How to keep an ‘I CAN DO THIS’ attitude all year round
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How to keep an ‘I CAN DO THIS’ attitude all year round

How often do you start the year with a genuine aspiration to get fit and look after your health and well being? Now is the time after the festive season that we have the extra energy and motivation to plan the year to come. Making wellness goals in the holidays is easy BUT even with...

Let’s Twist Again: 3 Benefits of Yoga Twist poses
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Let’s Twist Again: 3 Benefits of Yoga Twist poses

A good ol’ twist after a day of sitting at the desk is a satisfying way to relieve tension and realign the spine. Here are a few more reasons to add spinal rotation to your movement routine. 1. Twists Boost Your Digestion Twists aid digestion and help our food move along. If you have gut...

Thornbury Benefits from the Butterfly Effect
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Thornbury Benefits from the Butterfly Effect

Just Believe Fit is behind a new initiative to bring the Thornbury community together over a shared art piece of laneway art. The aim is to bring life to the entire laneway between Raleigh and Gooch streets with a huge mural featuring butterflies in different sizes and colours sponsored by people who live, work or...

Paralympian Lisa’s Just Believe Fit Journey
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Paralympian Lisa’s Just Believe Fit Journey

Meet Lisa. The Northcote resident, a wheelchair basketball player who was part of the silver medal-winning Australian team at the 2004 Summer Paralympics, has been bringing her razor-sharp wit to entertain us at Just Believe Fit — I mean she has been coming to work out — and has already noticed the difference in her day-to-day life. “The...

Fun ways to fit the exercise you need into the time that you have
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Fun ways to fit the exercise you need into the time that you have

Technological advancement and automation of every day tasks has robbed us of the physicality of life. They have created a need for us to add exercise into our day to keep our bodies fit and healthy. Ironically, the more time saving devices we have, the busier we become and the harder it is to use that saved time to undo the mental and physical stress of being busy!
Maybe we don't have to find more time, we just have to use the time we have more effectively. A creative mind set and a sense of humour could be the key to integrating simple flexibility, stability and strength exercises cumulatively into our day.

The benefits of exercise for teens.
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The benefits of exercise for teens.

Barre classes are great exercise for teens – Spread the word in Northcote, Thornbury, Preston, East Brunswick Movement is now more important than ever for young people. We live in an age where there is a significant and concerning rise in depression and anxiety amongst teens . It has risen in line with a rise...

Roll Back the Clock with Marisa and Bowls Australia
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Roll Back the Clock with Marisa and Bowls Australia

For those of you who wonder what Just Believe Fit’s Marisa gets up to when she is not running Just Believe Fit … here is a little insight… Roll Back the Clock is the result of a Just Believe Fit partnership with Bowls Australia. This program aims to boost physical activity rates among Australians aged 65...

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Just Believe Fit Helps Senior Citizens Get Active

Just Believe Fit’s chief Marisa got some lawn bowlers moving at the Thornbury Bowls club to launch the Bowls Australia Better Ageing initiative this week, and it was all captured by Channel 10 news. Senior citizens around the nation are being encouraged to get up, get out of the house and get active. It’s part...