Category: News

Prince William to share intimate stories and mental health hacks with Apple Fitness+

HRH Prince William records exclusive audio walking track for Apple’s Fitness+ subscribers, sharing never-heard-before personal stories and photos when the episode drops on December 6th. If you’re looking for a little motivation to get up from your desk (or dining table, if you’re still WFH) and go for a walk, the company of Prince William … Read more

How I learnt to love the slow, torturous mental pain of Pilates

As a life-long lover of HIIT workouts and running, Alison Izzo knew she needed to slow down. But the slow and precise movement of Pilates were more challenging that she first thought.  It seems the world has gone mad for Pilates. During lockdown you couldn’t take an innocent glance at your Instagram feed without seeing … Read more

This new gen spin class was a 360-degrees hurt locker

What would doing a spin class on a ‘responsive’ bike feel like? Alison Izzo found out.  Give a big, sweaty high five to our editorial series, Class in Review. This is where the Body+Soul editorial team put their bodies on the line (literally) to honestly review the latest, greatest, weirdest and most creative workouts in … Read more

10 of the best Pilates exercises for a core of steel

Time to get your Pilates on with accredited exercise physiologist and Holixir Women’s Wellness Pilates instructor Ellie Hargreaves. The Pilates corset workout targets all the deep and superficial muscles of the abdominals. This series will challenge all planes of motion and stability through full spinal flexion, lumbopelvic stability, eccentric control, spinal rotation and lateral flexion. … Read more

The safest exercise swaps for pregnant women who still want to get their sweat on

Jen Dugard wants mums-to-be that yes, they can and should keep up their exercise routines while pregnant. But knowing which exercises you can, and can’t do is key. Here, she shares her top modifications to make to your training to keep you and your bump safe.  Most of us know that staying active in the … Read more

Don’t know what an EMOM workout is? It’s time to try

Head of Compliance and Training at the Australian Institute of Fitness, Kate Kraschnefski on the ultimate short-but-effective workout for summer.  The change of seasons is a great time to review your fitness goals, and summer often kicks us into gear. If you have hit a plateau with your results, ensuring you have enough opportunities to … Read more

Bonnie Hancock on circumnavigating Australia on a ski paddle

She opens up on the training and preparation that has helped her prepare for the mammoth journey.  Bonnie Hancock might be known for her IronWoman competitions (she has completed in 9 Nutri-Grain series since the age of 17), but the goals she’s setting herself now look nearly impossible, even to the fittest among us. Speaking … Read more