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Warm Pumpkin And Goats Cheese Salad

If you’re missing delicious and nutritious fresh summer salads, then we’ve got you covered with this warm pumpkin and goats cheese salad. This hearty dish makes the perfect autumn/winter lunch or dinner, and will keep you full for hours! Proof that you can in fact make friends with salad. 

New To The Gym? Look Like A Pro With These 5 Exercises For Beginners!

Your first day (or few weeks) on the gym floor can feel a little intimidating, especially when it comes to using workout machines of the weighted variety. But it doesn’t have to be! That’s why we have put together this ultimate how-to guide featuring 5 machine exercises for beginners.

Top 10 warm up exercises for Arena Fitness

Crush Your Fitness Goals Faster With Active Rest

Have you ever experienced that sore muscle, post workout feeling? The one that makes walking down a single flight of stairs seemingly impossible at best and excruciatingly uncomfortable at worst? We have all been there. But don’t worry, delayed onset of muscle soreness (aka DOMS) doesn’t have to be part of your fitness journey. 

Sleep Better With Just 3 Exercises

There’s no denying that working hard in the gym is probably going to get you a better nights sleep. But did you know there are certain exercise types that will help you sleep better than others? Here’s what to do:

How Nicola Scruby Found Her Thing

We’re all familiar with that age old adage “great things never came from comfort zones” - something which rings particularly true for Nicola Scruby. But with the help of a Goodlife Personal Trainer, she discovered strength training and quickly began reaping its long list of multifaceted benefits.

5 Things You Need to Know About Strength Training

Do you want to lift heavier, push harder, and ‘soldier-on’ for longer? We’re here to help you! Our 5 top nutrition tips for building strength and gaining muscle should have you achieving your goals in no time!

4 Signs You Need To Replace Your Runners

Why it’s imperative to invest in a good pair of running shoes. But how often do you need to replace them?

4 Ways To Stick To New Years Resolutions

We all start January with the best intentions, by mid-February most of us have lost our spark. Here are 4 ways to stick to your New Year resolutions.

Dark Chocolate Beetroot Fudge Cake

Are you looking for a way you can have your cake and eat it too? Stop the search, because this dark chocolate beetroot fudge cake recipe is just what you’ve been looking for!

Nutritious Summer Desserts

Summer is the perfect time to treat yourself after a long, hard year of work. Here's our 100% guilt-free, summer-inspired dessert ideas!

How To Stay Active In The Cooler Months

The benefits of regular exercise stretch far beyond the boundaries of physical health. Getting your sweat on can boost your energy levels, your productivity at work, your mood and even your immunity!

5 Reasons Carbs Are Not The Enemy

When it comes to food groups, carbs have unfairly copped a bad rep. Contrary to popular belief, carbs are not the enemy. They’re quite the opposite.

High Protein Green Breakfast Bowl

If you’re growing tired of your same old morning oats, we’ve got just the thing to help with this high protein green breakfast bowl.

Getting A Job As A PT In 2021

Ready to reach your fitness career goals in 2021? Embrace a new you in the new year by becoming a personal. There's never been a better time..

How Often Should You do HIIT Training

When it comes to burning fat, nothing torches calories or helps you work up a sweat quite like a bit of HIIT Training. HIIT (which stands for high intensity interval training), as the name suggests, involves short maximum effort exercise intervals, followed by rest periods of similar durations.

21 Things To Try At The Gym In 2021

If you’re looking for a way to shake up the way you get your heart rate up, check out this list of 21 things you should try at the gym in 2021!

Top 5 Superfoods for 2020

The term ‘superfood’ is used to describe foods that are nutrient rich and minimally processed, with proven benefits for overall health. Like a ‘best in show’ list for your grocery shop.

What The Fork Should I Eat

Getting the right food to fuel your workout can be a tricky task, and your food intake requirements depend on a few different factors.

Ultimate Ab Workout

Whoever said abs are made in the kitchen hasn’t done this pyramid ab workout!

Easy Meal Prep Ideas

Are you stuck in a ‘food rut’ – preparing the same, lack-lustre meals each day? Or, have you resorted to fast food, frozen meals or Uber Eats due to lack of time or inspiration in the kitchen?

How To Set A Realistic New Years Resolution Goal

Yes folks – there’s a skill to setting NYRs, and we’re going to teach you right Now. With our 4-step goal setting guide, we hope you can beat the odds and smash your NYRs in 2020.

12 Days Of Christmas Workouts

The idea is to slowly build your fitness over the festive season by adding one of the 12 workouts to your exercise regime each day.

Tips To Avoid Silly Season Weight Gain

While no one expects you to go without this Christmas, there are ways to keep yourself on track and avoid the extra kilos. Here are some tips we’ve put together to help you through the Christmas period without loosening your belts.

Hydration – How Much Water Do You Really Need

When it comes to our daily water intake, there’s a lot of information out there stipulating exactly how much we should be drinking?

Compression 101

It’s a must-have for every athlete, but what exactly is compression and why do the world’s leading athletes swear by it for training, performance and recovery? The benefits stack up. 

Mexican Fiesta Healthy Nacho Recipe

Are nachos your ‘spirit food’? Do you love nothing better than tucking into a cheesy, soul-warming bowl of nachos in your dressing gown?

Benefits Of The Correct Sports Bra

Why women don’t wear sports bras and if they don’t like wearing sports bras what to look for to make them the most comfortable they can be?

