How To Train like an AFL Player
Get the strength and endurance of top AFL players with this 7 Day Workout Plan exclusively designed by David Joyce - Head of Athletic Performance at the GWS Giants.
The term ‘superfood’ is used to describe foods that are nutrient rich and minimally processed, with proven benefits for overall health. Like a ‘best in show’ list for your grocery shop.
Summer is the perfect time to treat yourself after a long, hard year of work. But it’s also bikini season! Don’t fret – you CAN have it all, with our 100% guilt-free, summer-inspired dessert ideas! Because you deserve to be spoiled this holiday season.
Are you stuck in a ‘food rut’ – preparing the same, lack-lustre meals each day? Or, have you resorted to fast food, frozen meals or Uber Eats due to lack of time or inspiration in the kitchen? Perhaps you’re reaching for biscuits or chocolate in the afternoon because healthy snacks aren’t ready-to-go?
It’s the season to be jolly, so the saying goes! And, when powered by the long-lasting energy of oats and the indulgent taste of gingerbread, who wouldn’t be feeling jolly? Get into the festive spirit with us, by tucking into these delicious gingerbread inspired oat recipes.
How many New Years Resolutions have you actually followed through with?
Ahh Christmas! A wonderful time of year associated with giving, relaxing, spending time with family and friends and of course, lots of food. But these days, Christmas is no longer a one-day celebration. With the sales, parties and feasting starting well in advance of December 25th – you may find yourself celebrating for at least one month.
At Goodlife, our purpose is simple - we move people to achieve great things! We understand that those great things look different to everyone, and for single mum Marcia Harvey, that great thing was completely changing her relationship with food, which led her to a 42kgs weight loss and a newfound love of fitness she wouldn’t give back for the world!
When Michelle lost all feeling in one of her feet, she knew she had to make serious changes to her lifestyle. With a family history of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, she didn’t want to follow in the same footsteps as her father, who she sadly lost to a heart attack. This is Michelle’s Moment of Magic.
At Goodlife, our purpose is simple - we move people to achieve great things! We understand that those great things look different to everyone, and for mum of two Karen Wilson, that great thing was losing 54 kilos and gaining not only a whole new outlook on life, but a whole new career to go with it!
Are you looking for a way to shake up the way you get your heart rate up? We've got your back (and your booty and biceps too) with this no equipment cardio workout you can do anywhere, anytime! Go on, we dare you!
When it comes to implementing a healthy lifestyle, we don’t believe in diets or deprivation… and when those chocolate cravings strike, we don’t resist them, we satisfy them with a bit of creative adaptation. Creamy cacao protein smoothie anyone?
When it comes to achieving health goals, most people have a good-enough understanding of what is needed. For example, eat less processed and takeaway food, eat more wholefoods and home-cooked meals, exercise at least 3-4 days per week. Despite this knowledge, too many health goals go unrealized. Why is that?
It’s a must-have for every athlete, but what exactly is compression and why do the world’s leading athletes swear by it for training, performance and recovery? The benefits stack up.
There are a large number of women who don’t realise the impact of movement on their breasts and think they don’t need to wear a sports bra.
Ever wondered what Australia’s strongest men eat in a day? We chat with Simon Brown, the National Sales Manager at Goodlife Health Clubs about all things training, tactics and food! Simon is competing in the mens under 105kg 2019 Official Strongman Games, November 1-3 in Florida USA.
Do you want to lift heavier, push harder, and ‘soldier-on’ for longer? We’re here to help you! Our 5 top nutrition tips for building strength and gaining muscle should have you achieving your goals in no time!
Our minds are constantly over stimulated, stressed and mistreated! We know how important it is, to ensure our minds are a well-oiled machine so we are able to function properly. We have listed 4 ways to help you do just that...
Not everyone has the time to prepare a café-style breakfast at home, especially during the working week. However, most of us can probably spare 2 minutes for whipping up a nourishing smoothie! We’ve shared our top 6 blends for Spring – simply blend all ingredients until smooth.
There is a strong body of evidence linking regular physical activity with improved mood, productivity and sleep quality, and reduced risk of anxiety and depression. We’d like to share our findings with you!
You can ‘beat the bloat’ and improve your gut health by including these foods in your daily diet...
No matter what your goal is - when it comes to endurance sport, incorporating these training techniques into your fitness routine will help you achieve it!
When looking for inspiration to create five ‘super bowl’ recipes, we are a little spoiled for choice! We’ve tried to jam pack as many ‘super’ foods in as possible, we hope you enjoy them!
Exercise has always been like therapy for me. I remember in high school when I was feeling frustrated and needed to vent anger or frustration. I would go for huge runs around the block. It would always help and make me feel better.
We’re kicking off our inaugural Moments of Magic campaign with Michael Adams, one of our long-standing and much loved Fitness Professionals who has dedicated his career at Goodlife to training special needs clients.
Fascia – have you heard of it? If not, don’t worry – most sports scientists and health professionals are still learning about fascia, and the role it plays in exercise and physical health. Let us bring you up to speed, because as it turns out, fascia plays a pivotal role in creating the lean, dynamic and flexible bodies we all strive for!
In an effort to cope with stress, many people turn to unhealthy habits, such as comfort eating, alcohol, and binge-watching Netflix until midnight. We’ve listed our top 5 stress-busting activities that will nourish you physically and mentally.
If you’re a fan of bulk-prepped meals like us, baked oats are a brilliant weekday breakfast option. We’ve collected 4 delicious baked oat recipes that are sure to satisfy you until your morning tea or lunch break.
Walk down the aisles of any supermarket and you’ll see the word ‘protein’ highlighted on all kinds of food products. It’s definitely the trendiest of the three macronutrients – the other two being carbohydrates and fat.
