August 2015

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    Change the Way You Eat

    Are you constantly eating on the run or do you make a concerted effort to eat slowly and mindfully? According to HIF health expert Susie Burrell, "While we worry so much about the food we are eating, we tend to spend far less time focusing on the WAY we eat. " In this blog post, Susie discusses her do's and don'ts and explains why spending a little more time considering how we consume our daily calories could be all that we need to improve our nutrition. 

    Category: Nutrition
    Dive Into Fitness

    Are you thinking of amping up your training routine? Perhaps you simply want to get your fitness schedule back on track. If you've answered yes, then you should check out this latest article from HIF fitness blogger, Matt Fuller. According to Matt, "One of the best ways to ease yourself back into training (that isn’t physically demanding on your body but produces great benefits) is swimming. It improves muscle definition, it strengthens your core and also improves your cardiovascular fitness." With this in mind, Matt has kindly put together some basic swimming routines to give us that gentle kick-start back into training.    

    Category: Fitness
    The Right Way to do Carbs

    Carbohydrates - some people love them, some people hate them, some are even scared of them but the good news is, we don't have to completely avoid them. According to HIF nutrition expert Susie Burrell "We hear much about cutting out sugar and carbs from our diets entirely but new research suggests that we may get the same health benefits by simply choosing the right types of carbs in the right amounts." In this article Susie discusses how to do carbs the right way, and offers her advice on the best foods to include in your diet, to support long term weight control. 

    Category: Nutrition
    Interview with NSW Surfer Nathan Hedge - "Overcoming Obstacles"

    A decade ago, Nathan "Hog" Hedge was a top contender on the world championship surfing circuits. Then, his well-documented downfall began – in 2006 he failed to requalify and as a result he turned to alcohol. Now, the Hog is back - sober, healthy, focused on getting back on the WSL Championship Tour, as well as helping surfing’s next generations to realise their potential. Click through to read Nathan's story and his advice to others about about overcoming obstacles and chasing your dreams.

    Tags: Surfing
    Category: Surfing Updates
    Are You CrossFit Ready?

    CrossFit is taking the world by storm right now, so we caught up with fitness expert Matt Fuller to find out more. In this article, Matt explains how variation, intensity and discipline make up three key elements to a successful exercise program, and provides a basic cross-training routine to help you get CrossFit ready.

    Category: Fitness
    Roasted Cauliflower and Pancetta Soup

    If you're feeling the chill this Winter, we prescribe a bowl of this warming, hearty soup which combines the delicious flavours of roasted cauliflower and salty pancetta. Our popular recipe blogger Helen says this dish is: "Tasty, soothing, and definitely wholesome, plus it's a perfect option to get back on the healthy track after a hectic weekend. For a vegetarian version, leave out the pancetta and add a little tangy blue cheese instead."

    Tags: Dinner Lunch
    Category: Recipes
    Have You Entered the HIF Clip of the Season?

    HIF is delighted to announce that the HIF Clip of the Season is back, and this year it's bigger and better than ever before. To be in with a chance to score a whopping $1000, simply snap a video of you (or a friend) in action and submit the clip via the entry process in this article. The competition is open to all surfing disciplines (including Longboard, SUP, Bodyboard, Kneeboard) and can range from a groms' first wave through to an advanced surfer's giant barrel. Find out more...

    Category: Surfing Updates
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