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HEALTH 212madisonmag.com.au THE RIGHT TO BARE ARMS With arms back in the spotlight Katrina Lawrence looks at the latest limb sculpting methods md1211armp212.pdf Page 212 31 10 2011 6 24 PM

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The right to bare arms

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135 goodfitness. Every week more than four million Australians take to the roads on two wheels a figure that s set to double in the next five years. Beverley Hadgraft reports on this healthy environmentally friendly mode of transport 1 To save money The NRMA calculates that running a car including rego stamp duty insurance and depreciation costs sets us back between 00 and 800 a year. That means you re probably working one day a week to pay for your car. Work out how much money and time cycling saves you online at www.cycletowork calculator.com. 2 To keep fit Cycling is an aerobic low impact form of exercise and a top fat burner about 1700kJ an hour at a speed of 20km and it uses the biggest muscles in the body the glutes and the quads. Focusing on keeping the upper body still for efficient pedalling will build a strong back and abs. Cycling can be part of a normal day cycle to work the shops or to meet a friend for coffee. 3 It s environmentally friendly In 2009 transport accounted for about 15 per cent of carbon emissions in Australia reports Choice. Shifting five per cent of car trips to bicycles can reduce emissions by up to eight per cent. If you re one of the 1.35 million Australians whose car commute is 5km or less it s a change worth considering and not just for the environment s sake either. According to the Australian Institute 35 per cent of Sydney fathers spend more time stuck in traffic than they do with their children. 4 It ll benefit your community According to a report by the Victorian Department of Infrastructure the value of properties in areas with good cycle and walking access to shops and recreation facilities tends to be significantly higher than in areas where people are more dependent on their cars. 5 It s safe Despite some media reports to the contrary it s one of the safest forms of exercise you can do. An

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Pedal power

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Burn fat. Not cash. Cleo issue 0111 p156 157 text only available

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15 ways to get fit for free

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Get off the lounge and into the lunge. Build buns of steel with this workout. Good Health issue 0111 p123 124 text and images available

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Bottom Workout

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116 DOLLY DOLLY.COM.AU WORDS REBECCA SLOAN PHOTOGRAPHY PABLO MARTIN GETTY IMAGES HAIR AND MAKE UP SARAH DAMICHI DLM STYLING EMILY GIBB JULISSA WEARS LONSDALE TOP AND SHORTS BROOKS SHOES Get ready cos hula hooping may be the most fun you ll have exercising EVER. hooping The best workouts are when you re doing something so fun you forget you re even exercising. Enter the hula hoop You may have given it a crack back when you were a kid but we re here to show you how it s RE ALLY done for more than two seconds . To help you master it we ve recruited professional hula hoopist Miss Nadia from Little Miss Cir cus. The wonderful thing about hula hooping is you can have a go no matter what level you re at she says. Here are her fave moves to get star ted. JULISSA 15 1 Start with your feet shoulder width apart holding your hoop flat like a UFO. If it s on an angle it won t work.2 Give it a nice smooth push to one side to start then give it another little push with your body every time it passes your belly button. Keep your body straight and move in circles from the ankles. For the best workout hold your tummy muscles in tight.REPS Go as fast as you can for five minutes have a 60 second break then swap directions. THE MOVE A ROUN D TH E WA IST hoo Here s 1 Hold the hoop out in front of you keeping your grip quite loose so that the hoop swings easily.2 Use the hoop like a skipping rope and jump through it. Do one foot at a time or try jumping both feet together to increase the intensity.REPS Do this for the length of one song jumping in time to the beat. Take a 20 second break then repeat the moves for two more songs. THE MOVE J UMP HOOP Choosing your hoop The top of the hoop should hit around hip height. If it s too small it goes too fast and you won t be able to keep up. Heavier hoops are ea sier to use

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Harajuku Girl

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The four moves that could save your life