We’re heading into peak ‘cold and flu’ season, so now is the perfect time to focus on our immune system. To help keep you fit and firing over winter, we’ve listed some key nutrients and food sources to strengthen your gut microbiome and boost your immune system.
Are nachos your ‘spirit food’? Do you love nothing better than tucking into a cheesy, soul-warming bowl of nachos in your dressing gown, watching the rain outside? We hear you! And we’d love to help all of you enjoy nachos to your heart’s content, using these 100% indulgent, 100% guilt free recipe ideas:
It’s 6am, you’re lying in bed, and your alarm goes off to signal it’s time for a morning run. Your first instinct may be to hit the snooze button, but once you lace up your trainers, plug in your earphones and get started, you’ll feel great. We have explored 5 reasons why running makes us feel so happy.
Low impact exercises avoid stress on your joints by either keeping one foot on the ground at all times, or having your body weight supported. Low impact workouts can be just as effective as high impact training for boosting your fitness, strength and endurance, as well as being safer and more sustainable.
If you are reading this blog post, and you are pregnant – congratulations! Your life is about to change forever, in the best possible way! Whilst there may be sacrifices along the way (wine and brie – sigh!), your fitness doesn’t need to be one of them.
Healthy living is worth the effort. You will be rewarded with better mood and energy levels, a healthy body weight, increased longevity and reduced risk of chronic disease, to name some of the many benefits.
Are you always busy? In today’s fast-paced world, staying on top of things can be difficult and taxing on the body. Between balancing work, your social life, your family life, eating well, exercising and housekeeping, there’s not much time left in the day for YOU.
When it comes to superfoods, there are none quite as versatile, nor as beneficial as turmeric. Here are 4 ways you can incorporate the humble root into your diet, in an effort to help keep your immunity system in tip top perfect shape this Winter.
Put down the popcorn, step away from the choc tops, can the frozen coke! Satisfy your movie munchies with one of these delicious and nutritious healthy snacks, that will satisfy your cravings, without the dreaded sugar crash.
When it comes to diets, new weight loss fads seem to be popping up quicker than you can say hungry, but how do you know, which one is really going to work?
If you’re looking for a new and exhilarating way to stay fit in the cooler months, let us convince you with these seven reasons to give Bootybarre a go!
The benefits of regular exercise stretch far beyond the boundaries of physical health. Getting your sweat on can boost your energy levels, your productivity at work, your mood and even your immunity! We’ve listed 5 top tips to help you stay active in the upcoming cooler months
Setting realistic and achievable goals is a key component of many fitness programs. Indeed, having firm goals in place may keep you on track towards achieving results. Here are some tips to get you get started.
When it comes to eating five serves of vegetables each day, we will always be a big fan of fresh salads. However, as the temperature drops outside, a big bowl of vegetable soup may be the more appealing option. We’ve put together two entrée and two main soup recipes that are sure to keep your bellies happy and light this winter!
Anyone that cycles on the regular, you will most likely know about, as they’re sure to rave about it. Have you ever wondered why those who cycle are all about it and are the fittest on their shining armor? Not only does it boast a heap of health benefits, it’s amazing for the planet (and bank balance) too.
If you’re looking for the perfect way to show your love and respect for our fantastic country and its soldiers this Anzac Day, attend the dawn service of course, then get to baking these Anzac Day treats! We have sourced a range of Anzac recipes to suit all dietary requirements, and modified them slightly to make them healthier. We hope you find something that tempts you!
Love a home cooked meal, but hate the clean up? We hear you! That’s why we know you will LOVE our simple, healthy, and of course, totally delicious one-pan dinner recipes!
Starting a fitness/weight challenge can be incredibly daunting. In particular, many people fear that they will need to sacrifice their social life, and eating foods they enjoy. Going out may seem like a bad idea, as we come face to face with peer pressure and temptation.
Looking for something ‘heartier’ to listen to on your commute to work, morning walk or weights session? Maybe you’re looking to make some changes to your life, and need some practical advice and direction?
The use of foam rollers has increased in popularity over the last few years. A foam roller is usually a cylindrical shape, much like a log, that is made out of foam. Most personal trainers recommend using them for the ‘self-massage’ of tight muscles post workout.
We know what you’re thinking. The dietitians and Goodlife trainers are going to say ‘swap your chocolate eggs for boiled eggs’ this Easter. But believe it or not, we are all for a little indulgence! Celebrating traditions is an important part of living, and this includes enjoying the holiday foods.
When it comes to nutrition, we take a balanced approach and don't believe in diets or deprivation. So imagine our excitement when we heard our friends over at YouFoodz had formulated a 70/30 meal plan, to ensure you never feel like you're missing out.
Sure – there are some processed, high GI carbohydrates we can live without. However, there are just as many nutritious, low GI carbohydrate foods that benefit our health and our wellbeing. We feel strongly about including these nutritious carb foods in your diet, and here are 5 reasons why:
Feel like a cheeky snack after dinner? Go for it! We’ve gathered a collection of ‘ready-to-eat’ and ‘make-yourself’ snack ideas that are nutritious, satisfying and low calorie – i.e. totally guilt free!
Poor sleeping patterns can have a harmful impact on our lives, in particular, our fitness levels. Do you think a lack of sleep is affecting your health? We have listed four symptoms linking sleep deprivation with poor nutrition and fitness outcomes.
No doubt, embarking on a fitness challenge (either self-directed or with Goodlife) will bring about some changes to your lifestyle – both with exercise and with food choices. We would like to offer you some advice to help you prepare you for change, and stay committed.
