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Melissa Hickey has made history this year playing in the AFL’s first national women’s football competition for the Melbourne Demon’s Football Club. When she is not being one of the best defenders in the game, Melissa is a fitness consultant by day. Here, Melissa shares how she stays in shape and her what a typical […]

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The word ‘cardio’ is often met with a visceral response; you either love or loathe it. If you’re in camp ‘loving it’, you’re in the minority. Over the past few years gym-goers have been encouraged to ditch long periods on the treadmill in favour of shorter, high intensity sessions. HIIT (high intensity interval training) has […]

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Made with just four simple ingredients, these pancakes make a nutritious brekkie-in-bed treat for a happy mummy on Mother’s Day. With a healthy dose of protein, fibre, and the natural sweeteness of fresh fruit, they’ll power up the metabolism and satisfy the sweet cravings. Serves 2-3 INGREDIENTS 1 cup almond meal 1 tb chia seeds […]

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If you spend most days at a desk, then you’ll know all about the aches and pains that come with rounded shoulders, a sore back, tight hips and lazy glutes. Here are seven simple yoga hacks to prevent a hunch back and fix your internet posture for good. CHILD’S POSE Benefits: gently opens hips, deepens […]

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Getting fit isn’t just about bigger biceps, it also helps build brain cells. Here are five reasons why exercise makes you smarter, sharper and more productive. CREATES CLEVER IDEAS If you’re hitting a roadblock on a work project or something in your personal life, pounding the pavement for a walk or jog is a great […]

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