• bullseye

    The best laid plans

    • Aug 12, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    New years' resolutions are easier said than done! Check out our top tips for making a goal that sticks!

  • Kids play sport

    Hitting the sweet spot in kid’s sport

    • Jul 20, 2020
    • by Alex Dreyer

    As some of Australia starts to open back up again, children and parents alike are eagerly awaiting the return of junior sport. Organised sport is a great way to get the benefits of physical activity, however it can also be a setting that encourages the consumption of junk food. Let’s help our kids to understand that the road to sporting success is paved with healthy food, not hamburgers. Here are four ways to help your kids shoot for health when playing junior sport.

  • Alby exercising

    Alby’s fur-real tips for a healthy return to work

    • Jul 10, 2020
    • by Alby

    Hi, my name is Albert and I’m a victim of the COVID-19 pandemic WA recovery. My human went from being home like all the time to only being around on the weekends again. It’s been ruff.

  • kJ comparison of cider and a burger

    The surprising amount of kilojoules in alcohol

    • Jun 01, 2020
    • by Abbie-Clare Vidler

    Many people are surprised to find out that alcohol, in all its forms, is packed with kilojoules. Over time, the kilojoules in the alcohol we drink can really start to stack up, which can lead to weight gain.

  • Dancing in the loungeroom

    Staying fit while staying at home

    • May 03, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    With gyms closed, your favourite yoga class cancelled and social sports teams on hold, keeping our bodies active at the moment might feel like Mission Impossible. We’ve got some good news though. While you may have to re-think your usual exercise routines, staying active is still within reach.

  • work from home desk

    Healthy habits when working from home

    • Apr 24, 2020
    • by Anne Finch

    It’s a strange time! Many of us have been abruptly thrust into working from home. To help you adapt, we’re sharing our team’s top tips to keep up (or start!) good food and movement habits that will help you stay healthy while you stay at home.

  • Batter up - Backyard cricket rules

    Batter up! Laying down the rules of backyard cricket

    • Apr 01, 2020
    • by Peter Edwards

    LiveLighter's Senior Physical Activity Advisor, Peter Edwards, shares his family's backyard cricket rules in time for the summer season.

  • Cashew chicken stir-fry with cauliflower rice

    Our favourite fruit and veg for Autumn

    • Mar 11, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    Not just any ol’ fruit or veg will cut it when it comes to improving our health. Only about 5% of Australians are eating enough, and we really need to aim higher than potato chips or a sad piece of wilted lettuce on the side of your plate! So what fruit and vegies should we be choosing?

  • Swmming for health

    A swimmingly way to live lighter

    • Feb 15, 2020
    • by Guest Author

    Swimming, be it in the pool, ocean, river, indoors or outdoors, brings a host of health benefits and an opportunity to cool down.

  • Couple cook dinner

    5 healthy tips that are not weight focused

    • Jan 20, 2020
    • by Guest Author

    We live in a world with endless quick fix diets telling us to cut carbs, turn our back on cooked foods or live off nothing but juice. It’s time to ditch the diets and release ourselves from this dieting mentality.