Category: Health & Lifestyle

How to learn Australian sign language

August 28, 2015 - 3 min read

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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Fitness classes on the Gold Coast

August 27, 2015 - 2 min read

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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Paddle in Pink this Sunday

August 27, 2015 - 2 min read

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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Tips for Running A Marathon

August 27, 2015 - 5 min read

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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Foot Reflexology 101

August 26, 2015 - 3 min read

What is Foot Reflexology?   Reflexology is the use of pressure and massage techniques on certain areas of the feet, hands, and ears, based on the theory that certain areas of the feet, called reflexes, are linked to other parts of our body. How does it Work?   Trigger points in the feet connect to other […]

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Easy DIY Father's Day Gifts For Kids

August 26, 2015 - 4 min read

DIY Father’s Day Card Great for kids of all ages, print out one A4-sized paper and fold it in half. Have your little one spend the afternoon jazzing the card up with personalised art and pictures. Depending on their age you might want to help with the wording. What You Need: A4 paper Markers or […]

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How does a hearing test work?

August 25, 2015 - 3 min read

In support of Hearing Awareness Week 2015, check out this step-by-step guide on what to expect when visiting a clinic for a hearing test. Before we go into the nitty-gritty of how the test will be conducted on the day, let’s find out how they work! One of the most common methods for testing hearing is a pure tone audiometry check. […]

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Sunshine Coast Marathon 101

August 24, 2015 - 2 min read

Whether you’re coming to cheer on a family member, or keen to enter one of the races yourself, this year’s 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon is cracked up to be one hell of an event! With all the events starting at Alexandra Headlands Surf Life Saving Club, get down to this popular Sunshine Coast location to […]

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Sunshine Coast Mums & Bubs fitness classes

August 24, 2015 - 2 min read

Oxygen Pilates – Zumba and Pilates Whether you want a fast paced workout, or something more relaxed, Oxygen Pilates studio caters to both. Bring your baby along for a Zumba or Pilates session and sweat the stress away! The fun latin beats and rhythms in Zumba class will be sure to get bub moving as […]

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Kill head lice for good

August 23, 2015 - 3 min read

What are head lice? Head lice, otherwise known as nits, are tiny, wingless parasitic insects that live in human hair. This parasite survives by sucking blood from the scalp. If this makes you skin crawl, learn how to find, treat and banish head lice below. How do you catch head lice? Only transferred by humans, […]

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