In 2011-12, over 2.3 million Australians aged 15 years and over reported to be on a diet to help lose weight or for another health reason. A majority of these Australians were women. Unfortunately, women are also more likely than men to have higher rates of body dissatisfaction, poor body image, engage in riskier health behaviours such as extreme dieting and purging, and report depression and anxiety associated with their weight. There's a lot of conflicting tips for losing weight out there. We have become a society obsessed with losing weight through extreme measures, fad diets and magic pills, which may...

So, you’ve decided it’s time to exercise more. Great, but where do you start? For a lot of people, the first thing they do is join their local gym. Sometimes it works out great, but others fall off the wagon after a couple of weeks and spend months (if not years) paying for a membership they don’t use. Before you start throwing money away, let's find out how you can workout without gym membership. If you hate it, stop paying for it! Aussies are wasting a shocking $1.8billion every year on gym memberships. A recent survey by Finder found 30% of Australians...