Category: Health & Lifestyle

September 2, 2015

Exercise spas: swim laps and save on space

Hot tubs are just for indulging in, right? Not anymore! Exercising while in water has a heap of benefits. For example: It is suitable for all ages and abilities, as it has low-impact on muscles and bones. Water supports 90% of your normal body weight, taking stress away from the joints. Being more dense than […]

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September 1, 2015

Been neglecting your feet? Try this indulgent foot spa at home!

Milk & Sugar Foot Spa Think about it. You spend a lot of your day on your feet—how much TLC do you give them? Whether your feet have become hardened and calloused over time, or they need sooting after an exceptionally tiring day, try this remedy. You’ll need 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups milk 7 […]

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September 1, 2015

How to Save Money on Your Xmas Shopping

Have a Plan & Stay Organised Make a list Set a budget Stick to it Before you think about gift hunting for your family and friends, make a list of everyone you need to buy for and prioritise a spending limit for each person. Leave a space under each name for gift ideas or things they […]

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August 29, 2015

Colourful Hair Trends 2015

Cotton Candy-Coloured Hair In 2014, solid bold colours like blue, purple and green were all the rage. In 2015 however, a more subtle approach has emerged called cotton candy or pastel hair. How to Achieve the Look At Home: if you have bleached, light or blonde hair, you may wish to try dying your hair […]

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August 28, 2015

Everything you need to know about Windows 10

Different Operating Versions Microsoft has released a variety of versions of Windows 10 for a range of different uses. Here are the top 6 you need to know: 1. Windows Home A standard edition for PCs, tablet & hybrids such as Surface 3. 2. Windows 10 for Phones (previously knowns as Windows 10 for mobile) […]

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August 28, 2015

How to learn Australian sign language

Sign Language Etiquette To ensure you don’t come across rude or offensive to a deaf person, we’ve provided a list of some do’s and dont’s. Do’s Dont’s Start a conversation by making eye contact with the person. If they aren’t looking at you, you can try waving or flicking the light switch on and off to catch their […]

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August 27, 2015

Fitness classes on the Gold Coast

Gold Coast Yoga Classes One of the most up-and-coming types of fitness, yoga is a great way to balance your mind, body and soul. Whether you’re a newbie to stretching out, or have been practicing the form for years, check out these fantastic Gold Coast yoga classes! Crystal Yoga—Boardriders Coolangatta When: Friday at 6:30am (see timetable) Price: $10 […]

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August 27, 2015

Paddle in Pink this Sunday

Whether you choose to paddle around Noosa Sound on your canoe, kayak or stand up paddleboard, you’re bound to have a great time at the Paddle in Pink event! Bring along your friends and family, together with your favourite watercrafts for this worthwhile cause, where 100% of the profits will go towards the National Breast […]

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August 27, 2015

Tips for Running A Marathon

The Night Before A Marathon Start preparing for the marathon at least 48 hours before you will be running, to ensure you are in peak performance. Start Carb Loading: normally it is best to start increasing the carbs into your meals a week prior to the race. Include whole grains such as whole wheat bread […]

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August 26, 2015

What is the paleo diet?

What is the paleo diet? The paleo diet (also known as the caveman diet) takes eating back to basics. It incorporates lean proteins into your diet along with fruits, vegetables and healthy fats, in order to jumpstart a clean, sugar-free approach to nutrition. Studies have shown that our modern diet can trigger diseases including obesity, […]

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