be. magazine spring 2012

Simple tips and advice to make a healthy transition from winter to spring.

Packed with health advice and wellbeing stories Medibank be. magazine encourages, inspires and motivates everyone to feel better every day. Each edition will feature leading health experts, world class athletes, and even Medibank members who share their stories about the journey to better health.

In the spring edition Chinese Medicine practitioner Katie Molloy advises on how to make a healthy and balanced transition from winter to spring. Leading podiatrist Liam Rothwell removed his shoes in the name of better health and teaches us how to tread carefully through the craze of barefoot running. Associate Professor Tim Crowe busts five popular nutrition myths and helps us on the path to better dietary health. Fresh from the Opal’s medal-winning performance at the Olympics, Jenna O’Hea shares what she has learnt about health as an elite athlete, her pre-match routine and some tips for junior basketballers.

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