A Day On A Plate With Simon

Ever wondered what Australia’s strongest men eat in a day?

Four Ways With Oats And Gingerbread

Four Ways with Oats and Gingerbread: Gingerbread protein overnight oats, Warm Gingerbread porridge, Coconutty Gingerbread Cookies, Oat and Gingerbread Spiced Muffins

Feed Your Mind

4 ways to nourish the mind

The Mental Health Benefits Of Regular Exercise

There was a time where people engaged in exercise purely for the physical rewards. These days, most of our members equally value the ‘feel good’ effect of a gym workout, and rightly so.

Best Foods To Beat The Bloat

If you’ve got your finger on the pulse when it comes to nutrition, the importance of gut health will not be ‘news’ to you. In fact, the more we research gut health, the more we realise how central it is to all systems in our body.

The Emotional Benefits Of Exercise

The physical and health benefits of exercise are pretty well known – improved cardiovascular health, stronger muscles, improved bone density, lower heart rate and decreased blood pressure, to name a few.

Superfood Turmeric

Turmeric has long been used in Indian cooking and thought to have medicinal-like qualities, and in recent times, science has been backing up these theories. Turmeric’s active ingredient, curcumin, has been linked with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities in humans.

Which Diet is Best for Weight Loss

As frustrating as this may be, when it comes to weight loss, there is no single ‘diet’ or eating plan that succeeds every time. So – how do you know which diet or eating plan is right for you? We’ve reviewed four of the most popular dieting trends for you to consider.

How To Prevent Injury During Exercise

There is nothing worse than training hard, getting closer and closer to your health and fitness goals, only to have the setback of an injury.

Ways to Improve Your Morning Motivation

Spring is finally here…the mornings are getting lighter…the days are getting longer and warmer…and summer clothes are looming! You would think all these motivators would help us to spring out of bed in the morning to get our exercise done.

Super Easy No-Bake Treats Recipe

Super easy no-bake treats recipe of Apricot & Coconut Bliss Balls, makes 14 , prep time 15 mins.

Four-Step Mexican Quinoa Salad Recipe

Mexican Quinoa and Bean Salad

5 Tips To De-Stress

We’ve listed our top 5 stress-busting activities that will nourish you physically and mentally.

What Is An EMOM Workout?

EMOM training is synonymous with Crossfit and but did you know it’s actually been around for quite some time? It’s also one of the most effective workouts you can try!

The Perfect Meal Prep Breakfast

We’ve collected 4 delicious baked oat recipes that are sure to satisfy you until your morning tea or lunch break.

Organise Your Week In 5 Easy Steps

Ever find that you are constantly writing to-do lists that you never get through? Or before you know it, it’s Friday and you didn’t make time for any of the things you wanted to do?

Guilt Free Weeknight Snacks

We’ve gathered a collection of ready-to-eat and make-yourself snack ideas that are nutritious, satisfying and low calorie, i.e. totally guilt free.

Eat These Foods To Boost Immunity During Winter

As we head into peak cold and flu season it’s now the perfect time to focus on our immune system. Getting enough sleep, minimising stress, and maintaining good hygiene are paramount. So too, is proper nutrition.

Have You Tried This Jaffa Bites Recipe?

No-Bake Energy Balls Recipe

Why You Should Try These Les Mills Classes

The Les Mills mission is simple - create ‘A Fitter Planet’. With a mix of great music and cutting-edge science to help people fall in love with fitness and 21 different Les Mills classes, there is an Les Mills group fitness class for everyone.

Creamy Cacao Protein Smoothie

Do you want to know the secret ingredient that makes this nutritious smoothie taste like a decadent treat? Cottage cheese!

Super Easy And Delicious Cookie Recipe

Peanut Butter Honey Oat Cookies

Why Overtraining Is Bad For Your Body

Overtraining is defined as “the result of giving your body more work or stress than it can handle. Overtraining occurs when a person experiences stress and physical trauma from exercising faster than their body can repair the damage.”

How To Avoid Overindulging During The Silly Season

If you’ve feasted over holiday seasons past, and don’t ‘bounce back’ the way you used to, we have prepared five rules to help you enjoy your meals..

Introducing KuboFit, The Next Generation Of Fitness Apps

Get set for KuboFit - the next generation of fitness apps that’s been designed to integrate with your Goodlife membership!

3 Ways To Motivate Yourself To Train

So how is it that some individuals are so much more internally driven than others, and how can we have just a little bit of what they’ve got?

Why You Should Try A Yoga Class

From reducing stress to improving posture, there is so much more to yoga than meets the eye, so here are five reasons to try a yoga class.

Top Foods To Lift Your Mood

Whether we're tired, sad or happy, it's safe to say we've all self-medicated with food before. So what foods should we be eating to boost our mood?

Vegetarian Breakfast Recipe

Zucchini Breakfast Hash & Eggs Recipe

How To Choose The Right Class For You

With so many group fitness classes to choose from, how do you know which one is right for you? We have six tips for picking the right class.

Surprising Group Fitness Benefits

Group exercise has also been linked to other amazing non-physical benefits, including improved mood and better brain health just to mention a few.

Post Workout Pancake

When you think pancakes, you automatically think sweet, stacked and dripping with syrup, right? But what if we told you that we’ve got a post gym approved version, that not only packs a serious nutritional punch, but also proves you can have your (pan)cake, and eat it too!

