Wellness

Fitness
11 Of Brisbane’s Best Pilates Studios

Is there anyone in the world who doesn’t want a tighter butt? Once almost exclusively the exercise of celebs, it’s safe to say…

Local Escapes
10 Mountain Hikes Near Brisbane To Get Your Heart Pumping

Forget hitting the gym, what better way to get fit than reshaping our lungs, tightening the laces on our hiking boots and going up a…

Fitness
10 Of The Best Places To SUP In And Around Brisbane

Stand Up Paddle Boarding (or SUP, for the really cool kids) is one of those activities you do religiously while on holidays: you vow to buy…

Activities & Itineraries
6 Picturesque Lakes Near Brisbane To Visit When The Sun’s Out

Sun’s out, buns out—but when the beaches are packed, going for a dip loses some of its lustre. Is tanning (read: burning) in…

Wellness
Soak Bathhouse Just Opened In West End For Rooftop Spa And Sauna Sessions

We're calling it: 2022 is going to be the year we finally live out our dreams of weekly spa and sauna sessions, thanks to the new…

Things To Do
8 Of Brisbane’s Most Beautiful Jacaranda Walks

Time to pull off those oversized hoodies and ditch the trackie dacks—spring is in the air. And with it comes the promise of purple…

Things To Do
10 Of The Best Natural Swimming Holes Around Brisbane

Ahh, summer in Brisbane. A period when the only reason you ever leave the air conditioning to brave the heat and humidity is to tear the…

Fitness
Test Your Skills On This Free Outdoor Ninja Warrior Course

If you’re the type of person who watches Australian Ninja Warrior and thinks “I could definitely do that,” then we have…

Activities & Itineraries
9 Of The Best Places To Go Kayaking Around Brisbane

Just in case you hadn’t noticed, SEQ is the ultimate water sports playground, The Brisbane River meanders through our CBD into a…

Hair & Beauty
Treat Yourself At 10 Of The Best Day Spas In Brisbane

Brisbane is home to a bunch of amazing spots that will melt away the stress and have you getting your Zen on in no time.   Not sure…

Wellness
Total Fusion Is Opening A New Rooftop Wellness Centre

If you’re a bit of a fitspo, then no doubt you’ve heard of Total Fusion. With locations in Newstead, Chermside and Mt Gravatt,…

Activities & Itineraries
Here’s Where To Go Rock Climbing In Brisbane

Rock climbing is the ultimate full body work out that doesn’t actually feel like exercise. Don’t get it twisted, it’s no…

Wellness
8 Of Brisbane’s Best Saunas And Steam Rooms

Is there anything more rejuvenating than a good soak and steam session? Whether it’s spending so long in a spa you wind up looking…

Fitness
12 Of The Best Walks In Brisbane To Lace Up For

Move over, rainforest walks and secret hike spots, because Brisbane is coming at you with some seriously stunning urban walks. Think…

Activities & Itineraries
12 Waterfalls Near Brisbane To Go Chasing

South East Queensland is home to more than just beaches, FYI. The hinterland and national parks around Brisbane are littered with…

Fitness
8 Of Brisbane’s Best Running Tracks To Get Your Heart Pumping

Sick of staring at the boring, grey face of a treadmill? Well, it turns out Brisbane is home to some pretty special running tracks, offering…

Health & Beauty
10 Of The Most Relaxing Places For A Massage In Brisbane

If your limbs are cracking with your every move and you've got a pinch that just won't budge, you could use some professional…

Wellness
The Powerful Benefits Of Turmeric—And The Brand New Supplement You Need To Try

Turmeric—the brilliant golden spice that’s known to both stain your clothes and make laksa and curry taste delicious—also…

Gifts
Treat Yourself This Valentine’s Day With This Saucy Gift Guide

Who says Valentine’s Day needs to be about couples, expensive set menus, and cheap red roses? After the pure chaos of the…

