Whether your immune system is weak due to stress, lack of sleep or excessive training, these five foods can help boost your winter workout. ROLLED OATS This fibre-rich wholegrain does more than just tame cholesterol. The beta-glucan (a type of fibre) found in oats helps boost the activity of white blood cells that gobble up […]

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These crimson beauties pack a serious health punch with nine times the antioxidants and double the Vitamin A of navel oranges. The only citrus fruit to contain Anthocyanins – a potent antioxidant to help boost immunity and fight heart disease, try our No Bake Blood Orange tart while they’re in season.     INGREDIENTS: tart base […]

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For the competitive runners amongst us, one of the biggest fears and frustrations is often the inability to complete a race or reach a PB. Despite training hard, it’s often a lack of knowledge surrounding the links between nutrition and running that can be the cause. Here are five ways to eat for your best race, […]

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The Mediterranean is a glamorous part of the world – synonymous with tanned bodies, rich foods and picturesque coastlines. It’s also home to some of the healthiest people in the world. As a result, their diet has been the source of much research. But calling it a diet isn’t really accurate. It’s a lifestyle, and […]

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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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Whether it’s your heart beating, nerves communicating or muscles pumping – your metabolism is a 24 hour, non-stop process that powers everything you do. To carry out these bodily functions, we require energy that ultimately comes from our food. Metabolic rate is affected by many factors, including our age, weight and genetics. Although there’s not […]

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Lunch on the run? Check out these satisfying, healthy lunch ideas that will keep you going strong. THE DESK DRAWER LUNCH Perfect for those days when you’re chained to your desk. Good staples to stockpile that don’t require refrigeration include canned tuna, chicken, legumes (e.g. chickpeas) or veg (e.g. corn). Toss in some greens, like baby […]

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