Three Surprising Health Benefits Of Chocolate

We know what you’re thinking. The dietitian's and Goodlife trainers are going to say ‘swap your chocolate eggs for boiled eggs’ this Easter. But believe it or not, we are all for a little indulgence!

How To Get The Most Out Of A Group Fitness Class

Group fitness classes can be a really fun and motivating way to exercise and find your way on a health and fitness journey.

5 Healthy Habits to Improve Your Gut Health

If you love reading about nutrition and health, we’re guessing you already know about the importance of maintaining a healthy gut. The million dollar question is – how can we improve the health of our gut, and in doing so, improve our physical and mental wellbeing?

Mixed Berry Spelt Muffin Recipe

Delicious Mixed Berry Spelt Muffins

Foods to Keep Your Strength Training on Track

In order to achieve your strength goals, regular training sessions are required. However, just turning up to the gym isn’t enough. Nutrition plays a vital role in translating your physical efforts into real results, particularly post workout.

Ways To Combat The Afternoon Slump

If it’s well into the afternoon on a work day, we bet you’re needing a well-deserved break. What will help you survive the next 2-3 hours in the office?

Lamb Kofta Wraps With Parsley Recipe

Easy To Make Lamb Kofta Wraps

Workout Tips For Busy Schedules

In a 24 hour day, one hour of exercise is 4% of the day – and to squeeze a good workout in, you don’t even need one hour! Read on to learn five ways to fit your workouts into a busy schedule.

Tricks For Training After A Long Break

We get it – life can get a little crazy and we lose track of our health and fitness goals. It’s starts out easily enough, you let missing one or two workouts slide, which quickly snowballs into skipping whole weeks or months of training.

Have You Made These Common Workout Mistakes?

When it comes to exercise, simply showing up just doesn't cut it. Find out the five most common workout mistakes and how to avoid them so you can stay on track to being your best self!

Healthy Snacks to Eat Before And After a Class

Whichever Goodlife group fitness class you prefer, smart snack choices will help you get the most of out your body. Let us steer you in the right direction, with 10 snacks to eat before and after your group fitness class.

Why You Should Try Compression Garments

Athletes have sworn by their ability to enhance performance and speed up recovery and now, fitness enthusiasts are jumping on the compression bandwagon and reaping the benefits!

We Made a Podcast!

We’ve been busy little bees working hard on a project that we couldn’t be more excited to share with you… WE MADE A PODCAST! Introducing The Good Fit - a podcast, which gets up close and personal with leading industry professionals.

Food Hacks To Lose Weight For Good

If you’re not seeing results from your current diet it might be time to mix things up. But before you jump on the fad diet bandwagon, try these small and sustainable changes to your food intake and get the results you’ve been working so hard to achieve!

Find Your Thing

Life is busy, that’s a given, and at times, trying to achieve that elusive work/life balance can feel like an uphill battle.

Healthy Burrito Bowl Recipe Inspiration

By giving your favourite comfort foods a ‘bowl’ makeover, you can create a meal that’s delicious AND healthy – we won’t argue with that logic.

What To Look For In A Personal Trainer

Just how are you going to choose the right personal trainer? We’ve got you covered – with a mini guide to finding the right personal trainer for you.

Easter Survival Guide

When someone says “Easter”, you think “chocolate,” right? To help you make smarter, healthier choices this year, we’ve developed a simple the following Easter survival guide. Use it well!

Superfood Bowl Recipes

Let us start by saying, we think ALL wholefoods are 'super'! But when faced with the task of creating a 'best in show' there are a few standouts.

How To Create A Workout Routine That Sticks

How many times have you woken up on a Monday morning, bursting with more motivation than your favourite Pinterest account, ready to workout twice a day, every day, only to the have those intentions unstick like Teflon by Wednesday?

Movie Snack Healthy Alternatives

A typical outing to the movies might look like this: you buy your tickets, choose your popcorn and drink combo (large, why not?!), maybe a choc top or a box of Maltesers to go with it (let’s splurge, it’s the weekend!), and by the time you finish your movie, you hardly remember eating all that food. Are we right?

7 Low Impact Exercises For Big Results

Low-impact exercises are often overlooked and overshadowed by high-impact, high-intensity and high-speed moves. But low-impact workouts still play a very important part in many training regimes and can be just as effective at burning fat and improving fitness as their high-intensity counterparts.

Healthy Smoothie Recipe Inspiration

Since transitioning my training routine from a predominantly cardio-based workout to an almost 90% weight-based routine, I have included more smoothies to my diet. The reason for this?

Amanda Bisk's Tips For Mental Strength

Can rejection become one of the most positive things in your life? When I look back at the life I have led so far I see a lot of positive things.

Best Foods For A Healthy Gut

Good gut health is the latest buzzword to sweet the health industry, but what does good gut health mean? We now understand that the balance of good and bad bacteria in our digestive tract can influence more our bathroom habits.

How To Improve Your Sleep

Sometimes it feels as if there just aren’t enough hours in the day and it can be easy to burn the candle at both ends.

Tricks To Avoid A Running Injury

Why do so many runners get injured? Follow our top tips to avoid common running injuries and look forward to a successful running summer.

Simple Nutritional Snack Recipes

Sick of snacking on a piece of fruit, or cheese and crackers? We have you covered, with 8 healthy snack ideas that you can make at home.

Quick And Easy Vegetarian Soba Noodle Recipe

Try this deliciously quick and easy vegetarian soba noodle recipe. Guaranteed to be one of your new favourites.

