The theory behind HIIT is that you train as hard as you can through your work phase and then take a rest phase – pushing the intensity levels in the work phase as high as possible, hence the name High Intensity Interval Training!
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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!
Why it’s imperative to invest in a good pair of running shoes. But how often do you need to replace them?
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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..
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.
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!
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.
Getting the right food to fuel your workout can be a tricky task, and your food intake requirements depend on a few different factors.
Whoever said abs are made in the kitchen hasn’t done this pyramid ab workout!
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?
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.
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.
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.
When it comes to our daily water intake, there’s a lot of information out there stipulating exactly how much we should be drinking?
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.
Are nachos your ‘spirit food’? Do you love nothing better than tucking into a cheesy, soul-warming bowl of nachos in your dressing gown?
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?
Ever wondered what Australia’s strongest men eat in a day?
Four Ways with Oats and Gingerbread: Gingerbread protein overnight oats, Warm Gingerbread porridge, Coconutty Gingerbread Cookies, Oat and Gingerbread Spiced Muffins
4 ways to nourish the mind
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 of Apricot & Coconut Bliss Balls, makes 14 , prep time 15 mins.
Mexican Quinoa and Bean Salad
We’ve listed our top 5 stress-busting activities that will nourish you physically and mentally.
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!
We’ve collected 4 delicious baked oat recipes that are sure to satisfy you until your morning tea or lunch break.
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?
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.
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.
No-Bake Energy Balls Recipe
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.
Do you want to know the secret ingredient that makes this nutritious smoothie taste like a decadent treat? Cottage cheese!
Peanut Butter Honey Oat Cookies
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.”
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..
Get set for KuboFit - the next generation of fitness apps that’s been designed to integrate with your Goodlife membership!
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?
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.
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?
Zucchini Breakfast Hash & Eggs Recipe
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.
Group exercise has also been linked to other amazing non-physical benefits, including improved mood and better brain health just to mention a few.
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!
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!
Group fitness classes can be a really fun and motivating way to exercise and find your way on a health and fitness journey.
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?
Delicious Mixed Berry Spelt Muffins
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.
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?
Easy To Make Lamb Kofta Wraps
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.
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.
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!
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.
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’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.
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!
Breakfast is one of the most important times for consuming protein. A high protein breakfast will help to curb your appetite and help ward off sugar cravings later in the day. It will also kickstart your muscle growth and recovery after an overnight fast.
Life is busy, that’s a given, and at times, trying to achieve that elusive work/life balance can feel like an uphill battle.
What if you find it hard to stick to your goals? What if somewhere along the way you become derailed or unmotivated? Even with the best SMART goals, losing motivation can happen. Here are 6 tips to help you stick to your fitness goals.
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.
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.
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!
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 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?
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Why do so many runners get injured? Follow our top tips to avoid common running injuries and look forward to a successful running summer.
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.
Try this deliciously quick and easy vegetarian soba noodle recipe. Guaranteed to be one of your new favourites.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
A healthy breakfast bar recipe to fuel the start to your day.
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.
A Easy And Delicious Banana And Nut Soft Serve.
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?
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.
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.
Protein is essential to good health and provides your body with the key nutrients to build muscle, bone, and blood. Traditionally, global dietary guidelines have recommended protein account for 15% of your total energy intake.
This is a healthy chocolate chip cookie recipe.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Getting enough sleep, minimizing stress, maintaining good hygiene, and vaccinations are all paramount for protecting yourself this winter.
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.
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
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.
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.
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”.
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
Do you have a slow cooker that’s gathering dust, or a tagine still in the box? Set aside some time this winter, and follow our tips and try these small kitchen appliance recipes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
These daily mindfulness practices will definitely improve the quality of your attention and wellbeing over time.
In my experience I found that I could train with a shoulder injury and reconstruction by doing the following.
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’
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
We’re all fascinated to know what those fabulous, fit, and financially free people are doing differently from the rest of us!
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.
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?
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.
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!
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!
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?
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.
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.
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!
If you plan to cater an event this year, use these healthy substitutions for your favourite Christmas classics and keep yourself in shape!
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.
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.
Spring is all about green. Our landscapes grow lush with the rebirth of plants and trees, and green vegetables come back in abundance. Put a ‘spring’ in your step, and enjoy the added nutritional benefits of local, seasonal produce, with these easy, green recipes.
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.
Are you sick of squeezing, sucking in, and eventually undoing your top button come winter? Well, you shouldn’t need to. Contrary to popular belief, there is no evidence suggesting we are predisposed to weight gain in the colder months.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
If you’re pounding the pavement each morning hoping to drop some winter weight, could your breakfast be holding you back?
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”.
If you’re striving towards your best bikini body yet, follow these seven steps to spring-clean your kitchen and your food choices.
This is an easy banana smoothie recipe.
Easy Salmon Recipe
Low-impact exercises are often overlooked and overshadowed by high-impact, high-intensity and high-speed moves.
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
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?
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.
Grilled Vegetable Tacos
Delicious Berry Breakfast Smoothie
Cauliflower, Mushroom & Rocket Pizza
It is a well-accepted fact that our physical health impacts our emotional health, but can our mind affect our physical health too?
Looking for a great tasting vegetarian dish? Try this healthy zucchini spaghetti recipe, perfect for lunch or dinner.
This is a simple soup recipe that will boost your immunity.
Bicycle Crunches work the abs - upper and lower - as well as the hips, quads and hamstrings, making it ideal for building core strength.
Quick and easy pancakes recipe
Delicious and easy to make soft serve
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?
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.
Try this low fat recipe for creamy mushrooms on toast.
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.
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.
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?
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?
Try our tasty and delicious easy soup recipe with beans.
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.
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 which serves 2 (main) or 4 (side dish)
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.
Tasty apple & blueberry chia pudding recipe.
Nutritious and refreshing green smoothie
Looking for new breakfast ideas? Well start your day with this green smoothie breakfast bowl. This will quickly become one of your new favourites.
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.
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 Recipe.
Apple & Cinnamon Smoothie Recipe
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 Recipe
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.
How to make the classic Vietnamese, vegetarian banh mi.
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.
Let us tell you about the 6 types of food your personal trainer and hairdresser will give the tick of approval.
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
Tasty and healthy beef burritos
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!
Generally most foods are freezable, except for the following..
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.
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.
Delicious smoked chicken and roast pumpkin salad
Follow these 4 easy steps to mastering the bench press and sculpt your chest and shoulders while avoiding injury.
A healthy ice cream cake recipe that is full of fruity goodness
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 recipe
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.
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.
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.
To help you conquer the winter workouts, we have rounded up our top tips to help you stay motivated, warm and on track.
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.
Tasty Asian noodle soup recipe.
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.
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 recipes
Baked Steak and Chips Recipe
Summer mango chicken salad recipe
To help us make sure we have the perfect ride for our stride, we contacted the experts at Brooks for some advice on better understanding our feet and how best to keep them happy.
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.
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.
Try this easy baked eggs recipe.
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.
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.
Try this healthier pancake recipe
Versatile breakfast lunch dinner pizza recipe
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!
No cooking required almond and goji brownies
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?
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.
Tackling temptation can prove difficult - supermarkets are full of chocolate and it’s almost impossible to escape the smell of those hot cross buns!
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.
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!
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?
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.
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.
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?
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Try our delicious crispy duck noodle salad recipe.
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.
Another top quality vegetarian dish to add into your weekly dinner schedule.