Health & Beauty
Stretch, Squeeze And Sweat With These 6 COVID-Safe Workouts

If there are two things that calm an anxious mind in a pandemic, it's both a good whack of endorphins and a grounding routine. The good…

Fitness
9 Of The Best Hikes Within 50km Of Brisbane

If the neighbourhood bike path has become too familiar (or crowded) for your liking, get your nature fill with these impressive hikes within…

Fitness
7 Amazing Brisbane-Based Activewear Brands To Hit The Gym In

Did you know that every time you buy from a small business, someone somewhere does a happy dance? Yep, it’s true. There’s more:…

Activities & Itineraries
6 Of The Best Snorkelling Spots Near Brisbane To Dive Into

Forget feeling the sand between your toes, get your toes into some flippers and get those flippers straight into the deep blue and…

Style & Design
These Stunning Eco-Friendly Yoga Mats Feature The Works Of Australian Artists

Whoever decided that yoga mats should be plain black was missing a prime opportunity to add more art to our lives. A perfectly smooth,…

Activities & Itineraries
Stay Off The Sauce With 10 Things To Do With Your Friends That Aren’t Drinking

Brisbane is home to some incredible bars and restaurants that shake up delicious cocktails, curate the best wine lists and stock amazing…

Wellness
Masks Are Now Mandatory, So Here’s Where To Buy Reusable Face Masks In Brisbane

Here we go again folks—as of 1am on Tuesday 29 June, masks are once again mandatory throughout Brisbane when you are out in…

Fitness
Work Out In Your Own Pod At This New Gym Created With Social Distancing In Mind

Hands up if you’re a little over carrying around a little disinfectant wipe with you at the gym to wipe down your equipment after…

Fitness
We Tried An EMS Training Session And This Is What Went Down

Finding the motivation to get up at 5am so I can slog it out at the gym for an hour before work is a real mission sometimes. Like most…

Fitness
Get Your Warrior Pose On At FS8, The New Gym From The Team Behind F45

Ever watched an F45 workout, or maybe even signed yourself up for a trial and just thought, ‘screw that.’ You’re not…

Wellness
Get Pampered To The Max On A Luxe Sleep Retreat At The Emporium Hotel

  If you’ve ever wanted to go on holidays just to sleep, we’ve found the dreamy (literally) Brisbane staycation for.…

Hair & Beauty
Give Someone A Little Self-Care With This Gift Guide For All Things Beauty And Wellness

If there is one thing that is definitely on everyone’s wish list this year, it’s some time to take a breather and indulge in a…

What's On
Sip Into Cobra Pose, This Yoga Studio Is Doing Monthly Gin And Yoga Sessions

How many times have you ditched that pre-organised arvo workout for a bev after a long and stressful day? For us, it's embarrassingly…

Wellness
Freeze Away The Pain In Just 3 Minutes In This Brisbane Medi-Clinic’s Cryo Chamber

If you’re long overdue for a visit to the day spa (this whole lockdown saga has really taken it out of us), set your sights on CBB…

Local Escapes
Give Yourself The Reset You Need At Eden Health Retreat In The Gold Coast Hinterland

Despite all our best intentions to eat healthy, drink less, switch off our screens, meditate every day, go to the gym and do all those other…

Health & Beauty
Get Healthy, Function Well Is Opening A Massive Wellness Hub On The North Side

So you’ve got the gym routine downpat—but what about the rest of the elements of a health lifestyle? The recovery time, the…

Fitness
Get Your Lungs Burning On 5 Of Brisbane’s Best Stair Runs

Walking on flat ground is great, but if you really want to level up your fitness, you need to go up—preferably up at about a 90 degree…

Wellness
Roll Up Your Yoga Mat, This Brisbane Winery Is Hosting A Bubbles-Filled Yoga Brunch

Some people might say the drink of choice for a yoga session is kombucha, but we think there’s nothing more zen than adding a glass of…

