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Mix It Up

To keep things fresh – mixing it up a little in life and in fitness is the key! Sure, we all have our favourite exercise habits but after a while the same exercise can be repetitive on the mind and body to a point where the body does not get the desired results. This type of exercise becomes more of a maintenance program. Don’t get me wrong MOVEMENT is the key but MIXING IT UP with your movement can be even ...

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The Process of Learning

Is intelligence, or the ability to grasp concepts easily, a matter of 'luck of our genes', or is it something that we can influence through multiple means? Have you ever wondered how your kids learn? Did you know, the principles of learning can be placed in basic units? Here are some key points to understanding how to access our children’s innate learning capacity: REPETITION - Remember the classroom prior ...

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Extra, Extra!

Our kids’ lives are busy! I remember as a kid coming home from school and hanging with the kids in the street – riding bikes and skateboards, throwing frisbees or playing games together. We laughed, cried, dealt with bullies and then our parents would call us in for dinner. Very rarely was there organised training - we just turned up to our team sport on the weekend and played the game. Life was very simple ...

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10 Ways to Supercharge Your Immune System

The food we eat is one of the most powerful tools we have to help prevent disease. Your immune system protects your body by defending against viruses and bacteria, which can cause inflammation in the body, resulting in illness and disease. Certainly, a healthy body begins with a healthy immune system. Fruit and especially vegetables have many properties to heal, nourish and boost your immune system. All fru ...

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EOFY: Review, Reflect, Appreciate

As the end of the financial year draws near there can be an anxiety, even panic as many go into the process of getting all their financial affairs completed by June 30. The end of the financial year. It’s the New Year without the boozy midnight celebration. But what if this time is not just about finances? What if this time is actually an opportunity to look back on our many other choices we have made throu ...

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Look After Your Lymphatics

Could your fluid retention and chronic sinusitis be due to lymphatic congestion? Many of us give little thought to our lymphatic system. It is the network of vessels that drains leftover fluid, proteins, cells and wastes from our cells after it has used what it needs from the blood. What is the lymphatic system? The lymphatic system contains much of our immune system as it filters our body’s fluids, fights ...

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Winter Wellness

Ok. It’s back! Winter has arrived. This winter is all about wellness and maintaining good health for these next 12 weeks until spring returns. Making some small adjustments to your winter days will help to keep you on track and avoid colds and flu's and the extra few kilos that tend to creep on as we hibernate. Keep moving Gym memberships drop off, personal training clients go into hibernation and there are ...

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Fitting in the Fitness

Whether you have just had your first bubba or you’re a parent to toddlers or teens, there is no question that at any stage of parenthood exercise is fundamental to both your health, fitness and sanity. Finding ‘you’ time to walk, run, practise yoga, hit the gym or a group class is often overlooked or becomes a negotiable. But the truth is that without it you can sink into a routine where you lose focus on y ...

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Putting Mum First

Mums, don’t think that it’s only on Mother’s Day that you are allowed to put yourself first. A happy mum usually maketh a happy family unit. Ancient Chinese wisdom recognises that mothers are the root of the family tree. Her energy is the stabilising force that keeps the family emotionally secure and whether or not family members are aware of it, children, grandparents and, yes, even husbands all unintentio ...

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5 Workout Secrets

If having a lean and sculpted body is your goal then I’ve got good news for you: follow these 5 Workout Secrets and your goal will quickly become a reality. These secrets aren’t secret in the sense that you’ve never heard them before, because you likely have heard them. The secret is that by faithfully following each and every one of these 5 steps your progress will become automatic and your results will be ...

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