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The Meaning of Movement: Ancestral Movement & Evolve, Move, Play

I recently spent 9 days in the bush with a tribe, most of whom I’d never met. It was called the Ancestral Movement Retreat hosted by Simon Thakur and Rafe Kelley from Evolve Move Play. I’ve attended a lot of seminars, camps, and retreats…
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The 5 Keys to Employee Wellbeing

The working environment is becoming increasingly complex to manage. The lines between working and non-working are blurring. There is a constant pressure to perform, and this is having a dramatic impact on the health of millions of Australian…
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So, How Does Yoga Really Work?

The tradition of yoga has advanced humankind for thousands of years. Originating from India, the lineage of yoga can be traced back to the Vedic Tradition, around 5000 B.C.E. Then, ancient rishis and sages would practice simple forms of yoga,…

The Fallacies of Fat Fear Mongering

Our society has been conditioned into a hysteric state of lipophobia. What is this terrible mental illness you ask? It’s the fear of eating fat. A tremendous effort has been played out (partly for economic gain, and partly out of…

How to Navigate The Charlatan Supplement Industry

We all know that one person who clings to the newest supplements and every bit of health advice they can get. Whether it’s green powder, whey protein or exotic wild-African black seed oil grown high up in the mountains of Ethiopia, there’s…
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The Great Ocean Road Retreat | 24-26 Nov 2017

There’s likely to be only a few moments in your life that you realise you are doing what you want to be doing. A potent mix of nervousness and excitement leads you to be entirely in the present moment and you feel joyful that everything is…
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9 Traits to Look for When Hiring A Coach

The personal training industry has one of the highest staff turnovers in any industry. All reasons aside, this illustrates how important it is for you to choose the right coach to help you embark on your fitness journey.   I’ve…
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7 Reasons to Move that Don't Include Getting Jacked

Since homo sapien first saw it’s reflection in a body of water, it’s been obsessed with its self-image. Now that body of water is our phone, and we carry it everywhere we go, on standby for the perfect selfie to upload onto the ‘gram.…
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The Essential Supplement For The Busy Life

There are as many health products in the world as there are opinions about which ones to take. How do you, the dedicated wellness wayfarer, navigate the landscapes of the supplement industry to discover what you actually need to live life to…
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Japanese Wisdom - How Nature Can Restore Your Health

The following is Chapter 7 of my new book, Man Alive: Free your mind. Reclaim your health. Discover your true nature. The book is available on Amazon and other major retailers. Click here for more details.   “Look deep into nature,…
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What’s Good for You is Good for Them - Health and Your Family

The following is Chapter 13 of the new book, Man Alive: Free your mind. Reclaim your health. Discover your true nature. The book is available on Amazon and other major retailers. Click here for more details.   “From a small seed a…
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4 Mind-Melting Days with the Iceman, Wim Hof

I am sitting down at my computer, having just completed 30 minutes of breathing like a drowned castaway gasping for air. My mind is clear, fingers tingling and my body warm. I am full of energy and ready to write. This is The Wim Hof Method... On…
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Is Yoga The Only Solution?

I have practiced Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga for 7 years and during that time I have learnt a lot about my body. When I say a lot, I mean at age 19 I could barely touch my knees in a standing forward fold, rest in a deep squat or sit in Hero’s…
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9 Life-Changing Lessons From The Ultimate Coach's Camp

We all believed, at one point in time, that we could change the world. Over time this zest for success fizzles away with societal pressures and under-achiever cultural paradigms. A small minority of people, have managed to keep that zest. In…
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The Wisdom of Ido Portal: Inside the 5-day Internship

“Movement Is Life”… These were some of the first words uttered by our new teacher, Ido Portal… “No movement? No life!” I knew I was in for a life-changing week. I had stumbled across a self-professed “Movement Teacher” in…
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Yoga: A Westerner's journey to the source

Ding! Ding! Ding! Ding! Ding! Five rings of the bell… It’s 5 am at Anand Prakash Ashram in the holy city of Rishikesh, India. My roommate stumbles to the bathroom and turns on the light so we don’t fall back asleep. I chug some water,…