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How a free pass to a climbing gym changed Monique's life

How a free pass to a climbing gym changed Monique's life

With Women’s Health Week starting on Monday, elite rock climber Monique Forestier wants to encourage all women to get active and try something new.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons

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Marathon legend helping to connect remote runners

Marathon legend helping to connect remote runners

Seventy Indigenous runners from all over Australia are competing in The Sun-Herald City2Surf, presented by Westpac.

  • by Patrick Begley
Do a wicked bench press, and take a load off your mind
Mental health

Do a wicked bench press, and take a load off your mind

A new young men's gym program provides a forum for some weighty personal issues. 

  • by Carolyn Webb
Should you work out when you're sick?
Health

Should you work out when you're sick?

Cancelling your PT session isn't always necessary, or the best option.

  • by Mary Ward
Tips for exercising in the cold
Health

Tips for exercising in the cold

How to commit to an exercise program during the colder months.

  • by Mary Ward
Want to try Nordic walking in Canberra?
Canberra

Want to try Nordic walking in Canberra?

Celebrate World Nordic Walking Day in Canberra on Saturday.

  • by Megan Doherty
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Three years after fracturing his neck, Australian breaks seven summits record
Health

Three years after fracturing his neck, Australian breaks seven summits record

A simple text message indicated Steve Plain had climbed the seven highest mountains on every continent quicker than anyone else. 

  • by Garry Maddox
Is there an optimal time of day to work out?
Health

Is there an optimal time of day to work out?

It’s worth examining whether the time of day we exercise affects outcomes such as weight loss and sleep.

  • by Paige Brooker, Michael Leveritt & Sjaan Gomersall
Is walking enough exercise to maintain health?
Health

Is walking enough exercise to maintain health?

Is a nice stroll each day enough to maintain health and fitness?

  • by Alexandra Hansen
Why you're exhausted from running after your kids (and they aren't)
Parenting

Why you're exhausted from running after your kids (and they aren't)

Bad news for parents trying to tire out their kids during the school holidays.

  • by Mary Ward & Liam Mannix
The one thing you're forgetting in your workout
Health

The one thing you're forgetting in your workout

Jessica Gallagher is the first and only Australian athlete to have won medals in both the Summer and Winter Paralympics but even she is not immune to injury.

  • by Mary Ward