• family cheering on the couch

    Spectator sports

    • Jul 27, 2022
    • by Anne Finch

    Sitting less and moving works wonders for our health. It helps us get fitter, boosts our mood, improves sleep and reduces the risk of chronic diseases like cancer and type 2 diabetes. We’ve put together some fun little exercises that build on the moves we’re already doing when we watch sports.

  • A young woman does core exercises demonstrate on a laptop

    A more app-ealing way to get active

    • Jan 11, 2022
    • by Alex Dreyer

    Technology has revolutionised how connected and competitive we can be when we’re active, and can even make it fun. Check out our tips on the top tech for a modern take on physical activity.

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    Know your neighbourhood

    • Dec 01, 2021
    • by LiveLighter

    Your local area can be full of places and spaces to for fun family activities, away from those screens and out in the fresh air.

  • Collection of wholegrains and fruits laid out on a white surface

    Balancing bowel health: ways to help reduce your risk of bowel cancer

    • Nov 05, 2021
    • by Stefanie Hodson, Emma Glassenbury

    When it comes to a healthy bowel, the first thing that springs to many of our minds is eating more fibre. But eating enough fibre isn’t the only thing you can do to keep your bowel happy and help reduce the risk of bowel cancer.

  • A gut feeling: What is the microbiome and why is it important?

    • Oct 12, 2021
    • by Guest Author

    The gut microbiome refers to the trillions of microorganisms that live in your digestive tract. Each person has around 160 different species of bacteria living in their digestive tract, making up a weighty 2kg in total!

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    6 ways to eat your way to better mental health

    • Oct 07, 2021
    • by Ellen Hart

    In support of Mental Health Week 2020 (and boy do we need it this year!), we've put together some practical tips to help you eat your way to better mental health.

  • Get the feel for two wheels

    • Oct 01, 2021
    • by James Stevens-Cutler

    Has your trusty two-wheeled steed been hibernating in the shed for the last few months? Or was the last time you rode your bike back in 2002 on your way home from school? Either way, there’s never been a better time to get back in the saddle.

  • What fuels me?: with Verity Long-Droppert, WA softballer

    • Aug 06, 2021
    • by LiveLighter

    We recently caught up with WA softballer Verity Long-Droppert as part of our latest social media campaign. We talked food, sports and preparing for performance.

  • Night shift nosh

    • Jun 21, 2021
    • by Anne Finch

    Taking care of your health when you regularly work the graveyard shift can be a challenge. Night shift messes with your sleep, metabolism and digestion. Here are some practical tips to help you eat well and be active on shift.

  • Sharing lunch

    Men's Health Week 2021

    • Jun 11, 2021
    • by James Stevens-Cutler

    Eating salad, turning down a beer, talking about your feelings, and going to the doctor when you’re sick could all get you called unmanly. And it has to stop!