Recent Posts - Fitness

Whether you are looking to get fit or maintain your fitness and avoid getting bored we have some great tips and advice to keep your motor going.

Improving hip health in women

Exercises to Improve Hip Health

Approximately three quarters of all hip fractures in Australia occur in senior women, making it essential for women to make lifestyle changes to prevent hip damage later in life.

Author: Sally Diamond
Become a personal trainer

So, You Want To Be A Personal Trainer?

Working as a private personal trainer can be hugely rewarding– but it does take hard work. Here’s our advice on starting your personal training career.

Author: Melanie Becker
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Female for Life Ambassador: Meet Erin

Learn more about our Female For Life customers, including more about their lifestyle and family set up, what they do to keep fit and what they do for fun.

Author: Melanie Becker
Nikki Parkinson from Styling You loves Female For Life

Nikki Parkinson from Styling You loves Female For Life

Nikki Parkinson is the guru on styling and fashion advice and trends. Millions of women follow her and the activewear she loves best is Female For Life

Author: Melanie Becker
Exercising in your 30s and 40s

Exercising in your 30s and 40s

Our top tips for exercising in your 30s and 40s including being consistent, following your preferences and listening to your body. Find out more.

Author: Melanie Becker
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10 Tips for Healthy Holidays

10 tips to make your holidays healthy, from mindful eating to helping others to giving someone a hug – so you can emerge in January feeling good. Read more.

Author: Melanie Becker
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Top 5 Exercise Excuses – and How to Get Over Them

Why are so many of us resistant to exercise? Find out the five most common excuses we use not to exercise, as well as how to get over them – read more.

Author: Melanie Becker
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Do Fitness Apps Really Work?

The rise of smartphone exercise apps mean keeping fit is as simple ever. Or is it? We take a look at the most popular apps, and the pros and cons of using them.

Author: Female For Life
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Ballet Barre is the New Black

All you need to know about Ballet Barre: why it’s a global trend, the physical & mental benefits are, plus what you can expect at your 1st class!

Author: Female For Life
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Yoga Clothes For Newbies

Namaste, yoga newbie! The first thing to think about is what to wear while you practise. Here’s the lowdown on what to wear for your first class – and what to avoid.

Author: Female For Life
Getting Summer Fitness Ready

Getting Summer Ready

Getting ready for summer can be an emotionally and physically stressful period. This post offers some tips on how to navigate this as easy as possible.

Dance and Zumba to Fitness

Dance & Zumba your way to fitness

Dance and recently Zumba offer an alternative way to get you fit and active in a fun and judgement free environment.

Author: Female For Life

Fitness Resolution tips

The new year is here and so is the fittest and healthiest year of your life, just follow these helpful tips

Author: Female For Life

5 Benefits of yoga for Men

The benefits of yoga for men are incredible. Bring yoga to the men in your life

Author: Female For Life

The different types of yoga

For those not familiar with yoga, this is a great introduction to the most practiced forms of yoga in Australia.

Author: Female For Life

Is Yoga for me?

There is a massive swing towards the benefits of yoga. But there is no such thing as a one thing fits all in todays world. Here are some tips to help you decide.

Author: Female For Life

Pregnancy Workout Myths

Is it safe to workout when pregnant? Is it safe to exercise when pregnant? Find pregnancy workout myths debunked.

Author: Female For Life

Women in Sport

Come and see this informative infographic on 'Women in Sport'. This infographic has been designed to provide inspiration to girls and women that are interested in sports and fitness.

Author: Female For Life

Exercise for wellbeing

Modrn life is stressful, so make sure your workout really count. Read some tips on how to save time and beat stress here.

Author: Female For Life

Why not just go for walk?

Walking can be the best form of exercise, Try incorporate it into your every day. Also wear comfortable sportswear and keep hydrated.

Author: Female For Life

The key to fitness success

Follow these 6 tips to help you achieve fitness success.

Author: Melanie Becker

Work your Upper Abs

Looking to have a flat tummy? Giving your Upper Abdominals a good workout is as simple as this routine.

Author: Female For Life

Make your workout.. WORK for YOU

Has your workout become routine? Do you want to spice things up and keep your motivation going? Check out this awesome new article

Author: Female For Life

Trim your Tummy with this Lower Ab Workout

We are all on the ever persistent wagon of trying to get our tummy trimmer. This workout helps you focus your energy where you want it most.

Author: Female For Life

Core Workout

Having a strong core has several benefits and should be a core component of your exercise routine. This article gives you a core workout for every day,

Author: Female For Life

What sweatpants are best for your workout?

When working out your sweatpants or womens running clothes can make a huge impact on your comfort and therefore your motivation to go harder

Author: Female For Life

Best Yoga Poses for plus size women

Being plus size doesn't mean that yoga isn't for you, but it does mean you should take special care of your joints. Here are some suggested yoga poses for plus size women

Author: Female For Life

Bootylicious Bum Routine

Like your bum, but looking to LOVE your bum into being bootylicious? Get off the couch and try out our bootylicious bum routine

Author: Female For Life

Yoga for plus size beginners

Looking for the best yoga poses for plus size women? Read this article to help you start your yoga practice in confidence and comfort.

Author: Female For Life

Stretching Workout Routine

The importance of stretching is often underestimated. The advantages are many including toning and reducing injury. Try out this simple routine to ensure you are properly stretched

Author: Female For Life

Exercise to increase your life span

How much exercise do you need to do to gain the benefits of exercise? How much is enough?

Author: Female For Life

Female For Life Fitness Gallery

The latest videos and images on our gorgeous womens sportswear and activewear. Come and see why Australian women are raving about Female For Life womens activewear and gym wear.

