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GWINGANNA LIFESTYLE RETREAT HELPING TO REDUCE HIGH LEVELS OF STRESS

IN-DEPTH NEWS FEATURE: The Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat is changing the lives of Australians, one guest at a time. Tucked away in the mountains above the Gold Coast in the Tallebudgera Valley, this lifestyle retreat aims to reduce stress, which according to Lifeline Australia affects 91 percent of Australians in at least one important area of their lives while almost 50 percent feel very stressed. This level of stress is not only impacting the social lives of Australians, but it is also creating … [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, owner of Exemplar Conditioning and strength coach for the Sydney Swans said that due to the physical nature of the game injuries are common. “The game is a 360 degree sport, so often the injuries … [Read More...]

MOTORSPORT MUSCLE: CRAIG LOWNDES, WILL DAVIDSON, MARK WINTERBOTTOM AND ANDREW GILLESPIE TALK TRACK FITNESS

IN-DEPTH NEWS FEATURE: Motorsport, of any kind, is physically and mentally demanding. But for those who compete at a professional level and want to be winners, then their fitness needs to be comparable to that of an Olympiad. V8 Supercar, Australia's premier motorsport category and Formula Ford, the world's junior development category in motorsport, are demanding on drivers with them needing a … [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...]

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 25,000 experienced difficulties whilst away. Jo Sharp, owner of SharpMoves Fitness, runs Bali fitness retreats that allow individuals to maintain their health and fitness when travelling. “Just … [Read More...]

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World News

WIPE OFF THAT DEVIL LOOK IN 5

ALTERNATIVE COMPLIMENTARY MEDICINE NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Julie Rammal - International Celebrity Personal Trainer, Yoga and Pilates Pro: Photo credit: The fountain. She knows what you are thinking. via photopin (license) Mirror, mirror on the wall, tell me who is the most beautiful of them all? You are! Wait, do not over stretch your smile because you just used around 26 facial muscles! The face is an amazing creature, it can transmit messages, and is the house of all your … [Read More...]

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Local

Boost your immune system naturally

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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National

“Leaky Gut”! Could You Have It?

DIGESTIVE NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Ange Sinclair - Founder of Digestive Detective: Photo credit: Madrid Spain 12 3 2007 229 via photopin (license) Have you got skin issues, food allergies, digestive issues, hormonal imbalances, mood issues or an … [Read More...]

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Technology

Funky water bottles

Top Water Bottle Sleeves in 2017

You’ve owned your water bottle since you can remember, but you’re getting a little tired of looking at it. While you’d classify your bottle as ‘old faithful,’ with it being there for you through thick and thin, and during the good and bad times, it just doesn’t change. It looks tired, worn and lacks … [Read More...]

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State

Television Presenter Zoe Balbi Seeks Balance and No Deprivation

NEWS FEATURE: Balancing your lifestyle  when you are a busy television presenter can be tough, but Zoe Balbi, presenter of 'Eclipse Music TV' on Channel 9 and GO, has found a solution that really works. "Yes, it's tough to balance auditions and shoots, as well as my leisure time, but I work out a minimum of … [Read More...]

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Environment

The Connection of Eating Disorders with Other Mind Health Issues

EATING DISORDER NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Eleni Psillakis - Eating Disorder Educator and Filex 2016 Inspiration Award Winner: Photo Credit: The 'crushed me' hid the 'real me' by Eleni Psillakis - Eating disorders invade every part of a sufferer’s life and are often a means of coping with the … [Read More...]

From Thoughts to Behaviours

EATING DISORDER NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Eleni Psillakis - Eating Disorder Educator and Filex 2016 Inspiration Award Winner: Photo credit: Self-loathing via photopin (license) - What have I learned on my journey to recovery? I have learned the power of words, both positive and negative. I … [Read More...]

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