HOW TO MAKE 2017 YOUR ‘PERSONAL BEST’

Athletes and those focused on their health want to better their personal best, win events and overcome any injuries over their sporting season. It can be tough to get motivated and know what to do to make positive changes, so hopefully these 10 tips will help you reach your goals this year. 1. Address your attitude Read more…

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RECIPE: NEIL PERRY’S KOREAN SPICE-RUBBED CHICKEN

As one of Australia’s highest profile chefs and restaurant managers, Neil Perry is about to spread his culinary wings even wider. Having recently merged his Rockpool Group (think Rockpool Bar & Grill, Rosetta, Spice Temple and Burger Project brands) with Urban Purveyor Group (which include Sake, Fratelli Fresh and The Bavarian), Neil isn’t about to take the mound of Read more…

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20 NEW-RELEASE SPORT, FOOD AND HEALTH BOOKS!

Laze away summer arvos with a book – and we’re not talking a Mills & Boon romance here. Make it something inspirational, healthy or … delicious! Be it a bio or a novel, there are loads of new titles out now to entertain the whole family… CRICKET The Big Bash Book 2016-17 by Daniel Lane Get Read more…

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GUIDE TO SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAY SPORTS

Sydney Sport’s Guide to Summer School Holiday Sports features exciting sports activities and programs around Sydney for kids of all ages. Sports are a fantastic way to help boys and girls burn energy while keeping them entertained over the school break. They will refine their motor skills, learn new game play, and may even make a few new friends, too! Browse the featured Summer school holiday Read more…

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THE RULES OF BACKYARD CRICKET

Got people coming over to your house for a barbie? After their bellies are full, why not challenge them to a game of backyard cricket? It’s pretty much an Aussie tradition on a hot day. But don’t forget to follow the rules! Sure, you can make up your own, but if you like, here are some Read more…

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WORKING WITH CHILDREN CHECK: DO YOU NEED ONE?

Back in June 2013 the NSW Commission for Children and Young People introduced a mandatory check for anyone who works around children, thus it was named the Working With Children Check (WWCC). So what does it involve for those working in the sporting industry? In a nutshell, the Working With Children Check is designed to help Read more…

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GAME ON MOLES! THE REAL FACTS ABOUT SKIN CANCER

A good chunk of Aussie sports occur in the great outdoors. So are you protecting your skin? And do you really know if you are at risk of skin cancer and what it can look like? Melanoma is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in people aged 15–29, and athletes aren’t excluded, so here are the Read more…

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HOLY SMOKE! BUSH BACK-BURNING REALLY DOES AFFECT YOUR WORK-OUTS

If you’re a serious athlete, or simply exercise to stay fit and healthy, you are naturally affected by the air you breathe. And if you work out near areas that experience back-burning, like many of us do, then your lungs could be getting an almighty hammering. To help protect the lives of those living near the bush, the Read more…

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IS KELP THE NEW KALE? MEET THE NEW LEAN GREEN VITA-PACKED MACHINE

Recently, if you weren’t tipping back a kale smoothie, slipping kale into a salad or steaming it for a side, you weren’t ‘keeping up with the Jones’s’. But now there’s a new kid on the block: kelp. And it’s kicking all the right nutrient goals. We take a deeper look. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with Read more…

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UNIQUE XMAS GIFT IDEAS FOR SPORTY PEEPS

Deck the halls with all things delightfully sporty this festive season. Where to start? How about with this list of goodies?! Buy them for loved ones or pop them on your own Chrissie wish list. We’ve arranged our Xmas gift ideas into three price ranges for ease of browsing… ♥ Under $50         ♥ $50 Read more…

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WIN 4 TICKETS TO A HYUNDAI A-LEAGUE CLASH OF YOUR CHOICE!

