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Author: Tricia L. Snell

WHO IS TRISH? Australian journalist and copywriter, Tricia Leanne Snell, has an extensive writing history that spans back to 2004. She is a short-and-long-form writer that works with large corporate clients and individual business persons, as well as magazines and other publications. Tricia specialises in health and fitness, real estate, mortgage and finance, automotive and investment. She is also an advocate and fundraiser for Kidney Health Australia, and has been for 10-years. In addition, she is a volunteer for the Community Visitor Scheme, which is a part of SA Health and the mental health system in South Australia. This is a three year statutory volunteer appointment, where Tricia, along with other volunteers, review mental health facilities, talk to patients and their families, staff and other people involved in the mental health system, and then she reports on her findings. The scheme has been initiated to improve the mental health system and Tricia reports directly to the ministerial body. Tricia's qualifications include: Bachelor of Communication - majoring in journalism (Qualified Journalist) Certificate of Nutrition (Qualified Dietary Adviser) Certificate III & IV in Fitness (Qualified Personal Fitness Trainer)

When Healthy Becomes Dangerous

What gives? In the everlasting task of health and wellness, we often set unrealistic goals perpetuated by our inundation with social media. You know what we’re talking about. The 25 fitness models you follow on Instagram aren’t doing much to help in a society with body image issues. It’s useless to deny the influence that influencers hold over our perceptions of health, beauty, and the drive to perfect ourselves. So, we’ve designed an infographic that shows you what’s healthy and what’s not.


Transformed: Desk Jockey To Fitness Competitor – The Motivation Behind the Body

Ever looked at yourself in the mirror and thought, “I just don’t like the way I look anymore?”

I think we’ve all done this at one time or another. The difference for me though is this time I was prepared to do something extreme to bring back that girl that I once was.

12 Steps to Transformation: A Month-to-Month Guide Bringing Joy, Peace, Love & Fulfillment: Part 1 Kindness

We’ve all been told “be kind,” or “if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all,” but what you may not know is that studies have found that practicing random acts of kindness is like nourishment it improves creativity, growth and overall health. Also, it was found that most of us are more likely to act kind towards a stranger than those we see everyday. Ouch! 


Prevention is always better than cure. But, in order to overcome an illness you first need to recognise that it exists. Then you can look at ways to resolve it. We focus on these ways so that you or a loved one can overcome an eating disorder. 

6 Ways To Cope With Hotter Temperatures After A Turbo Winter

Many riders in cooler countries are now looking to get off the turbo and jump on their cycle, which can be a shock to the system due to a change in temperature. We look at how you can avoid this and get fitter faster.

REAL LOVE Part 10: “All About Honesty (Do You Really Want it?)”

Being true to ourselves, saying what we mean and meaning what we say are certainly key components of a free life. And we all say we want honesty from other people in our lives. In fact, it’s usually high on our list of “must-haves” for a relationship. People get so hung up on it, though, that they spend all too much time over-thinking and questioning others’ words and actions looking for loopholes and evidence of dishonesty. That’s the ego, again. Afraid to get burned, it becomes the grand investigator and leaves no stone unturned in its pursuit of dirt.

Road Riding Benefits For Track

Last month we discussed track for road racing and now I’d like to turn this around and discuss the benefits that road can bring to track riding. Let’s look at these now.


A well-nourished body and rest are needed to develop the strength and endurance needed to perform at an optimum level. With eating disorders affecting about one in 20 Australians, studies show that female athletes are twice as likely to develop anorexia.

Exercise & Eating Disorders

The benefits of physical activity for mental illness is well documented. 30-minutes of vigorous exercise, 3-times a week can contribute to improvements in depression and anxiety. 1. However, when the motivation to exercise becomes unhealthy, there are major health consequences.  There is a fine line between exercising for health benefits and the compulsion to exercise to the point where high levels of anxiety are experienced if exercise is delayed.

Bike Track Racing Improves Road Racing

Ever wondered how the pros make cobbles look so easy? They appear to be gliding across them, churning the cobbles like mud.


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