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Khrian Grit

I Came, I Got Sore, I Conquered: What to do about Muscle Pain

So you’ve hit the gym hard and now you can barely lift your arms above your shoulders. What happened, and what can you do about it?

Motivation

3 Simple Secrets for Forming Your Fitness Habit

It’s that time of year: you’ve made the resolutions, booked the gym sessions and … life is getting in the way. Here’s the proven formula for beating those procrastination blues.

Logan Dodds

Top 10 Instagram’s to Follow for some Serious Fitness Inspo

Your gram is full of the latest must haves, wanderlust, and celebrities being super cool. So who do you follow when you need some serious fitness inspo?

Travel

Why Holidays Are Good for Your Wellbeing

Are you starting to feel like a rat on a never-ending treadmill? You know, where one day blends into the other?

Strong is the New Skinny

5 Benefits of Having a Workout Buddy

After trialing hundreds of fitness ideas and new trends as a health writer for magazines and newspapers over the years, I’ve discovered some secrets to keeping fit – and staying fit.

Stretching

Yoga for Cyclists

If you love cycling – whether it’s on the road or sweating it out during indoor cycling classes like RPM – then stretching afterwards can help you feel better.

Sweat

The Sweat Smell of Success

Yes, there really is a right way to perspire – and your body will thank you for it.

Metabolism

“It's My Metabolism - Honest!”

Feel like you gain weight by just looking at a slice of cake? Can’t put on weight no matter how much cake you eat? Could it be your metabolism – and how much at its mercy are you?

HITT/Diving

Why Training Your Body Also Trains Your Brain

Free diver and high-altitude mountaineer Professor Damian Bailey discusses his research into the amazing benefits of exercise on the brain, not just the body.

Ballerina Pose

How to Improve your Balance: Ballerina Style

For anyone keen to better their balance (and enjoy the strength and postural benefits of increased stability) mastering the Dancer’s Pose is a smart move.

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 which inspires Kiwis to live a healthy and happy life.

Angela Merrie - Les Mills Contributor

Anglea is the creator of Pretty Damn Good For You a source for recipes, wellness tips and blogs following her journey in going gluten free fir almost 20 years ago, being diagnosed with IBS subsequently entering a world of research and diet changes to help develop recipes that are quite simply, pretty damn good for you. 

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.