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ON OUR RADAR • What’s firing up the wellness world?
Score a Green Lift
Good Snooze Food • Prebiotics, abundant in fibrous foods such as leeks, artichokes and onions, feed the gut’s trillions of bacteria – and can make your body more resilient to circadian rhythm disruptions, such as shift work and jet lag. It’s huge news out of University of Colorado Boulder, especially considering mounting research links disruptions of your internal biological clock with everything from insomnia and low mood to metabolism and increased risk of serious diseases. Nah, thanks.
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I… Get Older? • Alongside the wisdom that’s said to come with the territory, what goes on in your body and mind as you rack up more laps around the sun?
Workout upgrade: Get-Up Gains • This kettlebell move brings the heat
WARM UP BEAUTY
Stoking Change • Surfer Lucy Small is making waves calling out inequality in women’s sport
SPORTING CHANCE • More women changing the game
Your Vagina Skincare Guide • Latest trend? Beauty products for your vagina. But experts are sceptical. Here’s what you need to know about caring for your nether regions (including doing nothing!)
Salt Therapy • Breathe easier with this booming treatment
“It Worked Its Magic on My Skin” • Nikolina Ilic, digital editor of Women’s Health, tried a salt room to see if they’re worth the hype.
Meet the Hyperfoods • You know that eating enough plant foods is essential for living a longer, healthier life. As cutting-edge technology pinpoints exactly which ones contain the most potent concentrations of health-supporting molecules, what does this mean for your plate?
The Hype List • Don’t fancy cabbage? Here are five more of the most potent disease-preventing foods.
The Link Between Food and Your Mood • It’s true, the unmistakable smell of a burger when you’re hangry can give you a dopamine hit. But the food on your plate also influences your brain for reasons beyond the olfactory. Dietitian Tai Ibitoye explains
Turn Up the Burn • Newsflash for ya: your metabolism stays fiery long after a sweat session – in a process known as EPOC. Here’s how to hack it for more payoff
How to Get to the EPOC Point
Let’s Sweat It On • A growing body of research suggests a carefully curated exercise routine could increase your sexual pleasure. Consider this your better-sex workout
Own Up to Change Your Life • Copping to your mistakes is easier said than done… until now. Once you discover the benefits of admission, you’ll kiss what-ifs and regrets goodbye
Audio Sex Apps • Picture this: you’re listening to erotica as your mind takes care of the visuals. Could it be the empowered alt to mainstream porn? One writer tests it
PLEASURE PLATFORMS • Tap into more sexual wellness audio offerings
Jacinta McDonell • The co-founder of gym giant Anytime Fitness Australia (a feat that landed her on the Fitness Industry Roll of Honour) is now the director of Boutique Fitness Studios. Here’s how she nurtures entrepreneurial inspo.
DESTINATION: Magnetic Island • If a tropical escape sounds like just what you need, hop on a ferry to this North Queensland gem
“I Was Worn Down Over Time” • Using her lived experience in toxic relationships, writer/comedian Maddy Anholt shares stories and advice in a powerful new book. Here, she puts shame and gaslighting under the...