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

PHYSICAL EDUCATION COLLEGE GIVES CAMDODIAN CHILDREN A BRIGHTER FUTURE

IN-DEPTH NEWS FEATURE: 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 Children's Fund (CCF) have teamed-up to offer a mutually rewarding and life-changing educational experience held in Cambodia for ACPE students and Cambodian Children. The ACPE Cambodian Cultural Experience, which began in 2011, is helping Cambodian children by giving them a reprieve … [Read More...]

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BIO HACKING THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

SPORTS MEDICINE NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Kylie Edwards - Personal Trainer, Sports Medicine Practitioner and Running Coach: Photo credit: 2016-01-21 - SO Pesto Soup w Gnocchi - 0003 via photopin (license) In order to optimise your life and health, consider strengthening your immune system. This can be done with minimal effort by looking directly at the foods that you eat, and … [Read More...]

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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 well-being and the support of his followers that has led to his success. “I think the key word is balance,” said Magnussen. “I enjoy a range of things in my life and I try and make sure I find time and … [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 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...]

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 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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World 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 and many believe that these models were born with perfect bodies and eat very little to stay lean. However, the reality is far from this. Models come in all shapes and sizes and they work hard to keep themselves in such good shape. They spend hours in the gym and they eat healthy, nutritious … [Read More...]

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Local

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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 … [Read More...]

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National

Blake Worall-Thompson, Eat Yourself Sexy Personal Trainer | © Blake Worall-Thompson

‘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 … [Read More...]

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Technology

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GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Methodology: Runners Posture Part 2 – Hips, Legs and Feet

GYROTONIC NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Dana Rader  - Exercise Physiologist, GYROTONIC® & GYROKINESIS® Master Trainer: Photo credit: Dana Rader GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Methods - In my last article I explored the importance of postural balances and core strength when embarking on a … [Read More...]

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State

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 Wellbeing has trained Natalie for six weeks. Nat’s fitness plan is balanced between running and high intensity weight … [Read More...]

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Environment

Yoga in a functional garden | © iStock

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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Resistance Training and Recovery from an Eating Disorder

EATING DISORDER NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Eleni Psillakis - Eating Disorder Educator and Filex 2016 Inspiration Award Winner: The hardest habit for a person suffering from an eating disorder or disordered eating to break is the regime that makes them feel ‘safe’. Even though negative consequences … [Read More...]

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