Older man and woman stretching in gym

HEAL Program for Diabetics starting soon

Older man and woman stretching in gym

Are YOU a Type 2 Diabetic? Do YOU need help with healthy lifestyle advice? If so, HEALTM may be just what you need! The Healthy Eating Activity LifestyleTM (HEALTM) program is an 8 week group program, conducted by Allied Health Professionals. It assists in the management of weight, heart disease (including high blood pressure and cholesterol) and […]

Man stretching at front of gym class

The Benefits of Group Exercise

Man stretching at front of gym class

Are you lacking motivation for your workouts? Are you tired of the same routine or need an ‘extra push’ to get the most out of your workout? If you have answered yes to any of these questions you should really try a group exercise class! There are numerous benefits to participating in group exercise, for […]

And the winners are…

Congratulations to the winners of Refer a Friend/$0 Joining Fee promotion. Kim won a 3 night P&O Lifestyle Cruise for two (valued at $998) and Ramy won a Luxury Hotel Getaway (valued at $470). Thank you to everyone who joined or referred friends during the promotion. We look forward to seeing all the new faces […]

Woman's foot stepping on scales

500 for the Fight Update

Woman's foot stepping on scales

Some of you may not be aware, but we have 119 people registered in 500 for the Fight, all with a weight loss goal in mind. Our goal is to loss 500+kg as a group by 28 October. To date we have lost 91kg! As we approach week 10 we remind all of you who […]

29 Complete Cyclemania Challenge

On 19 July, 32 enthusiastic participants started their marathon ride for our Cyclemania 2hr Rev Class. Some had done it before, so knew what they were in for, but for many this was their first time taking on the challenge. Kylie Minogue (Belinda) kick-started the ride in her amazing outfit, followed by Madonna (Lisa), in […]

Nurse with Diabetes patient

Diabetes & Exercise

Nurse with Diabetes patient

What is diabetes? Diabetes is a metabolic disease resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action or both. Insulin is created in the pancreas and is responsible for the transportation of sugars from the blood into the body’s cells to be used as energy or to be stored. Without effective insulin the body cannot use […]

Woman boxing

Class in Focus: Cardio Box

Woman boxing

      Group boxing classes have been very popular for a long time, and the reason is that many health and fitness results have been achieved through regular participation to these classes. Interested now? What is Cardio Box? Cardio Box is a combination of a cardio workout with the strength and resistance of boxing. […]

Woman and man in gym

Win a Health Mates Experience Package

Woman and man in gym

In August we’ve got some great offers both for current and new members. Win 1 of 2 Experience Packages 1st Prize: P&O 3 Night Lifestyle Cruise for 2 people (Valued at $998) 2nd Prize: Sydney Luxury Hotel Getaway for 2 people (Valued at $470)         How to Enter 1. Join Health Mates between 5- […]