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DOLLYBODY HAPPY WORDS REBECCA HANLEY PHOTOGRAPHY DAVE WHEELER STYLING JESSICA PECORARO HAIR AND MAKE UP LUANA COSCIA DLM THANKS TO IKEA FOR THE TABLE Get your Zen on to help you ace that pile of H W quicker than you can say om . YOGA POSES YOUR DESK to do at The sitch You ve got so much work to do and not enough time The yoga pose WARRIOR 2 ABOVE This pose will help you feel strong grounded and totes in control. What to do Stand with your feet together. Step the left foot back about one metre then turn your left toes out so that they re pointing to the side. Next bend your right knee and raise your arms up until they re parallel with the floor. Fix your eyes on your front hand to focus. Take 5 10 breaths. Repeat on the other side. When you FEEL OVERWHELMED BY A MOUNTAIN OF H W 1 The sitch Angst about what s happening tomorrow means you can t stay present enough to get any work done right now. The yoga pose BREATHING EXERCISES You ve heard it a zillion times but it s oh so true taking a few deep breaths will help kick those nerves to the kerb. What to do Sit in a comfortable position on your chair with your feet flat. Place your hands on top of your knees palms up. Lengthen your spine by imagining you re lifting the crown of your head up towards the ceiling instant confidence inducing posture . Next breathe in and as you like keeping yourself present by remaining focused on your breath. When you ARE NERVOUS ABOUT 2 A CLASS TALK TOMORROW Variation Try Warrior 1 turn your hips to the front with arms up. count to four. Pause for one count before exhaling for four counts. Pause then repeat this sequence as many times Variation If you want to get out of your desk chair try a comfortable cross legged position on the floor. BRIANNA 15 do0413p116_ yog.pdf Page 116 27 02 2013 11 04 51 AM

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Yoga poses to do at your desk

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132 strong sexy SHOULDERS KEEP YOUR SHOULDERS IN GOOD SHAPE FOR LIFE WITH THESE EXERCISES SAYS HEIDI LINDAHL PHOTOGRAPHY ALANA LANDSBERRY ACPSYNDICATION. COM CORBIS HAIR MAKE UP DI DUSTING DLM STYLING NICOLE ADOLPHE MODEL ANGELA SCOOP T he shoulders have the most varied range of motion of any joint in the body. They re made up of very complex group of tendons ligaments nerves and muscles and because of this it makes them vulnerable to injury particularly as we get older which is why it s important to look after them. gm0811p132_ exe. pdf Page 132 15 06 2011 12 33 PM

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Strong, Sexy Shoulders

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128 goodfitness. Need to tone up but can t get to the gym on regular basis There are simple things you can do at home to strengthen your body writes Beverley Hadgraft E veryone knows strength training is essential it prevents muscle and bone density loss boosts the metabolism and results in an attractive toned appearance. But if you don t have the time or the inclination to go to gym and lift weights don t worry because it s super easy to incorporate strength training into your everyday activities. To show you exactly how you can start putting these techniques into practice today we ve consulted fitness experts Justine Guest from Babes on the Run Melbourne physiotherapist David Hall and Gold coast trainer Mireille Ryan. MOVES sneaky gm0811sne. indd 128 8 06 2011 12 03 56 PM

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Sneaky Moves

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straP 160madison february 2012 photography by contour by getty images. W alking into a studio with rows of hammocks hanging from the ceiling I wonder what on earth I ve gotten myself into. When I fi rst heard about aerial yoga the concept of mixing acrobatics and yoga it sounded like the ultimate fi tness challenge. Now I remember I have absolutely no coordination skills and palms that sweat like a new kid in gym class and I start to kick myself. Aerial yoga is designed to use gravity inversion to improve circulation decompress the spine and increase fl exibility. Hanging upside down takes pressure off the spine vertebrae and allows you to stretch muscles in a way that gravity prevents. Spinal discs that condense from bad posture and constant sitting are able to realign which is why some health experts believe gravity therapy relieves back pain and increases oxygen fl ow to the brain. The benefi ts lie in stretching and inversion poses which use the natural pull of gravity to work against what our bodies are used to says Michael Hennessy of Outfi t health fi tness. Not only is it a challenging strength routine you can also improve fl exibility by using gravity to deepen lunges and extend traditional yoga poses. Hennessy likens the silk sling to a challenging circus act. Our fi rst task is to fully immerse ourselves in the hammock. We clamber into ou r sling and then sit in a snug cocoon with our feet crossed and our body curled up. Holly our instructor at The House of Yoga in Redfern Sydney tells us step by step how to swing to the left manoeuvre our feet to pull the gauze tight and then draw it close to our bodies. The end result is an origami like wrap that feels safe and secure. We sit in this bundle of fabric for a few minutes rocking gently to and fro. What began as such an awkward experience now seems completely effortless. My limbs feel light as I empty my mind and embrace complete weightlessness. The founder of thi

