Positive body image with the AnyBODY girls Georgia Gibbs & Kate Wasley

  We talk positive body image and its relationship to good health with cover models and founders of AnyBODY, Georgia Gibbs, and Kate Wasley.   Far from a biological predisposition, our modern tendency to criticise parts of our own body is instead an ugly by-product of a media-saturated world. Something that this month’s cover models and founders of body-love movement, AnyBODY, are on a mission to change. Our exclusive 6-page cover model interview talks about their personal experiences, how AnyBODY came about and the impact positive body image has on your health.  While we don’t…

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Madalin Frodsham on body image and healthy living

  It was this exact photo that Madalin Frodsham posted after being featured in our Body Issue that broke the internet – here we share her feature interview featured in the magazine.   ON INSTAGRAM Growing up, I was always the sporty one in the family, playing basketball and climbing trees. This stopped when I left school, and I didn’t actually start actively working out until January 2016 when I downloaded the Sweat With Kayla app. There’s a mix of factors that contributed to my social media following: a few of my…

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Full story: talking body confidence with cover models Georgia Gibbs and Kate Wasley

Thunder thighs. Mum tum. Tuckshop lady arms. Far from a biological predisposition, our modern tendency to criticise parts of our own body is instead an ugly by-product of a media-saturated world. Something that the October 2018 cover models and founders of body-love movement, AnyBODY, are on a mission to change. West-Aussie models and body confidence activists Georgia Gibbs and Kate Wasley sat down with us to talk the impact of social media, health at any size and beauty with no boundaries. Because – in the words of WH&F – it’s…

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You Are 80% Water so Make Sure What You Fill Your Body is Clean And Safe

We all know that the water we drink goes a long way in determining the state of our health. There sure are many water filters everywhere but what about the container you drink from? The use of famous plastic bottles is not as healthy as you think! How Clean is Your Plastic bottle? Everybody drinks water from plastic bottles; we simply assume it is safe. Studies reveal that plastic bottles are not so healthy, in fact, it is very dangerous to the body. Plastic bottles contain chemicals that are very…

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When and How to Make Stress Good for Your Body and Mind

Today, more than ever, we are experiencing record levels of stress at work, home and in our everyday lives. We are bombarded with messages from the media telling us that, as a society, we are more stressed than ever before. Sitting in commuter traffic is making your blood levels rise. Thinking about your credit card debt makes you break out in a sweat. The state of the economy has you concerned, and you’re anxious about losing your job/ partner, health or any other important thing in your life. What’s more,…

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Sculpting lower body circuit

    Carve your buns, quads, and hamstrings (plus a little bit of core) with this killer lower-body circuit courtesy of trainer Joni Ortiz.     Power through the exercises quickly using your own bodyweight, or take it at a slower, harder pace by adding a set of dumbbells into the mix.     Model/Trainer: Joni Ortiz //  Photography: James Patrick   This lower-body circuit is great for strengthening and toning your lower body and, considering some of the largest muscles of the body can be found in your legs,…

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Fat burning full body workout

  Burn fat, build muscle and lean lean lean with this efficient 30-minute full body workout courtesy of trainer, Amber Bloom.    This full body workout takes just 30 minutes to complete and requires minimal equipment – so it can really be done absolutely anywhere! This training session will target your upper body, lower body and abs, while still incorporating some cardio to keep the heart rate high. Each set has three exercises to be performed one after the other, followed by one minute of cardio (one round). Repeat each set…

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20 Good Morning Quotes That Give a Full Charge to Your Body

Living in this fast-paced world, we seldom have time to enjoy our morning. Nevertheless, we can still find ways to charge up ourselves, making ourselves a really good morning. Let’s get inspired by these good morning quotes! A SIMPLE HELLO COULD LEAD TO A MILLION THINGS Money talks. This is the thing, at the end of the day, I do what I have to do, and I’mma keep doing what I have to do. Credit: Lil’ Kim TRAIN YOUR MIND TO SEE THE GOOD IN EVERY SITUATION IT’S NOT ABOUT…

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At-home full body shred workout

Heading to the gym during the cold and dark winter mornings is about as enticing as a dentist appointment. To help keep the winter blues at bay and maintain your shape, try this sweat sesh courtesy of 360 Health personal trainer and physiotherapist Alexandra Kierdorf-Robinson (@swedishalex) – all from the comfort of your own home.     Photography: Athletic Agencies, Miles Muecke.   This workout will not only result in a surge of endorphins with its high-intensity efforts, but will also save you some serious coin, requiring only a chair to…

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Defense Mechanism: How Does Your Body React To Things That Do Not Happen As You Wish

According to Sigmund Freud in the psychoanalytic theory, a defense mechanism is a tactic developed by the ego against anxiety.[1] Security mechanisms are thought to guard the mind against feelings and thoughts that are too difficult for the conscious mind to cope with. Also, Wikipedia defines a defense mechanism as an unconscious emotional mechanism that reduces stress as a result of unacceptable or potentially damaging stimuli.[2] Sigmund Freud was one of the first proponents of this construct. However, defense mechanisms may bring about healthy or unhealthy consequences with regards to…

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