The A-League season is well and truly underway. So here is your chance to win 4 tickets to your choice of Hyundai A-League matches at one of 4 local home grounds… ——— Sydney FC Western Sydney Wanderers Central Coast Mariners Newcastle Jets It’s your choice… Want to see Tim Cahill with his new team at Melbourne City FC take on Western Read more…

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JOG TO IT: FIND A PARKRUN TO DO ON SATURDAYS IN SYDNEY!

Parkruns are a fantastic way to get fit, make friends and challenge yourself. The 5km timed runs take place every week on Saturdays in beautiful parklands. What’s more, they’re FREE! Find a Parkrun, then find your pace! Recently, even journalist and author Peter Fitzsimons got in on the Parkrun action in beautiful Mosman. ‘I googled it, joined, Read more…

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FOX SPORTS’ MURRAY SHAW PREVIEWS THE 2016-17 HYUNDAI A-LEAGUE TEAMS (PART 2)

The A-League season has begun. Coaches, players and fans alike are dreaming of success for their clubs. But here, Murray Shaw, Executive Producer of Football at Fox Sports, predicts who has a realistic chance of lifting the silverware this season. In Part 2 of this series, Murray Shaw reviews the remaining five Hyundai A-League teams. How will the Phoenix stack Read more…

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FOX SPORTS’ MURRAY SHAW PREVIEWS THE 2016-17 HYUNDAI A-LEAGUE TEAMS (PART 1)

The A-League season has begun. Coaches, players and fans alike are dreaming of success for their clubs. But here, Murray Shaw, Executive Producer of Football at Fox Sports, predicts who has a realistic chance of lifting the silverware this season. In Part 1 of this series, Murray takes a look at five Hyundai A-League clubs, including last year’s champs, Adelaide Read more…

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COULD YOUR CHILD STOP THEMSELVES FROM DROWNING?

Whenever we hear of a drowning tragedy, it immediately brings to mind any young people we know and their swimming ability. Many of us have pools, or friends or neighbours with one, and then there are the countless beaches and other waterways where we like to cool off and have fun. Of course, we try to watch Read more…

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RECIPE: NIN’S ZESTY ZOODLES

Meet Sophie Manolas, a straight-talking, down-to-earth clinical nutritionist who is passionate about showing people how they can eat their way to being the greatest, healthiest version of themselves. Here she shows us her (or her older brother Nin’s, to be precise) tasty zucchini noodle recipe, as seen in The Essential Edible Pharmacy cookbook. Nin’s Zesty Zoodles Read more…

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CYCLIST-FRIENDLY COFFEE STOPS ACROSS SYDNEY

Devotees of the bean and bike certainly love their cafes. Members of cycling clubs, MAMILs (middle-aged men in Lycra) and social riders can be seen gracing coffee stops, refuelling after a lengthy or leisurely cycle. So, where do they go? This list may offer a few clues… Cycling in the city, north, east south or west, we have you covered Read more…

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WHAT BALL SIZE DOES YOUR CHILD NEED FOR THEIR SPORT?

As your sporty child grows, their ball needs to grow with them. So, to help them be the best at their game, here is a snapshot of what ball size is recommended for sports at various ages.  AFL U9-U11 – Size 2 U12-U13 – Size 3 U14-U15 – Size 4 15+ females – Size 4.5 15+ males Read more…

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SPINNERS ARE GRINNERS! TRY IT DIY

There are loads of spin classes on offer at gyms around the city, but if you can’t make one at a time that suits, then spin class DIY. Just jump on a bike at the gym or at home and give this 45-minute class a spin… Before you start… Make sure you have a doctor’s ok to Read more…

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SYDNEY SPORT’S GUIDE TO SPRING SCHOOL HOLIDAY SPORTS

Sydney Sport’s Guide to Spring School Holiday Sports features exciting sports activities and programs for boys and girls of all ages. A fantastic way to help the kids burn energy while keeping them entertained over the school break, they’ll also have the opportunity to refine their motor skills, learn new game play, and may even make a few new friends, too! Browse the Read more…

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