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Exercise Benefit Beyond Calorie Burn

Ground-breaking new research makes it clear we should look beyond the immediate calorie burn of a workout, focusing instead on crucial longer-term benefits for body composition and metabolism.

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Revolutionizing The World Of Group Fitness

Criticized early on for breaking with orthodox exercise theory, the workout that became BODYATTACK® went on to prove its creators right and help revolutionize the world of group fitness.

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Exercise To A Better Mood

The link between physical activity and psychological health is clear but also misunderstood. We ask health psychology researcher Amanda Rebar about how exercise really affects stress and anxiety.

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The "Healthy" Alcohol

Low-carb beer? Low-sugar wine? A drink a day keeps the doctor away? When it comes to alcohol there is no shortage of advice – so it pays to know the facts.

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The NEAT Effect

The calorie burn calculated as you work out isn’t the only calorie burn that counts – and what you do in between your structured workouts can have more impact on your health than you realize.

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Sleep Your Way To A Healthier Brain

Lack of sleep – the amount and the quality of it – has been linked to a variety of serious health problems. But there are steps you can take to maximise those ZZZs.

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Air Travel And You

Is that overseas holiday or work conference really necessary? According to sustainability expert Andrew Glover, long-haul plane trips are a key contributor to climate change that we need to address.

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Sweat Is Good

Working out and working up a sweat go hand-in-hand. But perspiration is about much more than keeping cool. According to Dr Vybarr Cregan-Reid it also sets humans apart from other animals, and has helped us climb to the top of the evolutionary ladder.

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Positivity In Darkness

Light pollution is damaging our health, our sense of wonder, and our environment. But there are plenty of things we can do to reduce the waste of energy and harmful effects of over-lighting the planet.

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Calories, Exercise and Hormones

Training but not getting the gains? Dr. Nigel Harris explains his recent study on how hormones and changing your workout routines can affect your calorie burn.

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.