Healthy Summer Snack Ideas

To help improve your snacking habits over summer, we have put together a list of 10 light and tasty options. Some of these are ‘ready to eat’, whilst others may have you experimenting in the kitchen. Enjoy!

Ways To Burn More Fat After A Workout

I will tell you exactly how you can burn fat after you’ve left the gym, but let’s first look at the difference between burning calories and fat.

Ways To Avoid Injury While Exercising

Whether you are new to exercise or an aspiring athlete, there are a few practices you can put in place to help avoid injury while getting fit. Read on to discover our top tips.

Healthy BBQ Ideas For The Grill

It’s time to start planning the ultimate feast to impress your mates! There are two pieces of information you need to know before planning your BBQ.

How To Survive The Festive Season

There are ways to lessen the damage and keep yourself on track and we've found some of the best tips to help you through the festive season.

Healthy Breakfast Bar Recipe

A healthy breakfast bar recipe to fuel the start to your day.

Ways To Build A Strong Core

A strong body starts with a strong core, but did you know your core is so much more than just your abdominals? Your core is a complex series of muscles that includes your pelvic floor, obliques, glutes, lats, traps, diaphragm and abdominals that acts as your body’s central stabilizer.

Easy Banana Nut Soft Serve Recipe

A Easy And Delicious Banana And Nut Soft Serve.

A Guide To Functional Training

The term functional training is used a lot on the gym floor, between training buddies or over a post-workout catch up, but what does it actually mean?

Quick And Easy Vegan Recipe Ideas

Thinking of going vegan full-time, or part-time? Go you! There’s so many benefits for switching to a plant-based diet. Before you take the plunge, you should smarten up about your nutrient requirements.

25 Health and Wellbeing Tips

Many of us have fond memories of growing up and the excitement of getting an advent calendar to countdown the days until Christmas. Give yourself the gift of wellness this year and unwrap our 25 nutrition, fitness and health tips to help you celebrate the festive season.

Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

This is a healthy chocolate chip cookie recipe.

Easy Meal Prep Guide

Are you stuck in a cycle of having no food at home, and surviving on cafe-style lunches and late night Deliveroo? Are your days always jam-packed, leaving minimal time for chopping, cooking and cleaning? Maybe it’s time you considered bulk meal prepping.

Why You Should Eat Red Meat

Barbeques and steaks on a sunny afternoon – it doesn’t get more ‘Aussie’ than that! However, in recent years, we have received mixed messages as to whether red meat is good, or bad, for long term health. 

Advantages Of Group Fitness Classes

Not only is a group fitness class a surefire way to boost your fitness levels and switch on muscles you didn’t know you had, it is also a serious motivator to exercise. Here are 5 ways group fitness will boost your motivation to exercise.

Best Foods For Muscle Recovery

If your fitness goals include gaining lean mass and increasing strength, you've probably got your training program under control. But have you considered a muscle recovery plan?

Ways To Beat The Winter Flu

Getting enough sleep, minimizing stress, maintaining good hygiene, and vaccinations are all paramount for protecting yourself this winter.

Practical Tips To Eliminate Stress

Stress at work can feel all-consuming and overwhelming with those seemingly impossible deadlines, demanding bosses and piles of paperwork leaving you feeling frustrated, unappreciated and resentful.

How To Stock A Veggie Kitchen

If you’re considering a plant-based lifestyle to boost your health and wellness, we’ve prepared five top tips for stocking a healthy, low-carb kitchen

How To Achieve Everyday Mindfulness

Taking time out every day for meditation is a proven and effective strategy to combat stres, calm anxiety, manage your emotions and stay mentally fit while you handle the pressure of a modern, busy life.

What To Know About BodyPump

 From the high energy music, the full-body strength workout to that post-pump burn, a BodyPump class offers something for everybody. It’s the perfect introduction to weight training for beginners and easy to add more weight for seasoned gym-goers looking for an intense session.

Dispelling The Good Enough Myth

Anthony Noud On The Good Enough Myth. For as long as I can remember I’ve cared about what others thought about me. In response to this, my mind has always seemed to be searching for ways I can prove my “worth”.

Tracey Mallett Shares Go-To Ab Move

Designed to target and isolate deep core muscles, bbarreless takes you away from the comfort of the barre and puts your body to the ultimate challenge

Amanda Bisk's Ultimate Workout Hack

Have you ever watched Groundhog Day or 12 Dates of Christmas? They’re both loop movies, where the same day is repeated over and over. Is your workout like this? Are you always doing the same old exercises week after week? It’s time to come in like a wrecking ball on your current regime.

How A Personal Trainer Can Help You

They’ll push you out of your comfort zone, help keep you accountable and most importantly will help you reach your personal health and fitness goals.

Oats: 5 High Protein Breakfast Ideas

If you haven’t already noticed, oats dominate ‘healthy breakfast ideas’ lists, and for good reason. They are packed with many goodies including low GI carbohydrate and soluble fibre, which help to stabilize blood sugar levels, reduce cholesterol absorption, and improve the health of your gut.

Try These Tips For Sports-Specific Training

Playing sport is a great way to keep fit and ignite your competitive streak, but if you want to take your fitness to another level for your game of choice you may have to focus on sports-specific training.

Top Tips And Desk Exercises To Sit Less

After finding your fitness groove you might start to panic about how to keep it when you start spending hours at work. Fear not, here are 7 top tips for how to stay active on the job that might help you through.

