News: Wellness

YMCA Victoria launches regular inclusive LGBTIQ+ strength training classes

Brunswick Baths is leading the way with YMCA Victoria’s first regular inclusive LGBTIQ+ class. Backed by Moreland Council, the Q-Fit program is the result of a six-week…

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Oct 4, 2019 Fitness / Wellness /


Research highlights the benefits of resistance training for seniors’ fitness

According to a new Deakin University study, community exercise programs could be key to helping Australia’s ageing population maintain bone and muscle health, while busting common…

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Oct 4, 2019 Education / Fitness / Wellness /


ExerciseNZ backs relaunch of Yoga New Zealand

Yoga New Zealand (YogaNZ), the national yoga body for yoga in Aotearoa New Zealand, has been relaunched with its own national yoga council guiding its operations. First established by Yoga…

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Oct 3, 2019 Fitness / Wellness /


Healthway sponsorship backs Western Australian basketball

Western Australian heath promotion agency Healthway has announced a two-year, $710,000 partnership with Basketball WA to promote the Smarter than Smoking message. Aiming to deliver a…

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Oct 3, 2019 Marketing / Sport / Wellness /


Survey reveals health professionals prescribing parkrun to boost Australia’s health

A survey of almost 3,000 Australian-based health professionals has revealed the extent to which patients are being signposted to parkrun events around the country, as an alternative to more…

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Oct 3, 2019 Events / Recreation / Wellness /


Life Fitness Australia introduces space-saving solution for small group training spaces

Leading commercial exercise equipment supplier Life Fitness Australia has introduced SYNRGY180, a comprehensive space-saving wall-adjacent storage and functional training system. Mindful…

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Oct 1, 2019 Design / Fitness / Wellness /


PCYC Queensland advises of full co-operation with investigation into teenager’s gym death

The Police-Citizens Youth Welfare Association (PCYC Queensland) has advised that it is fully co-operating with authorities in the prosecution relating to the death of teenager Ben Shaw…

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Sep 30, 2019 Fitness / Legal / Wellness /


Leschenault Leisure Centre waives gym fees for over 80s fitness program

The Leschenault Leisure Centre in the Western Australian town of Australind has introduced a new incentive for seniors over the age of 80 to participate in physical activity, by offering…

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Sep 30, 2019 Aquatics / Fitness / Recreation / Wellness /


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