Delayed onset muscle soreness, AKA DOMS, is a common excuse for not completing a training session.  Although it is inevitable to feel tenderness in your muscles as they get used to a new activity, you can lessen the intensity.  Simple things like a proper warmup and...

There are certainly many benefits to including more plants, nuts, seeds and legumes in your diet. This idea is well promoted; it’s good for environmental sustainability and good for your health. Even if you aren’t vegetarian and have no plans to go that way, increasing these...

As it is well into January, we are sure plenty of people are getting stuck into their new year resolutions. A common resolution is improving your health and well being, one way or another. Andrew, one of our amazing dieticians, explains the top 3 reasons...

New Years Eve is coming up so we're here to provide some useful tips so you can enjoy it that little bit more! Mixers are important! Its highly recommended you mix your own drinks - that way you can monitor your alcohol intake and ease down to...

Sparkling Cran-Citrus: A sparkling mocktail that will electrify your tastebuds! What will you need: Juice of 6 oranges Juice of 6 limes 1.5 cups of cranberry juice 4 tablespoons of agave syrup A fresh bunch of mint sprigs - roughly chopped 3 cups of ice 9 cups of sparkling water (roughly 2.25L) Additional mint and...

Once again, Health Place is to the rescue over the Holiday period with great tips!  Although you may be busy last-minute shopping, always remember not to drink alcohol on an empty stomach. Not only does this work against the normal functioning of our organs but opens...

Sports drinks, such as Gatorade and Powerade are ubiquitous within the recreational and competitive fitness and sporting world. Manufactured and artificially flavoured carbohydrate-electrolyte beverages are used to promote rapid fluid replacement after heavy exercise. This is due to their high electrolyte content which helps to...

“Control your environment” is a concept I commonly use with clients to help them address perceived hurdles to healthy eating which consequently impairs progression towards their goals. What do I mean by “Control your environment”? This basically refers to planning ahead and foreseeing any time or physical...

We’re all guilty of setting those typical unrealistic, over-ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year at the stroke of midnight. Who are we kidding? Do we honestly believe that these intoxicated, somewhat brilliant-at-the-time ideas are really going to be achievable? Mixed amongst a head full of...