Spotlight on Kombucha


While most people have heard of kombucha, many are confused about what exactly it is.  A mushroom?  A fungus?  A mysterious liquid that bubbles up from the center of the earth? Actually, it’s a lot simpler than that:  Kombucha is a fermented beverage.  It is typically centered around black or ...

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Pre-Season Training Guide for School Sports

With the new season on the horizon, it is time to start the preparations. Whether you are a coach preparing the team, or a parent of an active child, we’ve done the homework for you and prepared the ultimate pre-season guide. Listed below are the tips that will help you ...

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Coming Home with Baby

Resident Guru, Midwife Cath, shares her tips for helping mum's settle in when coming home with a new baby.  Leaving hospital to return home with a new baby can be frightening for all parents, especially first-timers. From the nerve-wracking drive home with your precious baby in the back seat – when ...

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Healthy Pancakes for Easter Breakfast

There are few things that could stop your kids from chowing down all their chocolate eggs on Easter morning. And while chocolate for breakfast sounds like a winner (I joke... I joke...) there's no question your kids will love these super adorable bunny pancakes. Better yet, these are healthy bunny pancakes, but ...


Bike Essentials for Kids

Kids require all the love and care that parents can give.  So, when it comes to hobbies, it always helps if parents are hands-on and there to provide guidance when needed.  This is especially true for hobbies which come with a level of risk. One perfect example of this is ...

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Breastfeeding – What No One Tells You

[caption id="attachment_8862" align="alignleft" width="850"] Getty Images[/caption] Babies are born to breastfeed. If placed on his mother’s abdomen immediately after birth baby will search for the breast and use his reflexes to try getting there. Within the first hour, he will latch and feed briefly. What no one tells you about ...


Ditching the DOMS

For fitness enthusiasts, one of the last things they want to experience after working out is Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, or DOMS. This is the pain and stiffness felt in muscles after strenuous exercise. These feelings of discomfort can be felt within several hours of completion and can last up ...


Sciatica During Pregnancy

You’re in your last trimester, have lost sight of your toes, and simple tasks such as putting on your shoes have become a whole new challenge. The last thing you need is sciatica. While sciatica during pregnancy may not affect every woman, sciatic-like symptoms can be quite common throughout pregnancy, ...


Top Five Recovery Meals

  You probably know how crucial it is to fuel up prior to a workout or race, but are you aware of how important it is to refuel properly afterwards? A sometimes-overlooked pillar of a typical training regimen is the recovery meal.  Without properly replenishing your depleted glycogen and protein ...

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My Cycling Essentials – Sarah Riley

Higher Perspective Photography As a full-time athlete that also works full-time in a physically demanding job recovery is the most important requirement on my daily preparation list.  The ability for me to fit in training and working day in and day out takes a lot of planning for my body ...


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