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Before you go out tonight, get sweaty with this 7-move couples workout

Photos: Instagram @timrobards, @rachaelfinch Most people wouldn’t dare get their partner a gym membership for Valentine’s Day – but what if we told you that it could deepen your bond and mutual affection? Studies show that after couples participated in an exciting physical challenge or activity, they felt more satisfied with their relationships and more in love with their partner. It might just be the endorphins… but regardless, any mood-boosting, love-creating, calorie-blasting activity is a worthwhile one. And exercise is a perfect example of the type of invigorating activity that…

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Yoga and wine tasting classes are here

Never have we found a more compatible pair. Photo: @sjanaelise and @handpickedwines Sometimes the stars just align, and this is one of those moments. Australian wine company Handpicked Wines is taking your weekend workouts to where you really want them to be by offering yoga and wine events. Sydneysiders can enjoy a one hour Vinyasa Yoga session, plus wine tasting with a sommelier every Saturday morning at Handpicked Wines’ Chippendale cellar door. The benefits of yoga extend further than just relaxation, regular practise can improve arthritis, reduce headaches and back…

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This is what a perfect week of exercise looks like, according to Sam Wood

Keep your fitness goals in check with this realistic guide to working out, created by fitness expert and PT Sam Wood.  Image: iStock When work is crazy and your schedule is all over the place, it can be hard to lock in your daily workout. You might not be able to commit to a specific time but that doesn’t mean you can’t commit to doing something active every single day. Letting your health fall to the wayside won’t do you any favours, and neglecting exercise can be detrimental to both…

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‘How we make $4 million a year selling yoga pants’

Co-founders of Nimble Activewear, Katia Santilli and Vera Yan, took the biggest risk of their lives to start their business.  Image: Instagram @nimbleactivewear At first glance, Katia and Vera look like two ordinary besties who hang out on the reg over a morning yoga class and coffee catch up. But hold that thought – while they’re both lovers of a power sweat sesh and a good morning coffee (make that a strong soy flat white), these two humble girls are the masterminds behind the trendy clothing brand, Nimble Activewear. Since…

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