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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Category: Health & Wellbeing

From dieting to self-acceptance, meet the Merrymaker Sisters

Born and bred Canberran sisters Emma and Carla Papas, the Merrymaker Sisters, have always had a passion for creating things that bring joy.

Busy? Try this super-quick workout

Here is a great 15 minute workout. If you happen to find yourself with a bit of extra time, try doing it twice for a half-hour session.

Kids’ health and fitness in 2021

During 2020, I noticed a lot of kids dealing with changes like less outdoor time and the temporary cancellation of team sports.

Building your wellbeing

You know the saying, “your body keeps the score”? It's the idea that if we treat our body with kindness, it will repay us with good health.

Eyes on the prize

Eye health is so important, so before you head back to school or work, make sure you get those peepers looked at by a professional.

Top tips for keeping cool in a heatwave

Canberra, the mercury is rising, and ACT Health has recommended a couple of simple things you can do to ensure you're keeping cool in a heatwave. ACT Health has warned Territory residents...

Super charge your holidays for relaxation

Here are some suggestions to super charge your holidays so that when work rolls around again, you’re feeling refreshed and revitalised.

Time to recharge

Holidays are knocking on the door and soon any families will have some quality time together to rest and recharge the batteries.

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?mobil

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!
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