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Lifestyle

Your quick-start guide to running training

Whether you're gearing up for a marathon or your first 5 km, prepare your mind, body and wardrobe.

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Community

Five tips for the aspiring runner

Lightning quick Liam Adams offers a word of advice to aspiring runners.

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Lifestyle

4 ways to prevent running injuries

Look after your body while you run. Here's how to lower your chances of getting injured.

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Community

5 reasons to run in the morning

Understand how running in the morning can change your life, and why you should start now.

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Experts

This running technique improves your form (and your glutes)

How a simple tweak to your running form can lead to better results.

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Community

The benefits of training with a running coach

Running coaches are not reserved for elite athletes – here are the benefits of having one.

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Community

Hit the ground running

Learn about the benefits of minimalist running, from strengthening your feet to preventing injury.

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Experts

Choosing running shoes

Liam Rothwell goes over the most important things to consider when buying a pair of running shoes.

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Advice

Four reasons to join the fun run community

Part social, part fitness and often charitable, here are four reasons to sign up for a fun run.

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Health Check

5 ways your body changes by running

Running involves repeated muscle contractions, over and over again as you pound the pavement.

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Advice

Relaxing post-workout bath ideas

Soothe those tired muscles with a calming, restorative bath.

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Lifestyle

The history of the treadmill

Treadmills are a staple of the modern gym, but these devices have been around for centuries.

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Advice

How to choose a pair of running shoes

Podiatrist Rick Osler explains how to choose the best running shoes for your needs

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Advice

Protect your eyes on the run

All you need to know about protecting your eyes as you clock up the kilometres.

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Community

6 steps to becoming a morning runner

Here's how to start a morning running routine and smash your workout before your day even begins.

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Community

Your guide to running to work

It's not as crazy as it sounds – you can become someone who runs to work. Here's how to get started.

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Advice

Acupuncture for sports training

Chinese medicine practitioner explains how acupuncture can benefit your running and training

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Community

5 training tips from Olympic marathoner Jess Trengove

How does an Olympic runner prepare for a race? Jess shares how she works towards her personal best.

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Advice

Nine tips for bouncing back after exercise

Exercise can hurt, not just during a session but also for several days afterwards.

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Advice

Stretching for runners

There is lots of conflicting information on stretching. Learn how to stretch for better results.

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Lifestyle

Four must-read books for every runner

Part education, part biography, part inspiration - these books will get you running.

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Lifestyle

Memorable fun runs

We ask Medibank members and Olympic athletes about their most memorable fun runs.

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Lifestyle

Top training runs in Melbourne

With lush parks, mountains and coastline, the Melbourne area offers some great training runs.

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Lifestyle

Your quick-start guide to running training

A guide to help you start or improve your running

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Community

Five tips for the aspiring runner

Lightning quick Liam Adams offers a word of advice to aspiring runners.

Read more
Lifestyle

4 ways to prevent running injuries

Look after your body while you run. Here's how to lower your chances of getting injured.

Read more
Community

5 reasons to run in the morning

Understand how running in the morning can change your life, and why you should start now.

Read more
Experts

This running technique improves your form (and your glutes)

How a simple tweak to your running form can lead to better results.

Read more
Community

The benefits of training with a running coach

Running coaches are not reserved for elite athletes – here are the benefits of having one.

Read more
Community

Hit the ground running

Learn about the benefits of minimalist running, from strengthening your feet to preventing injury.

Read more
Experts

Choosing running shoes

Liam Rothwell goes over the most important things to consider when buying a pair of running shoes.

Read more
Advice

Four reasons to join the fun run community

Part social, part fitness and often charitable, here are four reasons to sign up for a fun run.

Read more
Health Check

5 ways your body changes by running

Running involves repeated muscle contractions, over and over again as you pound the pavement.

Read more
Advice

Relaxing post-workout bath ideas

Soothe those tired muscles with a calming, restorative bath.

Read more
Lifestyle

The history of the treadmill

Treadmills are a staple of the modern gym, but these devices have been around for centuries.

Read more
Advice

How to choose a pair of running shoes

Podiatrist Rick Osler explains how to choose the best running shoes for your needs

Read more
Advice

Protect your eyes on the run

All you need to know about protecting your eyes as you clock up the kilometres.

Read more
Community

6 steps to becoming a morning runner

Here's how to start a morning running routine and smash your workout before your day even begins.

Read more
Community

Your guide to running to work

It's not as crazy as it sounds – you can become someone who runs to work. Here's how to get started.

