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Sam Wood's quick core workout
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Sam Wood's quick core workout

Sam Wood takes you through an amazing core workout to help you get that six pack!

Fitness guru Kim Beach: my bodybuilding obsession went too far

3 minute read

Health and fitness guru Kim Beach sees a lot of women with body image issues in her line of work - and has battled such demons herself. So for her, Taryn Brumfitt's Embrace documentary really hit home.

What all future mothers need to know

2 minute read

In Lifestyle’s latest podcast, Taryn Brumfitt, stresses that we need to ‘tweak the way we communicate with our children’ about body image.

Is your brain more 'male' or 'female'?

2 minute read

We’ve all heard that men are from Mars and women are from Venus but are there really differences in male and female brains?

High intensity interval training: is HIIT right for you?

2 minute read

High Intensity Interval Training - or HIIT - has emerged as a popular fitness trend in Australia. Here, Sam Wood breaks down the benefits of the workout.

The truth about dementia: Inside the lives of those affected

4 minute read

Dementia is the second leading cause of death in Australia. We take a closer look at this silent killer.

How to repair sun-damaged skin

2 minute read

Sunburn fades but we can't ignore the deeper damage. Here we explore simple yet effective ways to rejuvenate sun damaged skin.

Taking a hot bath has same benefits as exercise, says study

2 minute read

According to a recent UK study, a hot bath can burn the same amount of calories as a half-hour walk.

The quick arm workout you can do at home

2 minute read

Learn how to get toned and terrific arms with fitness expert Sam Wood!

10 things every woman needs to know about endometriosis

2 minute read

Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women worldwide. Here's what you need to know about this common, and often debilitating, illness.

Australia ranks ninth in World Happiness Report

1 minute read

According to the 2017 World Happiness Report, New Zealand is a happier country than Australia coming in seventh place on the 155-long happy list, just one place ahead of Australia.