Category Archives: Events

5 ways to stay hydrated through the party season

*This is a sponsored post* For many of us the party season starts around Melbourne Cup, quickly followed by the early end of year get-togethers then Christmas parties and of course Summer holidays. Generally speaking these social events also mean plenty of eating and drinking and unfortunately dehydration especially if your drinking tends to mean […]

Your Christmas Survival Guide

If you consider that an extra mince pie a day will leave you with an extra 1kg of body weight over a period of just 4 weeks, it is not difficult to see how the Christmas cheer can really pile on the kilos if we are not careful. So before you completely disregard your regular […]

Easy Christmas swaps

Try these easy Christmas swaps this year and minimise the excess calories. Swap: 10 feta stuffed peppers (1010kJ / 20g fat) for 4 marinated artichoke hearts (338kJ /6g fat) 1 tablespoon Kraft French onion dip with 6 Jatz crackers (811kJ/ 11.4g fat) for 1 tablespoon Light Philadelphia Sweet Chili Pour over with 6 wafer thins […]

Guest post: Chriss Tinslay on to Halloween or not to Halloween!

Do you really need to exercise to burn off your treats?  I don’t know about you, but my social media news feed has been filled with Halloween posts lately. Costume ideas, decorations, tricks and lots of “treat” suggestions. Along with the above, I have also seen a few of the below images… This image is driving me a little nuts to […]

Race Day Nutrition

For most runners, it’s not until the day before a big event that they start to think about getting their nutrition right. While it is important to ensure that your muscles have plenty of stored fuel, this does not mean you have to carb load to prepare. Instead, the best approach is to make sure […]

City2Surf 24 Hours Out. What to Eat?

With just over 24hrs to go until the big race, preparation thoughts can now turn to getting your nutrition right so you are optimally fuelled for a 14km run or walk. While ensuring that your muscles stores of glycogen are at their best, for the more recreational athletes, this does not mean you have to […]

Guest blogger Nardia Norman on breaking free from the modern womens dis-ease

Living in these modern times is hectic.  We are constantly bombarded with multiple pressures, constant stimulus and a seemingly never-ending ‘to-do’ list. Not only is there a societal expectation for women to be superwomen extraordinaire (and of course this is an expectation we put on ourselves), we are also required to look a particular way.  […]