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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 for you. So often you gravitate to what ever is fastest, easiest and most convenient, but...

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 underestimate the impacts of flying with a 20% decrease in physical and mental performance. It can often take people 2-3...

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 is almost as if you are trying to poison them. Sugar has become public enemy number...

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, probably not healthy and definitely not sustainable; I put most of it back on in 12 hours. If you’re reading...

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 week. However many of these programs are implemented without thinking about why you have a workplace wellbeing program...

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 time did you spend on the derriere yesterday? Not just at your...

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 wreaks havoc on our sleeping pattern (let alone the poor life choices we make while under the influence). But...

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 doesn’t even come into the equation. I count myself as very fortunate to be...

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 injury has healed there is often some degree of residual pain. From...

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 frustrating overuse injury caused by too much running. Sports Medicine Australia shows that...