6 Winter Vegetable Recipes To Try

So how can we get our daily serve of winter vegetables and actually enjoy them? We’ve got the answer! These six delicious winter vegetable side meal ideas will reignite your love of eating veggies in winter.

Try This Winter Workout Playlist

A good workout playlist is essential for the gym – so the thought of training without one seems unbearable. Recent studies suggest a workout playlist  can enhance and influence a training session. Keep reading to find out how!

Healthy Back To School Lunch Ideas

After weeks of holidays, the return of early mornings and school runs can be daunting. Somewhere between showering, breakfasting and packing school bags, you’ll need to find a spare minute for preparing school lunch boxes.

5 Ways Be More Mindful Without Meditation

These daily mindfulness practices will definitely improve the quality of your attention and wellbeing over time.

Ellen Clark On How To Train With An Injury

In my experience I found that I could train with a shoulder injury and reconstruction by doing the following.

5 High Protein Breakfast Ideas To Start The Day

A healthy breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day. In fact, we are often told to ‘eat breakfast like a king, and dinner like a pauper’

How To Maintain Your Gains In Winter

During winter it’s easy to slip into hibernation – we tend to lose focus and forget the health and fitness goals set earlier in the year. But when spring hits and we realise our clothes are a little tighter, that warm cozy bed can seem like the enemy.

Lee Carseldine On How To Raise A Healthy Family

Although finding time in between work and family is always challenging, the driving force is for my kids to see what a healthy lifestyle looks like – from exercising, eating healthy meals and enjoying an active lifestyle.

10 Recipes To Boost Your Memory

A Mediterranean diet has been shown to lower the risk of heart disease.  But did you know it can help to boost your memory? A research from Harvard University found, those who followed a traditional Mediterranean diet experienced lower rates of Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment.

10 Of The Best Fitness Holidays

Sitting on the beach next to aqua blue waters is luxurious and relaxing (not to mention amazing), but if you’re a bit of fitness fanatic you won’t be wanting to sit still for very long! If you’re looking for luxury and a bit of down time amidst a more active holiday, then you’ll love our top 10 fitness vacations of 2017.

6 Ingredients For A Bikini Body

It is tempting to believe that that a magic pill or superfood can boost your metabolism, burn fat, and get you that perfect bikini body in time for summer. But do these things really exist?

Let’s take a look at six foods claiming to help with weight loss, and sort the fact from the fiction.

Back To Work Lunch Recipes

Does the thought of going back to work make your stomach churn? After a week or two of sleeping in without a care in the world, the thought of setting an alarm and sitting at a desk may seem dreadful! Not to mention, the extra effort of planning and preparing your lunch for work.

Anzac Biscuit Recipes

If you’re looking for the perfect way to show your love and respect for our fantastic country and its soldiers this Anzac Day, attend the dawn service of course, and then get to baking these Anzac Day treats!

8 Benefits of HIIT

Love it or hate it HIIT (High Interval Intensity Training) is as popular as ever and it’s not showing any signs of disappearing. If you haven’t tried it already, keep reading to learn the top 8 benefits of HIIT and start it now!

5 Ways To Improve Your Morning Routine

We’re all fascinated to know what those fabulous, fit, and financially free people are doing differently from the rest of us!

Smoothie Bowl

While things may be heating up outside, they’re certainly cooling down in the kitchen! On a hot summers morning, there’s nothing better than refuelling post workout with a chilled chocolate smoothie.

Motivational Podcasts

Looking for something ‘heartier’ to listen to on your commute to work, morning walk or weights session? Maybe you’re looking to make some changes to your life, and need some practical advice and direction?

Ways To Be More Active

Everyone, regardless of age or fitness level, can find simple ways to be more active and yet, despite knowing these benefits, many people fail to maintain a regular exercise routine or quit shortly after getting started.

7 Secrets to Keeping New Year's Resolutions

So what’s the trick to sticking to your New Year’s fitness goals? Here are 7 tips for giving yourself the best chance of success in 2021!

6 Tips to Stay Motivated to Exercise

If you feel like you’re stuck in a bit of a rut with your fitness, it may be time to evaluate where you’re at and give your routine a bit of a spring clean!

How to Choose the Right Workout Buddy

You know that if you work out with a friend you’ll be much more likely to actually get to the gym, as well as notch it up a gear to move close to your goals, but who are you going to train with?

How To Train Yourself To Wake Up Early In The Morning

During winter, when the mornings are dark and cold, even the best intentions to get up and get your workout done can be thwarted by the warmth of your doona and the proximity of your snooze button.

Benefits of Eating With the Seasons

If you can’t tell your winter fruits from your summer vegetables, you’re not alone. It used to be that strawberries were a summer fruit and turnips were a winter vegetable. Now, you can buy either of them, or any fruit or vegetable for that matter, whenever you want.

Easy Winter Recipes To Fuel Your Workout

In winter it’s easy to find excuses not to exercise, and to stay indoors with the heater on! You’re even less likely to change your slippers for your Nikes if you’re feeling run down, have aches and pains, or the sniffles!

Healthy Holiday Food Swaps

If you plan to cater an event this year, use these healthy substitutions for your favourite Christmas classics and keep yourself in shape!

8 Summer Workout Tips

Why do we get hot when we exercise? Put simply, when we exercise our body’s system for regulating temperature is kicked up a notch by our muscles.

