Fitness

Train your breath to win big

Australian Olympians train their breathing for extra performance. In a Fitness First mag exclusive, their breathing coach James Fletcher reveals how to improve your...

How to create a superhuman

These 10 genetic mutations give humans superpowers — and gene editing technology might be able to replicate them. Ellie McInerney reports. Achieving a Wolverine physique or Spider-man aeronautical...

Training habits that got Max Hendrie an American Football contract

Fitness First member and Sydney-based rugby player Max Hendrie has just won a contract with the University of Hawaii to play American Football. Since...

The five supplements a top personal trainer swears by

Are you confused by what supplements to take? As a personal trainer, Brianna Pitt finds that these are the five supplements which most benefit...

Keep your holiday chill longer

So you had a relaxing holiday? Right now, you’re in a super healthy low-stress state that will eventually fade as work commitments and the...

Vitamin D, the mighty hormone

Since we pointed out that vitamin D is a wonder hormone — that’s right, a hormone rather than a vitamin, doing everything from maintaining...

A dose of the great outdoors, indoors

The peace and tranquillity you get from adventuring in the nature is scientifically proven. But if you don’t have the time or means to...

The most influential man in health and fitness

Dr Michael Mosley started two of the biggest global trends in fitness and health: high intensity training and the intermittent diet. He tells Fitness...

6 reasons you should exercise other than for a hot body

If you follow Instagram, you've probably realised that exercise is an important part of achieving your ultimate body. But if that's not so important...

Post selfies to drop a dress size

Posting photos of your abs or booty on Instagram isn’t narcissistic — it’s a powerful way to stick to your fitness goals. A study...

25-28 January: Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race, VIC

Tour de France winner Cadel Evans is bringing Europe’s one-day classic races to Australia, and bringing together road racers of all pedigrees and their...

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Slow facial ageing

Much of ageing is actually skin deep — it happens most visibly in your skin and surface layers. A surgical and cosmetic dermatologist, Dr...