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Walking in Tasmania

Helen Collier describes a trek through Tasmania's Tarkine wilderness.

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How your blood can change lives

Blood is a precious resource. Here's why we should all consider donating to people in need.

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Summer kitchen refresh guide

Fill up on a colourful bounty of summer foods with juicy flavours and hydrating ingredients.

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How to feel your best this summer

Be mindful this summer and take some time to pause, rejuvenate and focus on your wellbeing.

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Recharge your fitness this summer

10 quick tips on keeping exercise fun and taking care after your workout.

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Boyhood

Father of 2 Nick Snelling describes the fleeting nature of childhood as he watches his boys grow up.

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New life: A celebration

Collection of inspirational images, films and music that inspire growth, change and new beginnings.

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Best winter fruits and vegetables

Keep energised with the best colourful winter produce – at home or out on a wilderness adventure

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6 outdoor adventure essentials

Tackle the terrain in style this winter with all the best outdoor gear.

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Team nature

Wild for the wild? Nat Geo blogger Elissa Sursara shares her hit list of wilderness wonders.

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Healthy kids’ lunchbox ideas

What makes a healthy, yummy lunchbox? We ask kids from Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Schools

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Learning to love good food

The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program reaches 800 schools

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Vegetable samosas recipe

These tasty, veggie-filled parcels from Stephanie Alexander are always a lunchbox winner.

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Growing food with kids

Juicy tomatoes, fragrant herbs… a home garden is a great way to get kids engaged with healthy food.

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Stephanie Alexander: Healthy food, healthy kids

Stephanie Alexander shares her insights into getting kids excited about healthy food.

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3 exercises for new mums

Body Beyond Birth is a fitness, nutrition and wellbeing program created for and by mums.

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4 classic parenting films

The universal theme of child-raising is a hotbed of entertainment and inspiration

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Sam, Sam + Ziggy

New mum Samantha shares some of the surprises, challenges and delights of motherhood

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Parenting, New York and Love Taza

Lifestyle blogger Naomi chats about raising a family in NYC, from spinach smoothies to sibling love

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The First Time at the finish line

Four people picked out of the blue with one common goal: to run the Medibank Melbourne Marathon.

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There’s A First Time For Everything: Part 4

Week four has been about resting the body and mind. But have they started relaxing too early?

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There’s A First Time For Everything: Part 3

Week three is about finding a balance with training, working, socialising and, most importantly, sleep.

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Gardening inspiration

Love getting your hands dirty in the garden? Let these gems of wisdom inspire you.

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Meet the trainers: Phil Klathas

With no recent fitness training, Melbourne writer Stephen Russell faces quite the challenge.

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Meet the trainers: Joey Worthington

Joey has been focusing on building up Elliot’s strength to avoid persistent injuries.

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Meet the trainers: Jeremy Johnson

Personal trainer Jeremy Johnson has been training our youngest runner, Erika Geraerts.

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There’s A First Time For Everything: Part 2

Week two of training concludes, and our team of First Timers have hit the halfway point.

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The First Time: Meet Stephen Russell

We chat with Stephen Russell, who plans to use the Melbourne Marathon to start his fitness journey.

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The First Time: Meet Elliot Giakalis

Elliot Giakalis is gearing up for his first half-marathon at the Medibank Melbourne Marathon.

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The First Time: Meet Claire Hooper

Check in with comedian Claire Hooper as she prepares for the Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival.

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The First Time: Meet Erika Geraerts

Erika Geraerts tells us how she is juggling a busy career and training for the Melbourne Marathon.

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There’s A First Time For Everything

When was your first time? We have a little secret project we would like to reveal...

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Seasonal asparagus recipe

Get lean and green! Michael Valentine of Melbourne café Pallet shares his asparagus recipe.

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Mastering the veggie patch

The Little Veggie Patch Co. are back with an even simpler way to approach edible gardening.

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The best spring vegetables

Pallet head chef Michael Valentine chats with us about all things springtime greens.

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5 beginner growing tips

We asked CERES nursery manager Laurel Coad how to get started in the garden.

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Globes of goodness

Artichokes are good for you - and seriously delicious. Let's meet one of Melbourne's finest growers.

