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ON OUR RADAR • What’s firing up the wellness world?
WARM UP NUTRITION
Tract Changes • If you’re among the one in five women who suffer from recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs), we have important news. In a recent study published in The BMJ, the antiseptic drug methenamine hippurate was found to be an effective alternative to standard antibiotic treatment. The over-the-counter drug, which works by sterilising urine and stopping the growth of harmful bacteria, offers a potential alternative to a daily low dose of antibiotics for preventing UTIs. We’ll keep you posted.
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I… Finish a Workout? • Those hours post training present a window in which to maximise your gains. So, aside from jelly legs, what goes on once the trainers come off?
Going From Work to Workout? • The last thing you want is your eye make-up to flake and give you the dreaded panda-eye look. Enter the Benefit Cosmetics Bad Gal Bang Volumising Mascara, $44, and They’re Real! Xtreme Precision Liner, $41, which both feature waterproof formulas that seriously won’t budge.
The Legend Returns • Six years after retiring, basketball legend Lauren Jackson is rewriting her story
The Butterfly Effect • A wings-shaped gland at the base of your neck is responsible for more bodily functions than we could list. Here’s how to spot a problem and keep yours in shape
“My Bedroom Became a Place of Fear” • You’ll be familiar with the fog of a bad night’s sleep. But the incremental impact of sleep loss can be devastating. Here, one woman shares her story
22 Power Foods You Didn’t See Coming • Kale, you’re benched. It’s time to update your plate with these super-fresh picks
Snack Bars: Friend or Foe? • Let’s take a closer look at the health profile of this ubiquitous between-meal favourite
Positive Practice • When towelling off after vinyasa sculpt, it’s easy to forget that yoga is a thousands-of-years-old Hindu institution. But there are informed ways to honour its roots and deepen your experience
Tune Out the Noise
All The Gains • Fast-track your next PB by building core and unilateral strength with this workout
Happy Secrets From Around the World • Some countries are just more joyful – science says so. You can steal a few of their happy strategies from afar
Samantha Moules • Samantha is one of the McGrath Foundation’s specialist Breast Care Nurses, supporting breast cancer patients and their families across Australia. Here, the Clinical Lead for NSW and ACT talks self-checking, morning rituals and trusting your health instinct.
Help, I’m Always Late • What happens when you try to turn yourself into an early person? One writer, who is never on time, tries it out
DESTINATION: Wellness at Sea • A luxe new ship is set to overhaul your idea of cruises – and nourish both your mind and body to boot
How Super Is Your Serum? • The new wave of so-called super serums promise to tackle all your issues with a single skin-strengthening formula. WH tests the strength of the claims
A Buyer’s Guide • Your cut-out-and-keep guide to shopping for a skin-strengthening super serum
YOUR ANTI-BREAKAGE HAIR PRODUCTS MIGHT BE MAKING DAMAGE WORSE • Buckle up, buttercup – this is going to melt your brain
Gemma Chan • The actress on self-care and feeling powerful
HIGH ROLLERS • Whether you’re working up a sweat or cheering courtside, these relaxed pieces...