Sustainability
Get Growing At 6 Of The Best Brisbane Community Gardens You Can Join

We all know the dream of having either a balcony, windowsill or backyard vegetable patch that provides us with beans, lettuce, carrots and…

News
Escape Reality With Workations, Ephemeral Hotels, Vampire Culture And Eccentric Utopian Style

Welcome to Culture Curve—your go-to guide to what’s on the rise and slide in culture in November 2020. As we edge towards the…

Wellness
Prepare To Feel Your Heart Melt, A Yoga Session With Puppies Is Happening Soon

We could throw in a joke or two right here about downward facing dog, but we won’t, because there are far more important things at…

Fitness
Dust Off Your Frisbee, Brisbane Just Scored A New 18-Basket Disc Golf Course

You know that frisbee that’s been sitting in the back of your hall cupboard for a few years (since you bought it for that family…

Fitness
Bend And Stretch At Newstead’s Stunning New Boutique Pilates Studio

You wouldn’t expect a reformer pilates studio to be somewhere that you just want to hang out in, but we’ve found an adorable new…

Hair & Beauty
Meet The Australian Made Sea Cucumber Serum That Makes Your Skin Glow Like Nothing Else

Sea cucumbers. Yep, sea cucumbers. Those super weird, semi-cute aquatic critters that snail along the ocean floor are a part of the latest…

Health & Beauty
Get Your Glow On, Here’s How To Do A Salon-Level Facial At Home

So you’re stuck at home and feeling a bit blah—missing your skin therapist and waiting for the announcement that the COVID-19…

Activities & Itineraries
Smash Stuff With A Baseball Bat At This No-Holds-Barred Rage Cage In Brisbane

Sometimes Friday just seems like a long way away, and you’ve just gotta smash stuff before then, you know? Grab your baseball…

Activities & Itineraries
Bask In The Outdoors At 7 Of The Most Insta-Worthy Gardens In Brisbane

When you’re looking to escape the old daily grind, there’s nothing like some gorgeous greenery to make your brain say…

Local Escapes
Get Back To Nature With An Adventure-Filled Day Trip To Mary Valley

Live by the beach and craving to go country for the day? A day trip through the Mary Valley should satisfy all your needs for cows,…

Fitness
Hit The Gravel And Test Out The Best Mountain Bike Trails In And Around Brisbane

Hiking has been all the rage in iso, and while we’re loving the incredible views filling our insta feeds, we’re in dire need of…

Fitness
Get Those Muscles Moving, These Brisbane Gyms Are Officially Re-Opening For Workouts

Virtual classes are fun and all, but if there’s anything we’ve learned from being in iso, it’s that sometimes you need to…

Fitness
Start Warming Up, A New Track To The Mt Coot-tha Summit Just Opened

If you’ve walked every single Mt Coot-tha trail so many times that you could practically draw a map of the whole mountain,…

Fitness
Get On Your Bike And Tackle 7 Of Brisbane’s Most Scenic Bike Routes

Brisbane’s brightly-coloured, lycra-cladded pedal pushers will have you believe that they are the only cyclists in this town. But, we…

Wellness
Get These Super-Cute Seed Packs Delivered And Grow Your Own Food At Home

Now that you’re getting a handle on this whole ‘life in isolation’ thing, and have binge-watched everything possible on…

Hair & Beauty
Treat Yourself With These Brisbane Beauty And Wellness Essentials You Can Get Delivered

Isolation, as restricting as it is, is no excuse for a lacklustre skincare routine, and it might just be the best opportunity for everyone…

Fitness
Pirouette Your Way Through Iso, The Australian Ballet Just Launched Free Online Classes

In major news for your long weekend, The Australian Ballet has just dropped a series of totally free online adult ballet classes. The iconic…

Fitness
Work Out At Home With Virtual Sweat Sessions From Some Of Our Favourite Brisbane Gyms

As of Monday 23 March, the Federal Government has begun to roll out its country-wide lockdown measures, which, devastatingly, includes all…