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Aerial Yoga

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point you end up stuck in the same place over and over again forever repeating the same scenario because you can t break through. This doesn t just happen in a yoga studio. Whenever life gets tough most of us shut down activate autopilot and back o . But instead of ignoring how you feel you should allow yourself to experience these emotions so you can eventually let go and move on. It s about not shying away from all those feelings we typically try to avoid says psychologist Mary Sanna from Sydney s Positive Psychology Institute. We tend to put up a lot of defences so we never feel sadness or rejection or anything that s uncomfortable. It s perfectly fi ne to have those emotions sit through them and accept them as being part of life. That s when you can move onwards and upwards instead of getting stuck at the same place. When we re going through a painful or uncomfortable experience the tendency is for the mind to spout thoughts like I can t do this it s not fair I hate it . When this happens don t reprimand yourself. Instead Sanna SIT WITH DISCOMFORT ... YOU LL REACH THE PEAK THEN YOU RE OVER IT. Why getting comfortable with discomfort could actually make you happier and healthier.Y ou can learn a lot of things by doing yoga in 38 degree heat how to ration your precious water to last through a 90 minute class how not to fl inch when someone else s sweat fl icks into your face and what type of clothes won t embarrass you by turning transparent once you start expelling litres of perspiration. But one of the most important things you ll learn in the Bikram yoga torture chamber is becoming comfortable with discomfort. Bikram Yoga Darlinghurst owner Darren Ma explains it like this There s a point when a yoga posture becomes di cult. At that moment you have the choice to back out or stay in it and focus on your br

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Grin and bear it

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Compiled by Genevieve Rota. photography getty images. posed for by model in no way associated with this story. 138cleo.com.au CLEO Body don t sweat it get around this summer without leaving a trail of sweat behind you So long embarrassing sweat patches Can t say we ll miss you. W hile most of us love summer there are others who dread it. Why Because they look like they ve been swimming when they haven t even been near the water. Or they walk around with their arms spread out desperately hoping their underarms will dry in the imaginary breeze. They re also the ones who only wear black black and more black so that when they do sweat no one can tell. Sound familiar The good news is that excessive sweating aka hyperhidrosis is manageable. There s no quantified amount of sweat that you have to expel for it to be considered hyperhidrosis says Dr Ginni Mansberg drginni.com . Any amount of perspiring that makes you very uncomfortable isn t normal particularly when it s out of context like when you re at work or not doing anything strenuous. That s when it becomes a problem and can be considered excessive. While many things won t work exotic foods vitamins and supplements there are a few options that ll allow you to get around without leaving a trail of sweat behind you... antiperspirant Find the longest lasting antiperspirant says Dr Mansberg. Many of them offer 48 hour protection and that s exactly what you ll get. If you can opt for an antiperspirant over a plain old deodorant. Antiperspirants contain aluminium which temporarily blocks pores meaning less sweat can come out. Aluminium has a bad rap. Years ago people said it caused brain damage and Alzheimer s but there s absolutely no link. You need antiperspirant with aluminium in it to keep you dry and smelling clean. But

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Don’t sweat it

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120 goodfitness. Photography acpsyndication. com getty images It s time to ditch the excuses and get moving says Beverley Hadgraft I will t his yea r e x e rc ise gm0112willp120.pdf Page 120 8 11 2011 3 17 PM

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This year… I will exercise!

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34 Photography acpsyndication. com anne menke trunkarchive. com snapper media corbis getty images horacio salinas trunkarchive. com snapper media Who says there are no quick fixes when it comes to our health In our fast paced world it s good to know you can speed your way to optimal wellbeing writes Helen Foster Get better faster gm0112gof3p34.pdf Page 34 22 11 2011 9 59 AM

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Get better, faster

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gutter credit Rotis Sans serif 6pt on 6 gutter credit Rotis Sans serif 6pt on 6 madisonmag. com. au The ultimate guide to recharging your life. Stop revive thrive 160 By Alexandra Carlton and Clair Weaver md0211kickp160. pdf Page 160 13 12 2010 3 02 PM

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Stop, Revive, Thrive

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