Perhaps cravings have less to do with our nutritional needs and more to do with psychology and hormone responses. We have listed six of the most the most common reasons, and how to overcome them. If you experience food cravings regularly you need to read this!
Pre, intra and post-workout supplements can be marketed as complete game changers for your training and results, but often these are overhyped as part of a sales pitch. In this post we will go through the actual benefits and drawbacks.
Type in ‘meal plan for weight loss’ and around 5 million results will pop up. You’ve got to remember that all of them won’t be as reliable as seeing an Accredited Practising Dietitian or Accredited Sports Dietitian and getting that individualised plan. But we will list here some of the steps to help you create your own.
With the festive season just around the corner, it can be tricky sticking to health and nutrition goals. Our solution? Offer to bring a healthy dish to your Christmas party! Your friends, family and colleagues will appreciate the effort, and you can rest assured there will be something ‘waist friendly’ for you to tuck into!
With the new year looming so many of us are thinking of what we want to achieve in 2019. And making resolutions is a good thing – effective goal setting gives you a sense of direction and purpose, boosts your motivation and narrows your attention.
The most hectic time of year is here. And no, we’re not referring to Christmas and Hanukkah, we’re talking about school holidays! With so much extra time with the kids, why not get moving with them and teach them about the importance of exercise? Here are our top ways to stay active with kids over the holidays:
Considering the foods we enjoy during Christmas - think luscious roasts, chocolates and Christmas pudding - moderation is especially important. If you’ve feasted over holiday seasons past, and don’t ‘bounce back’ the way you used to, we have prepared five rules to help you enjoy your holiday meals more sensibly.
Let’s talk about your bum. Your booty. Your butt. Whether you’re looking to gain a bit more shape, build more size or increase the strength in your glutes, everyone could benefit from a strong derrière. Whether you’re looking to build your booty for a sporting goal, practical reasons or aesthetically, I’ve got some top tips to get you there.
There are a whole host of benefits that go hand-in-hand with working out in the morning. But if you’re not used to rising with or before the sun, it’s going to take a bit of practice before you find yourself springing out of bed and into your activewear.
How many times have you woken up on a Monday morning, bursting with more motivation than your favourite Pinterest account, ready to workout twice a day, every day, only to the have those intentions unstick like Teflon by Wednesday? Don’t worry, you’re not alone… we’ve ALL been there!
Training is all fun and games until you wake up the day after a huge session, in so much pain, that a single flight of stairs requires the same amount of mental stamina as Everest. Congratulations, you’ve been hit by, you’ve been struck by… DOM’s… the not so smooth criminal also known as delayed onset muscle soreness. So what now?
While things may be heating up outside, they’re certainly cooling down in the kitchen! On a hot summers morning, there’s nothing better than refuelling post workout with a chilled chocolate smoothie,
When you think pancakes, you automatically think sweet, stacked and dripping with syrup, right? But what if we told you that we’ve got a post gym approved version, that not only packs a serious nutritional punch, but also proves you can have your (pan)cake, and eat it too!
Our immune system, our risk of chronic diseases, our body weight and even our mood can be linked back to the health of our gut. The million dollar question is – how can we improve the health of our gut, and in doing so, improve our physical and mental wellbeing? We’ve listed five healthy habits that you can follow:
The world of exercise and fitness can be a bit confusing for both the novice exerciser and someone who has been training for a while. If you’re confused about where to start, try following the below tips to find an exercise routine that’s right for you.
Spring is finally here. The mornings are getting lighter, the days are getting warmer, and summer clothes are looming! You would think all these motivators would help us to spring out of bed in the morning to get our exercise done. Sometimes it's not. Follow our top 8 tips to get yourself out of bed in the morning to exercise!
I mean, who doesn't love a bliss ball? When apricot & coconut go so well together, these little bite-sized treats will have you curbing those three o'clock cravings in no time! The best part is, they are super easy to make, and no bake!
Are you aiming to gain muscle, boost strength, and improve your balance and stability? That’s great to hear! Strength training has been shown to reduce your risk of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease and osteoporosis.
The physical and health benefits of exercise are pretty well known – improved cardiovascular health, stronger muscles, improved bone density, lower heart rate and decreased blood pressure, to name a few.
Who doesn't love a cookie?! These are even better because they are guilt free. Enjoy these easy to make and prepare peanut butter honey oat cookies.
We use our smart phones to work, shop, read and every now and then we call a loved one! With technology so available at our finger tips, it makes sense that our smart phones are the first place we visit when it comes to getting fitter, losing weight, eating better, sleeping better and finding sports activities we can join in.
The last thing you need is an injury keeping you from the training (or worse, a recuring injury). Learn 7 ways to avoid an injury during exercise.
Need to whip up a healthy, but fast dinner during the working week? We've got a quick fix with this Mexican Quinoa & Bean Salad recipe.
EMOM stands for Every Minute On the Minute and is an interval style of training where you perform a specific exercise on every minute for a certain amount of reps, then rest for the remainder of the minute. It’s also one of the most effective workouts you can try!
This just in: Monday doesn’t have be your enemy. With a little forward planning, it's easy to plan for the week ahead and stay on top of your goals. Find out how.
To help keep you fit and firing over winter, we’ve rounded up some key nutrients and food sources to strengthen your gut microbiome and boost your immune system.
Need a healthy treat fast? No-bake jaffa energy balls will upgrade your snack game in no time. The four step recipe will make whipping up these energy balls a breeze!
Get set for KuboFit - the next generation of fitness apps that’s been designed to integrate with your Goodlife membership!
With so many Les Mills classes on offer, choosing one can be tough. Find out our top five Les Mills group fitness classes and try one today!
Maintaining a workout regime can be challenging. Here are three simple tips to help you stay motivated and disciplined.