8 Ways Cycling Benefits Your Mind, Fitness And Health

It’s not breaking news that cycling will help increase your fitness levels. Regular pedaling is great for cardiovascular fitness, increases muscle strength and is easy on the joints, but there are a lot more health benefits that cycling brings – as well as cognitive benefits too.

5 Easy Partner Workouts You Have To Try

Training with a friend can be fun and motivational, but it also has some added benefits for your body that you won’t find when you work out or perform some exercises on your own.

Pre and Post Workout Supplement Guide

Pre, intra and post-workout supplements can be marketed as complete game changers. In this post we will go through the actual benefits and drawbacks.

5 Fitness Tips For Staying Motivated To Exercise in Winter

Winter means darker and colder mornings, so it’s a lot more tempting to stay in bed in the morning or go straight home from work than it is to exercise. If you want to feel fit, healthy and keep your energy levels up during the cooler months we’ve got five easy tips to help motivate you.

4 Mental Health Benefits of Training With a Friend

We’ve all heard that training with a friend is more motivating than training on your own, but how? What’s so good about training with someone?

Last Minute Christmas Gifts For Fitness Fanatics

Instead of adding to the stockpile of chocolates, give a gift that will kick-start a healthier 2022 this Christmas with these inspiring gift ideas.

5 Full Body Summer Workouts

Summer can sometimes turn up the heat too much on an already heated training session, leaving us feeling drained, hot and fried. What you need are the top 5 heat-kicking summer workout ideas so you can stay cool and keep fit and active! 

4 Cycling Experiences To Try Now

While there’s no doubt cycling is an effective training method for all fitness levels, there’s plenty of unique options that offer a fun twist. You can enjoy the benefits cycling has to offer (think low-impact, calorie-blasting and booty-building) while trying something new.

What To Do With Christmas Leftovers

If eating the same leftovers for a week doesn’t appeal to you, why not get creative? Here are some great ideas for Christmas leftovers.

5 Hacks to Stay In Shape Over the Holidays

It’s the season for long lunches, family parties and the potential undoing of all your training results! Here are some great healthy holiday hacks.

Healthy Snacks To Eat Before and After a Spin Workout

A spin or cycle class is one of the best fat-burning workouts. In a 45-minute session, most people will burn 400-600 calories – that’s an entire main meal! But it’s also one of the most gruelling classes, and we’re not just talking about the sore ‘bike-bum’ factor!

5 Ways to Become Happier Right Now

Here are 5 things you can do right now (and can make a part of your regular routine) that are proven to increase your happiness and wellbeing so you can start reaping those rewards.

5 Ways to Hibernate and Relax Your Mind Using Meditation

Training your mind to slow down and meditate is proven to boost your effectiveness in every area of your life, sharpen your decision-making, improve relationships, bolster your immune function, protect you from illness and reduce inflammation in your body.

10 Low Carb Breakfast Recipe Ideas

If you’re pounding the pavement each morning hoping to drop some winter weight, could your breakfast be holding you back?

How Fitness Can Beat The Winter Blues

During winter we have a tendency to sleep longer, exercise less and spend more time at home – and Swinburne University head of psychological sciences and statistics, Greg Murray, has said these factors are what leads to the “winter blues”.

Tips To Giving Your Kitchen A Healthy Makeover

If you’re striving towards your best bikini body yet, follow these seven steps to spring-clean your kitchen and your food choices.

Easy Almond Banana Smoothie Recipe

This is an easy banana smoothie recipe.

Dukkah Baked Salmon Recipe

Easy Salmon Recipe

7 Low Impact Moves That Burn Fat

Low-impact exercises are often overlooked and overshadowed by high-impact, high-intensity and high-speed moves.

6 Tips To Be More Organised Every Day

Getting in shape is as much a mental process as a physical one! Here are 6 tips to organise your schedule to be happier, healthier and more productive

Benefits Of Having A Personal Trainer

There is something about the change of season that sometimes has us falling off the fitness bandwagon. You’ve worked hard all summer, so why give up now that it is a little darker and a little cooler outside?

5 Reasons Men Should Try Yoga

Guys, it’s time we stated the obvious: training at the gym doesn’t have to be all about muscle pump and bulk sweat. In fact, more and more men, from tradies to elite athletes, are turning to yoga to increase their strength and stamina and improve their overall health.

Vegetarian Taco Recipe

Grilled Vegetable Tacos

Berry Breakfast Smoothie

Delicious Berry Breakfast Smoothie

Cauliflower Crust Pizza Recipe

Cauliflower, Mushroom & Rocket Pizza

Tips To Help Master Mindfulness

It is a well-accepted fact that our physical health impacts our emotional health, but can our mind affect our physical health too?

Healthy Zucchini Spaghetti Recipe

Looking for a great tasting vegetarian dish? Try this healthy zucchini spaghetti recipe, perfect for lunch or dinner.

Simple Soup Recipe to Boost Immunity

This is a simple soup recipe that will boost your immunity.

How To Do Bicycle Crunches

Bicycle Crunches work the abs - upper and lower - as well as the hips, quads and hamstrings, making it ideal for building core strength.

Quick Banana Pancakes Recipe

Quick and easy pancakes recipe

Choc Banana Soft Serve Recipe

Delicious and easy to make soft serve

What is the Difference Between Yoga and Pilates?

Never has yoga or Pilates been more popular than it is now with the likes of celebrities, fitness-devotees and the everyday gym-goers reaping the rewards. But, just what are the differences between the two and, most importantly, which class is better for you?

