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Tamari chicken kebabs with grilled vegie stacks

Looking for healthy recipes to complement your clean eating plan? Try these chicken skewers with vegie stacks. Ingredients (serves 2) Chicken kebabs 2 chicken breasts, diced into 2 cm cubes 2 tbsp tamari 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 lemon, juice 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated Grilled veggie stacks 1 large eggplant, sliced into 1-inch circles 1 zucchini, sliced into 1-inch circles 6 squash, sliced into half widthwise ½ orange sweet potato, sliced into 1 inch circles 1 large red capsicum, sliced into 6 strips 6 button
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2017 Cover Model Competition

The Women’s Health & Fitness 2017 search for a Cover Model Competition is looking for a woman who embodies the Women’s Health & Fitness brand to grace the cover of Women’s Health & Fitness magazine. This year we want to hear about your passion and motivation for living a healthy and fit lifestyle. We are searching for a woman who possesses all of the qualities of the modern active, vibrant and health-conscious reader. No matter your background – mother, professional or everyday fitness enthusiast – our judges are looking for someone who is healthy, natural and inspiring. We have selected our
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Hypnotherapy for weight loss?

Kylie Ryan, weight loss coach and qualified hypnotist of www.mymindcoach.com.au, explains how hypnotherapy assists with behaviour change by utilising the state of trance. “Trance is a natural state, and one that people go into many times per day, The hypnotherapist encourages the client through voice tone, words and positive suggestions, based on their goals and outcomes. This will facilitate better communication and harmony between the clients conscious and unconscious mind.” How does it work for weightloss? Hypnosis works by aligning the client’s unconscious mind with their conscious desires. “Sometimes a client will sabotage themselves because their weight is related to
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Chill diet (cold therapy for weight loss)

With mainstream diets reaching saturation point, extreme diets are springing up all over the place. But do they ACTUALLY work? What is the ‘chill diet’? Forget relying on pernickety manipulations of what you put in your mouth – the latest left-field entrant to the weight loss realm adds freezing your butt off, a.k.a. cold therapy, to burn extra calories, of course. Explored by Tim Ferriss in his wide-ranging The 4-Hour Body (which incidentally also covers: how to sleep two hours per day and feel fully rested; how to produce 15-minute female orgasms; and how to pay for a beach vacation with
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Water sports – the fast way to burn calories

Whether it’s surfing, waterskiing or Aqua Zumba, these 3 water sports will help you lose weight fast 1) Surfing The process of paddling, riding and recovering a surfboard gives you a full-body cardio workout that targets your arms, back, shoulders, legs and core. It’s also great for stress relief, with the rush of the waves providing a double shot of adrenalin, and the size and power of the ocean putting things back in perspective. 2) Waterskiing Providing a whole body workout, waterskiing strengthens your core and midsection in particular, as you balance yourself on water. Your legs are also constantly
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Win a RosehipPLUS prize pack, worth $95

*** THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW EXPIRED *** Want to get your hands on a RosehipPLUS prize pack, worth $95? We have 5 to give away! The set is designed to maintain skin hydration and softness, minimise appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and promote elasticity. For all skin types including sensitive. Prize includes RosehipPLUS Certified Organic Rosehip Oil 50ml bottle RosehipPLUS Certified 15ml Skin Boost Roll On NEW RosehipPLUS Certified Organic Hydrating Day Cream NEW RosehipPLUS Certified Nourishing Night Cream.   How to enter To enter the competition, entrants must answer the following question “Tell us in 25 words or
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Why you need to bring the fun back into healthy eating

We’re sure you’ve heard it all before, ‘healthy eating doesn’t have to be boring’ and it’s true. Bianca Cheah is an advocate to leading a healthy lifestyle and making healthier choices, here she shares her insights into becoming more radiant, nourished, happy and energised. As the founder of leading digital publication Sporteluxe and successful businesswoman she’s one of the most influential minds to when it comes to health and fitness. For Bianca, leading a healthy life wasn’t a one-time thing nor was it a sudden overnight revelation but a lifestyle she’s proud to be living. Although always having an active
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10 ways to bring your holiday home

Returning to work after your annual 4-week holiday can feel like Monday morning on steroids. Extend that holiday with a few simple changes to your routine. 1. After walking throught the door, give yourself the first hour of your time. 2. Only do one thing at a time. Leave the multitasking for work. 3. Eat something you wouldn’t normally eat. 4. Turn the phone off after dinner. 5. Have a laugh. Watch a comedy or read a quirky book. 6. Leave the dishes for tomorrow. 7. Make up the spare room or sofa bed for an away-from-home sleeping experience. 8.
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Circuit training

Try this combo of cardio and strength exercises for a workout like no other. “Start with a longer aerobic cardio to warm up, such as 10-minute bike, then 10-minute cross trainer and then 10-minute treadmill at an easy to medium intensity – or just 30 minutes of one of these without rest periods – followed by a high intensity interval circuit,” says personal trainer and traithlete Sarah Menlove. Complete the following as fast as you can: 20 x push-ups 20 x burpees 20 x TRX rows (pull-ups) 20 x squat press 20 x box or squat jumps 20 x mountain
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How to manage your expectations

Are your high expectations causing you grief? Here are tips for managaing expectations around family, colleagues and friends. Expectations are like children: messy, rebellious and driven (and, often, blinded) by hope. The problem with letting the expectations of clients, colleagues or friends look after themselves is that untamed expectations can result in disappointment, blame games and lost accounts/jobs/bake-offs. Worse, you end up looking incompetent for not meeting the pie-in-the-sky goal they had in their head. Manage the, however, and you’ll stay in favour even when things don’t go to plan. ASSUME NOTHING People often get into hot water when they
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