It's no secret a yoga class is good for the body and the mind. These five reasons to try a yoga class will have you on the mat and posing in no time!
Feeling tired or grumpy? Self-medicate with foods that will boost your mood naturally and feel the difference!
Make breakfast worth getting out of bed in the morning with this easy-to-prepare zucchini breakfast hash & eggs recipe using only five ingredients.
Choosing the right group fitness class to suit your goals can be tricky. We've made it easy with these six tips.
This inspiring mum of two defied medical odds and completely turned her life around with the Goodlife 12 Week Challenge.
We all know group exercise is good for motivation, building muscle and losing weight, but the non-physical benefits are less obvious.
There's nothing better than cooking up a big bowl of something delicious and nutritious. From smoothie bowls to poke bowls, you will love these nourishing superfood bowl recipes!
Whether you're new to a class or a group fitness fanatic, ensure you get the best workout every time in every class with these simple tips. Ensure you get the best workout every time in every class with these simple tips.
In 24 hours, one hour of exercise is 4% of the day – that's plenty of time for a workout! Learn how to squeeze exercise into a busy schedule.
When it comes to exercise, simply showing up just doesn't cut it. While the right approach can get you in the best shape of your life, the wrong approach can leave you stuck, frustrated and even injured. Find out the five most common workout mistakes and how to avoid them so you can stay on track to being your best self!
If you want to improve your workouts, consider investing in a compression garment. Discover how a compression garment can have to your training and amplify your results.
Smart snack choices will help you get the most of out your body. Grab one of these ten snacks to eat before or after a group fitness class and go the distance!
Before you get on the fad diet bandwagon, add these small changes to your diet and get the results you’ve been working so hard to achieve!
Meet Luke and Tahnee, two of our fun and fearless fitness professionals and hosts of our brand new podcast - The Good Fit.
Get smart about your fitness and start setting achievable goals. Put these 6 tips into action and you'll be smashing your fitness goals in no time.
Keep breakfast interesting. Jump out of bed and reach for one of these high-protein, low-carb breakfast recipes.
"I am a better person as I am not in constant pain – now I can walk pain-free. Joining Goodlife really completely changed my life."
It’s easy to get ‘swept up’ in all the Easter fun, and derail your health and fitness goals. But did you know that the Easter break can do wonders for your mental and physical wellbeing?
“Joining Goodlife has given me the confidence to believe I can do whatever I want without fear of my body failing me.”
Exercising too much can lead to burnout and injuries, but sometimes it's hard to tell if you've been overtraining. Discover 5 key signs you may be overtraining.
"Goodlife helped me save my own life and gave my son the gift of a happier and healthier mum."
Need a wholesome, yummy snack? We've got the answer. These mixed berry and spelt muffins are a delicious and a great healthy alternative.
There's nothing like afternoon fatigue to throw off your day. Maximise your workday with these handy tips and avoid the dreaded 3pm slump.
"I am physically and mentally stronger and fitter since joining Goodlife. I may have lost weight, but I have gained so much. I am stronger and more determined."
Craving Greek food? Our easy four-step lamb kofta wrap recipe is light, delicious and so quick to make!
"Exercise is the foundation that I need for everything else that I do in my life. It gives me balance with my hectic schedule."
Skipped more workouts than you'd like to admit? The good new is, it's never too late to start working out again, even if you've taken a long break from the gym.
"In a world full of negativity and hostility, the gym is a place of positivity, encouragement and acceptance."
"Goodlife is not just a place for me to maintain my health and fitness, it's a space where I regain my sanity and practice mindfulness."
Finding your thing is the key to ensuring you achieve great things in 2018. Here's how you can find your thing.
Looking for an easy burrito bowl recipe? Try these four recipes and transform your favourite comfort food into a meal-prep must have.
Enlisting the help of a personal trainer is key to achieving your health and fitness goals. Read on to discover how to choose the right trainer for you.
Running is great to maintain your fitness, but it can lead to injury if you're unsure of the correct technique. Try these tips for avoiding injury.
The man with the ultimate never give up attitude who after fighting for his life, is fitter and stronger than he's ever been thanks to the Goodlife 12 Week Challenge.
Snack foods can get boring (and repetitive) fast! Find fresh snack inspiration with our simple and healthy ideas you can prepare at home.
Want a quick and easy mid-week meal idea? This hearty vegetarian salad is a tasty combination of grilled eggplant and edamame, soba noodles and healthy greens.
Spending hours in the gym and not getting the results you want? Train smarter, not harder! Mix up the way you train and burn more fat in less time.
These lighter BBQ dishes are perfect for a weekend feast. Packed with healthy ingredients and lower in fat and calories, these burgers, skewers, salads and sides are great for dining outdoors.
Avoid the Christmas blowout and keep yourself on track with some of the best tips to help you through the festive season. From staying hydrated, to making smart food choices, surviving Christmas just got easier.
Don't let all your hard work come undone with a few bad snacks. These quick and simple alternatives are perfect for the warmer months and will keep you on track to achieve your goals.
Find yourself skipping breakfast every morning? Sink your teeth into this yummy quinoa breakfast bar for a quick and easy on-the-go breakfast idea!
Injuries are painful and have the potential to set you back weeks or months from your workout goals. Find out how to avoid them while training.
There's plenty of benefits to a vegan diet and these easy recipes prove cooking without meat or cheese is just as as your old go-tos.
Make the festive season more enjoyable by stopping stress in its tracks with these 25 wellness tips.
Craving something sweet? This chocolate chunk cookie recipe is the guilt-free answer to indulge your sweet cravings.
Can't face the thought of cooking every single night? With our easy meal prep guide, you'll save time, money and make weekday cooking a breeze.