5 Tricks To Resist Temptation

Temptation is the theme of the week on The Biggest Loser Australia and we’ve watched as the contestants’ commitment has truly been tested. White team member Sam Hailwood proved that you can’t put a price on your health when she walked away from $20,000.

Low Fat Creamy Mushrooms on Toast

Try this low fat recipe for creamy mushrooms on toast.

5 Reasons To Try Small Group Training

Whether you're new to exercise and not sure where to start, or a seasoned gym-goer who needs an extra boost of motivation - working with a personal trainer is a great way to accelerate your results.

5 Ways To Stay Motivated This Winter

It's not just regular folk like us that struggle to stay active in the colder months, even elite athletes, like ex-Collingwood AFL star Chris Tarrant, need a push and a shove to get to the gym. Here are his top 5 tips for staying motivated in winter.

Food To Eat Before And After Yoga

It is worth paying attention to your pre and post-class snack choices for optimal results. So, what are the snacks and when should you be eating?

5 Ways Yoga Can Improve Mental Health

It’s no secret that yoga, like any other form of exercise is good for your physical health, but did you know about all its mental health benefits too?

Lazy Soup Recipe

Try our tasty and delicious easy soup recipe with beans.

5 Ways Exercise Can Make You Smarter

We all know that exercise is important for our body’s health – but did you know that it also keeps your brain sharp too? Just like the muscles in our body, regular exercise can ensure that you are taking care of your mental muscle too.

5 Tricks to Increase Mental Strength

So, the big question is, how exactly do you train your brain? Here are 5 strategies to start flexing your mental muscle.

Recipe for Grilled Figs with Rice and Chickpeas

Recipe for grilled figs with rice and chickpeas which serves 2 (main) or 4 (side dish)

10 Lunch Ideas to Improve Focus

Here are some perfectly balanced lunch ideas that are easy to prepare, quick to eat and most importantly will keep you productive for rest of the day.

Apple & Blueberry Chia Pudding

Tasty apple & blueberry chia pudding recipe.

The Ultimate Green Smoothie Recipe

Nutritious and refreshing green smoothie

Green Smoothie Breakfast Bowl

Looking for new breakfast ideas? Well start your day with this green smoothie breakfast bowl. This will quickly become one of your new favourites.

Warm Quinoa Salad Recipe

Ever wanted to try Quinoa? But have no idea what to pair it with. Give this warm quinoa salad recipe and go, great for a warm summer night.

Weight Loss Workout Routine For Women

From achieving your weight-loss goals to building upper body strength and boosting your cardio fitness, you will see results in just one week with this 7 day workout plan designed exclusively by online fitness superstar and Goodlife Health Clubs Brand Ambassador Emily Skye!

Coleslaw, Lentil & Rice Salad

Coleslaw, Lentil & Rice Salad Recipe.

Apple & Cinnamon Smoothie

Apple & Cinnamon Smoothie Recipe

6 Tips to Become a Healthier You

We all lead busy lives and it’s easy to make excuses, but we need to strive to be the best version of ourselves to ensure optimum performance – at work, at home, in the gym and in our social lives.

Christmas Bliss Balls

Christmas Bliss Balls Recipe

5 Tips To Stay Motivated To Exercise

It isn't always easy to keep the motivation levels up to exercise regularly. With that in mind, here's five tips from Restart Health Escapes to maintain your motivation for an active lifestyle.

Vegetarian Banh Mi Recipe

How to make the classic Vietnamese, vegetarian banh mi.

5 Nutrition Tips To Accelerate Results

We all start off well, but sometimes our determination to stick to 'dieting' can wane. Don't be overwhelmed. Forget slim. Forget lithe. Forget camera ready. Try to focus your nutrition on the health benefits.

Top 6 Foods For Healthy Hair

Let us tell you about the 6 types of food your personal trainer and hairdresser will give the tick of approval.

The Do's And Don'ts Of Foam Rolling

You've probably heard of all the amazing benefits of foam rolling. Just like any exercise, proper form is crucial to avoid injury and reap the rewards

Healthy Beef Burritos

Tasty and healthy beef burritos

How To Get Rid Of Cellulite In 5 Steps

We are here to help with these top 5 tips to banish those uneven areas in your skin and help you feel confident just in time for summer!

Top Tips For Freezing Food

Generally most foods are freezable, except for the following..

Workout Tips To Suit The Busiest Schedule

Goodlife Health Clubs Personal Trainer Jason Galea has these hot tips to get the most out of your workout for any time of the day.

5 Reasons To Book An Active Holiday

Health and fitness holidays are one of the hottest trends in travel right now. It seems that people love the idea of having a tailor-made health and wellness holiday that provides a rejuvenating experience for your mind, body, and soul. 

Smoked Chicken And Roast Pumpkin Salad

Delicious smoked chicken and roast pumpkin salad

How To Bench Press With Proper Form

Follow these 4 easy steps to mastering the bench press and sculpt your chest and shoulders while avoiding injury.

Healthy Ice Cream Cake

A healthy ice cream cake recipe that is full of fruity goodness

Easy Foam Roller Exercises

What's all the fuss about foam rolling? Try these 4 easy roller exercises next time you're at the gym and get a DIY deep tissue massage minus the hefty price tag!

Chicken And Eggplant Stir Fry

Chicken and eggplant stir fry recipe

5 Food And Nutrition Lies Exposed

It's about time someone cut through the lies about fibre-rich bread, sugar-laden fruit juice and egg yolk vs egg white. We reveal the truth about common misconceptions that are baking in the health world at the moment.

