Author: Fitness in the City

You’re just a few steps away from an organised gym bag

How does your handbag look? Now what about your gym bag? Are they one in the same thing? When there’s a little mayhem to get out the door in time first thing in the morning, combined with a heavy dose of unorganized mess… it can leave your bag looking more maxed out than an episode of hoarders, than minimalist chic… I get it, I’ve been there!! Today we have Kate Jennings, a Sydney-based professional organiser and declutter coach, with us to give us a helping hand! It can be easy to find an excuse for skipping a workout, can’t...

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Want to know how to heal the skin faster? We bust some medical myths with Dr Ginni Mansberg

Despite how common they are, many people are still in the dark about the best way to go about treating a wound. Dr Ginni Mansberg busts some of the biggest medical myths to help you heal faster… Myth 1. Use alcohol to disinfect Many people incorrectly believe that a disinfectant has to sting in order to kill bacteria – which simply isn’t the case! Alcohol and some disinfectants not only sting, but actually dry out the wound which prevents healing. Something like medical grade Manuka honey is a great healing agent for wounds as it not only has antibacterial...

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Quinoa Brekkie Bowl by Sally Obermeder + Maha Koraiem

  When you see a picture of  sisters Sally Obermeder and Maha Koraiem you’ll immediately think, ‘I want what she’s having’…  And now you can! Today we’ve got a sneaky recipe to share from their new book SUPER GREEN SIMPLE AND LEAN (more details below). Prepare the night before or first thing in the morning (or hey, for dinner, we don’t judge) and enjoy with a big cup of herbal tea (we love Little Wildling Co’s ‘I Am A Goddess’). Quinoa Brekkie Bowl Ingredients: 75 g (2½  oz/½ cup) quinoa 125 ml (4 fl oz/½ cup) unsweetened coconut milk (carton variety)...

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Breast Pain? We got your low impacting training sorted

A recent study published in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health, has found that BOOBS are preventing women from hitting the gym for a range of reasons! Women with breasts big and small have found that their breasts have stopped them from training because they didn’t like the way they looked while they were working out, were embarrassed by breast movement, or were just in pain from the strain of their bosom. All women know that high-impact activity can be a real pain in the breast, but is there a way to prevent this? Kate Allott, Head of...

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Why Magnesium Is the Mineral Must-Have for Healthy Bones + Muscles

Vital to bone and skeletal muscle function, Fusion Health’s Naturopath and Holistic Nutritionist, Erika Morvay asks if we’re getting enough magnesium. It’s the major mineral bones and muscles love you for but there’s a chance you’re not getting enough. A recent study from the University of East Anglia (UK) found achieving an appropriate intake of magnesium in the diet was associated with significant improvements in bone and muscle health. Researchers analysed the relationship between dietary magnesium and bone and skeletal muscle in over 150,000 men and women, between 32 and 72 years, discovering a clear relationship between higher magnesium...

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