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A beginner's guide to lap swimming

08 Feb 2015 -

If you’re after a ‘whole-body’ workout there is no better option than swimming.

Workout to Try: Barbell

03 Feb 2015 -

Looking for a barbell workout out? You've come to the right place!

Workout to Try: Cardio Kick-starter

27 Jan 2015 -

Kick-start your heart with this cardio workout thanks to our team at YMCA Epping.

Workout to Try: Beginner's Workout

19 Jan 2015 -

New to the gym and don't know where to start? Give this workout a try!

Marie's story: "I always put my husband and children first"

12 Jan 2015 -

A busy mum of two, Marie credits her local YMCA for “changing her life”.

7 tips to help you actually reach your 2015 health and fitness goals

08 Jan 2015 -

It’s New Year’s Eve, the clock ticks midnight and we start a fresh year filled with hope and optimism, promising to do more exercise, live healthier or lose weight. Fast-forward two weeks later and it may seem that staying on track with your New Year’s Resolution feels near impossible. Fear not, you’re not alone!

How To Find The Right Running Shoe

06 Jan 2015 -

I remember getting my first pair of brand name running shoes like it was yesterday.

Don't let Christmas weigh you down

22 Dec 2014 -

Traditionally, the Christmas period is a time of overindulgence, with excess eating, alcohol consumption, busy days and late nights all working to weigh us down as we ring in the New Year.

6 tips to surviving the party season

21 Dec 2014 -

Traditionally, the holiday season is a time of overindulgence, with excess eating, alcohol consumption, busy days and late nights all working to weigh us down as we ring in the New Year.

Packing for camp? Add these 6 items to your list

19 Nov 2014 -

Before you leave for camp, make sure you pack these six essentials.

Turn your commute into a fitness workout

18 Nov 2014 -

For many of us, the commute to work is the most sedentary part of the day. We sit idly in cars, busses or trains, often staring dreamily out the window as the world outside goes by. But your journey to the office and back again is the perfect opportunity to squeeze in some time to be active. Afterall, every little bit counts!

Things to do inside with your kids (that aren't TV)

13 Nov 2014 -

It's raining outside, and the kids are stuck in the house. All they want to do is flip on the TV. But before they do that, try out these suggestions on them. They might end up finding something much more fun to do!

4 reasons to get kids into the outdoors

05 Nov 2014 -

In the hussle and bussle of everyday life, it's important to remember to spend some time outdoors everyday. Here are four reasons you should encourage your kids to get into nature.

Five fun (and healthy) Halloween recipes

28 Oct 2014 -

Halloween is just around the corner, and the kids are looking for a spooky treat to celebrate! Give these a go and get them excited about healthy snacks at the same time!

6 ways camping gears your child for life

21 Oct 2014 -

Camping is not only a great way to have fun and make new friends, it can be fantastic for a child's development. By challenging young people with exciting new experiences, going on camp can build character in six important ways.

The best way to measure results (hint: no scales involved)

19 Oct 2014 -

Everyone’s got a perfect number; the number to fit in those pair of jeans, to wear a bikini again or to look amazing in a wedding dress. But what happens when the scales betray us?

The busy mum's guide to exercise

28 Sep 2014 -

A mum's job is never done, and we know finding time to exercise can seem almost impossible.

A Beginner’s Guide to Running

24 Sep 2014 -

Let's face it, running is not everyone's idea of fun. We asked our resident fitness buff Chelsea to give her advice on how she grew to love running and went on to complete her first marathon.

How to Get the most out of your gym membership

18 Sep 2014 -

So you’ve bought a gym membership, now what?

7 secrets to sleeping soundly

14 Sep 2014 -

There’s nothing as rejuvenating as a good night’s sleep and it’s not surprising really: sleeping well is vital to all areas of your health.

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