Nicole Joy's Strawberry And Cream Tart

This delicious recipe from social media's queen of raw desserts, Nicole Joy, is perfect for Sunday brunch, the simplicity of this tart, topped with big juicy strawberries is hard to beat. But raspberries, blueberries or a combination of all three would also be just as delicious. 

4 Ways To Stay Fit On Holiday

You've spent the last however many weeks getting fit, staying active and living a healthier lifestyle. You're proud of the results you've achieved and, like many people, you book a holiday to celebrate.

6 Simple Steps To Stay Motivated In Winter

To help you conquer the winter workouts, we have rounded up our top tips to help you stay motivated, warm and on track.

4 Great Ways To Break Bad Habits

So as you embark on this life changing journey, we thought we would share the top tips we found for identifying unhealthy habits and how to beat them.

Asian Noodle Soup

Tasty Asian noodle soup recipe.

How To Prepare For A Triathlon

Ever thought of doing a triathlon? It's not as scary as you think! There is no better time to start than with a new year nearly upon us.

6 Healthy Foods With Hidden Calories

While it’s important to enjoy everything in moderation, keep an eye out for these 6 famously healthy foods that are surprisingly high in calories.

Smoky Prawn Tacos

Smoky prawn tacos recipes

Baked Steak and Chips

Baked Steak and Chips Recipe

Summer Mango Chicken Salad

Summer mango chicken salad recipe

5 Healthiest Takeaway Meals

Knowledge is power, so we've done the hard work for you and broken down the top 5 popular takeaway options and the healthiest menu items you should be ordering.

5 Ways To Curb Cravings

Everyone has had those moments when their every thought is dictated by the need for a packet of salty chips; or suddenly it's Friday afternoon and you're clock-watching for that first glass of wine.

Baked Eggs Recipe

Try this easy baked eggs recipe.

9 Foods That Are Secretly High In Sugar

With sharply rising rates of obesity and diabetes, the evidence is steadily  mounting: sugar is the contributing factor to most chronic diseases, including obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

7 Things To Look For In Protein Powder

According to ex-AFL star and self-confessed protein junkie, Chris Tarrant, not all powders are created equal. With more than a decade boasting 'Elite Athlete' on his business card, Chris has dabbled in his fair share of gym supplements.

Healthier Pancake Recipe

Try this healthier pancake recipe

Breakfast Lunch Dinner Pizza Recipe

Versatile breakfast lunch dinner pizza recipe

6 Reasons To Try A Cycle Class

Forget Lycra and padded bike shorts, all you need is a towel and a water bottle, and a spare 30-60 minutes. And if the concept of sweating it out in the dark, on a two-wheeler that's going nowhere fast, totally bamboozles you, we've rounded up 6 good reasons to get on your stationary bike, stat!

Almond And Goji Brownies

No cooking required almond and goji brownies

4 Ways To Fast Track Your Fitness Results

No matter what your size, age or shape, you've no doubt set yourself some health and fitness goals. Your main focus will be on how to get the most out of your training sessions, but did you know that your days off are just as important as your days in the gym?

Healthy Winter Soup

Soup is the ultimate comfort food, especially in winter. It's warm and hearty and it hits the spot when you're feeling under the weather.

5 Ways To Beat The Easter Binge

Tackling temptation can prove difficult - supermarkets are full of chocolate and it’s almost impossible to escape the smell of those hot cross buns!

5 Tips To Win The 12 Week Challenge

This isn't our Brand Ambassador's first 12 Week Challenge rodeo. In 2013, mum of two Jess Connelly dropped 11kg to win the Transformation category for her club and then backed it up by topping the leader board for Queensland in the Fitter Faster Stronger category earlier this year.

6 Steps To Excuse Free This Year

I don't like to refer to my goals as 'New Year's resolutions', but rather 'New YOU Resolutions'! If you are looking to become fitter, healthier and more active there is no better time than now! Make this year that you became the best possible version of yourself!

3 Ways To Enjoy A Fun Run

For many, a popular resolution is to try a fun run for the first time. but more often than not people are put off by the idea of pounding the pavement with 10,000 strangers only to finish and head home - who can blame them, where is the fun in that?

Move Of The Month: Overhead Slams

Are you looking for an explosive full-body exercise that will tighten and tone your arms and abs AND burn a whole heap of calories? Then grab a slam ball, hit the gym floor and follow these 4 easy steps.

4 Benefits Of Leafy Green Vegetables

They might not be as good looking as zucchini flowers, or as delicious as super sweet corn, but green leafy vegetables are a versatile bunch. Use them to round out a hearty meal, or chuck them in a smoothie to kick start your day.

7 Nutrition Essentials For Athletes

So now you're in training, do you really need the sports bars, special powders, pills and potions? And what about the 'superfood' of the week?

Easy Gym To Work Hairstyles

No, they weren't lying, they just new some sneaky tricks that Hairhouse Warehouse are here spill. You'll soon be walking around rocking all the hair secrets they've been holding onto for ages.

Crispy Duck Noodle Salad

Try our delicious crispy duck noodle salad recipe.

4 Ways To Drink More Water

Whilst it is important to stay hydrated throughout the day, aiming to consume one litre of water is enough for most of us who eat and drink healthily.

Chili Con Carne With Cauliflower Rice

Another top quality vegetarian dish to add into your weekly dinner schedule.


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