Against The Grain
Does cutting gluten from your diet lead to better health? Oxygen separates the facts from the fad.
How To Heal Common Beauty Challenges
You probably look in the mirror every day - but are you really seeing whats going on?
Are Your Cells Secretly Draining Your Energy?
So, you have been reading Oxygen Magazine articles for a while now and following the lessons to get your dietbalanced and calculated properly for your goals; you understand micronutrients and have all bases coveredwith your essential nutrients and your gut seems to be working well. You are in a stable state of wellness and freeof disease. You look good! You feeling good? Well, thats good. Now we have a strong foundationto work from; lets go from good to awesome.
Are You Addicted To Sugar?
Manage your cravings withmindful eating Help, Im addicted to chocolate! Forget superman and saving the city. Most days we feel like we need to send asmoke signal to a superhero that saves us from ourselves when it comes to cravings and the dreaded S word. Dietitian, Nutritionist and mindful eating specialist Christina Turner gives Oxygen readers the ammo to control those sweet cravings before they strike!
How To Hold Yourself Accountable
No partner? No problem. You alone hold the key to reaching your goals.
Spring Shape-up Secrets
These 12 research backed nutrition hacks and quick fix strategies can help you get your body bikini-ready.
20 Minute Treadmill Workout That'll Torch Fat
The treadmill - quite frankly - does not get the credit it deserves. Often reserved for a run or long walk when the weather is gloomy, we've decided to give the machine a new lease of life. With help from our expert Joe Bishop, you'll have a new appreciation for this versatile piece of equipment and feeling that booty burn in no time!
Top Transit Tips For Health Conscious Jetsetters
Why is it that as soon as you hit the airport, all motivation to eat healthily and train regularly goes out the window? Suddenly the caramel slice or Big Mac, that would never have crossed your mind before beginning your holiday venture, becomes too hard to resist (tell us we’re not the only ones?!). It’s certainly important to enjoy our holidays and take a break from hardcore training and diet regimes. But in a world full of jetsetters who are travelling more and more frequently, it pays to be a little mindful of moving your body regularly and watching what you fuel with!
Building A Shapely​ Booty
Are We Doing It All Wrong?!
6 Gym Bag Essentials That'll Do The Hard Work For You This Spring
Motivation to move your body comes and goes, but as the layers start to come off as the seasons change, there is a renewed sense of urgency to slim down and tone up for summer. Luckily for our Oxygirls, we’ve tracked down personal trainer and fascia/stretching expert Tegan Haining, who reveals her hot tips on what to pack in your gym bag to inspire a kick-arse workout! Tegan has also trained the likes of David Beckham, Jess Gomes and Natalie Imbruglia - so we think we believe her!
Coming from an Italian background, Frances’ life revolved around food. Bullied as a child for being overweight and watching her parents’ health deteriorate, life for the mother of-two was a constant physical and mental battle. It was only after a serious health scare that she made the decision to take back control of her life.
Is Mind-To-Muscle Connection The Missing Link For You?
If You Have Been Going Through The Motions In The Weights Room And Aren’t Seeing Any Noticeable Progress, Maybe ‘Mind To Muscle’ Connection Could Be The Key.
10 Steps To Clean Eating
You hear about ‘clean eating’ or ‘clean food’ often when you’re about to take on a healthy lifestyle and change your diet, but what exactly does it mean?
Is Collagen The New Super Supplement?
Promising new research suggests that collagen supplementation may improve skin appearance and joint health.
The Simple Truth About Complex Workouts
If you want to burn fat in a time efficient manner but don’t want to lose your hard earned muscle, a complex could be key.
Seven-Minute Maxi Protein Bliss Balls
Seven-Minute Maxi Protein Bliss Balls
Ask The Nutritionist
Does apple cider vinegar have many health benefits?
The petite purple berry that packs a punch with its high concentration of antioxidants, nutrients, and flavour power is a true blue superfood.
Supplement For Strength, Not Mass
No matter what your goals, these six supplements can help you to build lean muscle, burn fat and even fight ageing.
Making 'Me' Time
Prioritise your health and fitness with these effective strategies.
Revive Your Fitness Routine For The New Year
Two out of every three Australians fail to meet the Australian Government’s recommended guidelines for exercise — a mere 30 minutes of moderate-intensity activity for five days of the week. If that’s you, here are four ways to help you get moving out of the inactive group and into long-term health and fitness.
The Importance Of Hydration In Fitness
Dehydration and fitness performance are more closely linked than you may realise. Find out how much water you really need to be consuming before, during, and after your workouts for optimum performance and health.
The relationship between our health goals and our hormones can sometimes be a little testing and they don’t always get along. However like any relationship there has to be an understanding by both parties of each other's needs, in order to co-exist in harmony. Our hormones are in charge of many essential bodily systems and functions, so any type of hormonal imbalance can wreak havoc on your body and mind. Don’t fear, Oxygen could be your hormone ‘relationship guru’.
Top 10 Things You'll Wish You Knew Sooner About Acupuncture
A key component in traditional Chinese medicine, you probably think you know what acupuncture is... ‘little needles that help with muscle pain and recovery, right?’ Well there is more to this ancient healthcare system than meets the eye, and Dr Greg from Aus Acu helps explain the all round benefits.
The Benefits Of Black Beans
Discover why you should learn to love these legumes.
Eat To Reduce Inflammation
Firstly, it’s important to clarify that inflammation is an important part of your body to heal and repair damage. Without inflammation, your body would not heal itself properly after an injury or sickness. Inflammation is also a normal part of exercise: when you train your muscle fibres, they tear… and inflammation is part of growing and repairing muscle cells. The problem with inflammation is when it occurs long-term; this is called chronic inflammation. It can result in many unwanted consequences, one of which is a reduced quality of life with increased stress in your body and mind as well as being a barrier to a healthy weight. So, what can you do to manage inflammation?
Protein + Oats = Proats
Here in Australia we sure do love to shorten names, and breakfast food is no exception (eggs benny, anyone?). If you haven’t heard the term ‘proats’ before, I’m sure you can probably guess what they are. Protein + oats = proats! And, true to form here at Oxygen, we’ve broken down the nutritional benefits for our readers and included some tasty winter-warming recipes. Yum!
Your 15-minute DIY Health Check At Home
You’ve got 15 minutes; 15 minutes to get a ‘health check’. You might only get one chance in your busy schedule to sort out what’s going on ‘under the bonnet’ (so to speak), once a year! What on earth should you ask your doctor during those precious 15 minutes, that will give you peace of mind for the year ahead? I’ve come up with a little list to get you started: boobs, butt, baby.
Beginners Gains At Any Age
Gone is the archaic belief that strength training will only create bulk and so too is the belief that training should decrease as the number of candles on your birthday cake increases. Training is an integral tool to fight the loss of muscle and bone mass and as Lesley Maxwell explains, gains can be made at any age!
The Strength To Heal
Strength can mean something different to each person. For Lisa, finding the inner strength to continue living her life after losing her daughter was the most difficult thing she would ever have to face. Her only solace came through her training and some inspiring words from a well-known name in the fitness industry, Lindy Olsen. Now Lisa is proving to herself (and to the world) just how strong a woman can be.