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Artichoke hearts with breadcrumbs and parmesan recipe

Confused by artichokes? Don’t be. Here’s how the artichoke growers prepare this springtime gem

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Collective wisdom: Wellbeing

We bring together our favourite expert advice on living a nourished, calm and fulfilling life

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Collective wisdom: Exercise

Our favourite insights on all things exercise, fitness and making active living a part of every day.

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Collective wisdom: Food

Gems of wisdom from the experts, helping you make smart choices for nourishing, nutritious food

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4 steps to a better night’s sleep

We all know how frustrating a sleepless night can be. Enjoy some rest with these simple steps.

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Natural light and sleep

What role does light – natural and artificial – play in our natural sleeping patterns?

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4 tools to track your sleep

How well are you really sleeping? Find out with one of these handy sleep monitors.

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Sleep trivia

Nine facts you might not know about sleep.

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Sleep apnoea uncovered

Trouble sleeping? It could be sleep apnoea. Here are the facts you should know.

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The history of sleep

We love getting eight hours - but it hasn't always been that way. Take a look at slumber traditions.

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Getting started with growing

These local growers share some advice for getting your veggie patch thriving.

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Global health leaders

Expert analysis from the recent Medibank Better Health Partners CEO Roundtable.

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Campfire cooking 101

A camping pro shares the secrets of amazing campfire cooking.

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10 tips for great camping meals

Plan and pack like a pro for delicious, hassle-free camping food.

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Sleep outs inspired by nature

These beautiful travel accommodation ideas take their lead from the great outdoors.

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Getting wild on the river

If you’re looking for adventure, lake and riverside camping trips offer loads of water-based fun.

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Setting up camp

Off on a camping trip? Here’s our guide to setting up to sleep under the stars.

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The great escape

Australia is spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful camping locations.

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Health of the nation

Health industry leaders offer their thoughts on the health of Australia, today and into the future.

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Health blogger – Stacey Roberts

Parenting and vegetarian food are on the agenda at Stacey’s blog theveggiemama.com

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Health of the nation – Warwick Anderson

We explore the health of the nation from six leaders from six health organisations.

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Health of the nation – Steve Hambleton

We explore the health of the nation from six leaders from six health organisations.

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Health of the nation – Manny Noakes

We explore the health of the nation from six leaders from six health organisations.

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Health of the nation – Jerril Rechter

We explore the health of the nation from six leaders from six health organisations.

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Health of the nation – Janina Nearn

We explore the health of the nation from six leaders from six health organisations.

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Health of the nation – George Savvides

We explore the health of the nation from six leaders from six Australian health organisations.

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The powder capital awaits

A comprehensive guide to the powder capital of Australia: Mount Hotham.

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Bound to the board

Olympic snowboarder Alex Pullin talks training, recovery and his favourite snowboarding runs.

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The best places to ski in Australia

Here are some of the best spots in Australia for a snow trip.

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Snowy Mountains are waiting

Perisher consistently delivers near perfect powder at the highest terrain.

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9 snow gear essentials

Stay warm and protected from the elements with the right gear. Here's what's on our winter wishlist.

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City chill

Ice skating, ice hockey and tubing are all on the cards with a trip to the Medibank Icehouse

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The joys and challenges of trail running

Matt Cooper delves into his love and knowledge of trail running.

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Chris Carroll – Walking for a cause

Medibank has a team of four walking 100km together to raise money for Oxfam.

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Trail running gear

We recommend shoes, clothing and other gear that can optimise your trail running experience.

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Bound, leap and hotfoot it across the land

A quick summary of some great trail running locations across the country.

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Expert advice to help you swim, bike, run

Danielle Stefano from the Victorian Institute of Sport shares some advice for your first triathlon.

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Swim, bike, run this summer

From Caloundra to Latrobe, discover the events that can help you get ready for triathlon season.

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Your first triathlon: Tips from Brendan Sexton

Olympian Brendan Sexton shares some helpful advice for your first triathlon.

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The life of a pro triathlete with Brendan Sexton

Olympian triathlete Brendan Sexton on sport, injury and his favourite triathlon locations.

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How to be healthier at work

 We ask three experts for small steps to creating a healthier work environment.

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Work, drive and train with Paul Dumbrell

CEO Paul Dumbrell reveals how he learnt to balance business, exercise and professional motor racing.

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Increasing activity in the workplace

Unique fitness initiatives are growing in response to our increasingly sedentary lifestyles.

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