5 ways to sneak in a holiday workout

It’s hard enough to exercise the rest of the year but add holidays to the mix – where routine is out of whack and you’d rather be doing anything but – and chances are, it’s not going to happen.

When it comes to reaching your fitness goals, consistency is key. If losing weight or improving fitness was one of your 2021 new year resolutions, a long weekend can be testing. Just when you’re getting into a routine, chuck in a long weekend and all the hard work of building a habit is out the window.

Your long weekend road trip checklist

We definitely weren’t done with summer just yet so hooray for long weekends! Planning on breaking a sweat? Or, perhaps turning the pages of a book is about as ‘active’ as you’re getting (no judgment!). Either way – there are a few essentials you can’t forget. We’ve rounded up a checklist with the most commonly overlooked items to pack for a long weekend away, plus a few of our handy packing hacks.

Smash those 2021 goals with these tiny tweaks

It’s that time of year again when we take stock of what’s been and turn our attention to what’s to come. If the idea of making lofty New Year’s resolutions has you feeling overwhelmed, then this one’s for you. Even the smallest changes can have a huge impact on your life — especially if you can turn them into micro-habits.

Try one of these surprisingly powerful New Year resolutions

2020…it’s the year that feels like it will never end, but alas, it’s about to…finally. It’s been a hard year for all of us, so we wouldn’t blame you if diets and detoxes weren’t on your priorities list for next year. But, instead of thinking about 2021 goals as a pain in the butt, why not think of them as a way to celebrate finishing this dumpster fire of year?! Next year is a chance to celebrate the potential of what’s to come and commit to a few fresh goals.

The were the biggest wellness trends of 2020

As another year draws to a close – a year like no other we might add – it’s always interesting to look back at the top trends. Common Google searches, Instagram hashtags, Tweets, online shopping purchases and app downloads, are insightful tools to look to for overarching trends. They’re often telling of the year that’s been.

New Year Resolutions

The New Year inspires all sorts of resolutions from daily morning runs and quitting alcohol to financial crackdowns and ambitious travel goals, all with the best intentions. However, let’s be honest, more often than not, they fall flat. One thing is certain: sticking to your goals definitely isn’t as easy as making them. But fret not, we’ve compiled a fail-proof guide to smashing out your 2021 resolutions.

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13 perfect wellness gifts for the health fanatic in your life

This year, we’re vowing to put a little extra thought into gift giving with something tailored to each special person in our life. For active friends and family, we’ve rounded up 13 considered gifts they’ll truly appreciate and use.

Selfcare Gifts For The Mind, Body & Soul

It’s true, that the spirit of Christmas is about giving, not receiving. However, that doesn’t mean you have to completely forgo yourself. We’re not talking about a new TV or shoes, but presents for the mind, body and soul. The kind of gifts guaranteed to add value to your life. After the events of this year, it’s fair to say we’re all overdue for a little selfcare, right?!

Vitamin D Explained: Benefits & Symptoms Of Vitamin D Deficiency

In the spirit of summer – which is next week by the way – we’re shining a light on vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine vitamin”. Arguably one of the most downplayed vitamins when it comes to its myriad of benefits, it plays an integral role in keeping the body healthy.

Sunscreen 101: Common Questions Answered

Slip, slop, slap – it’s been drilled into us since day one but somehow New Zealand still has one of the highest incidence rates of melanoma skin cancer in the world. With over 4,000 Kiwis diagnosed each year and summer on the way, we thought it was about time we consulted the experts for the lowdown on sun safety and to shed light on some longstanding myths.