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Recently crying time poor and winging how much my sore body would love a massage.   I have taken it upon myself to self medicate with the foam roller. Self-myofascial release is a fancy term for self-massage to release muscle tightness or trigger points. This method can be performed with a foam roller and applying pressure to specific points on your body I have been able to aid the recovery of muscles. By doing this it means your muscles return to healthy composition and ready to perform at a moment’s notice The first step is to identifying your trigger points or also...

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Did you know that 1 in 8 women in Australia will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer in their lifetime ….. Recently, I have had people in my life that have been unfortunately diagnosed by breast cancer. Although, we are all to familiar with the term Breast Cancer, It is not till we see it prevalent in our own lives do we take it seriously? Last night Maralyn Young from Casa Mia presented a Beast Aware Workshop at the Lagoon Restuarant in Wollongong. Maralyn's workshop aims to educate and empower women in early detection of breast cancer. We know early detection...

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Join like minded families in the Illawarra Sunday February 28th, at 8am.   The Kids' Run Wollongong is a fun run and walk event for Kids of all ages to raise money for our local schools. Kids can take part in the Belle Property 2km dash or the 4km event. $5 from every entry goes back to your local school/pre-school for every student that registers and one child will be randomly drawn with a donation of $500 made to their school.    The event is part of EnVie Fitness's aim to raise awareness of the importance of regular exercise for kids....

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How many times have you fallen off the health wagon when the festive season rolled around and all your hard work has seemed like it was for nothing? With Christmas just around the corner most of us are faced with the yearly dilemma of getting through the festive season without putting on those unwanted kilos or letting our hard work from all the years training go down the drain. Not to mention setting another New Years Resolution around losing weight and improving our health again and feeling as though we are just repeating the process each year until next Christmas....

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Balancing Out There is nothing better than feeling healthy, fit, happy and energised. To feel like this and maintain it, it takes constant fine tuning. Our weight often influences this perception and being able to maintain this. We all have an ideal weight based on the weight that puts us in the healthy category but generally at this weight we can feel comfortable, confident, happy and move easily. To maintain good balance is quite a simple concept though not always so easy to carry out. The key is this, the energy we put in our body through food should be...

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