Cholesterol is sometimes thought to be an evil thing and completely eliminated from our body. It is actually an essential type of fat present in our body and is used for many things including structure and membranes of cells, hormone production and various other functions. Our body produces enough cholesterol for all of these processes […]
Setting yourself a goal and achieving it can often seem to be worlds apart. The task can seem to be daunting and you may have no idea where to start. But the main thing is you have your end goal set in your mind, the next step is to plan how to get there. Once […]
Well, after months and months of preparation, over 220 training sessions, 260 hours and more than 4,000kms worth of swimming, riding and running, I have finally completed my first Ironman. All of that preparation went into getting ready for one big day at Ironman Melbourne 2013, with a 3.8km swim, 180km cycle and 42.2km run. […]
Around 4% of the Australian population are diagnosed with Diabetes, of these 3 out of 5 people have other cardiovascular concerns and half of these people are overweight or obese. There are many people at risk of developing Diabetes or may have Diabetes and be unaware of it. These statistics may seem scary, but the […]
We all love listening to music, whether it is in the car on your drive to work, lying in bed and relaxing, out on the town dancing up a storm or even a the gym sweating your way through Zumba class. Music has become a part of many aspects of our lives and exercise is no exception to that.
Gluten intolerances are common in today’s society and affect up to 15% of the population worldwide, many times these people are unaware and continue to suffer undiagnosed. What is gluten intolerance? It is where your immune system develops a hypersensitivity to one of the proteins found in gluten, causing your body to react in a […]