Inside Sydney Football Stadium gym that costs $22ka year | Pictures

Visitors to the Sporting Club of Sydney, located in the newly developed Allianz Stadium, are losing their minds about the facility’s “ridiculous” amenities and annual membership fees. ‘Lifestyle members’ have taken to social media to share insight into the luxurious $830 million “oasis”, suggesting it could very well be the nation’s fanciest gym. “I can … Read more

New country, new community — Hanieh found so much more than fitness at her local parkrun

It’s a daunting thing to move across the world to a place you’ve never been before – especially if you don’t know anyone. So, when Hanieh Kosari arrived in Australia from Iran to study, she was understandably wide-eyed and nervous as she faced the reality of becoming immersed in a new culture. The then 28-year-old didn’t plan to … Read more

Selection news, ins and outs, fixture, changes, injuries, elimination and qualifying finals

Brisbane will debut its top draft pick in Thursday night’s elimination final against Richmond, who have dropped champion Shane Edwards meaning he may not play another AFL game. Edwards, a 302-game, triple premiership star who will retire at the end of the season, has been omitted to allow for the return of Dustin Martin, returning … Read more

Study Shows that High Levels of Exercise Do Not Compensate For a Poor Diet

A long-term research study investigating the independent and joint effects that exercise and diet have on a participant’s risk of death has shown that the detrimental effect a low-quality diet has on a person’s health and fatality risk cannot be eliminated by high levels of exercise. The study by the University of Sydney, which followed … Read more

What happened to F45? ‘Enormous issues’ behind fitness empire’s downfall

F45 co-founder Rob Deutsch says “never in his wildest dreams” could he have imagined the sudden downfall of the fitness empire he started in 2013. The Aussie gym behind what actor Mark Wahlberg calls the “best workout on the planet” took a major hit to its global ambitions this week after revealing it was laying … Read more

Global fitness giant F45 goes into meltdown as Mark Wahlberg-backed company’s shares dive and boss steps away

Stocks in Australian-founded fitness franchise F45 have gone into meltdown, with the shares plunging more than 60 per cent. It has prompted the company’s chief executive and founder Adam Gilchrist to step down — but not before getting a $10.1 million handshake. Along with Mr Gilchrist’s departure, the global giant — which is financially backed … Read more

Fitness First, Goodlife Health Clubs announce childcare facilities are closing permanently

Members of Goodlife Health Clubs and Fitness First gyms are livid after it was announced a hugely popular service is being axed across Australia. A major Australian fitness chain has announced it is closing the childminding facilities at 89 gyms nationwide, sparking outrage among parents. The Fitness and Lifestyle Group currently operates Creche facilities at … Read more

Calum von Moger: Former Mr Universe’s rise to fame before tragic injury

Aussie Calum von Moger, dubbed Arnold 2.0, is an international celebrity of bodybuilding. He is now reportedly fighting for life. A three-time Mr Universe winner, with three films under his belt, a clothing line and 3.2 million Instagram followers, Australian Calum von Moger is an international celebrity of bodybuilding and fitness. He is now fighting … Read more

Bachelor star Sam Wood sells fitness program to myDNA for $71m

The reality TV star and entrepreneur just announced the birth of his third child but also had another milestone to celebrate. Bachelor star Sam Wood has sold his online diet and fitness program to a Melbourne DNA testing company for a whopping $71 million. It comes after he announced the birth of his third child … Read more

Food Standards Australia New Zealand considers energy labels for alcohol

Aussies have largely been kept in the dark about key ingredients in their beer and wine, but that could be about to change. Aussies have largely been kept in the dark on the kilojoules hiding in their booze, but that could soon change under a proposal to consider energy labels on alcoholic drinks. Food Standards … Read more