Turn fitness into a social event and you'll be reaping the motivational and health benefits in no time.
The scientific benefits of mindfulness are clear. Applying it to everyday life? Not so much. Try these simple steps to achieve mindfulness.
From the music, the full-body strength workout to that post-pump burn, a BodyPump class offers something for everybody. If you haven’t already, raise the bar – the barbell that is – and learn why you should try it!
Confused when it comes to the smoothie craze? Jump on the bandwagon with these nutritious recipes that will help you feel fuller for longer.
Amanda Bisk has dealt with rejection her entire career, so just how does she manage it? Discover how she turns rejection into a positive life lesson.
Having trouble falling asleep? These tips will help you sleep better at night and be more energetic and productive during your waking hours.
Did you know the gut — and its healthy bacteria — has so much to do with how well your body functions? Boost your gut health with these foods.
A strong body starts with a strong core, but did you know your core is so much more than just your abdominals? Discover 5 easy ways to help you build a strong core.
Satisfy your sweet cravings as they strike with this two-ingredient Banana Nut Soft Serve. It's equal parts delicious and nutritious!
The term 'functional training' can be a confusing one. Read on to decode the latest fitness buzzword, how it can help you in your day-to-day life.
Tired of chicken breast and protein powder? Find out the surprising wholefood protein sources you need in your diet and add them to your shopping list.
It's easy to be confused by health reports on the advantages and disadvantages of eating red meat. Here are 5 convincing reasons to include it in your diet.
Too sore to hit the gym regularly? Get your muscles back to working shape with these post-workout foods that reduce muscle soreness and promote recovery.
Getting in shape isn't easy, but it can be with right the tools. No matter your health and fitness goals, these apps will help you get you there faster.
Struggling with to stick to a vegetarian diet? Getting familiar with these basic goods and stocking your vegetarian kitchen makes reaching for a quick snack or the ingredients for any recipe just that little bit easier.
Have you forgotten about your #fitgoals? These motivational fitness quotes will supercharge your motivation and get you back in the gym ASAP!
Celeb fitness instructor Tracey Mallett and bbarreless founder knows better than anyone that her programs work. Here, Tracey reveals everything you need to know about bbarreless including her favourite exercise to start building strong abs!
Members, Aaron, Amee and Skei reveal how working with a personal trainer seriously amplified their results and why it will finally help you over gym-timidation.
Meditation isn't the only way to be more mindful in your everyday life. Try these simple tips for daily mindfulness to a happier, healthier life.
Training with an injury can be a slow, painful process. Discover how Goodlife Health Club’s Ambassador Ellen Clark bounced back from her injury.
Kickstart your day the right way with delicious high-protein recipes that will satisfy you all morning.
It can be hard to stay motivated to exercise. Luckily, Goodlife Health Clubs Ambassador Jamie Allen, shares her tips on how she stay motivated at the gym.
"Something in me clicked, and I made a decision that I was going to turn my life around."
There's a lot to be said for making the most of your mornings. Discover new ideas to add to your morning routine and set yourself up for the day.
The struggle of winter is real, but cooking dinner doesn't have to be.
Want to know how the Australian Pole Vaulter, Qualified Health Expert and Goodlife Health Clubs Ambassador trains?
Reignite your love of eating veggies in winter with these easy recipe ideas.
Listening to music during exercise could lead to a better workout, scientists say.
During winter we have a tendency to sleep longer, exercise less and spend more time at home – we go into hibernation mode! Having trouble this winter? Read on!
A Mediterranean diet has been shown to lower the risk of heart disease. But did you know it can help to boost your memory? Read on to find out how.
Ex-cricketer, Goodlife Health Clubs Ambassador and father of two Lee Carseldine shares his insights on raising two boys and how they stay healthy.
Love it or hate it HIIT (High Interval Intensity Training) is as popular as ever and it’s not showing any signs of disappearing.
It might be cold outside, but things can heat up quickly in the gym! Read on to see how you can add some inject some inferno into your gym routine this winter.
The theory behind HIIT is that you train as hard as you can through your work phase and then take a rest phase.
Here are five different ways to prepare a high protein breakfast to support muscle recovery and keep you fuller for longer!
Stop making excuses and start making progress with these 8 compelling reasons to join your local gym right now.
Whether you play sport socially or at a competitive level - try these top tips for sports-specific training and lead your team to victory.
With news headlines screaming that sitting is killing us, here are 7 easy ways to get up off of that thing and move more at work!
Take your school lunch skills to the next level with these healthy recipe ideas designed to create lunch box envy!
Say goodbye to kale, there's a bunch of new superfoods on the scene to help reduce inflammation, increase muscle mass and nourish your body.
Eating healthy at work is easier said than done. Stay inspired to prepare your lunch in advance with these healthy recipe ideas.
Like to stay active while on holiday? Here are the best health and fitness experiences to add to your travel bucket list.
Add these metabolism-boosting foods to your cooking to speed up weight loss, aid digestion and burn fat for your ultimate bikini body.
We reveal the biggest and most popular health and fitness trends that everyone will be talking about in 2017!
What are the secrets to actually achieving your New Year's Resolutions? Make it the year you stick to your guns and achieve your goals!
When the weather is heating up you need to stay cool and keep hydrated. Check out our hot tips for exercising in summer.
Build your summer body with these seasonal workouts designed to burn fat, tone muscle and make the most of the warm weather.
Swap out your traditional Christmas recipes for these healthier alternatives and save yourself a few holiday calories.
Left Christmas shopping to the last minute? Give the gift of health and fitness with these top 10 present ideas for gym junkies.
If eating leftovers for a week doesn't sound appealing, make the most of your festive feast with these creative Christmas recipes instead.
