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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 the United States. It was during this jogging boom Bowerman was introduced to a young entrepreneur...

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 choices and finally our sanity. Sure we are pushed for time and priorities must...

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 fabulous! Only 2 weeks later they find themselves back in the same position, work gets...

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...

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 button today with these 4 unique ways of achieving a healthier 2014. People far too often set...

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 through the family via your DNA. I often hear things like -...

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 sporting field, in business or across personal life. For me I am...

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 live beyond 100 years old. From Okinawa, Japan to Adventist Colonies in California these communities...

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 ‘busy’. I had glorified the word busy and used it as an excuse for something I...

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 surely equals greater results? More calorie restriction, more measurement, more time training so less sleeping should be a good...