I had a black dog…

By Meeghan, 3 September, 2013

Ever since Winston Churchill popularized the phrase Black Dog to describe the hellish bouts of depression he experienced for much of his life, it has become the shorthand for the disease that millions of people suffer, often in shame and silence. This moving video is an insight into what it’s like to live with depression.

Are we happy being fat and unfit? Honestly?

By Meeghan, 11 April, 2013

I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I’d invented it, because it is very true. Audrey Hepburn

The best fitness gadgets just in time for Christmas

By Meeghan, 6 November, 2012

You don’t need the latest fashion accessories to achieve your health and fitness goals but there is such an array of equipment and apparel now available to us it is worth sifting through the best buys.

Separating the fat from the fiction

By Meeghan, 7 June, 2010

Two recent studies have caught my attention and deserve some discussion.

Turned off by the big tick

By Meeghan, 12 May, 2010

Burgers are big business.

Home workout plan for parents

By Meeghan, 12 March, 2010

A great workout with kids!

Moderate activity?

By Meeghan, 6 October, 2009

There’s so much information around, how can we be sure we’re walking fast enough?

Walktober 2009

By Meeghan, 6 October, 2009

Get moving in Walktober

Don’t stop till you get enough

By Meeghan, 5 May, 2009

Whatever your goal, you’ll gain a lot from adding more movement into your life — healthier blood pressure, reduced stress, better sleep and a lower risk of many chronic diseases are just a few of the benefits.

Recovery: an important part of training

By Meeghan, 7 March, 2009

Rest and recovery are essential components to any strength and conditioning program and most trainers would argue it’s just as or more important than the lifting itself.

Heatwave hits Melbourne

By Meeghan, 5 February, 2009

Exposure to extreme heat can cause heat exhaustion, heat stroke and sometimes death. On hot days it is vital to stay safe during extreme heat.

Let’s talk about sweat

By Meeghan, 6 January, 2009

Sweaty business.

How to survive the silly season

By Meeghan, 5 December, 2008

Make this your happiest and healthiest Christmas yet.

A stitch in time

By Meeghan, 5 August, 2008

A stitch can be a real pain.

Stay strong and healthy this winter

By Meeghan, 7 July, 2008

Fight winter colds with these top tips.