Holidays are no excuse to forget your fitness routine! Incorporate exercise with these simple outdoor or at-home workout ideas.
Combine rest and relaxation with fitness and fun! Try these healthy travel hacks designed to keep you active while you're on holiday.
Make room for fresh produce and set yourself up for health and fitness success with a fridge and pantry spring clean!
Get low with your workouts and reduce the impact on your joints while still burning fat! Perfect for a break from HIIT.
Shake things up and get on track with 6 tips for organising your schedule to be happier, healthier and more productive!
Stuck on the couch watching Netflix? We've all been there. Here are a few easy tips to living a more active, fit and fun life!
Stuck in a bit of a rut with your fitness? Spring clean your routine with these 6 tips to getting back on track with your goals.
Picking the perfect workout partner to challenge and motivate you is harder than it sounds! Find your match with these tips.
Want to save money and eat the tastiest, freshest, most nutritious fruits and vegetables? Here is your seasonal shopping guide.
It's time to get green. We've compiled the best healthy spring recipe ideas so you can make the most of fresh seasonal produce.
Stay motivated, have fun and try these easy partner exercises designed for two. A resistance band is all you need!
Training with a friend is not only fun, but studies show exercising together is actually far more effective than hitting the gym on your own.
Take pedal power to the next level! Enjoy the benefits cycling has to offer but find a fun twist with new experiences you haven't tried.
Focus on your mind and body and become healthier and happier with these five simple tips to increase your wellbeing.
As we approach the cooler weather of winter and spring, here are 5 simple ways you can reap the benefits of hibernation for your mind.
Not a morning person? Find out how you can become one and make the most of an early wake up call with these 5 simple strategies.
Last the distance and warm up this winter with these yummy pre-workout meal suggestions. Minimal prep required!
It's not all about building calves and cardio. Put your feet to the pedal and learn how cycling can benefit your body and mind.
Swap sweet potato for pumpkin and give your dinner routine a healthy makeover this winter with these 10 low carb, low fat recipe ideas.
Keep the momentum up with these tips and tricks that will keep you on track and motivated on those chilly winter mornings.
These healthy pre and post workout snacks will increase your energy before and speed up recovery after your cycle class.
"Even when I felt I had lost everything – my family, friends, happiness in life – my personal training sessions gave me strength."
Start your winter days right and fuel your early AM workouts with these healthy breakfast recipes that will boost your performance.
Boost those feel-good endorphins with exercise! Learn how a training session can help you destroy depression and banish the blues.
"My biggest fear? Not being able to get back to the same active lifestyle that I had before my accident changed everything."
It's worth investing time in your mental health as well. Improve your physical and mental wellbeing through the art of mindfulness.
Enjoy a guilt-free 'pasta' night with plenty of sneaky vegetables. Oodles of noodles have never been this fun or healthy!
For a serious ab workout, follow this how-to guide on Bicycle Crunches. Add it to your workout and feel the burn.
What you eat before and after can make a huge difference to your yoga workout. Maximise your next class with these top nutrition tips.
Stretch your muscles and mind with yoga. Discover the top ways that hitting the yoga mat can keep you mentally strong.
Train your body and your brain at the same time. Discover the top ways exercise can improve your mental strength and fitness.
Satisfy your banh mi cravings with this healthy vegetarian version of the classic Vietnamese roll featuring crusty wholemeal baguette.
Warm up with this hearty and healthy pumpkin and beetroot winter salad featuring everyone's favourite superfood - quinoa!
Make your breakfast green and lean with this delicious smoothie bowl. It's the perfect way to start your day!
Busy at work? Don't reach for a biscuit. These 10 office-friendly lunches are perfect when you need good food fast!
Stop searching! We've got the perfect breakfast smoothie featuring almonds, banana and fig for a naturally sweet punch.
Train like an elite athlete and add 'broga' to your routine. Yoga is every man's secret weapon for increased strength and stamina.
Feeling stressed in the workplace? Take a quick breather and scroll through these top tips to achieve better work-life balance.
A simple soup recipe packed full of protein, vegetables and a kick of chilli to keep you healthy and fight the dreaded cold and flu.
If you're new to yoga and Pilates, but unsure which class will help you achieve your goals, check out this step-by-step guide.
Warm up a winter morning with some creamy mushrooms on toast. This recipe is a great way to increase your proteins without meat.
Eat tonight or reheat tomorrow, this one-pot soup is a quick, easy and healthy. Perfect for meal prep for a busy week.
There is no denying the research, exercise is as good for your brain as it is for your body. Boost your brain power with these handy hints.
Not just for dessert, grilled figs give this savoury chickpea salad recipe a hint of sweetness. The perfect combo for your tastebuds.
Supercharge your breakfast with superfoods! You'll never skip your morning meal again with this delicious chia pudding recipe.
Spice up your mid-week meal with some healthy baked salmon topped with flavour-packed Egyptian spice mix - dukkah.
At 193cm and 89kg, you wouldn't have guessed Matt's childhood dream was to play professional gridiron.
Once a qualified personal trainer, Helen Yost now realises how far she had fallen from her once fit, happy and healthy days.
Stay committed to your health and fitness goals and achieve them faster with the support of a Goodlife personal trainer.
He had just turned 18 when an accident left him a quadriplegic. Since then, Josh Wood has had one mission: to learn to walk again.
This former nun turned bookkeeper is reversing the ageing process with her commitment to her health and weight lifting.
Put a healthy spin on a Mexican classic. This vegetarian taco recipe makes for one mouth-watering and healthy meal.
This recipe is full of nutrients and antioxidants and is super quick to prepare! Simply combine the ingredients and get blending!
