• After making decisions all day, the last thing you feel like doing at lunchtime is have to make another decision or travel half way across town to find something good fo

  • With many clients returning from their European summer vacations, they often struggle with more than just the post holiday blues. Studies have found that people often un

  • Left your run a bit late to get your summer body ready? Feeling a little flabby from a gluttonous winter and want to get in great shape and fast? Bootcamp, Zumba, Yoga,

  • I always find it interesting to watch people’s reaction when it comes to sugar. Some people’s eyes light up as though all their Christmases have come at once. For others

  • It’s true. I lose 9 kilograms in 5 days through a combination of restrictive eating and carefully planned dehydration before each of my fights. It’s terribly hard, proba

  • These days most organisations have some degree of an employee wellbeing strategy, whether it is access to a discounted gym membership, office fruit bowl or a wellbeing w

  • The average person sits for 9.5 hours a day. For many of you this number is probably much higher. You are most likely to be sitting as you are reading this. How much tim

  • Firstly let’s not kid ourselves excessive alcohol consumption is not healthy by any means. It has loads of calories, disrupts our hormonal balance, dehydrates us and wre

  • For close to a decade I suffered from a chronic knee injury, which significantly impacted my ability to play the sports I loved so much. I saw every knee specialist ther

  • For many women one of the biggest questions they ask of themselves is how do I have a successful career and also have time with my family? The possibility of staying fit

  • Pain is in your head but it doesn’t mean it’s not real. When people first come to see us they are usually past the initial or acute phase of an injury. Even though the i

  • If you want to be a better runner start running, a better swimmer start swimming. However one of the biggest set backs for any beginner or elite runner is picking up a f

  • As the Mckinsey Maxim goes ‘You can manage what you measure’. However many people have the perception that if I am thin than I am fit. This has led to us defining our he

  • From the physical to psychological, mindfulness is fast becoming the magical solution to all our health and performance problems. Studies have shown that mindfulness can

  • What is the best diet to follow? Don’t eat carbs, because they’re full of sugar and make you fat. Don’t eat fats, because they’re full of cholesterol and will give you h

  • How do I get rid of my fat at the bottom of my belly? How do I get my butt to lift up? How do I get rid of my bingo wings? These are just some of the questions I get ask

  • After over doing it at Christmas, is it any surprise gyms are inundated with the New Year resolutioners insisting that this year will be their year to get fit and fabulo

  • Conventional wisdom has been to train harder, for longer in order to get the best results. However this is not the case and this approach not only leads to poor results

  • Research suggests that coconut water has everything your average sports drink has and more. For the last decade we have watched star athletes emerge from their respectiv

  • What you will need 750g chicken breast tenderloins ½ brown onion, sliced 1 bunch of coriander roots, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed A small cube of ginger, grated 1 x

  • INGREDIENTS • 2 cups of Leaves – lollo rosso/spinach/rocket – picked and washed • 1 cup of kale – washed and finely shredded • 1 x reetroot – roasted and cut into

  • Salad: 250g cauliflower florets 200g chickpeas drained 50ml olive oil 2 tsp Moroccan spice/chopped coriander root ½ tsp turmeric ½ tsp fennel seeds ½ cup boiled water to

  • As a society we are obsessed with the idea of thinness, there is a preconceived notion that our level of fatness is the best indicator of our overall health. A recent bo

  • Ye olde static stretching! Servicing runners since the beginning of time. But is it the best way to prepare yourself for your running endeavours? Static stretching has l

  • By now 75% of you would have already failed your new years resolution. Rather than waiting to the final drunk stupor of 2014 before starting again, hit the restart butto

  • During a trip to New Zealand in 1962, Bill Bowerman, a former track and field coach, discovered a concept called ‘jogging’ and decided to bring the phenomenon back to th

  • Ingredients: • 600g Medium rare roast beef (thinly sliced) • 1.5 Punnets cherry tomatoes, halved • 2 Medium Lebanese cucumbers • ¼ Spanish onion • Small handful chopped

  • ‘Get fit and lose weight with just 16 minutes a week’ sounds like a tagline from one of those late night info-mercials. The difference being this particular

  • One of the most common excuses I hear for people being a certain way when it comes to their health is blaming their genes. Not the denim kind but the ones handed down th

  • My sister is getting married in a few weeks time and the usual panic that most brides-to-be experience has started to set in. If there is any day you want to look your b

  • The other day, I was asked whether I thought Paleo was a cult. I thought about my answer carefully, before replying that the Paleo community are very passionate about th

  • One of my favourite questions to ask people at the moment is what drives you more – the feeling of winning or the feeling of not losing? This can be applied on the

  • The other day one of our trainers was telling me about the programs they were running at a national rugby league club he was working at. The NRL are known to have a high

  • After a year of mixed results my football team and I recently qualified for the grand final, my first in almost a decade. After a tough training week the body and mind w

  • As corporate athletes many of us are warming up our days with a dose of the morning brew. However is our reliance on the piccolo flat macchiato latte doing us more harm

  • Most people exercise, as they are atheistically driven and are concerned about their expanding waistline. By now you are well aware of our philosophy that you will never

  • Most people arrive in February a couple of kilograms heavier, don’t despair now is the perfect time to focus on your health. You have a set routine and are more manageab

  • I had a very interesting conversation with my uncle the other day who said to me that if it wasn’t for smoking he would have died from work related stress many years ago

  • What is the secret to a long, healthy and happy life? Well Dan Buettner in his book Blue Zones explores this. He looks at communities across the globe that regularly liv

  • Many people use exercise to improve body shape, improve performance and decrease their pain. However, it is well known, and gaining further interest on the benefits to y

  • I have recently placed a self-imposed ban on using the word ‘busy’. I found myself getting into the habit of when people asked how are you? I would automatically say ‘bu

  • Do you ever feel the harder you train the less results you see? But how is this even possible? Surely more is better. More intensity, more duration, more resistance sure

  • The other week Better Being hosted a lunch for HR Directors about how to create workplaces that promote the mental wellbeing and resilience of employees. We had some of

  •  300g green beans, ends trimmed  1 red onion, cut into wedges  250g cherry tomatoes  1 tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar  1 tablespoon olive oil  1 tablespoon pistachio dukkah

  • Why is it when we have busy periods of work, such as end of financial year, the first thing we let slip is our exercise routine? Closely followed by our sleep, food choi