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Category: Health & Wellbeing

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...

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!

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’.

Your very own oasis

Design an outdoor space infused with calming materials to promote mental wellbeing in the age of coronavirus.

Seven luxe hand sanitisers for your desk drawer

While it’s still critical to continue washing regularly with soap and water, why not treat yourself to a luxe hand sanitiser.

Keep an eye on the big picture during uncertain times

Keep your eye on the bigger picture and start imagining what you will say in 10 years' time about the pandemic, writes Meldi Arkinstall.

Helping you look good and feel good

Two doctors’ journey to skin cancer and aesthetic medicine.

DIY face masks

With endless options for fabric, you can make a mask suitable for any occasion.

5 self-care habits for your workout

Exercise physiologist Kirra Rankin shares her top tips for incorporating self-care habits into your running (or workout) program. When was the last time you scheduled a recovery...

Your body can heal itself

Remember the last time you accidently cut yourself? Your body expertly carried out a skilful repair process.

Back to school: lunch boxes

Kids, it’s back to school already! And for parents, that means the great lunch box debate returns.

The female running routine: match your cycle

If there are weeks when you really struggle with your energy, you may want to consider changing your running routine to match your cycle, says exercise physiologist, Kirra Rankin.

Homebirth in Canberra

Choosing to birth at home is once again a viable choice for Canberra women, thanks to a successful homebirth trial completed in 2019.

5 tips to help you implement healthy habits

The key to implementing healthy habits is to keep them simple, easy and time efficient.

How to train like a ‘Ninja Warrior’

Everyone wants to be a ‘Ninja Warrior’, or, for our school programs, a ‘Battle Ninja’ kid.

Getting ‘back’ to work: is your office setup spine-friendly?

Restrictions are being lifted and we’re all gradually heading back into the office. Is your body ready? How many hours a day do you spend sitting? It’s time to start...

Are you sober curious?

Alcohol is ingrained in our culture as a way of relaxing, celebrating and having a good time. It can also become a crutch that we rely on to switch off...

Fitness foundation: seven of the best exercises

With these seven exercises you can build a solid foundation for your health and fitness.