Looking for a low-carb alternative to your favourite pizza? Try this healthy pizza base made of cauliflower and chia seeds.
"The reason I continue to work hard every day is because my biggest fear is that I will go back to the person I once was."
Follow Team Jofre's workouts to improve fitness and build strength.
Try this delicious, low-sugar pear & walnut tart!
Who said you can't have chocolate for breakfast? Try this indulgent chocolate hazelnut smoothie recipe with a healthier twist.
A cheese-free cheesecake to share with family and friends!
Combining tart stewed rhubarb with sweet apple crumble - this spicy fruit dessert could be just what you're looking for!
We know resisting those little chocolate eggs can be a struggle, but the good news is that you CAN survive Easter without giving in!
Have you ever added naturally sweet vegetables to a dessert? Try beetroot and chocolate for a match made in (healthy) heaven!
"I am still with the same personal trainer, at the same club and proudly achieving all the goals I set for myself."
Embrace your childhood memories and enjoy this healthier Easter treat packed full of dark chocolate and puffed quinoa.
Indulge your inner chocolate addict with this Date, Walnut & Dark Chocolate Slice recipe minus any refined sugar!
A 7 Day Workout Plan designed by fitness influencer Dasha Gaivoronski.
"With family as my priority, I now know the importance of being a great role model and I'm now more active with the kids."
Channel your favourite football player and hit the gym like an AFL superstar with his full-body workout designed by the GWS Giants.
“The biggest hurdle I faced was to convince myself that I was actually worth the time and effort to change my life.”
A 7 day workout plan designed exclusively by Emily Skye to lose weight, burn fat, build muscle and transform your body.
The quick and easy ‘no time to cook’ salad!
This yummy and nutritious smoothie will keep you energised for the busy day ahead.
They say: "What are you training for?" I say: "Life!"
The healthy sweet treat this silly season.
This healthy ice-cream cake is the perfect festive solution to skipping warm pudding on a hot Christmas Day.
It takes commitment and hard work to win The Biggest Loser Australia, so find out how Daniel Jofre kept on track with help from his Goodlife personal trainer.
The quick and healthy weekend brekkie!
He is the big brother with a heart of gold – find out how Moses Auvale from Camp Biggest Loser is staying fit and strong!
What’s life been like for Sam Hailwood since leaving The Biggest Loser house? She shares her fitness habits, lessons she’s learnt and new goals.
An easy homemade treat on a warm day or to have as an after work delight!
The Biggest Loser’s Sylvia Hailwood is looking great. Discover the best advice her Goodlife personal trainer has given her for those tough workouts!
Find out how Kayla Hailwood from The Biggest Loser remains committed to her health and fitness goals with the help of her Goodlife personal trainer.
Rina Auvale is certainly living a brand new life! Kicking it all off in The Biggest Loser house, Rina remains on track and dedicated with the help of Goodlife.
This cardio workout inspired by The Biggest Loser Australia will have you leaps and bounds ahead of the competitors.
Sculpt your biceps, triceps, chest and shoulders with this 30 minute upper body workout routine.
Temptation is the theme of the week for The Biggest Loser Australia and we know that resisting temptation can often be easier said than done.
With the warmer weather just around the corner, it is the perfect time to indulge with this easy and refreshing crispy duck noodle salad.
We were inspired by The Biggest Loser Australia's mud pit challenge and put together this 40 minute maximum effort and minimal rest workout.
Portion sizes and ‘healthy’ foods with hidden calories can easily derail your hard work in the gym. Check out these 6 healthy foods that are sneaking in calories.
Make like the Biggest Loser contestants and build your muscles with this 40 minute push/pull workout routine.
Are you struggling to beat your bad habits? We’ve rounded up 4 of the worst ones and how you can overcome them – stat!
Two litres, four pints, eight glasses – there’s plenty of myths floating around about hydration, but just how much water should we be drinking on the daily? We’re turning on the tap of truth with 4 ways to get your optimum H20 intake.
Now you can have your con carne and eat it too! Swap traditional white rice for cauli-rice (yep – rice made from cauliflower!) for a fibre-rich, low-carb alternative.
We've got 'wintervation' on tap with 6 top tips to help you stay motivated, warm and on track.
Strictly into weights, looking to improve your fitness or keen to shred fat? Try this high-intensity, equipment-free, full-body cardio workout for beginners!
All you need is a bench, a barbell and these instructions and you'll be bench pressing like a pro in no time.
Want to take your fitness to the next level, boost your metabolism or burn fat from those hard-to-shift areas? Try this high-intensity, equipment-free full-body cardio workout for women!
Athletes have been foam rolling their way to leaner, pain-free and more flexible muscles for years. Now you can try it too!
It's about time someone cut through the lies about fibre-rich bread, sugar-laden fruit juice and egg yolk vs egg white.
Take comfort from dreary winter weather with this soul-soothing Asian Noodle Soup.
These smoky prawn tacos are the perfect solution to keep your tastebuds entertained and your waistline happy.
"In the beginning, weighing in at 150kg, my biggest fear was that I would fail. But I was determined to just keep going."
A healthy take on the French classic, this fuss-free Baked Steak & Chips dish is your answer to a hearty meal with minimal washing up - winning!
Whether you're grabbing a quick bite of Thai or a pub meal with your mates, we've got the top 5 popular takeaway choices and the healthier menu items you should be ordering.
So, what is it about cravings that stops us in our tracks, and more importantly, how do we beat them?
Missing the weekend smorgasbord of bacon, eggs, fried tomato and toast with lashings of butter? Start your day off right with this healthy and delicious low-carb spin on the Sunday morning fry up.
It's not just chocolate and soft drinks that you need to avoid. These unassuming "healthy" foods will fill you up with the sweet stuff, too.
