Caught Trout on a Salade Niçoise base. via photopin (license) Nutrition is a topic that I like to call “simply complicated,” where the fundamentals of nutrition are so simple, yet the deeper you go the more complicated it gets. What I can tell you is the fundamentals of nutrition have always … [Read More...]

HOW STRESS AFFECTS ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE

ATHLETIC NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Michael Meredith - Athletic Coach: Photo credit: B&W 200m via photopin (license) - Stress in life is an unavoidable experience. We all will experience it at some time or another and in some form throughout our life. However, the level of stress we will suffer from and the severity depends entirely on the type of stress, and how we manage it. When … [Read More...]

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Travel News

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...]

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 community tourism, adventure travel is an active and expanding industry that contributes significantly to economic growth. The 'ecotourism' industry, according to a World Travel and Tourism … [Read More...]

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World News

YOUR FACE IS ROYAL: FACIAL DETOX

ALTERNATIVE COMPLIMENTARY MEDICINE NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Julie Rammal - International Celebrity Personal Trainer, Yoga and Pilates Pro: Mirror mirror on the wall, tell me I am the prettiest of them all. When was the last time that you told yourself "I am beautiful?" Beauty stars your face is alive, and it loves to be nourished, cared for, and loved. Let’s get glowing with 10 super tips and an exclusive royal facial massage 1.Shake the facial tension out Make funny … [Read More...]

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Local

One side effect of hypnosis can be drowsiness.

Does Hypnosis Have Side Effects?

HYPNOTHERAPY NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Ernest McLeod - Certified Hypnotherapist: As with most therapies, there are concerns over side effects when it comes to hypnosis. Not understanding hypnosis well enough may increase these concerns. For instance, a common question asked is, "What if I get stuck in … [Read More...]

Glutes and Gait

PODIATRY NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Andrea Castello - Biomechanical, Sports and Paediatric Podiatrist: Photo credit: Firing the Glutes Reduces Injury via photopin (license) As a podiatrist, I find that most patients present with a range of foot and lower leg issues - heel pain, Achilles Tendinopathy, … [Read More...]

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National

Cancer Council's Walk to Work Day

Cancer Council’s Walk to Work Day

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: Readers can connect with their charitable side and contribute positively to a worthwhile cause. The Cancer Council's official Walk to Work day kicks-off on Friday the 16th of September. The Gladstone Observer has the story. Read the Story   … [Read More...]

Kylie Ryan's Transformation

Battling Australian Obesity with Smart Thinking

NEWS-IN-BRIEF: 17 million Australians are overweight or obese state the Monash Obesity and Diabetes Institute, and this number is growing. Kylie Ryan, a weight loss motivation specialist that uses Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) takes obesity personally. “I ballooned from a slim child to a buxom 90 … [Read More...]

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Technology

GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Methodology: Runners Posture

GYROTONIC NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Dana Rader  - Exercise Physiologist, GYROTONIC® & GYROKINESIS® Master Trainer: Photo credit: Dana Rader GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Methods - In the last two articles of this series I discussed the topic of “core dynamics” with regards to the GYROTONIC® and … [Read More...]

Gyrotonic® & Gyrokinesis® Methodology: Core Dynamics

GYROTONIC NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Dana Rader  - Exercise Physiologist, GYROTONIC® & GYROKINESIS® Master Trainer: Photo credit: Dana Rader GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Methods - This month’s topic is something I call “core dynamics”. As an exercise physiologist and an international master trainer … [Read More...]

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State

Glutes and Gait

PODIATRY NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Andrea Castello - Biomechanical, Sports and Paediatric Podiatrist: Photo credit: Firing the Glutes Reduces Injury via photopin (license) As a podiatrist, I find that most patients present with a range of foot and lower leg issues - heel pain, Achilles Tendinopathy, … [Read More...]

‘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 body. Lifestyle You, a Foxtel and Austar program, recently launched ‘Eat Yourself Sexy’, a segment that follows the health … [Read More...]

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Environment

Recovery: The Heart of the Matter

EATING DISORDER NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Eleni Psillakis – Eating Disorder Educator and Filex 2016 Inspiration Award Winner: Photo Credit: Kiran Foster, 2012 - Self-Esteem If I could sum up what recovery from an eating disorder, or any other kind of addictive behaviour, looks like in just a few … [Read More...]

Eating Disorders and Other Destructive Behaviours

EATING DISORDER NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Eleni Psillakis - Eating Disorder Educator and Filex 2016 Inspiration Award Winner: Photo Credit: Eating Disorder by Christy McKenna 2010 - Hating the mistakes we have made or wrongs made against us, is a very different head-space to hating ourselves. Low … [Read More...]

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