Fitness
Pack Up The Tent And Tackle 6 Of The Best Multi-Day Hikes Near Brisbane

Look, we’ve all got that friend who’s forever coasting through the Swiss Alps, or Croatia, or somewhere so damn beautiful that…

Health & Beauty
11 Group Fitness Classes That Will Help You Hit Your 2020 Health Goals

Don’t end up on the elliptical for the fourth time this week, you can do so much better. Get calories burning and abs firming with our…

Wellness
Take A Long Leisurely Soak At This Stunning Outdoor Bathhouse

There’s bills to be paid, dinner to be made, emails stacking up and tension is rising. Sound familiar? It’s the general…

Things To Do
Your Guide To An Ultimate Summer Of Adventure In Brisbane

Summer is a comin’. Like the glorious, SPF 50+ smelling, stone fruit ripening, sweat glistening beast that it is. As November clicks…

Things To Do
Your Guide To An Ultimate Summer Of Wellness In Brisbane

Whether your summer prep starts in July or you like to hold off on any exercise until the first of January, there’s something about…

Money
5 Seriously Simple Steps To Future Proof Your Finances

We all know it’s important to think ahead when it comes to your money, but there are so many things you need to be across it’s…

Things To Do
Sweat It Out With Chris Hemsworth’s Personal Tralner At This Epic Fitness Weekend Retreat

There’s no denying it—Chris Hemsworth is one fit looking guy. And while you’re probably not going to reach the same level…

Fitness
12 Of The Toughest Workouts In Brisbane

We might advocate the eating of many, many burgers, and probably far too much dessert, but as firm believers in the old ‘detox, retox,…

Activities & Itineraries
You’ll Be Able To Scale Cliffs Along This Epic New South East Queensland Hiking Track

Love hiking and climbing? How about climbing along the edge of a towering cliff, clinging only to steel cables while you creep ever higher…

News
A Sleep Festival Is Taking Over IKEA And We’re Here For It

Round up your mates and jump on the highway, because the IKEA Festival of Sleep is popping up for the first time ever and it starts this…

Wellness
Here’s How To Have The Ultimate Mini Wellness Break In Brisbane

Sure, a luxury wellness retreat sounds like the dream destination to take a break, escape the daily grind for a while and reset for the sake…

Cafes
Get A Guilt-Free Breakfast At 12 Of Brisbane’s Healthiest Cafes

If you’re anything like us, you probably spent winter in a Netflix haze under the blankets with burgers and chocolate. Now that spring…

Wellness
Bliss Out At The Best Places To Float In Brisbane

Being a functioning human in the world who has like, a job, and rent and parking tickets (so many parking tickets, whyyy) is hard, which is…

Fitness
12 Of Brisbane’s Most Beautiful Yoga Studios

Yoga offers many physical benefits—a strong, lean bod, increased flexibility, and increased vitality, just to name a few—but…

Fitness
7 Of Brisbane’s Least Boring Workouts To Get You Fit For Summer

We're all guilty of hitting snooze button and rolling back over to sleep instead of heading to that gym class. But while that extra…

Travel
Zen Out At This Stunning Byron Hinterland Retreat

Right now, one scroll through Instagram and it seems like everyone is sunning themselves on a beach in Europe. Fortunately, we’ve…

What's On
How To Give Blood And Get Free Messina Gelato Tomorrow

If you weren’t aware, World Blood Donor Day is this week. Friday 14 June to be precise. And the Australian Red Cross Blood Service are…

Food & Drink
Trash Is For Tossers | A Simple Guide To Going Plastic-Free

Let’s chat about breaking a dirty, little habit. No, we don’t mean your daily 3pm chocolate binge, we’re talking about…

Wellness
These 5 New Buys Will Help You Get A Better Night’s Sleep

Think you’ve tried everything there is out there to get a better night’s sleep? Think again—with new research and new…