Read more
Advice

Acupuncture for sports training

Chinese medicine practitioner explains how acupuncture can benefit your running and training

Read more
Community

5 training tips from Olympic marathoner Jess Trengove

How does an Olympic runner prepare for a race? Jess shares how she works towards her personal best.

Read more
Advice

Nine tips for bouncing back after exercise

Exercise can hurt, not just during a session but also for several days afterwards.

Read more
Advice

Stretching for runners

There is lots of conflicting information on stretching. Learn how to stretch for better results.

Read more
Lifestyle

Four must-read books for every runner

Part education, part biography, part inspiration - these books will get you running.

Read more
Lifestyle

Memorable fun runs

We ask Medibank members and Olympic athletes about their most memorable fun runs.

Read more
Lifestyle

Top training runs in Melbourne

With lush parks, mountains and coastline, the Melbourne area offers some great training runs.

Read more

Recommended reading - Kids’ nutrition

Community

Cooking with kids

Children's cookbook author Emily Rose Brott talks getting kids involved in making healthy food.

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Recipes

Crumbed chicken and salsa in pita recipe

Emily Rose Brott shares a great chicken recipe for kids.

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Recipes

Warm Middle Eastern herb salad recipe

The perfect beach or BBQ salad with flavours that get better over time.

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Lifestyle

Cooking games for kids

Bored kids? Get them in the kitchen! These cooking activities will keep them occupied for hours.

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Lifestyle

Healthy school lunchbox ideas

Healthy kids are happy kids with this innovative school lunch ideas.

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Recipes

Minestrone soup recipe

This minestrone by Dani of Fitness, Food and Style is packed full of antioxidants.

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Recipes

Goji and coconut bliss balls recipe

Bliss out on the super-goodness of these delectable treats

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Recipes

Creamy orange C smoothie recipe

Recharge with this powerful, citrusy smoothie, alive with antioxidant goodness

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Recipes

Mexican baked eggy tortilla cups recipe

For a Mexican recipe that's a little different, try baked eggy tortilla cups

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Recipes

Lentil soup recipe

Lentil-based dishes like this red lentil soup are not only delicious but are packed with goodness.

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Recipes

Roasted apricot yellow couscous with grilled fish recipe

Bill Granger believes in a relaxed approach to good food. Here, he shares a family favourite.

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Recipes

Avocado smash recipe

Avocados are an Australian breakfast staple. Try an Italian twist on your avocado smash.

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Recipes

Asparagus, leek and pea tart recipe

Asparagus, Leek and Pea Tart is a delicious and easy dish for lunch or dinner.

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Recipes

Sticky date pancake recipe

Wind up your weekend workouts and treat yourself with these delicious sticky date pancakes.

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Recipes

Pettole (Italian fruit donuts) recipe

A delicious treat by Junior Masterchef stars Sofia and Isabella Bliss

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Recipes

Simple berry bircher recipe

A bircher muesli that takes 2 minutes to prepare - leave overnight and enjoy for breakfast.

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Recipes

Duck tacos with cherry salsa recipe

Add a fresh, fruity twist to this Mexican favourite - delicioso!

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Recipes

Chewy persimmon and ginger cookies recipe

Poh shares a delicious treat, blending the unique flavours of persimmons, pecans and mixed spices

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Recipes

Cherry smoothie recipe

Cool down this summer with a low-fat smoothie packed full of cherry superpowers.

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Recipes

Banana and apple bread recipe

The Bourke Street Bakery shares a winning recipe for a soft, sweet loaf of bread.

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Recipes

Nectarine honeycomb ice-cream recipe

Model Rachael Finch shares an easy, delicious ice cream dessert recipe.

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Recipes

Nectarine waffles recipe

Rachael Finch shares a delicious recipe to bid nectarines a sweet goodbye.

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Recipes

Banana buckwheat pancake recipe

There's nothing quite like pancakes for breakfast. Enjoy this wholesome recipe from Lesh Karan.

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Recipes

Whole wheat banana honey macadamia muffins recipe

Soft, sweet and wholesome, these muffins are a bananalicious treat.

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Recipes

Macadamia Mediterranean muffin recipe

The delectable flavour of roasted macadamias take these savoury muffins to a new level of yum.

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In Brief

Why Australian kids need to learn more about food

Concerned about your children's food choices? A survey suggests more food education is needed

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Lifestyle

Food for active kids

Young, active bodies need the right nutrients to stay vibrant and strong. Here's a guide.

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