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Vegetables

10 Steps To Plant Power

Have you considered enriching your health and life with a plant-based diet? Our friend Sarah Tanner over at Green Leaf Organics has put together a 10 step guide to follow on your plant-powered journey!

Coconut

The Not So Healthy Fat

Coconut oil's image as the "good" oil saw it stocked in health food shops and supermarkets. Hailed and marketed as a super-healthy cooking alternative, coconut oil has been under increased scrutiny lately. Now the science is clear – don’t believe the hype.

Treating Feet Blisters

Walk This Way: Treating Feet Blisters

The friction between footwear and the feet can cause painful friction blisters. In endurance and multi-day sporting events, completing is often down whether blisters can be prevented or effectively managed.

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Making Good Intentions Last

Fitness is just like any addiction. It all starts with a small dose. Often people make the mistake of leaping into exercise. Here are some tips for ensuring your new routine is a keeper…

Push Ups

Push Ups Over Pills: The Best Prescription

Physical activity will prevent – and reverse – many chronic health conditions. Exercise expert Jim Stinear explains the dangers of physical inactivity, and the role of clinical exercise physiologists in the future of medicine.

10 Reasons

10 Reasons To Get Off The Couch

Straight out of science, we bring you ten of the best research-backed, age-defying reasons to get moving. So what are you waiting for?

Donut

Yes, You Can Beat Your Sugar Habit - Here's How

Yesterday it was fat; today it’s sugar that has become public health enemy number one. But is sugar really this dangerous? Is it addictive? Are your sugar cravings really real?

Can Science Unlock the Secrets of Yoga?

Can Science Unlock the Secrets of Yoga?

Yoga has seen a massive increase in popularity in the West in recent decades. Expert Pam Jeter explains the scientific challenges, and why yoga will continue to grow as a form of exercise and therapy.

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How to Make a Goal and Stick to It

Setting goals can help to motivate you. It gives you something to aim for. I’m always setting goals in life, work and fitness. I also love knowing where I’m heading. Here are some tips on how to make goals and how to stick to them.

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The Bluffers Guide to Buying the Perfect Pair of Sports Shoes

Whether you've recently embarked on a new group exercise routine, or if you're a regular no-nonsense gym bunny, it's important to make sure you're wearing the best sports shoes for your sport.

Dr Libby - Les Mills Contributor

Dr Libby Weaver (BHSc (N&D) (Hons) PhD) is an internationally acclaimed nutritional biochemist, author & speaker who combines years of experience, learning and clinical practice to her holistic approach to health. 

Julia & Libby - Les Mills Contributor

Julia and Libby are sisters who are lovers of everything that nourishes the body, mind and soul. They believe that beauty starts from within and food can be used as medicine in order to keep us healthy. Their approach to health is connected to both their educational study of the subject and their personal beliefs on the lifestyle it creates.

Rachel Grunwell - Les Mills Contributor

Rachel is a magazine wellness columnist, qualified yoga teacher, wellness ambassador, keen marathoner, healthy recipe creator, and director of the lifestyle website Inspiredhealth which inspires Kiwis to live a healthy and happy life.

Hannah Horton - Les Mills Contributor

Wholefoods and sustainability blogger at Health Yeah and Wholefoods cafe owner of Mondays Cafe in Kingsland, Auckland Hannah is constantly discovering the life changing power of food.