sad woman

Life with anxiety

At times, I feel pretty worthless. In those moments, all I want to do is curl up into a ball and hide in the dark.

Exercise tips for busy mums

You can be fit even if you're busy. You just need to be creative with your schedule and your definition of exercise.

Mums on the run

How do people with hectic schedules keep themselves in shape? We asked parents for their secrets.

Blogger stands by crazy diet

"I'm proof you don't have to become a whale when you're pregnant."

Losing 65 kilos in two years

Young mum Sam Weaver is our fitness hero - she lost half her body weight the natural way.


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Cross-fit mum

Cross-fit mum is back

The woman who outraged the internet by doing Crossfit while heavily pregnant is back to tell the world how it all worked out.


Why do we regain weight?

After all you go through to lose weight, somehow it keeps finding you again.

tummy ache

The facts about fibroids

Fibroids are noncancerous tumours in the muscles of the uterus - you might not even know you have them.


Active mums have active kids

Mums who are physcially active are likely to have active kids, according to a new study.


Caffeine count

How does a short black, a can of Red Bull and a cup of tea compare in the caffeine stakes?

kiran chug

Needing more sleep

I've never been a good sleeper, but I think I had my last good night's sleep about three years ago.


Anti-breast cancer diet?

Plant foods may help protect against breast cancer - but they don't undo the risk of being overweight.

Julia Watson

'The doctor would like to see you'

The news was sobering - without chemotherapy, I had a few months. With it, maybe a couple of years.

yoga mums

Yoga mums

Find it hard to exercise with kids around? Get inspired by these mums.

Maria Kang

Fit Mum returns

Maria "what's your excuse?" Kang is back - and as pushy as ever.

Michelle Lang-Schock

Taking charge post-cancer

A mother who battled cancer during pregnancy chose to also have an elective mastectomy on her unaffected breast.


The female condom is back

A new and improved female condom is set to hit New Zealand.


Need to know: Headaches

We break down the different types of headaches, the cause of the pain and the best ways to treat it.

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Embrace the muffin top

A mother's video message to encourage others to accept their post-baby bodies is becoming a YouTube hit.

Amber Argaet

Defying cancer gene

The first time Amber Argaet heard of BRCA was while watching a documentary a few years ago.

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