On a health kick

Jonathan O'Neill Meet the players kicking goals for men's health. Soccer ball by J Dimas on Flickr Work, family, friends, a global pandemic - there have been a million excuses not to hit the gym this year. A new league in Queensland … [Read more...]

Fit and Fun Family Day promotes healthy living for children

OLIVIA WECKERLE The Fit and Fun Family Day event was held on Saturday the 16th September and aimed to inspire parents and their children to lead healthier lives. Held at Pimpama Shopping Junction, the event had a range of stalls such as … [Read more...]

Instagram opening doors to healthy lifestyles

AARON COOPER Social media is often regarded as a toxic element of modern life and regularly draws the ire of many complaining about its time-wasting and inspiration-killing capabilities. However, platforms such as Instagram are fast becoming … [Read more...]

GOLD enhances life for socially isolated

TAYLOR TOOVEY The Growing Older and Living Danger (GOLD) initiative of the Brisbane City Council offers health and wellbeing activities to residents over 50. The program began in 1997 and has proven popular with more than 30,000 people … [Read more...]

A not so lazy Sunday: Active Nation Day

CASSANDRA PALMER-FIELD Sunday mornings have long been associated with sleep-ins and brunch, however for hundreds of women this Sunday will involve hours of exercise and no bacon. Women across the globe will be sweating it out in honour of … [Read more...]

Jess Robertson

Jess has a particular interest in social justice and wants to cover stories that make a difference.  She also enjoys writing about fitness, music and cinematography. Jess also works as a freelance social media consultant, working together with … [Read more...]

Getting fit is no obstacle

JENELLE STAFFORD Fitness enthusiasts tackled more than 50 obstacles designed to test strength, speed and agility in Nerang on Sunday, despite temperatures clearing 32 degrees. The Terrain Training's Obstacles Gone Mad was organised by Gold … [Read more...]

Wellness Festival set to break Australia’s record for largest group workout

EMMA McCLUNEY This week kicks off the annual Goodlife Wellness Festival, with fitness fanatics from all over the country coming together to partake in Australia’s biggest workout. Thousands are expected to gather at the event on Saturday 25 … [Read more...]

Sunshine Coast Color Run raises $60,000 for charities

VIKTORIA BALANZATEGUI Over 12,000 people got active on Sunday competing in the Swisse Color Run on the Sunshine Coast. The event raised over $60,000 for local charities in Australia. The Color Run, which initially took place in the United States … [Read more...]