Share the workout and amplify your results with our new Small Group Training sessions.
It isn't always easy to keep the motivation levels up to exercise regularly. With that in mind, here's five tips from Restart Health Escapes to maintain your motivation for an active lifestyle.
Follow these 5 healthy eating tips to accelerate your results, whether it's weight loss or muscle gain!
Looking for a healthy burrito alternative? Then this recipe is the Juan for you!
If you have leftover meals or are in the midst of meal prep, you might be wondering what can be safely frozen and eaten later.
Swap lazy hammock hangs for morning mountain hikes and make your next vacation an active one with these ideas for fun and fitness.
Spice up your salad with smoked chicken for a protein hit packed with flavour!
Put the takeaway menu down and try this flavour-packed stir fry recipe instead. And the best part is it's less than 300 calories!
"Exercise keeps me grounded and just generally happy. I'm now a much better person when I'm training."
Try this recipe from Nicole Joy for brunch. You'll go nuts when you find out how to make dairy-free cream!
Become part of the healthy breakfast club with this coyo parfait recipe from our Brand Ambassador Jess Connelly.
Mere mortals too can build the body of a demi-god or goddess with this 30 minute leg workout.
Indulge with this delicious, low-calorie burger
Say goodbye to cellulite for summer with these top 5 tips for banishing bumps.
We've got the inside scoop on how to burn more calories in less time!
There's no excuse to skip a gym session with these tips for getting the most out of your workout - any time of the day or night!
Nicole Joy shares a healthy version of Fettuccine Alfredo from her new cookbook. Warning: reading this recipe may induce drooling!
The healthy alternative to a juicy burger!
"Results didn't happen overnight, but with a lot of persistence and support I lost the 55 kilos."
Avoid making a foam rolling faux pas with these top do's and don'ts from our personal trainers.
These protein-rich balls double up as a delicious between-meal snack, and a decadent sweet treat. Winning!
Find out how you can get all your essential nutrients without buying a single supplement.
Swap a few simple ingredients and Sunday morning pancakes can still be a part of your healthy eating plan. Try it this weekend!
Forget Lycra and padded bike shorts, all you need is a towel and a water bottle, and a spare 30-60 minutes.
Rest days are just as important as your days in the gym when it comes to reaching your health and fitness goals.
With winter just around the corner, so is the inevitable cold and flu season. Boost your immunity with this hearty and healthy soup recipe.
If "get fit" and "eat healthy" are at the top of your list of 2015 resolutions, our Brand Ambassador Jess Connelly has some advice to give yourself the best chance of creating healthy habits in the New Year.
With Melbourne's NEON Run just around the corner, our friends at SuperSprint have rounded up 3 ways to get even more out of your fun run experience.
Your parents weren't wrong when they told you to eat up all your greens. Here's 4 reasons why you should add them to your next meal.
We break down some of the naughty-but-oh-so-nice Christmas snacks and just how much exercise you'll need to do to burn it off.
Avoid piling on the pounds with 6 ways to stay fit and healthy over the holidays.
A Moroccan twist on a Christmas favourite!
Learn how to enjoy a holiday without undoing all your hard work.
Keen to tick 'triathlon' off the to-do list in 2015? We've rounded up everything you need to know before the big day.
Add everyone's favourite summer fruit to your shopping trolley and whip up this easy mango chicken salad recipe.
When it comes to having a good workout, having the right shoes can make all the difference.
With so many protein supplements on the market, have you ever thought about which product is best for you?
With the footy season in full swing, long-time Goodlife member, AFL superstar Chris Tarrant reveals his favourite upper-body workout guaranteed to get your biceps burning.
Get your pizza hole around this delicious recipe.
The hardest thing about a new-found health kick is kicking those old, unhealthy food habits - especially a seasoned sweet tooth. Satisfy it with Nicole Joy's Almond & Goji Brownies.
Our Brand Ambassador Jess Connelly doesn't do anything by halves. Find out the 5 rules she followed to win BOTH 12 Week Challenge categories.
Want to tone your arms, abs and burn lots of calories at the same time? Then grab a slam ball, hit the gym floor and follow these easy steps.
Ever wondered how some ladies look so glam when they arrive at work after they had a morning 'gym' workout?
If you are training harder than ever, or even competing in the current 12 Week Challenge, but still can't seem to shift those last stubborn kilos, HYPOXI has you covered!
Let's kill two birds with one stone here. Foods that are nourishing for your body are also the top foods that your hair is hungry for.
"Originally my motivation was based on reaching a certain weight - focusing just on a number. Now the main motivation is to beat my previous records or attempts."
Try this spin on the traditional sit up to target your upper abs - no equipment required!
Make the most of all the hard work you've been putting in at the gym and learn how to dress your body to look a little taller, leaner and younger.
No matter the time of day, this pizza recipe is perfect to whip up!
Coffee is out. Green smoothies are in. Jump on the bandwagon and get blending.
Avoid the dreaded winter weight gain with AFL star Chris Tarrant's top tips for beating the workout blues.
So you think you can squat? We bust the myths around perfect squat technique.
She's transformed her body by losing more than 40 kilos and now she's inspiring others to follow in her footsteps.
If you're not on a first name basis with the kettlebell, then the swing is a great place to start. It's designed to work the posterior chain muscle group to improve strength and explosiveness in the body.
Want to know the secret to toned legs and rock hard glutes? The deadlift! Here's a step-by-step guide to perfecting the deadlift so you can start incorporating it into your workout routine - stat!
Try this deliciously healthy breakfast muffin recipe that's low-calorie, dairy and gluten-free!
Check out this berry delicious smoothie recipe!