What you need to know before switching to milk substitutes

A dietician explains how almond, oat, and rice milk could help — and hinder — your health


Is #mealprep your ticket to good health?

How one of Instagram's biggest trends could change the way you eat

How you can use weights to improve running performance

Celeb PT Alexa Towersey dishes on why it's not all about clocking up kilometres


Gym goer knocked out cold by over-enthusiastic 'hype man'

A little motivation can go a long way when it comes to success in the gym, and having a gym buddy is a sure-fire way ensure you show up for your next session. But we're not sure how enthusiastic this gym-goer is going to be when he comes to after he was dealt a particularly solid dose of motivation by his over-enthusiastic "hype man". The set-up was posted to Facebook by fitness personality James Alexander-Ellis, and just goes to show that even the best of intentions can backfire when it comes to gym success, especially where tricky equipment and technique are involved…


Acrobatic duo take tandem surfing to another level

As Australians, incredible displays of surfing prowess are part of our day-to-day lives. But friends Lauren Oiye and Chuck Inman have taken the sport to the next level, absolutely thrashing the competition at the Tandem Surfing competition this week in Waikiki, Hawaii. The pair use a combination of gymnastic manoeuvres and sheer strength to carry off the stunts, which won them the 2012 ITSA World Tandem Tour and 2012 ISA World Championship titles. "We attempted to create lifts that have never been done before," Oiye said after the event. "This year we are so excited that many of those lifts we have created will be scored on the new lift chart."


Why falling off the workout wagon means you're human, not a failure

I watched with despair as my six scheduled training sessions were whittled down to one


The latest and greatest health and fitness products, from active wear and at-home gym equipment to fitness trackers and wearable tech.



Let's lunch! How to pick the best midday feasts for weight loss, muscle gain or stacks of energy

Break up your day with the right balance of foods to get the body you want

Susie Burrell's sandwich sushi

Try this fun twist on everyone's favourite sushi roll

Susie Burrell's low-GI turkey meatballs

Low-GI foods are more slowly digested, so they'll leave you feeling fuller for longer


Can magnesium really help your sore muscles?

We round up the evidence of using supplements to ease stiffness and cramping


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Food 'cures' for morning sickness

While eating when you feel under the weather can seem like the worst idea in the world, there are certain foods that can ease the symptoms – at least temporarily

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Mothers celebrate 'perfect imperfections' in striking photo series

Ker-Fox created the Perfect Imperfections project to help her come to terms with her postpartum body

How to work out at home with three little kids

How to work out at home with three little kids

YouTube queen Judy Travis offers one pretty adorable solution to the parent exercise conundrum

Gymnast performs handstand at 35 weeks pregnant

Meet the new mum who competes in men’s gymnastics

After adjusting her training intensity during the pregnancy, Julia Sharpe returns to men's gymnastic competitions


Doctors weigh in on years-long 'syndrome' suffered by mums after birth

Pregnancy, childbirth and child rearing can spark mental and physical health issues, now called postnatal depletion