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BMI

Bye Bye BMI, Hello 'Overfat'

New research suggests that up to 90 percent of us could be at risk of being ‘overfat’. Performance Physiologist, Professor Paul Laursen, explains what it is and why you need to know about it.

Shoes + Feet

Warning: Which Shoe Is Sabotaging You?

Let me share a simple injury prevention tip – you cannot wear high heels for prolonged periods and then expect to be able to perform squats and impact exercises without serious implications.

Animal protein VS Vegetable Protein

Muscle And Myth: Animal Versus Plant Protein

Meat is usually considered the most protein-rich food, yet plants supply most of the protein consumed by humans globally. So is one better than the other? Here’s what you should know for your diet and your exercise regime.

Perfect Sports Bra

Can A Sports Bra Really Change Your Life?

Finding the perfect sports bra is like finding a soul mate. A well-fitted sports bra will eliminate boob bounce, wick away sweat and flatter your curves. A well-fitted sports bra can change your life.

Nourishing foods

How Different Foods Nourish You

Dr Libby shares with us how different food nourish you. Your food is how your body consumes energy, but are you consuming calories full of nutrients or 'empty' calories?

Exercise More

14 Things That Will Happen When You Start Working Out More

Fitness can help you look good and feel great. Here are 14 things you can likely look forward to when you start working out more...

Nikki - Barbell

14 Tips to Keeping Your Fit in Check

Keeping fit will help to maintain your health. So here are 10 things on a check-list to 'keep your fit in check'...

Food

How-To Guide: Eating Out

No man (or woman) is an island. So, just because you’ve changed your life through better eating choices, don’t let yourself become that friend who won’t eat out anymore because of the ‘diet’. Here are our top ten tips to get you through your next dinner date.

Sleeping

How Much Sleep Should We Really Be Getting?

Most of us experience it at some time in our lives – lying awake worrying about being awake to the point we can’t actually get back to sleep. But are we thinking about sleep in all the wrong ways? The evidence suggests we are.

Water Bottle

Is The Plastic Water Bottle Environmental Enemy Number One?

Despite the safety of tap water, billions are spent on water in plastic bottles and billions of those bottles end up littering our environment. Is there anything we can do?

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.