Author: Female For Life

5 Yoga Lessons for Life

Yoga is a beautful exercise form that teaches us many lessons on how to live a better and more meaningful life.

Author: Related article: Make your home yoga friendly

10 weight Loss Tips for Brides

10 Weight Loss Tips for Brides. Want to lose weight for the wedding? Interested in Bridal Weightloss and Wedding Weight Loss? Read our easy to implement tips.

Author: Female For Life

I have no time but want to get fit - help!

Do you want to get fit but find you hardly have any time? Here are some tips to get fit for the time poor.

Author: Female For Life

Get Fit at Home

Can't afford gym membership? Get fit at home with 6 steps: Activewear, trainers, gym equipment, sports bra, nutrition and planning

Author: Female For Life

Healthy tips for the every day

Keeping healthy is an ongoing effort. The more tips you learn the more likely you can keep yourself in check.

Author: Female For Life

Kickstart your health / weight loss journey this spring

Kick start your weight loss journey by following these easy to use tips including: love exercise, building a strong network, celebrating your successes and more.

Author: Female For Life

Benefits of listening to music for your workout

The benefits of listening to music for exercise are massive. Find the right music to get you up and motivated.

Author: Female For Life

A healthier you throughout the day

To help you keep motivated throughout the day - here are some tips to plan out a healthy day

Author: Female For Life

Get in Shape for Your Wedding

Losing Weight for your wedding day is on the mind of most brides who want to look their best.

Author: Female For Life

Yoga Versus Pilates

Looking to get into yoga or has someone told you how pilates has benefitted them? Here are some helpful tips to help you choose

Author: Melanie Becker, Founder of Female For Life activewear

Why Incidental exercise?

The benefits of incidental exercise and some easy ways of bringing it into your life to make you the healthiest version of yourself. Read More

Author: Melanie Becker

Keeping active during winter

Keeping active during winter can often be difficult. It's cold, you're cold and that packet of maltesers is harder and harder to resist.

Author: Melanie Becker

Bringing up the kids is easy... try dieting!

Eating healthily is something we all struggle with. Sometimes raising a family is less daunting!

Author: Jean Griffiths

What motivates women to workout

Finding the right activewear is often a struggle. Fit, comfort, colours, fashion - so much to take into account and in the end it's so important to get it right!

Author: Melanie Becker, Founder of Female For Life activewear

Burning off your favourite treat

Have you ever wondered how much exercise it would take to burn off your treat?

Author: Gabrielle Maston

Finding the Right Gym

At some point in our overweight and unfit lives we've all had the new year's resolution to "join the gym"

Author: Jean Griffiths

Can stress make you gain weight

Can stress make you gain weight. Dr Duncan Hunter looks into this frequently asked question

Author: Duncan Hunter, Dietician

Careers that keep you fit

Keeping healthy and fit is hard. With the sedentary lifestyles we live the more active you can be in your job the better.

Author: Jami de La Cruz

Don’t let your poor eyesight stop you from exercising

Exercising is important to your health. Having the right eye solution is just as important as having the right workout pants

Author: Tim Hardwood

How to promote health for your family

Promoting healthy behaviour for your children is important to ensure they develop knowledge and good habits. This will help them keep healthy to adulthood.

Author: Erick D. Smith, Content writer for
Create a fitness plan

Plan your exercise to become a habit

Finding time to get your exercise done is often a challenge, planning your exercise and fitness regime beforehand in weekly chunks makes it easy to be organised and stay motivated

Author: Female For Life

Female For Life In Workout & Fitness Videos

See the Female For Life girls doing their thing in our great gear in these workout videos.

Author: Female For Life

How to be in the best shape after pregnancy

Getting back into shape after pregnancy can be tough. The signs of pregnancy can take time to dispel, but it doesnt mean you can be even more fabulous than before

Author: Tania Tod, Trying to Conceive

Want to get your man to exercise with you?

Doing exercise with someone makes keeping to an exercise regime much easier. It makes you accountable and it means you won't get lonely or bored :)

Author: Martha Lourey-Bird, Fitness Editor

Cant afford gym membership

It's important to keep healthy no matter your circumstances. So for those who cant afford a gym membership, here are some tips for the home

Author: Martha Lourey-Bird, Fitness Editor

Anything he can do –women can do it (better)

Modern society focuses upon the differences between men and women more than the similarities. However in some circumstances like fitness its important to understand the differences

Author: Adam Stanecki, Fitness Coach

How to beat food addiction and emotional eating

Do you suffer from emotional eating? Here are some handy tips to help you break free of food addiction!

Author: Susan Living, Health Coach Extraordinaire

Your body is a sexy machine

Exercise and fitness are core to keeping a healthy lifestyle both in your persnal life and your professional life

Author: Melanie Becker, Founder of Female For Life activewear

Feel beautiful when you exercise

Feel beautiful when you exercise, no matter what your shape & size. Female for Life Activewear stocks flattering, comfy gym gear for sizes 6-24. Visit us today.

Author: Melanie Becker, Founder of Female For Life activewear

Healthy Christmas Tips

Christmas can be a stressful time of year and health and fitness often takes a back seat to shopping and eating. Here are some simple and practical tips to help you get through it.

Author: Female For Life

Living a Healthy Life

Being healthy isn't just about exercise and nutrition, it's about how you live your life. Leading a healthy lifestyle is the key to ongoing health and happiness.

Author: Melanie Becker, Founder of Female For Life activewear

Nutrition and Exercise

A balanced diet will provide you with essential the nutrition you need to not only survive, but to thrive. Come and explore some tips from Female For Life to improve your nutrition intake.

Author: Melanie Becker, Founder of Female For Life activewear