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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

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...]

MASTER CLIMBING ON A BIKE

CYCLING NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Genevieve Whitson – Professional Cyclist  You do not need to be a natural to master climb. The biggest myth out there is that you are either a 'natural' or 'no hope' on hills - and its just not true. Learning to climb takes a bit of patience, but anyone can take their climbing ability to a new level. How to Climb The first step is to actually train … [Read More...]

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Travel News

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...]

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...]

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World News

YOUR BODY’S VOICE- LEARNING HOW TO COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR BODY

ALTERNATIVE COMPLIMENTARY MEDICINE NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Julie Rampal – International Celebrity Personal Trainer, Yoga and Pilates Pro: Photo credit: Andre Pierre du Plessis, 2010 - Give it Away – Holistic Fitness is a new anti-aging workout that's designed to help you survive the new technological wave and future. This methodology, created by Julie Rammal, is used by celebrities, the royal family, and many families worldwide. The workout was kept a secret for years and is extremely … [Read More...]

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Local

Youth Survey Participants

Adelaide Youth Interested in Health

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: South Australian youth may become disinterested in civic duties if they feel that they are unheard by government policy and law-makers. Sheradyn Holderhead has the story. Read the Story … [Read More...]

Can Hypnosis Help with Fears and Phobias?

HYPNOTHERAPY NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Ernest McLeod - Certified Hypnotherapist: Photo credit: matriarch via photopin (license) - Fear, described as an unpleasant emotion caused by a thought that something may be a threat of danger, pain, or harm. This thought may not be even a real situation, only … [Read More...]

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National

The Gut Loving Diet

DIGESTIVE NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Ange Sinclair - Founder of Digestive Detective: Photo Credit: Khuroshvili Ilya 2014  The Gut Loving Diet Man - Have you ever wondered about the bacteria in your gut and what foods it takes to make them happy. This is the Gut Loving Diet. These foods feed your good … [Read More...]

New Chronic Pain Treatment Revolutionises Sufferer Therapy Options

Photo Credit: Hamza Butt, 2016 - Pain  NEWS FEATURE The Resolve Pain Clinic, based in Caine, Western Australia, has announced that a second pilot study and recent in-clinic testing suggests a new, inexpensive neurological treatment method can actually switch off chronic pain signalling, often in just … [Read More...]

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Technology

GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Methodology: Does Breath Create Movement or Does Movement Create Breath?

GYROTONIC NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Dana Rader  - Exercise Physiologist, GYROTONIC® & GYROKINESIS® Master Trainer: Photo credit: Dana Rader GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Methods  I have enjoyed writing these posts over the past year, and for my last instalment I would like to touch on an element … [Read More...]

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...]

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State

Reduce bloating

Battle Bloating Naturally by Eating Well

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: Good digestive health is vital in maintaining energy and assisting to battle those mood swings that many women encounter, whereas bloating leaves you feeling lethargic and moody. Find out how to reduce your bloating by eating well. The Gladstone Observer has the story. Read the Story … [Read More...]

Plantar Heel Pain Management and Treatment

PODIATRY NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Andrea Castello - Biomechanical, Sports and Paediatric Podiatrist: Plantar heel pain, commonly referred to as “plantar fasciitis”, is defined as pain or discomfort in the bottom of the heel. It is generally characterised in its early stages by pain or discomfort … [Read More...]

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Environment

How a Few Simple Choices Can Keep You From Drowning in Stress

MASSAGE THERAPY NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Matthew Nikitakis - Massage Therapist: Photo credit: Is it done yet? via photopin (license) Stress, like death and taxes, is unavoidable in today's environment, whether this be at home, work or just as you carry out every day life. It's also linked to a … [Read More...]

Unlearning bad habits can make you feel like a new you

Unlearning Negative Thoughts and Behaviours of Eating Disorders and Excessive Exercise

EATING DISORDER NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Eleni Psillakis - Eating Disorder Educator and Filex 2016 Inspiration Award Winner: It takes 21 days to form a habit, whether it be a good or a bad one. That is not a long time considering how long these habits may last in someone’s life. If they are bad … [Read More...]

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