October 2013

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5 Common Myths About Fitness ‘Busted’

Top five fitness myths busted! According to HIF Fitness expert, Brian Killian, - “The fitness world is full of half-truths and myths. Some are simply harmless but others can significantly increase your risk of injury and also allow you to miss out on valuable opportunities to change your body composition.” In this post, Brian delves into his top five fitness myths and dispels the underlying tales associated with them.
Category: Fitness
Dental Health Article by Dr Emma - "Who Should Whiten My Teeth"

Who would you visit to have your teeth whitened, your dentist or a beauty salon? If you’ve researched tooth whitening in the past few years, you’ll know that there’s various ways to achieve that beautiful gleaming smile. But is there any difference between whitening done by a dentist and whitening done by a beauty salon? In this post, Dr Emma explains why whitening by beauticians may be inappropriate for some individuals and discusses how a correct diagnosis can be the difference between stunning white teeth and a potential waste of time and money. 
Category: Dental Health
Lemon Chicken

If you need inspiration for a low-fat low-calorie super-healthy-yet-incredibly-delicious dinner tonight, why not try this sensational Lemon Chicken recipe but HIF health expert Susie Burrell. This dish combines two lean and juicy chicken breasts with crumbly feta cheese, sweet cherry tomatoes, fresh coriander, chicken stock, olive oil and – of course -  lemon!
 
 
Tags: Protein Dinner
Category: Recipes
Pilates Get Fit

Do you use an exercise or resistance band? If the answer is yes, then you deserve a fist bump. Why? Because these stretchy training tools are an awesome way to build muscle mass and power, not to mention improve your flexibility. So what’s the best way to use them, we hear you ask! Well, according to HIF Fitness expert, Brian Killian, owner of <bnatural> there are seven simple movements which you can perform to complete a whole body routine that targets your major muscle groups. Read more...
Category: Fitness
The Milk Debate

Skim, Hi-Lo or full cream – which type of milk is healthier? When asked this question, most people consider the answer to be a no-brainer – skim milk, of course?! But what if this isn’t the case? According to HIF health expert Susie Burrell when it comes down to an individual dietary prescription she prefers a more open minded approach.
Category: Nutrition
Motion Creates Emotion

Your mind can shape your body - but can your body shape your mind? Have you ever been in a situation where you’ve felt vulnerable, scared, uneasy or threatened? Perhaps you’ve experienced these feelings before a job interview or whilst speaking in front of a large group. Regardless, we’ve all encountered an unpleasant emotion at some stage in our lives.  But what if a simple 30 minute experiment could overcome these feelings, leaving you powerful, confident and relaxed. Read more...
Category: Fitness
Healthy Caesar Salad

All hail Caesar, king of salads! If you’re a fan of this classic crunchy delight, you’ll love our Caesar recipe (with a twist!). Provided by HIF health expert Susie Burrell, the dish includes Cos lettuce, cherry tomatoes, soft boiled eggs and shaved parmesan, drizzled with a quick and easy homemade dressing of avocado and Greek yoghurt. You can also throw in proteins like low fat bacon, grilled chicken and anchovies for extra texture. 
Category: Recipes
Flat Belly Foods For Summer

Do you suffer from a constant bloated belly? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! According to a survey of 1200 Australian women, (conducted by Body and Soul) 83% suffered bloating, heaviness and abdominal discomfort. But what exactly causes this discomfort? Well, in most cases bloating can simply be due to indigestion or overindulgence – sound familiar? Luckily we have HIF health expert Susie Burrell on hand to offer her advice. 
 
Category: Nutrition
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