Lifestyle / by Stacey Shapiro - 16 days ago

A Naturopath's Tips for a Healthy Winter

As winter approaches, it’s inevitable that people start getting sick. But what if you could prepare your body to beat the cold and flu season and come out fighting fit? We sat down with Clare Zivanovic, a qualified naturopath and nutritionist who believes we can do a lot to prepare our immune system for winter. Take a look at her recommendations on how we can use food, natural remedies and even exercise to keep our immune system strong and activated.

Supplements / by Stacey Shapiro - 13 days ago

5 Supplements to Boost your Immune System

Brace yourself, winter is coming! As the temperature drops, it’s time to increase your uptake of key vitamins, minerals, and supplements to help support your body during the cold and flu season. It goes without saying that a healthy and varied diet is your greatest ally in the battle against the winter bugs, but you can help your immune system put up a strong fight. Take a look at our 5 supplements to boost your immunity this winter and keep Jack Frost from nipping at your nose this season!

Nutrition / by Stacey Shapiro - 1 months ago

Top 10 Guilt-Free Treats this Easter

There are a few holidays each year that roll around and threaten to blow out your hard work and Easter weekend is no exception. If, like us, you’d like to indulge but not end up a sugar-crazed mess at the end, take a look at our Top 10 guilt-free treats that you and the whole family can enjoy!

Supplements / by Stacey Shapiro - 1 months ago

Banned Substances: How to Play it Safe

Each year the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes a list of Prohibited Substances and Methods as set out by the World Anti-Doping Code. With over 250 banned substances on that list, it can be difficult to navigate and understand what ingredients may or may not be allowed as a tested athlete.

Supplements / by Stacey Shapiro - 2 months ago

The Best Supplements for Functional Fitness

You’ve got your diet under control; you train to your specific goals but now you want to support your body with supplements. You might be wondering where you should begin and with so many products on the market, we’ve taken the guess work out for you and got the answers right here! Check out our guide Top 10 Supplements for Functional Fitness to help you get stronger, recover faster, and give yourself the competitive edge!

Supplements / by Stacey Shapiro - 2 months ago

Anabolix: Hard Hitting Supps for Lifters

There comes a time in everyone’s fitness journey where you need to take your body and goals to the next level. You’ve decided that good enough is not enough, you want to be fitter, faster, and stronger. You want to reach new peaks and heights that you could only dream of when you first started out. Anabolix Nutrition is here to take you places that push you harder, stimulate your workouts beyond expectation and sometimes, drags you, kicking and screaming beyond that plateau. 

Lifestyle / by Stacey Shapiro - 3 months ago

Top 3 Self Love Tips

In the wise words of Brene Brown: “Love is not something we give or get; it is something that we nurture and grow, a connection that can only be cultivated between two people when it exists within each one of them–we can only love others as much as we love ourselves.”

Lifestyle / by Stacey Shapiro - 5 months ago

How to Enjoy a Healthy Christmas

The festive season is well and truly underway. Running from November to January, the silly season can be one of overindulgence, low activity, more stress and for some, a period of loneliness and family friction. We’ve rounded up the Top 5 tips for you to enjoy a healthy Christmas and look after your physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing during the season of sun, fun and lots of food and booze!

Nutrition / by Stacey Shapiro - 6 months ago

How to Switch to Plant-Based Eating

If you’ve been thinking about making the switch to a plant-based diet or reducing the amount of meat you consume, research shows you’re in good company. In 2019, nearly 2.5 million Australians followed a mostly vegetarian diet and Australia is said to be the “3rd largest growing Vegan market in the world” according to Euromonitor data. 

Lifestyle / by Stacey Shapiro - 7 months ago

Are you Built for Summer?

Summer is coming! For some of us, that means hitting the gym hard to gain some serious mass for that ultimate beach swagger. For others, it’s time to burn baby burn and get those abs of steal you’ve comfortably tucked away during winter. 

Supplements / by Stacey Shapiro - 7 months ago

What are Pure Supplements?

You might be a competitive athlete, shredding for summer or you’re simply looking to improve your workout stack to enhance your peak performance. Have you ever considered pure, targeted products? For most of us, we don’t necessarily want to think about each ingredient in our supplements, we want a ‘jack of all trades’ product that ticks all the boxes. But, if you’re looking for a targeted approach where you have total control over how much and what exactly you consume, then it might be time to consider a pure range such as the Pure Series from Genetix.

Lifestyle / by Stacey Shapiro - 8 months ago

R U OK? Day

Today is R U OK? day. This Australia-wide initiative encourages us to check in with our friends, family, work colleagues and acquaintances that we’re worried about. The R U OK? charity seeks to connect people and have difficult conversations that can help others overcome difficult times in their lives.

Supplements / by Stacey Shapiro - 2 months ago

How Do Fat Burners Work?

We’ve all been there before. You eat a well-balanced and healthy diet; you train to your personalised goals, but that stubborn belly fat or thigh wobble simply won’t budge. And with summer around the corner, now is the time to step up your fat loss regime to the next level. 

Stacey Shapiro

Health, Fitness, & Nutrition Writer

I am a firm believer that you are what you eat…and train…and supplement! As a writer with over 10 years’ experience, I have seen and read it all. The truth is, everyone’s health and fitness journey is deeply personal which is why I write to inspire, educate, and instil change in readers who are ready to take on a challenge.
When I’m not writing, I spend my time looking after two busy boys, practicing yoga and preparing delicious, healthy meals for my family.

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