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Category: Health & Wellbeing

Good, dirty fun … in the garden

With all the spring rain we had in Canberra, you may like to know there is considerable evidence that gardening is good for your health.

Start now for a better 2021

From a COVID-19 perspective, Canberrans must consider ourselves very blessed compared to other communities around the world in 2020.

Active kids: learning and practising movements

It’s time to start thinking of what we can do for healthy movement and exercise for our kids over the summer break.

Local nutritionist Kate Freeman cuts through the ‘diet wankery’

Local nutritionist Kate Freeman, founder of Canberra’s Healthy Eating Clinic and the Healthy Eating Hub, says “diets are dead”.

How worried should you be about EMF exposure?

It’s a fact of modern life that our exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) and electromagnetic radiation (EMR) is now greater than it’s ever been and still on the rise. The World Health...

Spring into body weight training

Everyone loves this time of year; the weather is starting to warm up and we can get outside and enjoy the sunshine and fresh air.

Getting grounded

If we refer to someone as ‘grounded’ we’re saying they’re relaxed, steady and somewhat centered.

Head for the hills

Team, this week I am going to give you a great workout to do: hill sprints.

Harnessing the energy of spring

Spring in nature is a time of expansion and awakening, exemplified by the bare limbs of trees throughout Canberra bursting into blossom.

Key principles of purposeful breathing

The new book 'Purposeful Breathing' by Dr Greg Smith is a masterclass in taking control of your mind and body using your breath.

Make mental health a priori-Tea

For Mental Health Awareness Month this October, Canberrans are being encouraged to tell their tales of survival.

Take 5: Tiffiny Hall of TIFFXO.com

Canberra Weekly takes five with Tiffiny Hall, founder of online health and fitness program, TIFFXO.com about how the pandemic has changed her routine and the future of workouts … 1 How have you...

Dairy, soy, nut or none: which milk to drink?

Milk used to be just milk. Not only that, there was a time not that long ago when everyone agreed it was good for you!

Working out post-pregnancy

Let’s have a look at some of the exercises and plans that may be of help for you after you’ve had your baby.

The power of petals: plants can heal

Thanks to thousands of years of mankind’s exploration of medicinal plants, we know that plants can heal.

A ‘caffeine-nap’ can keep you sharp on the nightshift

A simple coffee and a quick catnap could be the cure for staying alert on the nightshift as new research from the University of South Australia shows that this unlikely combination can improve attention and reduce sleep inertia.

ReNewYou program returns with free workouts

The City Renewal Authority’s ReNewYou program is coming back to the CBD, with free lunchtime workouts in the order of Zumba, bootcamp and yoga. ReNewYou will kick off on Tuesday 1 September...

Don’t ‘waist’ time: summer abs

Spring is nearly here, and that means summer is only a few months away! So, if you want to tone up and get that flat tummy, it’s time start working! I know it’s...

Plan your morning ritual

Capital Hydrotherapy’s Kirra Rankin shows us how to better manage and plan our morning rituals for the best possible start to the day.

Can you boost your immune system?

We’re seeing a debate about ways to boost your immune system, or whether you even can.

Ninja Warrior: Beat the wall

With Ninja Warrior back on our screens, we’re seeing the warriors power up the ‘warped wall’.