Fellow Sydneysider, magazine editor, food stylist and television presenter Donna Hay has raised the bar in food publishing and has inspired generations to get into the kitchen. With more than 6 million copies of her cookbooks worldwide (in nine different languages!), Hay continues to inspire us all. The latest addition to her empire is the launch of the new …

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Cucumber They don’t say “cool as a cucumber” for nothing! This fresh, juicy vegetable is cool on the body and extremely hydrating. Great sources of B vitamins, cucumbers rehydrate the body and replenish daily vitamins due to their high water content (made up of 95% water). Did you know cucumber can also be used topically …

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Posted under: simple, nutrition, vegetables, summer, fruit

Former elite gymnast, IsoWhey ambassador and personal trainer, Lauren Hannaford talks us through how to tone up for summer and get that chiseled bod in time for the beach. Summer is almost here – eeek!  The rising temperatures mean more skin is showing and many people find themselves scrutinising their bodies and focusing on problem areas …

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Posted under: Workout, summer, fitness, bikini

You might know that I don’t drink. Aside from the fact that I prefer to spend my money on other things, alcohol actually causes me to have panic attacks. Apparently my body produces too much adrenalin (which I control with exercise) but alcohol is the trigger to send me into overdrive. Turned out to be …

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I’m guilty of doing most of my training in the gym, but summer is here and I need to challenge my body to keep gaining results. Whilst there are obvious practical benefits to training indoors, exercising outdoors can have many advantages – and not just the beautiful scenery! Varied exercise outside means you’re more likely to work your …

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Posted under: move, outdoor, summer, training