carrot salad

Carrot Salad

carrot saladThis Jamie Oliver carrot salad is delicious, nutritious, crunchy, quick and easy to make. Carrots are packed with health-promoting beta carotene, they promote good vision, especially night vision, and help combat health-damaging free radical activity.

Ingredients:READ MORE

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run

Increase running speed

runTis the season to be running! With the City to Surf only a week away and plenty more fun runs to come, find out how you can increase your running speed.

The aim to running fast is all about technique. The better the technique, the quicker you will run.

Running Technique Tips:READ MORE

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be well

Be well not better

To be well you need to be proactive to prevent illness rather than fix it. Preventative health is not just for the over 50’s, it is important at every age. When you get ill you have to fight to get better. How much better would it be to prevent that illness in the first place.

Below is a list of preventative tests you should consider, depending on your age:READ MORE

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Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney Walk

Vivid SydneyEnjoy the sights of the Vivid Sydney Festival and exercise at the same time. Join Healthquarters walking group next Monday 1 June to walk and enjoy Vivid Sydney.

Date: Monday 1 June, 2015
Time: 7:15pm – 8:45pm
Meet: Watt Park, Lavendar Cres, Lavendar Bay 7:15pm
Cost: $20 casual or use your Healthquarters class pass

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winter challenge

STEP IT UP in Winter Challenge

winter challengeJoin the Healthquarters Step it Up in Winter Challenge

Step it up in Winter. For each of the 3 months of winter you can enter the 4-week challenge where your aim is to achieve at least 10,000 steps a day. At the end of each week, everyone who achieves the minimum target of 70,000 steps go into the draw to win a prize. Each week you will also receive tips and tricks to stay fit , active and healthy.

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ENTER and WIN!

Only 5 more days to ENTER and WIN!

Buy tickets in the Healthquarters raffle to win some amazing prizes. The reason we’re giving away prizes is that the Healthquarters Nomadz team will be walking 50km in the Blue Mountains to raise money for the Wilderness Society. So think about this…

In just 10 short cold days we’ll be braving the subzero temps to scale treacherous mountains, cross freezing rivers and endure aches, pains, blisters, cramps, leeches and maybe even chaffing, all in the name of the environment. Now we’re doing the hard years, we just need your support. We’ll even give you the chance to win great prizes.

Prizes include:READ MORE

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Walk, walk, walk

Coastrek-2012Don’t let the cold and dark weather stop you from walking. Join our fabulous and fun Monday Night walking group for great adventures, great company and of course exercise!

Walking Group Monday 7:15pm – 8:45pm
Monday 27 April – meet end of Babbage Road, Roseville
Monday 4 May – meet bottom of Awaba St, Balmoral
Monday 11 May – meet Sirius Cove, Mosman
Monday 18 May – meet Watt Park, Lavendar Bay
Monday 25 May – meet Spit Reserve, Mosman

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Exercise makes you happy

exerciseWe all know exercise is good for us. It keeps our weight in check, makes us stronger, and keeps us fit. But did you know that exercise can make you a happier person, yes exercise makes you happy!

When you work out and stay active on a regular basis, it’s not just a coincidence that you feel less stressed, less anxious, and generally happier.

Here are 6 reasons why exercise makes you happy:READ MORE

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Monday night trek – Sirius Cove

Another gorgeous trek on Monday night with our walking group. We met at Sirius Cove in Mosman, walked towards Taronga Zoo then up into Mosman proper then down to Mosman Bay and over the hill back to Sirius Cove.

We walked 10, 096 steps and 6.70km.

 

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