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Hands up if you’re a mum who spends a decent chunk of time cheering your kids on from the sidelines as they play or train for their favourite sport, not to mention acting as ‘taxi mum’, ferrying them to and from? I can relate! My......

And by ‘do’ I mean actually making the effort to take a break on workdays, to enjoy a healthy lunch. When was the last time you did that? While it might not sound like anything particularly special or out of the ordinary, statistics suggest the......

If whatever you’re using to motivate yourself to exercise is genuinely helping you to stay active, great! Keep at it. But the question of whether you’re exercising for your ‘vanity’ or your ‘sanity’ might be a valid one to ask yourself, after research revealed that......

I’m a big believer in the idea that the ‘best’ place to exercise is wherever you enjoy and which suits your lifestyle the most. So if that’s the gym, great! Likewise if it’s your local yoga, dance or pilates studio or even an indoor swimming......

If you’re anything like me, it’s not unusual to experience the odd joint or muscle pain every now and then, particularly where your back is concerned. In fact, back pain is very common in Australia, with National Health Survey statistics showing that while 16 per......

It’s school holidays in a few different parts of the country, including right here in my hometown in NSW. And that got me thinking… what do you usually plan or organise for your family during the break? School holidays are a great chance for our......

For a lot of us (myself included!) jumping in the car or on a plane and heading away somewhere, whether it’s for work or a holiday, is always a bit of a treat. But the change in routine that travelling creates can make sticking to......

And that word is – fun! Yes, really. I truly believe that exercise is fun – or at least it can be. In fact, I’m so passionate about this topic, I’ve written an entire book about it. I also understand how that might seem like......

Hi, I’m Martha and I’m addicted…. to trainers! I won’t even disclose how many pairs I currently own, but safe to say, I love them. Then again, as an exercise scientist, I figure I have a valid reason for collecting so many – they’re tools......